Yet again, the amazing folks at Hope for Paws have been called into action.  This time, to rescue Mufasa.  This poor dog had been living in a water treatment plant in Los Angeles.  Someone that is employed by the treatment facility had noticed him, and after seeing a different Hope for Paws rescue video online, contacted the rescue group. According…

Dr. Julie Hansen, DVM, cVMA is the Program Chair of the Veterinary Technology program at Argosy University, Twin Cities and this year she has wants to remind pet parents everywhere to keep their furry family members healthy and safe. We sometimes forget, in our own excitement, that our pets depend on us, so it is important to think about your pet’s eating…

As part of its ongoing mission to enhance dog ownership by improving the emotional bond between humans and their canine companions, Bark Busters, the world’s largest dog training company, has pooled the collective experience of its U.S. trainers to compile a set of findings that provides insight into the human-canine training dynamic and the realities of everyday dog behavior in…

In 2009, during an outbreak in Beijing, some owners employed doggie-sized surgical masks to protect their pets. Photo: AP ————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————– Let’s start with the slightly better news about this highly contagious strain of dog flu: With proper treatment, it is NOT typically fatal, nor is it contagious to humans. That said, the flu first appeared in the U.S. in 2015…

Our dogs’ ancestors hunted for their meals in the wild and flourished on a high protein diet from different animal sources. With this in mind, Natural Balance created Wild Pursuit, a grain free diet with elevated levels of protein from multiple high-quality animal sources including freeze dried raw pieces to resemble what a dog’s diet would have been in the…

Anyone that has ever rescued a dog knows the level of appreciation they can show for it.  However, for some rescue dogs, things are not very easy.  Some are just poorly socialized, other traumatized to the point where being within ten feet of a human can cause the most horrific fear responses. For Joyce, rescue may have got her off…

The ASPCA in New York is offering up a $20,000 reward for information leading to an arrest and conviction of those responsible for the starvation and abandonment of a three-year-old pit bull mix.  The dog was found left in a dumpster behind a housing project in the Bronx, barely alive. On Saturday is when the dog was found, starved and…

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