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  • Dog deliberately poisoned in Florida dog park
    Dog poisoned at dog park, ate aspirin-stuffed chicken left there to kill them
    The Volusia County, Florida Sheriff's Department reportstoday that chicken pieces stuffed with aspirin were found spread around Michael Crotty Bicentennial Park on Ocean Shore Boulevard in Ormond By The Sea. One woman's dog is gravely ill...
  • John and Schoep, now meet Bear!
    Remember John and Schoep, the viral photo of old dog in water? Meet his new dog
    Many remember John Unger and his dog Schoep. The almost 20-year-old German Shepherd mix was so arthritic that it hurt him to walk. John took Schoep to Lake Superior, so the dog could get some rest. The photo that was snapped of the pair went '...
  • Guide dog going blind
    Golden Retriever, guide dog for blind, deaf man, may go blind too, but has hope
    Kehotay, a Golden Retriever, has been the eyes and ears for Ron Henry of Omaha, Nebraska, for the past eight years. Henry brought Kehotay to his veterinarian, Dr. Mike Hord, of Val Verde Animal Hospital, at the end of December, because he thought...
  • Ty, lost at LAX by Delta Airlines
    Delta Air Lines loses Westminster dogs at JFK airport, owners frantic till found
    The owners of several dogs returning from the prestigious Westminster Dog Show in New York say Delta Air Lines lost their show dogs at JFK. On Feb. 20, KOMO reported thatas owners sat on Delta's afternoon non-stop flight from JFK to Seattle&...
  • weimeraner survives mountain lion attack
    Weimeraner survives mountain lion attack
    A weekday rendezvous with Mother Nature gave a group of California hikers much more than they expected. What started out as a pleasant mountain jaunt for a four-year-old weimeraner and her owner in Oakhurst, California went south very quickly when...
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    3 Simple ways to teach her manners
    “When I go and work with people, I never say, ‘Your dog is changed for the rest of its’ life.’ It’s like a diet. You’ve got to maintain a discipline and ritual in your life to keep a certain figure.”...
  • Show some love!
    Show some love!
    Yesterday was National Pet day and pets are part of the family, yet they are still often left out of the February love festivities. While cards and candy won’t exactly cut it, there are some easy and fun things owners can do to show their...
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    Dogs take humans at more than face value
    The BBC reports today about a study in Animal Cognition that discusses the concept that dogs can really tell who is trustworthy or not. Apparently, once the dog has figured out the reliability of a person, and they can not trust, they no longer...
  • Dogs saved from appalling conditions
    Puppy mill breeder, previously convicted of animal cruelty, busted again
    According to Thursday's news release from the Humane Society of the United States, a suspected puppy mill operator in Warm Springs, Arkansas, who was previously convicted of animal cruelty, was busted again for having dozens of animals in...
  • Petmate fashion bedding
    A bed fit for man’s best friend, Petmate fashion bedding
    For some, a family includes both two and four legged members. Sometimes that happiest one who greets you on a bad day is your beloved dog. From the wagging tail to the gobs of slobber, these adorable creatures bring simple, pure joy to our lives....
  • Loopie is recovering from major dental surgery.
    Sweet 'border stray' recovering from major dental surgery; 19 teeth removed
    UPDATE: Loopie is resting comfortably after having major dental work performed at the Alicia Pet Care Center. (See original story here.) Formerly named Diane, she was a "border stray" who was rescued more than a year ago in Tijuana, Mex...
  • Benny
    Losing a pet, bereavement groups and the Rainbow Bridge
    Losing a pet is never easy, no matter if you've had it for just a few days, as an emergency pet hospice home, or for the animal's entire life. It make no difference what the animal is, if it walks on paws, hooves, swims, flies or slithers....
  • Made for Each Other
    Oxytocin: the magic behind the human-animal bond
    Pets have been offering innumerable health benefits to their owners for hundreds of thousands of years and science is finally trying to answer the questions ‘why’ and ‘how.’ There are a few feel-good chemicals the brain...
  • Eight puppies in sweaters found in vacant building
    Eight puppies in sweaters found in vacant building
    Police in Brooklyn, NY ran into a group of squatters in sweaters while they were investigating the burglary of a vacant building on Feb. 9. But instead of men in masks, they found eight adorable maltese puppies in a cage. Nattily dressed in their...
  • Dog visits owner in hospital on her own: Nobody knows how dog knew where to go
    Dog visits owner in hospital on her own: Nobody knows how dog knew where to go
    According to ABC News on Thursday, Feb. 12, a dog traveled 20 blocks away from home to visit its owner in the hospital where she was battling cancer. The miniature Schnauzer in Cedar Rapids, Iowa found its owner on her own. The dog is seen on a...