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Canine Distemper Virus, is your dog protected?

September 28, 2013 Are your dogs up to date on there vaccines? Here is a quick look at the Canine Distemper Virus and how it can affect your pet. What is canine distemper? Canine distemper is a virus affecting dogs that is related to measles in humans. It cannot affect humans but causes a serious […]

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Survey attempts to number Detroit’s stray dogs

September 20, 2013 Detroit Dog Rescue captured and found homes for about 100 stray dogs last year. DETROIT (AP) – It doesn’t matter to Jessie Clarke how many stray or loose dogs are roaming the ruins of Detroit. Even one or two are far too many. On Clarke’s left arm is scar tissue from dozens […]

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Toronto Veterinarians Give Murphy A Second Chance

September 20, 2013 Facial tumour removed from Murphy, a seven year old collie-cross Murphy was brought to Dundas West Animal Hospital in Toronto on September 4, 2013. She had been abandoned by her previous owner who had left her in the care of a friend but never returned. Already having her hands full with a […]

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Mass Dog Vaccination to Eradicate Rabies

September 20, 2013 Some rabies infections may not be lethal, but be especially wary of dog bites. Last year a team of researchers from Peru and the U.S. made a discovery that challenged one of the most widely held assumptions about rabies—that the virus is nearly always fatal unless doctors administer a vaccine before it […]

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Montreal SPCA seizes 90 dogs from South Shore puppy mill

September 13, 2013 Breeding dogs, puppies transferred to SPCA for medical attention Ninety dogs seized from a large-scale commercial puppy mill breeding operation on Montreal’s South Shore are now in the care of Montreal’s SPCA, where they will receive medical attention. The agency’s director of animal advocacy, Alanna Devine, says the animals were being kept […]

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Wold Smallest Dog Is A Chihuahua – Guinness

September 13, 2013 Female Chihuahua who is the smallest dog living, Miracle Milly. Thursday, Sept. 12, 2013, by Guinness World Records, shows Miracle Milly, a brown female Chihuahua who is the smallest dog living, in terms of height, measuring 3.8 inches (9.65 centimeters) tall when measured from backbone to paw, on Feb. 21, 2013. Milly […]