Regular Heartworm Testing Is Your Dog's Best Defence

Category: Health
Many dog owners have heard of heartworm disease but may not fully understand how the disease develops. Some owners may even question if an annual test for heartworm disease is necessary. Dr. Sonya Wesselowski, clinical assistant professor of cardiology at the Texas A&M College of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences, said testing for heartworm disease and administering regular monthly heartworm medication is crucial. more

Acclaimed Dark Comedy Stars Dachshund

Category: NewsBite

How Your Bad Habits Are Affecting Your Dog

Category: Health
Many of us consider pets a member of the family, but this does not always mean treating our pets like humans. For example, there are many habits humans choose to indulge in that can harm pets — including smoking, drinking and a lack of regular exercise. Unlike people, animals are unable to make the conscious decision to participate in these habits. Although pets may be considered a furry family member, it is important to remember our pets’ special needs and how human behavior can impact their health. more

Stars And Their Dogs Join Fight Against Yulin Dog Meat Festival

Category: Inspire
Every year thousands of dogs are needlessly and violently killed at the Yulin Dog Meat Festival in China's Yulin Guangxi Autonomous Region. Most Chinese residents are opposed to the practice, and a recent protest in the city of Dalian saw 100,000 people passionately protesting the festival. Their outrage is justified—of the 10 million dogs killed every year across China for their meat, most of them are stolen pets and strays taken from the street. Dog owners and lovers across the country are increasingly angry and worried for the safety of their pets. more

New Series "Shelter Me" Is This Month's Must-Watch TV!

Category: Inspire
There’s a lot to love about PBS’ new television series “Shelter Me.” For starters, it shares uplifting shelter stories to encourage prospective pet owners to adopt their new best friends. It also features tons of adorable dogs and cats, and heartwarming stories that are sure to make you smile—and happy-cry, so have your tissues at the ready! more


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