Category Archives: Dog Socialization

Stinky Corpse Flower to Bloom This Week at Nicholas Conservator

Corpse Flower, Amorphophallus titanum, Grimace. No matter what you call it, it smells. And you should take the time to go see it before it disappears. Grimace is the resident corpse flower of the Nicholas Conservatory. It is called that because once the flower blooms, it smells of rotten meat or burnt sugar when it […]

NH Dog Walking Club Hosts First Annual Dog Olympic Games

The NH Dog Walking Club – which brings dogs and their companions together for exercise, education and socialization in a positive, welcoming and fun environment – is hosting its first Doggy Olympics fundraiser from July 23 to 16 August, including the opening and closing ceremonies. . These Dog Olympics will give doggies of all shapes, […]

Suspicious activity temporarily closes Six Flag Hurricane port

Very unfortunate things have been happening across the country lately. Over the weekend, the Washington Nationals stadium was completely closed due to a shooting just outside the stadium. Now it is reported by Jersey Shore Online that Six Flags Hurrican Harbor in Jackson, New Jersey was forced to close due to suspicious activity. We learned […]

Family fun: Parade of Paws promises to be a great fundraiser

The 18th Annual Spokane Humane Society Paw Parade promises music, shopping and furry fun for all ages. All pledges and donations collected will provide homeless dogs and cats with vital resources for permanent homes. The 2-4 mile walk begins Saturday at 10 am at the Humane Society at 6607 N. Havana St. “The trail begins […]

Five historic little towns that welcome four-legged backpackers | Lifestyles

Big cities are fast-paced and fun, and their museums and historic sites are world famous. But if you’re looking to explore history in a more personal and slower way, there are countless small towns across the country ready to welcome you. And most small towns are warm, family-friendly, and pet-friendly, so your furkid will be […]

Complaints about dogs on off-leash trails on the rise

“The more people in parks who use them, the more incidents we get complaints about,” said Colin Heyens, Acting Enforcement Supervisor for the City of Medicine Hat. “We’re just trying to focus this month and hopefully try to curb some of this negative behavior so that everyone can use and enjoy all of the parks […]

Dog training during COVID went to dogs

A lack of clear direction from the province during the pandemic as to whether dog training is or should have been an essential service will lead to greater difficulties with dogs, according to local trainers. The problem is compounded by the increase in the number of dog owners over the past year and a half. […]

Richmondite recounts the challenges of raising a ‘COVID puppy’

Lack of socialization with other dogs, people during pandemic made it difficult to breed a puppy, says Richmond woman For many, the pandemic seemed like the perfect time to add to their family – or so we thought. Dog adoptions have skyrocketed during the COVID-19 pandemic – the BC SPCA reported last year that some […]

Farmington Animal Shelter in Need of Foster Homes as Kennel Population Rises – The Journal

The volunteer discusses the joy of work Stacie Voss, director of animal welfare at Farmington Animal Shelter, is keeping a puppy from a litter that will soon need a foster home on Thursday. (Jerry McBride / Durango Herald) FARMINGTON – With the Farmington Animal Shelter nearing capacity, animals that are too young or in need […]