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This touching adoption story is sure to warm your heart, and possibly put a tear in your eye.  Either way, it’s a beautiful story of undying love. I lost by beloved Golden Retriever, Bud at only 8 years old to a hideous blood borne cancer when he was only 8 years old.  The cancer was so aggressive, he went from…

Lindy’s Bakery has proudly announced five new gourmet pet treats, including vegan, grain free, and gluten-free options, but beyond the creation of healthier goodies for pets, these yummies have an even greater mission. 100% of the proceeds go directly to a program that teaches valuable work skills to homeless teens and young adults. Lindy & Company’s new line includes novel…

If your dog has never been skunked, consider yourself lucky.  Not only is the smell horrendous, but it can also be long-lasting.  Six months long-lasting.  And this is the time of year when it seems most pets get sprayed. Several summers ago, I let my dogs Orion and Muscles out around midnight or so.  I’m a night person, and was…

Zuba gives her foster mom a kiss. Having a birthday party was one of 54 items on her Bucket List. Photo: Vicki Cronis-Nohe/The Virginian-Pilot———————————– When Zuba, 1, was diagnosed with malformed kidneys, her owners brought her to the Southeast German Shepherd Rescue Phoenix Dog Program’s Virginia Beach office. This was back in March. Heather Duggan, director of the program that…

Photo: Diane Weber—————————————— When Diane Weber’s nest emptied, her grown children got her a companion to keep her company, and ever since, Cheeto has been the apple of her mom’s eye. “She’s the love of my life,” Weber told the folks at USA Today, laughing. “The kids all play second to her.” The tiny Yorkshire terrier weighs just eight pounds,…

Mars Petcare is warning of a potential mold problem with one of their popular dog treats.  Bags of Nutro Apple Chewy Treats have been recalled because of potential mold problem. Major pet supplies outlet PetSmart announced the recall Friday.  All owners are warned to stop feeding the treats to their dogs at once. Packages affected by the mold can be…

Blue Buffalo has issued a voluntary recall on a batch of Cub Size Wilderness Wild Chews Bones because of a potential Salmonella contamination. The lot was distributed to PetSmart stores in California, Kansas, Michigan, Minnesota, Montana, Nevada, Oregon, Utah and Washington beginning on November 19th. The products in question have the UPC number 840243110087 and are labeled with the expiration…

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