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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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How to ‘Winterize’ Your Dog

Posted by on Dec 21, 2017 in Blog | 0 comments

Source:  NY Times / Personal Health /By JANE E. BRODY DEC. 18, 2017 We winterize our homes and cars and bundle up to brave icy winds outdoors, but too often we fail to do the same for our four-legged friends. Yet regardless of what nature delivers, dogs have to go out and they need regular exercise for their physical and psychological well-being. Whether urban or rural, dogs can face multiple hazards during the colder months, ranging from cracked paws and dry skin to electrocution or immersion in a frozen pond. Even pets that escape the cold by heading south with their snowbird owners can...

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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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CIA fires dog from bomb-sniffing program because she just wants to play

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

Source:  Sarah Roebuck, KMPH, Thursday, October 19th 2017 (KMPH) — A black Labrador named Lulu just wasn’t meant to be a bomb-sniffing dog. On Wednesday, the CIA announced the 1½-year-old pup was dropped from the program after she started to show signs that she wasn’t interested in detecting explosive odors. “A few weeks into training, Lulu began to show signs that she wasn’t interested in detecting explosive odors. All dogs, just like most human students, have good days and bad days when learning something new. The same is true during our puppy classes. A pup might begin...

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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: 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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