Getting dogs to give blood takes more than cookies
Published: September 15, 2013
Cheryl Trudil is pictured at home with her dog, Montey, a mix, left. Her neighbor, Ethan Rosman, 14, is pictured with his dog, Hazel, an English Mastiff. Both dogs are blood donors for other dogs. (Algerina Perna/Baltimore Sun/MCT)
By KRISTINE CRANE — The Gainesville Sun
GAINESVILLE -- Most dogs probably don't like going to the doctor any more than most people do.
But Louie Clark, a...
Every few years it seems there’s a new study that shows how smart dogs are. Three or four years ago, it was revealed that the smartest dogs had a vocabulary of up to 500 words. Shortly afterward, I read an article that teaches you how to test your dog’s IQ. We’re familiar with...
By Jodie Sinnema, Edmonton Journal September 6, 2013
Lab Fossey, 5, enjoys lots of pets during a press conference about the service dogs being added to the Zebra Child Protection Centre to help out during interviews with victimized children, called VIP (Very Important Paws) in Edmonton on Friday Sept. 6, 2013.
Photograph by: John Lucas , Edmonton Journal
EDMONTON - Two dogs have been hired by the Zebra Child Protection Centre to help children during interviews of alleged physical and sexual abuse.
In the innovative program inspired by similar ones in the United...
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On FB, there was an ad that someone posted because they "found" a dog and wanated to give it away free. It had this picture:
I was appalled, there were 69 replies and all of them were interested in the dog because it was a "pitbull" or that they would take it as last resort. I couldn't get him off my mind, sent the pic to hubby, and he called wanting me to get their address.
I smooshed my way into becoming the advertisers bff so I could secure the safety of this dog. In the evening, after all day of dealing with this issue, we got the run around. The owner, which was the girl that placed the ads fiance, said the dog ran off. When I told her she said "How? He is at his moms that's...