A pet’s death can hurt more than losing a fellow human

We’ve all experienced the loss of a loved one, be it a family pet or mother, father, grandparent, etc. I think the interesting piece here is the mention that while grieving for loss of family of friends is widely seen as socially acceptable, grieving for the loss of a pet is not nearly as accepted, … Continue reading A pet’s death can hurt more than losing a fellow human

Therapy Dogs Work Miracles. But Do They Like Their Jobs?

An interesting study for sure! The title of the article is a bit click-baity, but that shouldn’t stop you from reading. It’s not like the puppy wakes up on a Monday morning, paws at the alarm like a bear, and lazily makes an attempt to start the work week..... On second thought.... (Source : National … Continue reading Therapy Dogs Work Miracles. But Do They Like Their Jobs?

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

Hearing-impaired dog makes history by joining K-9 unit after being deemed unadoptable

Way to go, Ghost!!! Just goes to show that every single animal deserves a chance (and sometimes 2 or 3!). Not only is he off the street and in a loving home, but he's doing his bit and making a difference. Stories like these make our day, and we could not be more thrilled to … Continue reading Hearing-impaired dog makes history by joining K-9 unit after being deemed unadoptable

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

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