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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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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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Podcast: How My Dog Changed My Life

July 17, 2018

  In 2003, Fiona was diagnosed with MS, a degenerative neurological condition that affected her ability to walk. But instead of accepting the doctor’s prognosis of a life in a wheelchair, she was determined to control her own destiny and began studying adaptive fitness therapy. Inspired by the results, she started to train other people […]

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A Groomed Dog is a Happy & Healthy Dog!

July 3, 2018

by Dana Humphrey AKA “The Pet Lady”   Imagine going weeks or months without washing your hair, cutting your nails or brushing your teeth. It’s pretty certain you wouldn’t feel too good about yourself, and believe it or not, the same goes for our pets. Regular grooming not only helps to improve Fido’s appearance and hygiene, but it’s an important part […]

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Dog Law and Order- Family fights to free dog from death-row

July 3, 2018

  One Connecticut family is heartbroken over their beloved dog Simon (a mixed breed) who is currently on death row & was sentenced to be euthanized by September,2018.   Dr. David Young (Simon’s Dad) says in August 2017 a teenage neighbor deliberately cut the fence separating their yards and illegally trespassed (law 22-357) on Young’s […]

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Safety Tips For Walking Your Dog

June 27, 2018

by Ross Cascio   In December, a woman was assaulted while walking her dog in Durham, North Carolina and was later found lying near a wooded area. Even in the presence of a dog, an assailant might think this is a perfect opportunity to attack because you most likely feel safe with your loyal friend […]

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