If you had to pick between a dog or a child what would you decide to bring into your family? Read this quick study and tell USA Today what you think. People who responded to a survey run by Flexcin International, which operates the FlexPet Shelter Program to assist the adoption of older dogs, said they’d go with a dog. Even George Clooney’s girlfriend Elisabetta Canalis said recently she doesn’t feel the need to have children because she’s happy with dogs instead.
Texas has joined other states in banning the use of the gas euthanasia chamber throughout the state. Wayne Pacelle, CEO and President of the HSUS tells us that Representative Jim Moran (D-Va), co-chair of the Congressional Animal Protection Caucus is reintroducing a federal resolution condemning the use of carbon monoxide gas chambers for euthanasia of […]
I recently read an article written by Dr. Patty Khuly on her blog, “Fully Vetted” about ugly pet contests. I find myself in full agreement with her assessments of such a contest. As Dr. Khuly says, “they’re almost always genetically diseased, surgically altered or otherwise afflicted with extreme veterinary conditions.” Do we really want to […]
Actually, there is no record of the first police dog. But the Encyclopedia Britannica Online tells us that “Dogs were first trained in police work at the turn of the 20th century in Ghent, Belgium and the practice was soon adopted elsewhere.” Dogs have been man’s companion for thousands of years, serving in many ways, […]