WSBTV in Atlanta aired the following expose’ regarding the Humane Society of the United States. Apparently, they’ve removed it from their website after pressure from HSUS and they’ve posted a clarification. Note the clarification only addresses one small piece of the story. Apparently, the rest of the story stands.
Going to dog runs and doggy daycare was an important part of Snick’s socialization and part of why he’s so good at handling different situations. Many urban dogs spend time in doggy daycare, but is it right for all dogs? Probably not. This is a discussion of the pros and cons of doggy daycare for dogs with different temperaments and personalities.
hi peeples, snickers here! it has been awhile since i dictated a post for the blog (although i am always talking away over on twitter). i asked my tweeps recently what i should blog about and friend-to-all-nyc-shibas, @roxyturtle, asked "what do you do while Mom is gone for the day? Does your Mom do anything […]
Bite inhibition in companion dogs is much too important to leave to chance. I am fairly convinced though that many dog owners do exactly that. Of course, they are surprised when the dog eventually bites someone and then it is the dog who pays the price for their negligence. Too many people don’t respect how much damage a dog can do.
Today brings us to the third installment of the One Question Interview series. Today’s answer is from Aurora Piacentino, Director of Operations at Liberty Humane Society. Question: If you had the opportunity to communicate and teach one concept to all dog owners everywhere, what would it be and why? Answer from Aurora Piacentino Probably something […]
Welcome to the second installment of the One Question Interview series. Today’s answer is from Dr. Harvey Cohen, nutritionist and dog lover. Question: If you had the opportunity to communicate and teach one concept to all dog owners everywhere, what would it be and why? Answer from Dr. Harvey Cohen Feed fresh unadulterated food to […]
To kick off our new series of "One Question Interview" posts, today’s interview question is answered by Andrea Arden. Stay tuned over the next few days for more answers to the same question. Question: If you had the opportunity to communicate and teach one concept to all dog owners everywhere, what would it be and […]
Earlier today, someone cleverly named "Anon" left the following comment on my recent post Things I’d Love to See in My Lifetime. Because of their brief lifespans, too much emphasis on companion animals isn’t good for a society or an individual. If Snickers is already five, he’ll be dead in about seven years anyway. My […]