Dogs

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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Just when you thought the never-ending debate over whether cats or dogs are the smarter animal reached a conclusion, a dark horse contender comes along — and by horse, we’re talking figuratively not literally, lest we confuse anyone further. Recently, PBS NewsHour attempted to settle the feline vs. canine intelligence battle by enlisting three scientists — a neuroscientist,
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Victims of domestic abuse sometimes have to choose between their own safety and that of their pets. By: John Liu Years ago, when I adopted my German Shepherd, Gypsy, I was cautioned that she’d had an aggressive episode: She had attacked the man in the family she lived with before her adoption. When I asked
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Chocolate is one of the most toxic things your pet can consume. “Chocolate contains methylxanthines and caffeine, both are very toxic to pets,” says PEOPLE Pet Vet Dr. Evan Antin. “Dark chocolate is far more dangerous. All chocolates are dose dependent meaning more chocolate is more deadly. Small amounts may not be a concern but
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United Airlines has updated their travel policies after a number of animal-related deaths. The airline updated their PetSafe travel policies which apply to animals transported in a plane’s cargo hold. Now the airline will only accept cats and dogs for air travel and banned any short-nosed or snub-nosed dogs such as Pugs and French Bulldogs, “out
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Trimming the dog’s nails? Your pet may not love the idea. By: hannahkrajewski If you’re anything like me, the thought of trimming dog nails leaves you a little uneasy. Too many images of clipped quicks and nonstop bleeding probably have you heading to the groomer every time those nails need a trim. The problem is
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1. Key Characteristics AKC Group: Working Height: 24–30 inches Weight: 165–200 pounds Life expectancy: 8–10 years Neapolitan mastiffs are among the biggest dog breeds in the world and are easily identified by their facial wrinkles and skin folds. These powerful dogs have rectangular-shaped bodies. Their eyes are blue when they are born but later darken to
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Take your dog to the vet immediately if their health seems to be going south. By: AOMSIN What’s your best guess as to the most common health complaint for a dog? Putting my thinking cap on, I see an awful lot of tummy upsets, ear infections and itchy dogs — oh yes, and anal glands.
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Nope — dogs’ mouths are definitely not clean. By: LaBruixa How many dog myths have you heard over your lifetime? Whether it’s fodder from the neighbors or beliefs that passed down through the generations, some dog myths are just that — myths, not truths. Here we take a closer look at 20 of them and
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Don’t let his name fool you. Beaux Tox the yellow Lab has a face that is 100 percent real and it’s turning heads on Instagram, thus proving that looking different doesn’t stop people from finding you absolutely adorable. Beaux Tox’s friend and colleague at Hill Country Dream Team Realty (Instagram: @hcdt.realty, Facebook: Hill Country Dream Team Realty) a boutique
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April is Canine Fitness Month. It may sound silly, but pet obesity is serious business. Many dogs struggle with weight issues, which can lead to other health problems. To help fight fat and break down bulge, PEOPLE Pet Vet Dr. Evan Antin has come up with some easy-to-follow tips. Can’t get enough of cats, dogs
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