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At least half of U.S. dogs now overweight

Fifty-two percent of dogs in the U.S. are obese or overweight; excessive body weight can cause a host of problems like physical ailments and lack of mobility.

by DogTime Staff
September 27th, 2013

Meet the 2013 Petties Grant $10K winner: Blind Cat Rescue & Sanctuary

Nestled in the small town of St. Pauls in North Carolina, is a place for some very special cats — a lifetime sanctuary for felines who all have one thing in common.They are all blind.Welcome to the Blind Cat Rescue & Sanctuary, winner of the 2013 Petties Grant $10,000 prize. Each year the Petties let […]

by DogTime Staff
August 7th, 2013

Alzheimer’s victim rescued by her loyal Doberman

North Carolina resident and Alzheimer’s patient Dottie Schnabel, 68, survived 17 long hours wandering in the woods behind her Cabarrus County home, lost, and confused. If it wasn’t for her faithful canine companion, a Doberman Pinscher named Duchess, Dottie might not have made it through the night.Dottie’s husband, Dick Schnabel, tells NBC News his wife […]

by DogTime Staff
June 27th, 2013

North Carolina legislators file dog breed restriction bill

A bill introduced Tuesday in the North Carolina House of Representatives aims to designate six “aggressive” dog breeds and to regulate the ownership of those breeds and breed mixes.House Bill 956 classifies the Rottweiler, Mastiff, Chow Chow, Perro de Presa Canario, Pit Bull (including the American Staffordshire Terrier, the Staffordshire Bull Terrier and the American […]

by DogTime Staff
April 18th, 2013
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