Tag: DOG RESCUE

Improving Fido’s Health With Kale, Pumpkin, Sweet Potatoes and Fish Oils!

“For the first year of a dog’s life, balanced nutrition is vital,” says Dr. Stanley Coren, Professor of Psychology at the University of British Columbia. “Without balanced nutrition, the nerve cells of a dog’s brain will not mature properly; and the brain will be smaller in volume and weight and not function as well. Poorly…

Virtual Dog Training. Does it Work?

Virtual Dog Training!      Melinda adopted Reepo from a rescue group. The energetic German shepherd/blue heeler mix was high energy, demanding, playful and sometimes fearful. He struggled with behavioral issues and panicked every time the doorbell rang. At her wit’s end, Melinda enrolled Reepo in positive training classes, which helped ease his anxiety and…

Could Your Dog be Prone to Blinding Retinal Diseases?

  Previous Studies By Other Researchers Past studies were not accurate in that they never took into account a tiny section of a dog’s eye that showed increased cell density. Dr. Beltran and his colleague, Dr. Cideciyan, discovered a retinal degeneration disease in one of their canine patients. At this time, they found that there…

Dogs Take on War With Rhino Poachers in Africa

More than 1000 rhinos were illegally massacred in South Africa in 2014. ‘Triple-role’ sniffer dogs that are trained as anti-poaching dogs, together with their handlers, who are often wildlife conservationists, are trying to save some of the world’s most endangered species at Ol Pejeta Conservancy in Kenya. The increasing demand in Asia for rhino horn…

Kidney Disease in Dogs

    Image Credit: Claudia Bensimoun Kidney Disease in Dogs Your furry best friend has been diagnosed with kidney or renal failure by your veterinarian. Here’s what you need to know: What Is Kidney Disease? Kidney disease is common in senior dogs. It is a condition that needs to be treated by your veterinarian as…

Preventing Hip Dysplasia. Environmental factors can affect the incidence of hip dysplasia in dogs!

  New Study Finds Environmental Factors Can Affect The Incidence of Hip Dysplasia.   Studies show that puppies walking on stairs from birth to three months of age had an increased risk of developing hip dysplasia. The factors associated with a decreased risk of developing HD included off-leash exercise from birth to three months of…

The American German Shepherd verses East/ West German Shepherd Lines!

AMERICAN SHEPHERD Claudia Bensimoun The Differences Between East/ West German Shepherd Lines & The American Breeding Lines. You might be wondering if there’s any difference? Start thinking temperament, confirmation, coloring and movement! So if you’re undecided on which line of pups is best for you and your family, ask yourself first if you want a…

Monday morning fun! Dog Wellness! Why off leash runs should be done every day?

    Image Credits: Claudia Bensimoun Deciding on whether to go to the dog park before or after work can be a difficult decision.Yet, there’s no doubt about it, regular off leash trips to the dog park, woods or even hitting the hiking trails with your furry best friend is no longer considered a luxury…

Soi Dog Foundation Thailand

Photo Credit. Soi Dog Foundation Soi Dog Rescue is one of my favorite foundations. If you’re traveling to Thailand, please watch this video and be a flight volunteer. Flight Volunteer Sponsor A Dog Today Facebook Twitter Soi Dog Rescue   Thanks for visiting! Woofs & Wags! C.B Copyright © 2013