Month: May 2012

THE PHARAOH HOUND.EXTRAORDINARY DOGS!

The Pharaoh Hound is one of the oldest known domesticated dogs. His predecessor being the dog-like animal called the “Canis Familaris Leineri.” The Pharaoh Hound had its origin in ancient Egypt and it is thought that the Pharaoh Hound was brought from Egypt by the Phoenicians when they settled on the Mediterranean islands of Malta…

THE BASENJI. THE DOG WITHOUT A BARK! HOUND BREED.

Common Names  Basenji, African Bush Dog, African Barkless Dog, Ango Angari, Avuvi, Congo Dog, Zande Dog Breed Type:  The Basenji is a hound breed. They originated as hunting dogs, and are still used for hunting in Africa. Background:  The Basenji originated in Africa, where it was a favorite of Egyptian pharaohs. The breed wasn’t successfully brought…

HUMANE SOCIETY INTERNATIONAL

Humane Society International is one of the only international animal protection organizations in the world working to protect all animals—including animals in laboratories, farm animals, companion animals, and wildlife—and their record of achievement demonstrates their awesome dedication and effectiveness. They are the international division of The Humane Society of the United States and are funded…

WORLD VETS-INTERNATIONAL ANIMAL AID ORGANIZATION

WORLD VETS                      This organization, which is similar to Vets Without Borders, travels the world and provides international animal aid-veterinary assistance. This is a group that consists of veterinarians, animal health technicians and veterinary students. They have sent teams down to Haiti and many countries that…

VETERINARIANS WITHOUT BORDERS

One of the most effective NGO’s-Non Governmental Organization- working on the stray dog issue in the developing world is a group of veterinarians and volunteers called Veterinarians Without Borders. Have you ever wondered who helps the strays in all under developed third world countries, where there is barely enough food to eat? Veterinarians Without Borders…

BRAIN TAPEWORMS .MORE COMMON THAN YOU THINK.CAN YOUR K9 BE SUFFERING?

BRAIN TAPEWORMS IN YOUR DOGS Brain tapeworms may be so much more common than you think. These disgusting and life threatening parasites affect the nervous system and are referred to as neurocysticercosis.These parasites are found in tapeworms found in pigs called the taenia solium. Brain tapeworms are larvae that can attach themselves to the cranium…

THE LEXUS PROJECT. LEGAL DEFENSE FOR ALL BREEDS.WOOF!

What is the Lexus Project? Nevada is one of 16 states targeted so far by the Lexus Project.  The group tries to save  so called “dangerous dogs” like Onion. The Mastiff- Rhodesian Ridgeback killed a local 1-year-old April 27, the same day a killer Husky in Pennsylvania was spared. But let me also mention that this…