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The Dr. Dolittle of Pet Prosthetics

Category: Inspire
When a veterinarian, desperate for help, brought a chocolate Lab to the human prosthetics and orthotics clinic where Derrick Campana worked 12 years ago, Derrick’s life was changed forever.  The dog, named Charles, needed a prosthetic leg due to a rare congenital deformity called ectrodactyly, which causes limbs to form abnormally. Serving animals was something Derrick had never considered, but he forged ahead nonetheless. After successfully creating a prosthetic leg on the first try, Derrick had a lightbulb moment.  more
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Is Your Dog Trying To Tell You Something?

Category: Dog Training
Sometimes it is the observation of small, every day behaviours that leads to an increased understanding of how dogs think and behave. I was reminded of this when a friend gave me a gift. It was a boxed set of selected episodes from the “Lassie” television show, which ran from the early 1950s through the mid-1970s, during which a handsome Collie shared adventures with several different families in various settings and situations. more
The Rise of the Bulldog

The Rise of the Bulldog

Category: NewsBite
The Labrador Retriever has done it again. The American Kennel Club (AKC) released their latest registration statistics and the intelligent, family friendly breed holds tight to the number one spot on the most popular list for the 24th consecutive year, continuing the longest reign as top dog in AKC history. more
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Pinups for Pitbulls

Category: NewsBite
Advocacy never looked so good! Non-profit organization Pinups for Pitbulls is taking aim at Pitbull stereotypes with the goal of restoring the image of bully breeds to that of America’s sweetheart. more
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Thinking About A Vegetable-Based Diet?

Category: Nutrition
There are some really compelling reasons to consider a vegetable-based personal diet, among them the abhorrent practices commonplace in factory farming and the meat industry’s very large environmental impact. The Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) of the United Nations laid it clear with its statement, “the livestock sector is a major stressor on many ecosystems and on the planet as a whole. more

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