Month: March 2018

Dogs are living longer than ever, so it’s up to their humans to keep them healthy in their old age. By: Snowinspired Modern veterinary medicine is bringing us more drugs and combinations of drugs to treat arthritis in our dogs. Also called osteoarthritis (OA), it’s very common in our canine population. Dogs are living longer,
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One look at this dog and we know what you’re thinking: Did a witch cast a spell on some egotistical prince and turn him into a canine? How else to explain this pup’s extremely human-like eyes and knowing facial expression? The dog, a Shih Tzu-poodle mix (or “Shih-poo”) named Yogi, first attracted mass attention when
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Dog harness and car seats are available to protect pups inside the cabs of trucks. By: rmgaylord0 You’re driving down the road, windows open, hair blowing in the wind and music blaring. It’s a gorgeous, sunny day that’s absolutely perfect for a road trip. The second your favorite song comes on, you feel like you
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1. Key Characteristics Weight: 6–12 pounds Life Expectancy: 20 years This medium-sized cat appears bald and wrinkled. The Sphynx has fine hair — called “down” — that makes the warm, soft skin feel like a leather chamois. The cat is muscular and athletic, with a wedge-shaped head, large ears and lemon-shaped large eyes. The breed
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Feeding your pet a high-quality diet can help prevent stomach problems, among other health issues. By: aukirk Do you need to be a vet to link your dog’s stomach upsets to cheap and nasty food? I ask the question because sometimes I wonder how much joined-up thinking (a.k.a. common sense) people use when it comes
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Hilary Duff signed on to Instagram to announce some important news. “Hey guys! We adopted an old dog. Thank you so much,” the Younger star announced along with a photo of herself and boyfriend Matthew Koma standing outside with a beautiful, bandana-wearing canine. Duff adopted the dog from Los Angeles-based non-profit Love Leo Rescue, the same
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The troubling pet food recalls just keep coming. According to WLOX, Blue Ridge Beef of Eatonton, Georgia, recalled one of its products, “Kitten Grind,” after salmonella found in the product may’ve killed a kitten. After customers filed complaints with the Food and Drug Administration regarding two kitten deaths, the company recalled the raw pet food.  One of
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Working dogs are often bred to have boundless energy. By: 825545 There are several breeds that people love to keep as pets because their cuteness factor is so high, like Australian shepherds, golden retrievers, huskies, Dalmatians, poodles, German shepherds, Irish setters and others. These breeds tend to have shiny coats, winning personalities and the ability
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Maker: Raw Basics, LLCCause: Potential for salmonellaAnnouncement: FDA report dated March 6, 2018What was recalled: 5 lb. boxes of Tucker’s Pork-Bison Formula raw frozen dog food with UPC #072635520017, Lot #27717 and best by date of April 17, 2019 A single lot (540 pounds) of this raw frozen dog food is being recalled following a positive test
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Reportedly 30,000 animals were displaced in the fires that befell Sonoma and Napa counties in 2017. By: bearpark On October 8, 2017, the most destructive wildfire in California history broke out in the northern part of the state, incinerating over 8,000 structures and nearly 200,000 acres across several counties. Forty-three people lost their lives, including
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These record-breaking pets are really something else. By: n-k Humans have a fascination with out-of-the-ordinary feats — an obsession with the biggest, best and, sometimes, weirdest things out there. It’s why the tallest buildings in the world become tourist attractions, the fastest roller coasters just have to be ridden and even the largest pumpkins turn into
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 1. Key Characteristics AKC Group: Sporting Height: 15–18 inches Weight: 25–45 pounds Life expectancy: 12–15 years American water spaniels (AWS) are medium-sized muscular hunting dogs. They have black or brown noses, and their ears are long and wide. Their eyes are slightly rounded, and the eye color can vary depending on the coat color (bright yellow is considered
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