Archive for the ‘Daily Dog Local’ Category

Canine cancer war is helping humans, not dogs

July 4, 2013: Announcement: I have had it. It has now officially been had by me. I had just finished reading, after almost athletic avoidance, The Emperor of All Maladies: A Biography of Cancer, the behemoth of a depressing book by American doctor Siddhartha Mukherjee that won a Pulitzer in 2011. It’s a history of […]

Jogger suffers serious injuries in dog attack, police say

A woman who was jogging in Yorkton Thursday morning was seriously injured when a dog, loose in the streets, allegedly attacked her, RCMP say. The Yorkton municipal RCMP said the woman was on Darlington Street when the dog attack happened. She was taken to hospital for treatment of serious but non-life threatening injuries. The dog […]

Dogs & More Dogs CBC VIDEO:

Explore the science of dogs, their origin, evolution, and the special relationship they’ve developed with humans. Were Stone Age people the original dog trainers? Did “scraps” under the proverbial table encourage wolves to domesticate into man’s best friend? Theories abound as to how wolves became the face licking puppies of today, so we go to […]

Fireworks worry dog owners

ST. JOHN’S — As Canada Day approaches, many people are gearing up to set their own fireworks off to celebrate the holiday, while others like dog owners Lisa Janes and Lynette Collins, are preparing to help their panicky dogs weather the storm. According to Dr. Heather Hillier, veterinarian for the City of St. John’s Humane […]

12-year-old girl raises $1,700 for new SPCA shelter

CORNER BROOK — Sophie Taylor loves animals and doing things to help them. Just recently the caring 12-year-old presented the NL West SPCA with $1,700 that will help the organization provide shelter to animals in need. The daughter of Shelley and Mark Taylor of Christopher’s Cove just finished Grade 7 at Templeton Academy in Meadows. In […]

Frozen Dog Food Recalled for Salmonella Contamination

New York-based Robert Abady Dog and Cat Food Corporation is voluntarily recalling two “limited specialty products” of frozen pet food due to Salmonella contamination: 1. Abady Frozen High Stress/High Performance Dog Food — 3 lbs. 2. Abady Frozen Growth Formula for Puppies of the Large & Giant Breed — 3 lbs. The products were found […]

New homes urgently needed for SPCA dogs

They have an overcrowded facility and more animals keep coming in. With the facility at capacity, the Prince Albert SPCA is unable to help evacuees from Cumberland House with their pets and is looking at shipping some of their animals to other shelters in the province. “We are totally out of room,” Debbie Lehner of […]

Treatment of dogs a concern for Quebec Cree resident

Kevin Brousseau found dead dogs left at the dump in Oujé-Bougoumou, Que. An Oujé-Bougoumou, Que., resident is worried proper procedures aren’t being followed when dealing with dogs in his Cree community. Last winter, Kevin Brousseau and his three kids adopted a puppy that was lost and freezing. Brousseau said they vaccinated, sterilized and collared the […]

Rich communication – Some dogs just seem to say the wrong thing

Q: I rescued a dog when he was eight years old. Over the next four years, we worked to overcome his aggression toward other dogs. He now ignores them, even when they are barking. I walk him with confidence knowing he will not become aggressive unless another dog gets in his face. When he cannot […]

K9 Klub’s Pooch Party Richmond Hill Today!

If you really want to spoil your dog and meet other dog owners who are as crazy about their canine companions as you, there is no better place to bring your dog than Richmond Hill K9 Klub’s Pooch Party! Admittance and parking is FREE and your leashed dogs are encouraged to attend. Local groomers, vets, […]