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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Serial killer stalks Houston-area dogs

Authorities in Houston, Texas, are searching for a possible serial killer following the recent discovery of seven dead dogs in the area; the deceased animals appear to be pets, and six are Pit Bulls. Of the seven dogs, four were bludgeoned to death and three of the Pit Bulls were fatally shot. Officials initially thought […]

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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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Product Reviews

Book Excerpt: The Everything Guide to Working with Animals

Do you love animals? Do you want to work with animals but don’t know where to start? The Everything Guide to Careers with Animals (Adams Media) features personal stories from experts in the field, including a large-animal surgeon, a professional dog trainer, an animal behaviorist, and the former president and CEO of the American Society […]

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Are dogs right-handed or left-handed?

This article courtesy of woofreport.com. Are dogs left-pawed or right-pawed, or do they show any paw preference at all? And does it mean anything if they show a preference for using one paw over another? Interestingly enough, dogs and many other animals areare right- or left-pawed, and many are also ambidextrous. While numerous studies have […]

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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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Hanging Pet Accessory Organizer by Yep Yup

Pet Product Review – Hanging Pet Accessory Organizer by Yep Yup Genius! A hanging organizer for all of our pet’s “equipment!” The Yep Yup Organizer is made of heavy canvas material that I believe will withstand years of wear and tear. They give you plenty of pockets in a variety of sizes for storing leashes, […]

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Personalized Double Braid NamePlate Collar by DogIDS

Pet Product Review: Personalized Double Braid NamePlate Collar by DogIDS I’m not sure about you, but I tend to have a hard time finding quiet yet durable nametags for my dogs. Either they are flimsy and break easily or are loud and jingle with my dogs every move. This can make getting a good night […]

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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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Grooming Products by Pet Head

Pet Product Review: Grooming Products by Pet Head Have you heard of the people grooming products under the name Bed Head? Well, these fun products with names like Superstar, Ego Boost, Cocky, and Moisture Maniac are products I use quite often. So, when I came across a new line with the name Pet Head, grooming […]

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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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SPOTbot Pet by Bissell

Pet Product Review: SPOTbot Pet by Bissell by Guest Blogger: Jocelyn When I first heard that I was going to be getting the SPOTbot by Bissell in the mailI just assumed it was going to be a spray bottle of cleaner to treat spots on my carpet, and I was excited about that! Well, you […]

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Customizable Pet ID Tags by Dog Tag Art

Pet Product Review: Customizable Pet ID Tags by Dog Tag Art What a fun delivery to receive from the creative team at Dog Tag Art! If you’re looking for a petID tag that’s different and reflects your pet’s inner dog or cat, I recommend taking a click-trip to the Dog Tag Art website. They have […]

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Dad gets a Boxer… and a little advice?

Today my father is bringing home a dog. We talk occasionally, my dad and I, about volunteering or about my own pups, Uno and Maybe. Sometimes we discuss Pit Bulls and their bad rap. And he’s a regular Save a Dog user, virtually fostering animals through the DogTime Facebook application. But I had no idea his interest was anything […]

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