Pets

Microchips useful in recovering a lost pet

A microchip implant is an identifying integrated circuit placed under the skin of an animal. The chip, about the size of a large grain of rice, uses passive RFID (Radio Frequency Identification) technology, and is also known as a PIT (Passive Integrated Transponder) tag. Animal shelters, animal control officers and veterinarians routinely look for microchips to return lost pets quickly […]

The Lost Puppy Case Files

Things I know

AUTHOR’S NOTE: Case shares Vol. 2 of what he hopes well be a semi-regular feature here on one of the pet pages. Though he is currently on vacation in Harlingen, TX, he took the time to share again this week after last week’s travelog of his 27-hour trip down south. Check out Vol. 1 of The Lost Puppy Case Files […]

Pet-friendly businesses becoming popular

Businesses that cater to families and pets can capitalize on their customers’ love of spending time with their pets. If the sound of whimpers and the sight of sad puppy dog eyes have pet owners rethinking their decision to leave their furry friends behind when hitting the town, it may come as a relief to such owners that more and […]

The L st Puppy Case Files:

Texas trip

AUTHOR’S NOTE: Six weeks ago, a cold, little puppy wandered into my life. After a fruitless search for his owner, I adopted him. In the back of my mind, the notion lurked that he was going to interrupt my always-going lifestyle, but also that he had come into my life for a reason. I also knew that I planned to […]

Canine bravery recognized by the AKC

 The American Kennel Club (AKC®) is proud to announce the recipients of the first 2018 AKC Paw of Courage awards to show appreciation for the working canines that put their lives on the line every day to keep our communities safe. This award spe… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content. Username Password […]

Snoring in dogs is normal, but can also be a symptom


 Does your dog sleep in bed with you? If so you’ve probably caught them snoring once or twice. My dog doesn’t snore often, but she does have a habit of howling in her sleep which is why she sleeps on the couch; but that’s another story… While sn… Please register for a free account or log in below to access […]

Dogs benefit children undergoing cancer treatment

 Dogs have long been called Mankind’s best friend, but a major new scientific study now indicates that a dog may also be a family’s best friend in times of their greatest need. Following seven years of pioneering research, American Humane, the c… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.


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