Dog Health General

Thoughts on breeding: readers respond, part II

Several weeks ago, as part of my series on the No Kill movement, I posted an article questioning how breeding dogs and cats can be a responsible act. At least at this time, when millions of animals languish in shelters, 10,000 of whom are put to death every day. The article was met with such […]

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Bladder infections: covered by pet insurance?

Question: My dog has had several bladder infections. They seem to respond to treatment and then several months or a year later another infection develops. Is this something that would be covered by pet insurance? Answer: Whether or not this would be covered would depend on the company and the timing between episodes. Some companies […]

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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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Loveable Pit Bulls

By Michele C. Hollow, Pet News and Views I’m owned by a cat. And yes, I love dogs. Lately, I have been writing a bit about Pit Bulls. Personally, I think they are adorable. My neighbor has one, and he is the sweetest boy. Even my 10-year-old son, who can be intimidated by bigger breeds, […]

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New Food Recipe! Oh Vey Bagel Treats!

Courtesy of FidoDogTreats.com Dog food recipe ingredients: 2 1/2 cups of whole-wheat flour 1 cup of beef broth 1 package of yeast (1/4 oz) 2 T. honey Dog food recipe instructions: 1. Preheat oven to 375°. 2. In large bowl combine the whole-wheat flour with the yeast. Add 2/3 cup chicken broth and honey and […]

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