Month: May 2018

Mo the Cat was simply minding his own business, lounging on the porch of his Lincoln, Nebraska, home on May 9 when the handsome hisser almost fell victim to a kitty criminal. According to the Omaha World-Herald, Mo “escaped by a whisker.” Typically an indoor cat, Mo’s owner of eight years Samuel Evertson let the
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Jessica Simpson just added to her household with the family getting a new furry friend. On Monday, the fashion designer shared an adorable photo of 6-year-old daughter, Maxwell Drew, and son Ace Knute, 4, smiling as they cuddled the family’s new pup, Dixie. “Welcome to our family Dixie!” Simpson captioned the sweet snap. The puppy appeared to
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As you may have noticed, dog intelligence has been the subject of many scientific news stories as of late. Whether they’re smarter than cats or brainier than raccoons is up for debate, tongues are undoubtedly wagging on this topic. So, think you’ve got a clever canine on your hands? Business Insider reported on the work of
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Studies have shown that the benefits of vaccination far outweigh the risks. By: Skitterphoto In a study done by Dr. Andrew Wakefield back in 1998 — can you believe that was decades ago? — the correlation between autism in children and vaccines was researched. According to Wakefield, he found evidence showing a strong tie between
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1. Key Characteristics AKC Group: Terrier Height: 9–11 inches Weight: 9–14 pounds Life Expectancy: 15 years or longer The Australian Terrier is one of the smaller dogs in the terrier group. The dogs have short legs and a long head. The ears are erect and pointed in a V-shape, the small eyes are dark brown or
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Facial paralysis is a common condition found in middle-aged to senior dogs. By: juanwa Have you heard of “facial palsy” in dogs? This is a surprisingly common condition in middle-aged or older dogs, and yet few people are aware of it. The first many people know is that their dog “doesn’t look right.” The change
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Dogs at work can be distracting (but at least it’s a cute distraction). By: dahlstroms Every dog person has been there — that moment just before you leave for work, when you glance down and see a pair of sad, pleading eyes. Instant guilt ensues, but someone has to earn the price of kibble for
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Service Dogs by Warren Retrievers (SDWR) is being accused of betraying the trust and taking the money of those seeking trained diabetic alert dogs. According to Newsweek, a lawsuit filed out of Virginia claims the company sold untrained 3-month-old Labrador puppies at $25,000 each to those seeking a skilled diabetic alert dog (DAD), a service animal
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Veterinarians should only buy medications directly from pharmaceutical companies to sell to clients. By: Daga_Roszkowska A gray market exists when products from a manufacturer are sold outside the intended or manufacturer-approved channels. The products are diverted from the intended channel to gray channels. For pet medications, it’s big business. A $10 billion business. Certain pet
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SNAP benefits do not cover pet food. By: litthouse There’s a hotly debated question running around online, especially with the recent spotlight of a petition that might have crossed your browser at some point: Should people relying on food stamps be able to use them to buy pet food? On top of that, should people relying
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