Wednesday, August 4, 2021
no-kill

Animals abandoned, rejected, and hoarded … by ‘no-kill’ shelters

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Last month, the Portsmouth Humane Society (PHS) in Virginia—a shelter touting its "no-kill" goals—was busted for "adopting" some 300 feral cats and then quietly...
fostering

How to Help the Animal World by Fostering a Pet

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It’s no secret that having a pet is a very costly endeavor.  There is of course the initial cost to buy the pet, which...
dog

Something to Consider: Senior Pet Adoption

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Most people immediately think of a puppy when they are getting a new dog. Those considering the adoption option tend to lean towards a...
jerky

Why Can’t the Jerky Dog Treat Mystery Be Solved?

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Over the past six years, more than 3,600 dogs (and 10 cats) have been reported as getting sick after eating jerky pet treats. Of...
animal

Can Animals Speak Different Languages?

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Tell a Mexican-born Chihuahua “sit” and he’ll cock his head at you and wonder what it is you just muttered. But tell him “siéntate”...
chihuahua

The 5 Best Dogs for Lazy Owners

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People prone to couch surfing and lazing around deserve the chance at a life with a dog, don’t they? These active-phobic folks shouldn’t have...
dog

Why Is My Dog…?

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Answers To The Questions That Boggle Your Mind Dogs do some crazy things that make us scratch our heads and laugh. And while we’re entertained...
dog

5 Ways to Challenge Your Dog’s Mind

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Anyone who is a parent knows that a tired kid is a well-behaved kid. The same goes for dogs. Dogs who are mentally and...
boston terrier

Breed Basics: Boston Terrier

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The Boston Terrier is the American gentleman of toy breeds. He is one of the few purebreds developed in the United States. Bred down from...
dog sleeping in bed

5 Reasons Why Your Dog Should Not Sleep With You

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I’ll preface this by saying I’m guilty as charged – or at least I was guilty of letting my dog sleep with me. I’m...