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Dog Wagging From Left To Right And What It Means

November 1, 2013 You might think a wagging tail is a wagging tail, but for dogs there is more to it than that. Dogs recognize and respond differently when their fellow canines wag to the right than they do when they wag to the left. The findings reported in the Cell Press journal Current Biology […]

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Dog lost by Air Canada dead

October 28, 2013 Retired dog breeder Jutta Kulic speaks about the death of her dog after it was lost by Air Canada Read More Daily Dog News

600 Dog Deaths After Consuming Treats From China

600 Dog Deaths After Consuming Jerky Treats From China

October 27, 2013 Reports of illnesses in 3,600 dogs and 10 cats in the United States The Food and Drug Administration is investigating the deaths of almost 600 dogs that ate jerky treats made in China. The F.D.A. said it had received reports of illnesses in 3,600 dogs and 10 cats in the United States […]

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Dog Behaviour Offers Insight Into Owner’s Health

October 9, 2013 Monitoring dog behaviour could be used as an early warning sign that an older owner is struggling to cope or their health is deteriorating. Experts at Newcastle University, UK, are using movement sensors to track normal dog behaviour while the animals are both home alone and out-and-about. Providing a unique insight into […]

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Wayne Klinkel says dog ate his money and U.S. Treasury paid up

October 4, 2013 Klinkel kept the bag of doggy mess frozen in the cold outside A Montana man who pieced together the remnants of five $100 bills eaten by his one-eyed dog last year is sporting a $500 check he says he received this week from the U.S. Department of the Treasury to replace the […]

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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 […]