Category Archives: Dog Breeding

Philadelphia Backyard Chickens Rise Despite City Law – NBC10 Philadelphia

A locked up herd of law-breaking Philadelphians continued to grow in number and thrive during the pandemic. Thousands of chickens are being raised across the city, according to one estimate, despite a 2004 ordinance designed to eliminate the practice. This particular trend in urban farming is becoming more and more popular, as parked residents view […]

12 health problems labradors are prone to

MB PhotographyGetty Images Labrador retrievers are more likely to develop arthritis, stiffness, obesity and ear infections than other breeds, vets have warned. Research by scientists at the Royal Veterinary College (RVC) analyzed the health data of Labradors, comparing them to Cockers, Staffordshire Bull Terriers and Shih-tzus. UK’s favorite puppy might be a great family companion, […]

New Bedford Police recover dog, charge two people with animal cruelty

We told you yesterday about what appeared to be an abandoned dog on Allen Street in New Bedford, not far from Betsey B. Winslow School. Now the dog is safe and those who abandoned him will face charges. New Bedford Police have recovered the Cocker Spaniel, which is currently in their possession and is said […]

Why is the pitbull considered a dangerous companion dog?

Posted on Monday, July 12, 2021 at 9:50 a.m. Join AFP’s 100,000+ followers on Facebook Buy an AFP subscription Subscribe to AFP podcasts on iTunes and Spotify News, press releases, letters to the editor: [email protected] Advertising requests: [email protected] (© Lanier – stock.adobe.com) Pitbulls have a bad reputation as dangerous dogs who are inherently violent and […]

25 dog breeds that need a lot of exercise

Each dog enjoys a daily walk. It’s a perfect opportunity to explore, meet friends, and stay fit and healthy. Like humans, regular exercise can prevent obesity and relieve stress and tension in animals. But the exact amount of exercise needed depends on the breed, age, health, and personality of the dog. According to the American […]

87 roosters seized from Rusk County roosters fighting ring

While I was shocked to see a cockfighting ring in Rusk County being dismantled by the local sheriff’s office, it didn’t seem like a big deal for many people on social media. Details were released by the Rusk County Sheriff’s Office of around 87 roosters confiscated and 13 people arrested during the bust. We have […]

Why a financial boost for the office that exposes Pennsylvania puppy mills has stalled again

Spotlight PA is an independent, non-partisan newsroom powered by The Philadelphia Inquirer in partnership with PennLive / The Patriot-News, TribLIVE / Pittsburgh Tribune-Review and WITF Public Media. Sign up for our free newsletters. HARRISBURG – Partisan divisions are hampering legislation to increase funding for the Pennsylvania office responsible for exposing puppy mills and dealing with […]

Springfield’s Doggy Style Hot Dog Food Truck Goes Weird With Toppings

A revamped food truck that serves many types of hot dogs is gaining popularity in Springfield. Owners Jeremy and Tambera Mathis unveiled the new “Doggy Style” food truck in mid-April. Doggy Style offers traditional hot dogs, but it’s really known for loading hot dogs with crazy toppings. Jeremy Mathis has 20 years of restaurant management […]

Chatham Pet Adoption: Discover New Dogs & Cats

If you’re looking to add a ball of four-legged love and affection to your family, start at these Chatham-area shelters for a pet for adoption. According to the American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals, more than 6 million pets are taken to pounds nationwide each year. Of these, approximately 3.3 million are […]

Pets in the Red Bank-Shrewsbury area that need a home: cats, dogs, etc.

If you’ve wanted to add a ball of love and affection to your family, you should check out these Red Bank-Shrewsbury area shelters for a pet you can take home. There are thousands of homeless dogs, cats, and other pets of all ages throughout New Jersey – and many are located within driving distance. For […]