Month: December 2017

When The Beatles sing it’s been “A Hard Day’s Night” because they’ve been “working like a dog,” the implication — according to the song — is that dogs work very hard. While some dogs might work very hard, most of the dogs I know are freeloading mutts who spend their days lying around and farting,
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(Picture Credit: Getty Images) As you’ve probably heard, brushing your dog’s teeth has major pay-offs for his dental care — silly as it may make you feel. But sharing your tube of Crest with Fido isn’t such a good idea. For one thing, human toothpastes contain foaming agents that aren’t meant to be swallowed, and
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Army veteran Geoff Hoffman was preparing for a blue christmas. According to CBS Denver, the Oklahoma man’s home was burglarized on Dec. 20. Leaving Hoffman’s material goods in place, the criminals took his most valuable possession: his beloved dog Bridget. Distraught, Hoffman and his girlfriend immediately launched an expansive search for the 3-year-old pit bull,
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Paco is a dog that would make Gran Torino‘s Clint Eastwood proud. The 18-year-old, toothless Chihuahua basically told a coyote to get off his lawn this week. According to KOB4, a coyote wandered onto the Paco’s property in Pasco County, Florida, where he shares a home with his owner T.J. Jones. Instead of hiding from
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(Picture Credit: Getty Images) Can dogs eat almonds? The short answer is no, dogs can’t eat almonds, even though your dog may have eaten an almond or two in the past and felt fine. While almonds are not likely to be toxic to dogs, they are not handled well by dogs’ digestive systems and can
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(Picture Credit: Getty Images) Leukemia in dogs is a form of cancer that results in an increased white blood cell count in the blood stream and bone marrow. It can be acute or chronic with the acute form being more malignant. There are two main types of canine leukemia. Lymphocytic leukemia is caused by cancerous
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An estimated 400,000 dogs and cats await owners in Houston-area shelters, but almost more than triple that number are homeless. (Photo credit: Barrio Dogs, Inc.) Houston, Texas, welcomes more than 7 million tourists each year to see the Space Center, the Zoo, or the museums. What patrons won’t see, however, are the stray cats and
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Sweet baby Jesus, that’s a doggone adorable nativity scene! The photo above, posted to Facebook on Dec. 7 by Wags to Riches Pet Services of Mountsorrel, Leicestershire, in the U.K., quickly caught on fire with Twitter and Reddit users across the Internet. Jo Kingston, who runs the dog-focused business, told the BBC people on social
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Amidst the tragic wreckage of a small plane crash that killed three people in southeastern Indiana on Dec. 16, a small glimmer of hope survived: a dog. According to an Indiana State Police Bulletin, the single engine Cessna crashed into a wooded area near Oldenburg, about 40 miles northwest of Cincinnati, Ohio. Along with the
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(Picture Credit: Getty Images) Can dogs eat strawberries? The short answer is yes, dogs can eat strawberries, but there are some things you should know before you feed strawberries to your dog. Strawberries are full of healthy nutrients that are good for dogs, but like any good thing, they are best enjoyed in moderation. Strawberries
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Dr. Robert Furman from the Southern California Veterinary Dental Specialties & Oral Surgery tends to a patient. (Photo Credit: Best Friends Animal Society/YouTube) The Tooth Fairy does exist, and she’s helping a number of cats and dogs at Best Friends Animal Society’s sanctuary. In fact there are several tooth fairies: All have taken the form
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Mariah Carey is always ubiquitous at Christmastime due to the beloved holiday tune “All I Want for Christmas Is You,” but this year the superstar has even more to celebrate. This week, PETA announced that Carey is the honored recipient of the animal rights organization’s Angel for Animals Award. “Mariah Carey is PETA’s hero for
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