Posts Tagged "South Bend Animal Clinic"

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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Pets-a-Palooza teaches the power of positive training

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

Source:  Chicago Tribune David Sharos / Aurora Beacon-News Hanover Park resident Urszula Bak is an unabashed dog lover, and has saved a number of them in her lifetime. “I’ve had dogs in my life since the moment I was born, and grew up with them,” Bak said. “I love them for their companionship, and I currently have four of them that are all rescue dogs.” The Mooseheart Child City and School was alive with plenty of family, friends, and furry pets Sunday as the Anderson Animal Shelter, based in South Elgin, staged its third-annual Pets-a-Palooza event. The...

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Southwest donates plane to fly homeless animals from hurricane-ravaged Houston

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

Source:  Embry Roberts / TODAY / 09/11/17 Many victims of Hurricane Harvey sadly lost their homes — including quite a few who walk on four legs. When Texas shelters found themselves overrun with homeless pets after last month’s storm, Southwest Airlines stepped in to help move dozens of animals across the country. Southwest first partnered with Helen Woodward Animal Center of San Diego, California, in 2012 during Hurricane Sandy. Upon seeing the damage caused by Harvey, the shelter and airline quickly hooked up again. After operating several relief flights for customers and employees,...

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