Monthly Archives: May 2022

COVE marks milestone: a decade of caring for Suffolk’s pets – The Suffolk News-Herald

When the Center for Veterinary Expertise (COVE) opened in May 2012, the 24/7 emergency and specialist veterinary hospital was the only independent practice of its kind in Suffolk, surrounded by a handful of other clinics offering various models of urgent care. Some were company-owned, while others were independently owned, but didn’t offer the breadth and […]

Pugs Can’t Be Considered ‘A Typical Dog’ Due To Serious Health Issues, Study Finds

A study conducted by The Royal Veterinary College warns that pugs face serious health risks and concluded that the dog breed can “no longer be considered a typical dog from a health perspective.” The popular breed is known and loved for its flat appearance, bulging eyes, wrinkled forehead, and knotted tail, but the consequences of […]

Springfield bans commercial pet sales at pet stores starting Wednesday, halting sales of puppies, kittens and rabbits

On Wednesday, a ban will be put in place that prohibits the sale of pets in Springfield pet stores. The Massachusetts Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals Advocacy director Kara Holmquist has been working on the project to end the sale of rabbits, puppies and kittens from commercial breeders, but will allow pet […]

Florida man sues Howard Baskin and Big Cat Rescue over custody of lioness

TAMPA, Fla. (WFLA) — A Polk County court has become the scene of a lawsuit between a Polk County man and Big Cat Rescue, made famous in recent years by the Netflix show “Tiger King.” Big Cat Rescue is a non-profit organization registered in Citrus Park. Big Cat Rescue and CEO Howard Baskin are facing […]

Here are the 10 most and least sociable lovable dog breeds – from the gregarious Golden Retriever to the shy Vizsla

Many of us have decided to welcome new puppies into our homes over the past couple of years – Dog club figures show dog ownership has soared by almost 8% and demand for four-legged friends post-lockdown remains high. There are 221 different purebred dog breeds to choose from, as well as plenty of crossbreeds, so […]

What the next generation senior really wants: a rooftop bar

Daniel Levy Gone are the days of the bare minimum. It is no longer enough to offer residents a cramped room, a sterile atmosphere or a collection of age-old rocking chairs. The next generation’s vibrant, savvy young adults have more options than they’ve ever had, and if you want to stand out and provide your […]

Newcastle United supporters react to suggestion the club badge could be set for an overhaul

As Newcastle United have been taken over by the wealthiest owners in world football, a lot of changes are set to happen over the next few years. Under the ownership of Mike Ashley things had been left to decay and the club existed rather than growing. Amanda Staveley and Saudi fund PIF are determined that […]

Brockport Dog Rescue Pushes For Bill To Put Wrench In NYS Puppy Mill Industry

BROCKPORT, NY (WROC) – Puppy Mills in New York State is currently legal, but advocates argue that the basic requirements for these breeders are inhumane. Now New York relief organizations are fighting for the passage of a bill that would put a stop to this process. If passed, NY’s Puppy Mill Bill (S1130/A4283) would prevent […]

20 sick cats and 1 dog rescued from Bucks County home

RICHLAND, PA — The Bucks County SPCA rescued 20 sick cats and 1 dog from “extremely unsanitary conditions” at a home in Richland Meadows Mobile Home Park last week, the shelter reported Friday. The owner had recently been evicted and BCSPCA Chief Constable Nikki Thompson was sent home May 6 by Richland Township Constable Jason […]

Specials for veterans and home gardeners at the regional farmers market

Veterans are encouraged to get their hands dirty and improve their health through a program that is extended to Broome County. The first hands-on program for veterans to learn food and farming skills takes place May 14 at the Broome County Regional Farmers’ Market. WNBF News/Roger Neel PhotoWNBF News/Roger Neel Photo Program workshops offered by […]

PEDIGREE FOUNDATION® Releases Latest Impact Report

Three puppies on their way to forever homes arrive at the Nashville Humane Association as part of a Tulsa Humane Hub transportation program funded by the PEDIGREE Foundation. 119,000 dogs helped in 2021 FRANKLIN, TENNESSEE, USA, May 12, 2022 / — The PEDIGREE Foundation has published its 2021 Impact Report, highlighting how his $750,000 in […]

Heart + Paw Veterinary Care is coming to Lake Hopatcong this summer

Our new Heart + Paw Animal Hospital in Lake Hopatcong, NJ will provide the high quality services your pet needs to live their best life. Our veterinarians and team will offer wellness and preventative care, dentistry, surgery and more all in one convenient location, with an emphasis on delivering low-stress care in a […]

Greyhound Dog Trivia: 10 Fun Facts You May Not Know About The Fast Greyhound Dog Breed 🐶🐶

The past two years have seen many of us welcome a new four-legged friend into our homes, as the Dog club has seen dog ownership increase by almost eight percent during the pandemic. But with 221 different purebred dog breeds to choose from, there’s a lot to think about before choosing your perfect pup. There’s […]

Voters return Leon Valley mayor and Place 2 councilman to office

Leon Valley voters returned Mayor Chris Riley for a 10th term, while Place 2 Councilor Josh Stevens retained two challengers in Saturday’s election. Riley garnered 820 votes, or 71%, winning over Evan Bohl, who garnered 330 votes, or 29%. In place 2, Stevens was re-elected with 53% of the vote, beating Elaine Valdez, who got […]

K9 leader among those to be honored at Moses Lake Police ceremony

Brad Zook, Moses Lake Police Constable, Chief of K9 and Veterinarian Jesyka Morrison. The Moses Lake Police Department will host a special awards ceremony on Tuesday to recognize personnel involved in a 2020 police shooting. Among those to be honored will be retired K9 chief and his senior officer Nick Stewart. The Chief will receive […]

Debunking the myth that dog behavior follows breed

Suppose the original dog was a multi-purpose animal. Over time, humans began to require their dogs to perform specific tasks and select certain abilities. Thus was born the “specialized” dog. The Romans, for example, had companion dogs, draft dogs, sight dogs, etc. In the 17th century, English dogs were divided into groups based on their […]

Adopt a Doodle Puppy from the Epicenter of Dog Breeding in Amish Country

Many people recognize Old Order Amish for their horse-drawn carriages and 17th-century appearance which includes mostly dark-colored clothing, beards for men, head coverings for women in public, and a ban on zippers. slide. Buttons? These are fine. “Will Alisha react to the internet, cell phones and computers in your house,” our friend Gerry from Long […]

Are pampered companion dogs better off than village dogs?

A recent essay by Iben Meyer and colleagues, “Pampered pets or poor bastards? The welfare of dogs kept as pets” caught my attention because the research focused on comparing the welfare of companion dogs with that of modern village dogs.1 Some people think that modern companion dogs – often referred to as “domesticated” dogs – […]

Oshkosh animal shelter sees ‘drastic’ increase in dog numbers

OSHKOSH (NBC 26) — Local animal shelters are currently “overflowing” with dogs, many of them strays or misplaced, according to the Oshkosh Area Humane Society. OAHS says it saw a 33% increase in wanderers over the past three-year average for the first quarter. Typically, an average of 80% of strays are returned to their owners, […]

Texas Tech School of Veterinary Medicine Announces New Name for its Equine Clinical Skills Lab | KLBK | KAMC

AMARILLO and Lubbock, Texas (PRESS RELEASE) — Here is a press release from Texas Tech University: In 1956, visionary Lonnie Allsup and his wife, Barbara, opened a one-of-a-kind store in Clovis, New Mexico. Since then, the Allsup convenience store has been a fixture in cities across West Texas and New Mexico. Lonnie also left an […]

Nebraska Pet Rescue Volunteers Concerned About Dog Breeding Practices

FREMONT, Neb. (WOWT) – Volunteers at a Nebraska pet shelter are concerned about what they saw at a state-licensed breeding facility. A 4 month old puppy needs surgery. Animal rescuer Rae Tuff says the dog’s name is Cash for a reason. Puppy surgery will cost $6,000. A broken femur was discovered by Rae’s vet three […]

The Dog Breeder Particular on Breeding Countryside Huskies in a Human Setting

Countryside Huskies is on a mission to give our customers only happy, healthy, quality puppies raised in the healthiest environments. Huskies are loved for their absolutely fierce and beautiful appearance. But that’s not where it stops for fans of this particular breed. Huskies are known to be lovable, fiercely independent, and incredibly sweet. They also […]

2022 Dog Jog winners announced

Scene from 2021 Dog Jog. Courtesy picture FOSCA News: Los Alamos Dog Jog organizers thank their ever-supportive, pet-loving community for participating in the 2022 Los Alamos Dog Jog. Despite the smoke associated with nearby fires, Saturday April 30 dawned sunny, clear and calm. To celebrate the beautiful morning, about twenty runners and more than 100 […]