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The app that helps you find your lost DOG:

Lost Dog? We Have An App For That – Finding Rover

The app that helps you find your lost DOG: Facial recognition tool detects Fido’s features to reunite him with his owner August 7, 2014 Scientists at the University of Utah create system to find lost dogs (shown). Their website called Finding Rover matches dogs with an online database. The app that helps you find your […]

11 Dogs Who Learned The Hard Way Not To Eat Bees

11 Dogs Who Ate Bees

11 Dogs Who Learned The Hard Way Not To Eat Bees

“Invisible Black Dog Syndrome” hurts adoption chances

Invisible Black Dog Syndrome

“Invisible Black Dog Syndrome” hurts adoption chances July 30, 2014 It’s not a disease and it’s not contagious, but “Invisible Black Dog Syndrome” is a sad, real condition affecting animal shelters. The term refers to the propensity of would-be-adopters walking right past the black dogs in the kennels and instead opting for lighter colored or […]

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Dog Days of summer & rising temperatures

The “dog days of summer” are here, but don’t let the phrase fool you. This hot time of year can be dangerous for your pup, says a Kansas State University veterinarian. July 25, 2014 “As it starts to get hot, the risk of heat exhaustion or death from heat stroke increases,” said Susan Nelson, clinical […]

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Dog Meat Culture vs. Modern Society in China

July 24, 2014 The Yulin Festival, held on June 21, celebrating the summer solstice, has been held annually for years by local residents by eating dog meat and lychees washed down with strong grain alcohol. Guangxi province with its offerings of barbecued, stir-fried and boiled dog hot pot and offers a glimpse of the deeply […]

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Dogs Get Jealous, Too

July 23, 2014 Dog owners were right all along. Our pups really do get jealous when we direct our affection elsewhere—especially when it’s toward another “dog.” Once thought to be too complex an emotion for nonhumans, or perhaps just a social construct, jealousy in canines—and the “pay attention to me” behaviors that arise from it—probably […]

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Six Former Sled Dogs Up For Adoption

July 23, 2014 Six former sled dogs up for adoption at the Burnaby SPCA branch   Six former sled dogs at the Burnaby SPCA branch are looking for their forever homes. The shelter received the dogs from a sled dog operation that was shutting its doors in Pemberton. The company’s tenancy agreement was running out […]

Not In The Dog House Publishes New Features On Mixed Breed Dogs

New Features On Mixed Breed Dogs

May 28, 2014 Not In The Dog House Publishes New Features On Mixed Breed Dogs Genetic engineering sounds scary, but a version of it has been taking place for hundreds of years under the rather milder title of selective breeding. While this has taken place for all manner of domestic and farm animals, it is […]

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Is A Dog Park Needed In Steinbach?

May 28, 2014 Dog Park Needed In Steinbach A petition is circulating around Steinbach in attempt to convince the city to open a dog park. Dallas Gerbrandt and Kali Martens are spearheading this initiative. Gerbrandt explains a dog park is a fenced in area where dogs can run around without a leash. “They can get […]