Month: April 2013

Draft Rule Ends Protections For Gray Wolves. Interior Department Draft Rule Ends Protections For Gray Wolves Across 48 States!

BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) –” Federal wildlife officials have drafted plans to lift protections for gray wolves across the Lower 48 states, a move that could end a decades-long recovery effort that has restored the animals but only in parts of their historic range. Image Credit: WIKI The draft U.S. Department of Interior rule obtained by The…

When Are Dogs More Likely To Pick Up Ticks?

By Claudia Bensimoun   Image Credit WIKI According to a new study, it may be slightly later than expected.Spring means the start of the tick season, both for pet parents and their pooches.A new study by Georg Duscher and colleagues at the University of Veterinary Medicine, Vienna has shown how much more likely it is…

Blue Heeler-Australian Cattle Dog. Dingo Dog/Scottish Collie

Country of Origin: Australia Group: Herding, UKC/AKC History of the Blue Heeler: The Blue Heeler came about when Australian cattle ranchers needed a cattle drover with endurance that could go long distances.The Blue Heeler’s direct ancestor was the Hall’s Heeler, a canine that was developed from a cross of the dingo and the smooth-coated Scottish…

Deskunking Your K9 & It’s Not With Tomato Juice

  Paul Krebaum discovered possibly the best solution for eliminating odor on dogs who have been skunked.   Image Credit: Wiki   Take 1 quart of 3 percent hydrogen peroxide, 1/4 cup of baking soda and 1 teaspoon of liquid hand soap. Mix and immediately apply to the stinky pet. Then rinse thoroughly with tap…

Rhino’s Will Be Wiped Out By 2015

WIPED OUT “One rhino expert, Richard Emslie, sees the tipping point coming in 2015 under current trends. South Africa’s environment ministry forecasts from 2016, and once that happens, wild rhinos could be wiped out in the country a decade after that.” via Yahoo News “The rate of poaching continues to rise and we are getting…

New Arthritis Stem Cell Treatment For Dogs

MediVet America of Lexington, Ky.,developed this new stem cell therapy for dogs. Image Credit: C.B Case Studies MediVet “To start, the vet harvests a few tablespoons of fat cells from the pet’s abdomen or shoulder, then spins the cells in a centrifuge to separate out the stem cells that are naturally present in fat. Next,…

Dug.Dug.Com Man’s/Dog’s Newest Best Friend! Meet The Big Dog of Price Comparison Search Engines For Pet Products.

Image credit: C.B   Dug.Dug.-the “big dog” of price comparison search engines  was launched today for locating the best priced dog supplies from flea treatment to dog collars. This site focuses on the consumer needs of human’s best friend ,but plans on extending to all affordable pet supplies for cats,fish, reptiles and hamsters. DugDug effectively…