Dog Health General

Puppy falls 30 feet from hawk’s grip

A puppy once destined to be a hawk’s afternoon snack is now safe and happy at home with the Los Banos, California family that rescued him. After miraculously surviving a fall of at least thirty feet, a young boy spotted the puppy wiggling in his mother’s garden. “All of a sudden I saw this little […]

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Dog Health General

Alternate best dog and cat print ads

Here are some alternate ads to the ones featured on the previous page: Nutripro (diet dog food) This ad was created by Prolam Y&R in ChileThe caption reads: “Life’s hard when you’re a fat dog.” Pedigree (light dog food) This ad was created by TBWA in Paris, FranceThe caption reads: “Perhaps it’s time to turn […]

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Petties Awards Expand and Go Digital

With the Petties Awards just around the corner, excitement in the pet blogging community continues to build. Nominees in each of the eight categories are reminding their readers to vote daily, as this year the winnings are big: DogTime will donate $1,000 — double the amount of last year’s prize — to the rescue or […]

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How dolphins saved a dog named Turbo

by Michael Mountain, founder of Best Friends Animal Society and Zoe Nature I used to have a Doberman named Sun. He was a delightfully silly dog who loved everyone and just wanted to play. His favorite trick was to run up to people who’d be standing there petrified that they were going to be attacked […]

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Dog Health General

Best dog collar?

Question: I've noticed lots of different kinds of collars on the market — choke collars, prong collars, leather collars, etc. How do I decide which one is appropriate for my dog? Answer: There are many different types of collars and choosing the right one can be confusing! To help sort it all out, I’ve listed […]

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Dear Labby: Must I pay for friend’s doctor visit?

Dear Labby, My friend Glen came over to meet my newly adopted Heeler, Greta. When Glen reached down to pet her, Greta (who is still a little nervous) bit Glen on the arm without breaking skin. Glen is somewhat of a hypochondriac and went to the doctor later that week with an “achy arm.” The […]

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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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BSL and the facts about breed bans

by Jerry Tuccille, StubbyDog.org If, like many people, you pick up stakes and move yourself, your pets and your possessions into a new home in a new town, you may find that you’ve unexpectedly run afoul of the law. In fact, you may face a choice between surrendering a beloved dog to be put to […]

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Dog Health Flea & Tick

Parasite Prevention in your Pets

It is a fact that parasites of all kinds are attracted to your dog. After all, what’s not to love? Your pet provides a warm, furry environment, as well as a public transportation system for the host. In the summer, when we all spend more time outdoors, parasites tend to come out in force, hungry […]

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Bella Bed by Arabella and Fern

Pet Product Review: Bella Bed by Arabella and Fern Finding the right bed for your dog can be a difficult task. Once you find something that fits with the decor in your home it might not be comfortable for your dog and you might find him lying next to the bed instead of on it. […]

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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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Healthy Treats for Dogs, Cats and Horses from Happy Tails Bakery

Pet Product Review – Healthy treats for dogs, cats and horses from Happy Tails Bakery Jan, a former vet tech and zookeeper, researched animal nutrition and developed treats for dogs, cats and horses that are superior to most commercial treats because of their wholesome, natural ingredients. For example, take a look at the ingredient list […]

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HAAN SI-35 Steam Mop

Pet Product Review: HAAN SI-35 Steam Mop by Guest Blogger: Jocelyn I am always looking for eco-friendly, kid and pet safe ways to clean my floor. What I typically findare cleaners that smell terrible and others that don’t come close to working, much less doing what the bottles claim. I figured, never having tried a […]

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