Tag Archives: Dog Breeds

Rescuing Coco

  Spokane County Regional Animal Protection Service (SCRAPS) rescued a German Shepherd named “Coco” on July 18, 2012. The owners reported their dog had become trapped in some rocks and was unable to escape. The SCRAPS Animal Protection Officers Nicole … Continue reading

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Fostering a Pet, is it Right for You?

Fostering a pet can be one of the most rewarding experiences but it’s not necessarily for everyone. It is an emotional experience and one that could ultimately change your life. Taking in a shelter pet is extremely good for their … Continue reading

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Tru Interview: Kristina with Winston

Next in our Tru Interview series I’d like to introduce you to Kristina, who shares her life with one lucky cat named Sofie. What is your background? How are you involved with pets? I have been involved with pets throughout … Continue reading

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Pet Health Concerns: Patellar Luxation

Patellar Luxation is also known as luxating patella and quite a number of different dog breeds are susceptible to this condition. Luxating patella happens when the kneecap (patella) moves around or displaces in and out of place. This can eventually … Continue reading

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The Next Benji

Walden Media is teaming up with writer, director and producer Brandon Camp to recreate the movie “Benji”. Also joining the team is Mark Forbes, a well-known animal trainer who has worked on blockbuster movies such as “We Bought a Zoo” … Continue reading

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Do Americans Put Too Much Emphasis on Their Furry Friends?

Recently an article published on Sit News in Ketchikan, Alaska claimed humans are putting too much priority on their pets. The author said we are wasting money on things such as dog psychics, gourmet pet foods, personal trainers and weight-loss … Continue reading

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Dog Bite Prevention Week

Dog Bite Prevention Week is May 20-26 and is designed to bring awareness to the 5 million dog bites that happen per year across the nation. The most common of these victims are children between the ages of 5 and … Continue reading

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Chris Brown Breeding and Selling Pit Bull Puppies

It has been reported that popular pop star Chris Brown has been breeding American Pit Bull Terrier puppies and selling them on a website called CB Breeds. Brown has the puppies listed for 1,000 dollars each and the site guarantees … Continue reading

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In the News: High Maintenance Dog Breeds

I’ve always been told I have a high-maintenance dog. Most of that comes from her health, since she has had health problems for years, requiring daily medication, a special diet, and a variety of food and play restrictions. She is … Continue reading

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Pricey Pets: Dog Breeds With Inherited Health Problems

The following is a guest post by Susan Wells. Susan is from insurance quotes, she writes on topics including health/car/life insurance, mortgage, real estate. Adopting a breed of dog that suits your lifestyle is important. Many dog hopefuls spend months … Continue reading

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