Should Detection Dogs Used by the Government Come from Domestic or Foreign Breeders?

From the American Kennel Club: The U.S. imports 80-90% of its bomb- sniffing dogs from overseas breeders. Increasing demand and a shortage of dogs places U.S. national security in unnecessary jeopardy. HR 4577 creates a path forward to improve standards … Continue reading

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These scientists believe small dogs lie about their body size when they pee

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Helping Dogs Left Homeless by the CA Wildfires

(Video courtesy ABC7 News.) Looking for a way to help dogs rescued from the California wildfires? Look no further! The video lists needed supplies, but if you’re not in the area, I’m sure they’d appreciate cold, hard cash, as well! … Continue reading

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thank you for stepping up for these dogs and givin…

thank you for stepping up for these dogs and giving them a chance. regardless of bad breeding or whatever, you are giving them a chance and once again standing up for the underdog BAD RAP Blog

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Can Dogs Get Heatstroke?

Happy first day of summer! Seems like a great time to remind all of us to keep our dogs cool when the temperatures go up. Because, yes, they can get heatstroke. Here’s a nifty graphic from the Texas Veterinary Medical … Continue reading

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Queen, Duchess of Cornwall Mark Medical Detection Dogs 10th Anniversary

The UK charity Medical Detection Dogs is marking a decade of dogged dedication to helping people in need, and Queen Elizabeth and Camilla, The Duchess of Cornwall joined in the celebration of the… [[ This is a summary only. Click … Continue reading

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Succesful program for shelter dogs

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Shelter Dogs Prepare for Royal Wedding by Barking “Here Comes the Bride”

The wedding of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle is just around the corner, and romantics and royal watchers of both the two- and four-legged variety are celebrating, including an array of adorable… [[ This is a summary only. Click the … Continue reading

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Get Working Dogs From Shelters – Not From European Breeders!

Photo by Universal K9 Why does the United States military – and various police departments around the country – continue to spend tens of thousands of dollars per dog to buy potential working dogs from Eastern Europe? Not long ago … Continue reading

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Are Cats More Sophisticated Gourmets Than Dogs?

I read many interesting articles in the New York Times pertaining to dogs and cats, and I was especially curious about this article, which considered which of the two species has a more highly attuned sense of taste and smell. … Continue reading

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