Living with and training a deaf dog

August 5, 2018

Living with and training a deaf dog can be very rewarding. Set realistic expectations, be patient, and always remember to celebrate victories – no matter how small. Helpful Tips  Deaf dogs may bark a little louder than other dogs, since they cannot hear themselves. They just bark the only way they know how, which is sometimes […]

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Headline: Video of trainer beating a dog with a wiffle bat not being charged

July 27, 2018

Video shows this trainer, (Carie Taylor) beating the dog with a wiffle bat continuously while the dog hunkered down on the floor until it was finally able to run behind a chair to hide. The trainer coaxes the dog out and the dog now being praised walks beside the trainer without any resistance. The video […]

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Podcast-Easy Way To Clean Your Dog’s Ears and Why

July 26, 2018

  Eosera tells us how to easily and effectively clean your dog’s ears and remove wax buildup.  Breeds with long floppy ears in particular are prone to ear infections and other problems, but every dog should have it done on a regular basis. Chronic ear infections and other ear issues are exacerbated by wax build […]

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Sweet Tart McKee, a 9-year-old feline, elected Mayor in small town

July 26, 2018

  Small town Omena in Michigan just elected a new Mayor, and its a cat! Omena has had an animal as mayor for over a decade as well as other town official positions. Mayoral Results 2018 Mayor: Sweet Tart McKee (Cat) First Vice Mayor:  Diablo Shapiro (Dog) Second Vice Mayor: Punkin Anderson-Harden (Dog) Press Secretary: Harley Jones […]

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Health monitoring smart collar helps pets beat the heat

July 26, 2018

BURLINGTON, Mass. – Each summer, pets die from heat-related injuries and it’s not just from being left alone in a vehicle. While pet owners should never leave their pet unattended in a vehicle, they should understand the problems posed by summer heat and that an affordable piece of new technology could save the life of […]

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Safety Tips for Dogs on the Beach

July 19, 2018

 Come Prepared So You and Your Bow-Wow Beach Buddy Can Relax and Have a Blast!   Ø  Dogs on the beach are vulnerable to many of the same hazards as humans, like sunburn, heatstroke and dehydration. Ø  Protect your pooch from high temperatures and the blazing sun by setting up his/her own shady spot on […]

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Traveling With Your Dog to The Grand Canyon

July 18, 2018

WILLIAMS, Ariz. – July 2018 – For many of the 5 million people who visit Grand Canyon National Park annually, it’s a family trip of a lifetime. And family often includes the beloved pet. Dogs and cats are permitted at the Grand Canyon South Rim, but they must be leashed at all times and are not […]

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Mercury levels in pet food to be studied by University of Nevada, Reno scientists

July 18, 2018

Crowdfunding approach used to finance research   RENO, Nev. – After mercury was found in pet food in a 2016 research project at the University of Nevada, Reno, a new team is taking a closer look to quantify the concentration level of methylmercury, the toxic mercury compound that can have negative health impacts. Preliminary analyses […]

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WHAT PET OWNERS NEED TO KNOW ABOUT GLANDULAR DISEASES IN OLDER DOGS AND CATS

July 17, 2018

  by Liz Ammirato   As pets age, they become more susceptible to developing diseases caused by hormonal imbalances. Two endocrine disorders that owners of senior pets need to be aware of are Cushing’s disease and Hyperthyroidism. “The sooner a disease is diagnosed, the sooner it can be treated,” says Patra De Silva, President of […]

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How to make the move as pleasant as possible for your pets

July 17, 2018

  Moving is stressful enough for humans, but think about the stress it puts on our pets. And not only is it stressful for them but moving pets is a chore, especially if you’re going to be in the car for a few hours. To make the move as pleasant as possible for your pets, […]

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