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How well do you think you could identify different coats of dogs? Well, the folks at The Animal Rescue Site have created a fun little challenge that will let you see how well you know your dogs.  Fifteen coats for fifteen breeds, some are definitely easier than others.  But this raises a question about dog coats and how many different…

Holidays can lead to stress for many, including dogs and cats, and with the Fourth of July, that can be compounded with the noise associated with fireworks.  However, that loud noise, the thunder, that has become part and parcel of display expectations, has seen some significant changes over the years.  Many companies are now offering low-noise varieties in an effort…

There has been a nationwide recall by Barkworthies over their “Chicken Vittles” dog chews.  There may be an issue with Salmonella bacteria risk associated with the dog treats, and should not be fed to your dog at all. Not only do the treats have the potential to harm your dog from eating, but the hazard may also transfer to humans…

If you can, please consider donating.   The surgery the Meli, Hawaiian for honey, has to be performed with an extreme degree of precision, and has permanent life effecting ramifications. For The Love Of Alex Inc PLEASE HELP MELI GIRL–JUMPED FROM A TRUCK “Meli’s name means honey in Hawaiian and she really is as sweet as honey.” 10 month old…

For anyone who has ever snuggled with a dog, there is no getting away from how secure, comfortable, and loving it is. While there are many people who don’t “get it,” should they need convincing (because we already know you a good thing already) share this video with them. When all is said and done, sleeping with your dog makes…

Fat Vincent tipped the scales at 38-pounds, but has transformed, through exercise and proper diet, to 17 pound Skinny Vinnie (Photos: K-9 Angels Rescue Facebook) …………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………. Fat Vincent was overweight, depressed, and surrendered following the death of his owner.  Barely able to walk, he had high cholesterol and his  poor back was bowed due to the excess weight, making him a…

The strain of canine influenza that swept the US last spring is infecting dogs once again.  H3N2’s recent arrival in the country from Asia means American dogs have no immunity to it, and though most will be able to fight it off, the virus can be deadly for some. It has already infected dogs from Washington to Florida to Maine,…

Experts are sending out a warning to all dog owners in the UK to be on the lookout for a spike in the occurrences of babesiosis.  In fact, it’s the first time experts have established an actual outbreak of the disease, after seeing several cases that ended up in two deaths, and three other dogs needed blood transfusions. Medical professionals…

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