Tag: animals

Candle Safety For Your Dog or Cat. It involves more than keeping burning candles out of his reach.

“Candles should be placed well out of reach of animals,” says Dr. Fallek. Keep them off coffee tables and low windowsills. If you have dogs, a shelf, high table or mantelpiece should do it. Just be sure not to place the candle on or near a runner or dangling decoration that could be pulled down…

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…

HOW MUCH PERSONALITY DOES YOUR DOG HAVE?

By Claudia Bensimoun Image Credit: BarkUpTodayDog Each and every dog has a unique personality based upon past experience, environmental factors and inherited genes. Developing a great relationship with your dog encourages one to seek out his behavioral quirks, personality traits and of course, past history. All canines express emotion and many of these emotions may…

THE DIFFERENCES BETWEEN CZECH AND AMERICAN SHEPHERDS

By Claudia Bensimoun Eastern European Shepherd Image Credit: Wiki The Differences Between East and West German Shepherd Lines and The American German Shepherd Lines You might be thinking: Is there any difference?Start thinking temperament, confirmation, coloring and movement. So you’re undecided on which line of pups is best for you and your family. Asking yourself…

FREE AND COMPULSORY MICROCHIPPING

FREE AND COMPULSORY MICROCHIPPING              Should we make microchipping compulsory in the US? After all ,many veterinarians in the UK are  already doing this service for free. This will reduce the number of strays on the streets and in shelters. Charities in the UK have broadly welcomed the rules, suggesting…

DO DOGS FORM REAL FRIENDSHIPS?

DO DOGS FORM ‘REAL’ FRIENDSHIPS? People have best friends but do our canines need best friends and are they capable of maintaining long lasting friendships? Take the brave Labrador nicknamed ‘ Gracie ‘ who kept vigil in traffic, next to his companion, a Golden Retriever, killed by a car yesterday in La Puente, California.This shows…

IRRESISTIBLE DOGS IN TRANSITION-FROM FORECLOSURES TO SHELTERS!

DOGS IN TRANSITION- FROM FORECLOSURES TO SHELTERS Moving is secondary! What’s important is how many dogs amidst a foreclosure move, end up in shelters. Families lose homes and often have to relocate to smaller housing, and sometimes apartments. Often, these HOA’S do not accept larger dogs or dogs of mixed breeds. The number of mixed…