Category Archives: Dog

Several Dog Food Brands Recalled Over Salmonella Dangers

Salmonella is showing up in a number of dog food products, prompting the Food and Drug Administration to issue recalls and safety warnings regarding foods from four different companies. The companies include: Raws For Paws Dog Food, Red Barn Pet Products, Smokehouse Pet Products and Arrow Reliance (which produces products for Darwin’s Natural Pet Products […]

Dog Foods Pulled from Thousands of Stores After Investigation Finds Euthanasia Drug

Retailers across the United States pulled at least 31 varieties of dog food off the shelves after an investigation found the food contained the euthanasia drug, pentobarbital. The lethal drug is most commonly used for euthanazition of dogs, cats and horses. The FDA launched an investigation after an investigative news story by WJLA detected the […]

Little Dog Who Got Lost on the Subway Tracks Gets Heartwarming Rescue

It was frightening ordeal that no dog lover would want to experience. Dakota, aka Loppy the dog, was playing with her dog walker at a park in Brooklyn, New York, when she got loose and ran away. The scared dog ran to a familiar place, the New York subway, where she ended up inside the […]

Man Picks Starving Husky Off the Streets and Lovingly Nurses Her Back to Health

A starving Husky waiting to die has made an amazing recovery thanks to a man who spotted her lying in the streets. Eduardo Lozano rescues a lot of dogs in his home town of Monterrey, Mexico, but he nearly missed rescuing Luna because he thought the Husky was a coyote at first. Eduardo told DogHeirs, […]

Police Officer Breaks Down In Tears After Finding Lost K9

K9 Olive tracked down a missing man much to everyone’s relief, but it would be the start of her handler’s worst nightmare when she went missing herself. K9 Olive and her partner, Constable Songezile Katikati, were called out to a forested area in the outskirts of Mahlubini, Sulenkama, South Africa for a search and rescue […]

Protecting Your Dog from Coyotes

Coyotes are a common wildlife species throughout North America. The coyote (Canis latrans) is a member of the dog family and has adapted well our urban landscapes and appears to be equally comfortable living in city suburbs as they do out in the wilderness. As coyotes are becoming an increasingly common urban predator, attacks on […]

Canine Parvovirus: Symptoms, Treatment and Prevention

Canine Parvovirus (or “Parvo” as it is commonly referred to) is highly contagious virus infection that is spread from dog to dog by direct or indirect contact with their feces. Canine Parvovirus affects domestic dogs and also other canine species including foxes, wolves, and coyotes. The disease is primarily spread through fecal matter in dirt. […]

What to Do If Your Dog Gets Skunked

Disclosure: This article contains affiliate links. As an Amazon Associate, we may earn a small commission from qualifying purchases made via these links. It’s something every pet parent dreads. Their dog getting skunked. The pungent musk can stick on your dog for weeks, months and even up to a year, if it’s not dealt with […]

Mama Dog and Her Puppies Left Tied Up in a Sack Rescued from the Middle of Nowhere

A mother dog and her puppies are lucky to be alive after someone cruelly dumped them on a remote dirt road tied inside a sack. But thanks to a Good Samaritan who stumbled across them, their lives were all saved. Screenshot via YouTube Josiane Almeida is an animal rescuer from Lagoa da Prata, Brazil and […]

Teacher Allegedly Feeds Puppy To Snapping Turtle in Classroom

The story of a junior high science teacher reportedly feeding a sick puppy to the turtle last week has caused outrage online and consternation in the small farming community of Preston, Idaho where it happened. Preston Junior High science teacher Robert Crosland is under fire after it was revealed that he fed the dying puppy […]