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Man accused of throwing two dogs into fire pit

April is Prevention of Cruelty to Animals Month, but that appears to be lost on a Texas man who is charged with felony animal cruelty after he allegedly threw two dogs into a burning fire pit late last week. Larry Lowery, 28, of Point, is said to have thrown the stray dogs into the blazing […]

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Boot camp gets dogs in shape

You see it frequently on reality television shows: a couch potato is whipped into shape with tough love from a drill instructor and several run-throughs of a grueling obstacle course. However, this get-in-shape-quick tactic isn’t only for people; our four-legged friends can also benefit from a rigorous exercise program. Just as it is with humans, […]

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Pets vs. children: George Clooney’s girlfriend weighs in

This article courtesy of Patty Khuly, VMD, MBA, PetMD.com. George Clooney’s got a new-ish girlfriend. This one’s name is Elisabetta Canalis. She made waves recently after she spoke frankly about not wanting to have children. Her dogs are enough, she explained (which seemed like a good policy to me, given her choice of partners). But […]

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Farm Sanctuary supports bill to ban factory farming abuse

By Michele C. Hollow, Pet News and Views Farm Sanctuary, the nation’s leading farm animal protection organization, supports the introduction of a bipartisan state bill that would prevent some of the most cruel and inhumane confinement of farm animals in Massachusetts. The bill, named the Massachusetts Prevention of Farm Animal Cruelty Act, introduced by Rep. […]

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Celebrating the Year of the Rabbit

Happy Chinese New Year. According to the San Francisco Examiner (so it’s gotta be true, right?), we can expect peace and harmony this Year of the Rabbit. Great, I’m ready. It seems that waiting for a rabbit – even one of the symbolic variety – to bring tranquility might actually be more prudent than counting […]

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Ewww Pawsitively Clean by Bissell

Pet Product Review -Ewww Pawsitively CleanbyBissell By Guest Blogger: Jocelyn Above: A carpet stain before Ewww Pawsitively Clean by Bissell. Below: The samestain after a 5 minute Ewww Pawsitively Clean by Bissell treatment. Ewww Pawsitively Clean by Bissell was received for review by DogTime Media. This is a fantastic product, designed to remove organic matter,that […]

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New Food Recipe: Liver Shunt Baked Treats!

Courtesy of FidoDogTreats.com Dog food recipe ingredients: 1 can of Hills L/D or K/D dog food Dog food recipe instructions: Pre-heat the oven to 350. Open both ends of the can and push the food out in a solid piece. Slice into 1 inch slices. Cut each circle into 6-8 wedges. On an non greased […]

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