Posts Tagged ‘pet news’

Metropolitan Dog Club in New York Hosting “Intro to Unusual Breeds” gathering.

Wednesday, October 13th, 2010

(New York)  – Joe Patalano, noted breeder and exhibitor of the Xoloitzcuintli (“Xolos”for short), and Kip Bergstrom, influential in establishing the Podengo in the US and past president of the Portuguese Podengo Pequeno Club of America, will share the legends, history and characteristics of their unique, ancient breeds. They will bring their dogs for an up close experience. Wednesday, October 20, 2010 6:30 – 8:30 PM at the Illustration House, 110 West 25th Street, New York City…more…

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Daffy’s Pet Soup Kitchen in Georgia joins area rescues for a “Paw-ty” October 15th in Atlanta!

Wednesday, October 13th, 2010

(Atlanta) – Tom Wargo of “Daffy’s Pet Soup Kitchen” is partnering with other area rescues and businesses for a fund raiser titled ”Dog’s Best Friend Turns 40″ on Friday, October 15th at the The Artmore Hotel, 1302 West Peachtree Street. Midtown Atlanta, GA 30309 from 6 –10 pm.  Join us for the most amazing celebration to benefit Atlanta animal charities.  This is it—the cocktail party you can bring your dog to! Dogs must register when you purchase your ticket. We have 25 dogs tickets, so if you want to party it up with your best friend, hurry and get your tickets and come out and Paw-ty! TIckets purchased can be directed to the charity of your choice…more…

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Blue Buffalo Company, Ltd. Recalls Limited Production Code Dates of Dry Dog Food Because of Possible Excess Vitamin D

Sunday, October 10th, 2010

October 8, 2010 – (FDA) Blue Buffalo Company, Ltd., recalls certain dry dog food because of possible excess Vitamin D that can affect the health of some dogs. The Blue Buffalo Company, Ltd., is recalling certain packages of its Wilderness Chicken, Basics Salmon and Large Breed Adult Chicken dry dog foods sold under thc “BLUE” brand which have the potential to contain excessive levels of Vitamin D…more…

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Bomb Sniffing Dogs Not Tested Properly…What?

Saturday, October 9th, 2010

WASHINGTON – (AP/Fox News)  The State Department’s inspector general said Friday that bomb-sniffing dogs in Afghanistan and Iraq aren’t being tested properly and may not be able to effectively detect explosives. The inspector general’s review found that the companies hired to supply and train the animals weren’t testing them for all of the scents of the most commonly encountered explosives, increasing the chance of a dog missing a bomb in a vehicle or luggage. That puts U.S. diplomats at risk, the inspector general said…more…

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Join DogTime and the ASPCA in Support of Animal Welfare

Thursday, October 7th, 2010

At DogTime, it is our mission to keep dogs out of shelters and to help those who are in shelters find loving homes. DogTime is working with the ASPCA to create awareness around their ASPCA Guardians donations program. The ASPCA Guardians are a group of dedicated friends who make regular monthly gifts. This level of support makes it possible for the ASPCA to reach and rescue animals in need.  You can find out more at …more…

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Dr. Donna Spector Launches New Veterinary Consulting Service.

Thursday, October 7th, 2010

Dr. Donna Spector consulting veterinarian for HALO foods and regular contributor to the My Buddy Butch Talk Show has launched a web-based consulting service now offering Int Med consultations directly to pet owners.   Pet owners can request a second opinion and get medical/nutrition/weight loss consultations.  She also offers medical articles on common health conditions and a simplified “Ask Dr. Donna” for pet owners that don’t need a full medical consultation but still  have health questions/issues that they want answered by a specialist…more… 

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Metropolitan Dog Club Announces Fall Schedule for New York

Wednesday, October 6th, 2010


The Metropolitan Dog Club (MDC) commences its third season with a fall schedule for people who want to learn more about dogs, be connected to the world of dogs, but mostly, just have fun talking DOGS.  You do not need to be a member to attend most events. All 4 fall events will be held at Illustration House, 110 West 25th Street in New York City…more…

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Is Gulf fish being used in YOUR Pet Food and Products – post BP oil Spill?

Monday, October 4th, 2010

MOBILE, Alabama — For consumers, the health of the Gulf fish population influences more than the price of a fried shrimp basket or the availability of a buttery plate of grouper. In the wake of the BP oil spill, scientists are closely monitoring the unassuming menhaden more commonly known as pogy which has wound its way into a web of products on dry land. Millions of pounds of the shiny, oily fish are hauled from the Gulf each year, processed into..more…

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Michael Vick – Top Dog with another set of wings again?

Wednesday, September 29th, 2010

First he was a Falcon fighting dogs, now he is an Eagle and back in the saddle again. Caught this great article by Jelisa Castrodale at NBC sports…Two years ago, the thought of seeing Michael Vick scrambling around a football field again — evading defenders and leaving would-be tacklers with their arms around his shadow — seemed highly unlikely, if not flat-out impossible. You know why. Everyone knows why, even those who never watched his record-setting seasons at Virginia Tech, the ones who had no idea he’d been the NFL’s number one overall draft pick, or paid attention when he spent a pair of Februarys playing in the Pro Bowl…more…

Does Michael Vick deserve to be playing again? What do you think…

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Texas Appeals Court Reverses Murder Conviction Of Man Sent To Prison On Dog Scent Evidence

Thursday, September 23rd, 2010

 A man convicted of murder after three bloodhounds allegedly matched his scent to the victim should be set free because the evidence against him was not legally sufficient…more…

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Pet insurance claims reveal the outrageous behavior of our dogs and cats

Thursday, September 16th, 2010

A Labrador who ate a hive with thousands of bees inside. The West Highland terrier who attacked a chain-saw. A border collie that crashed through a closed glass window to get to the mailman. Are these doggies with a death wish? …more…

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10 over-the-top pet gadgets

Wednesday, September 15th, 2010

It’s a sad day when you’re jealous of your pet’s lifestyle. I mean sure, they get to lounge around all day, but even that would get boring after a while. A real problem arises when they have cooler toys than you do…more

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Vicious Dogs Target Of Proposed Ordinance

Tuesday, September 14th, 2010

Pit Bulls are target for ordinance.


It is a passionate topic whenever it is considered: how to tackle the problem of vicious dogs. Pit bulls are most often the target of the laws, but while there are many complaints about that breed, there are also many people who say the problem is not the animal, but the ownermore…

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Purina PetCare launches Facebook game

Friday, September 10th, 2010

Nestle Purina PetCare Company has launched a branded Facebook simulation game in which players become managers of their own virtual pet resorts, where they can care for and entertain virtual pets…more

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What A Man’s Dog Says About Him

Saturday, September 4th, 2010

What better way to gauge a man’s suitability than by scrutinizing the type of dog he owns? Finding out whether or not you’re compatible with a guy might just be as simple as looking at his dog…more…

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