Posts Tagged "South Bend Animal Clinic"

Woman Battling Cancer Gets a Surprise Hangout with Shelter Puppies

Posted by on Nov 3, 2018 in Blog | 0 comments

Source:  Chewy.com Courtney Gessford is as tough and brave as they come. The events manager from Sacramento, California has been fiercely battling brain cancer for three years. Her grit and determination inspires and amazes everyone around her. Of course, facing a room full of sweet and adorable puppies is enough to reduce even the toughest person to a puddle of tears (Gessford included), and that’s exactly what happened in early January when the 28 year old was given the surprise of a lifetime thanks one of her closest friends, Maris Loeffler. Loeffler knew that Gessford—who is a dog mama...

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South Bend Animal Resource Links

Posted by on Nov 3, 2018 in Blog | 0 comments

South Bend Animal Care and Control American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (ASPCA) Humane Society of St Joseph County Pet Refuge...

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Newest Dog Breeds You’ve Probably Never Heard Of

Posted by on Dec 14, 2017 in Blog | 0 comments

Source:  MSN Every year, the American Kennel Club, the country’s purebred dog registry, considers new breeds to add to its index. It’s a rigorous vetting process as the AKC has stringent eligibility requirements for full recognition. Among these, the prospective breed must have a demonstrated U.S. following — that is, here must be a national club with at least 100 members. There also must be a substantial population in this country of at least 300 dogs of the same breed and all with a three-generation pedigree. There are geographic requirements, too. The breed must be found in at least...

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Woman puts motel’s pet-friendly policy to the test — with a horse

Posted by on Oct 18, 2017 in Blog | 0 comments

Source:  www.today.com Lindsey Partridge was checking into a Super 8 motel in Kentucky earlier this month when the people in front of her paid a pet fee so they could bring their dog in the room. Partridge then decided to jokingly test the boundary of the pet-friendly policy. Could she bring a horse in her room? “The receptionist kind of said kiddingly, ‘Oh I wouldn’t care; you could bring them in,”’ Partridge told TODAY. “I was like, ‘Seriously? Because I will totally take you up on that offer.”’ Partridge, who owns the training program...

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Studies Link Canine Cancers to Lawn Chemicals

Posted by on Sep 19, 2017 in Blog | 0 comments

Source:  By thinkaboutnow – June 10, 2017 A six-year study from Tufts University School of Veterinary Medicine linked lawn pesticides to canine malignant lymphoma (CML). Based on questionnaire results from dog owners, the study found “specifically, the use of professionally applied pesticides was associated with a significant 70% higher risk of CML. Risk was also higher in those reporting use of self-applied insect growth regulators.” A different study with similar methods discovered that herbicides also contribute to canine malignant lymphoma. The study found that herbicides...

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