Dog Born With Facial Deformity Is Rescued After Five Years Of Neglect

For years, this poor dog was treated like less than trash. Purely based off his appearance. This woman has given Beaux a chance when no one else would. And we couldn’t be happier for this outcome. Way to go, Beaux!!! (Source - LAD Bible - Dog born with facial deformity is rescued after 5 years of … Continue reading Dog Born With Facial Deformity Is Rescued After Five Years Of Neglect

PetSmart faces another dog death

It seems like stories like these are coming out more frequently. At some point, enough has to be enough, and the company (along with all parties involved) should release something a bit more than a glorified "sweep under the rug, business as usual" routine. This dog was obviously a loving part of the family, and … Continue reading PetSmart faces another dog death

After Decades of Breed Specific Legislation, Iowa City Lifts Pit Bull Ban

Good on this city!! Just goes to show there is no such thing as a bad dog breed. Just bad and negative training, neglect...pretty much anything involving a human. Dogs (all animals really) aren't born "bad". The sooner we can move past the stigma of "this dog breed is violent and aggressive", the better we … Continue reading After Decades of Breed Specific Legislation, Iowa City Lifts Pit Bull Ban

Fresno police officer stops to feed hungry, stray dog who was picking through trash

The world needs more people like this. Not just officers, but people in general. from La Pawtite http://ift.tt/2EYCII6 (Credit to the Fresno Bee for the article) http://www.fresnobee.com/news/local/article202552874.html

Northwest Naturals Dog Food Recall | February 2018

Several more dog food recalls over the last couple of days. Please spread the word and be safe! Northwest Naturals - http://ift.tt/2BMB21w Vital Essentials - http://ift.tt/2CGW7Y6 TruDog Pet Treats - http://ift.tt/2F4CPBi

Another Dog Food Company Has Recalled Food Tainted With a Euthanasia Drug

As always, please do the research on what you feed your pups!! And if you have a bag of this stuff in your house, ditch it! Regardless of what the ‘dose’ may be, better to be safe than sorry!! from La Pawtite http://ift.tt/2C6HNwn via IFTTT

Welcome to “Muscles and Muzzles”!

While writing some of the posts for the "Muscles and Muzzles" series, it took me back to when I was a personal trainer, pouring over information and articles, trying to divise that "best workout" or "best training split" (I still have my 5/3/1 spreadsheet and calculations somewhere). I realized pretty quickly, especially after thinking about … Continue reading Welcome to “Muscles and Muzzles”!

A Heartwarming Tail (Tale)

I can't really come up with something more horrifying than losing a loved one, be it pet or family member. But that's what happened to a gentleman who lived close to my parents, earlier in December 2017. This man adopted a beautiful Boxer, only to have the Boxer escape and run out of the house … Continue reading A Heartwarming Tail (Tale)

Do or Dye

I have recently been made aware of a trend in doggy fashion - dying the fur of your pup. I had never heard of such a thing until it became a recent topic of discussion among Pet Sitters International members in our Facebook forum. Some people said they dye their own dog's fur and it … Continue reading Do or Dye

Muscles and Muzzles – The Farmer’s Market

The Farmer's Market! The one place where you can be fairly certain that everything available is a solid choice! In this "Muscles and Muzzles" post, we'll talk a little bit about that little slice of heaven, and how it can not only benefit your pets, but the entire household. In a classic throwback to the … Continue reading Muscles and Muzzles – The Farmer’s Market

Book Review: Animal Liberation by Peter Singer

I received this book as a Christmas gift and by New Year's Eve I was nearly done with it. This work by Peter Singer, an Australian born moral philosopher, was first published in the 1970s, but most of what it contains is still relevant going into 2018. This book has had a tremendous impact on … Continue reading Book Review: Animal Liberation by Peter Singer

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