Registration for a free eye exam program exclusively for service dogs begins today and runs through May 16, 2010. For the third consecutive year, the American College of Veterinary Ophthalmologists (ACVO) and Merial are sponsoring free eye exams for canines that selflessly serve the public, including guide dogs, handicapped assistance dogs, detection dogs and search and rescue dogs. Because their guardians rely on these amazing animals for so much, it’s vital to keep their peepers shiny, focused and bright. Check out more details on the ACVO website.
Thanks to the efforts of the No Kill Advocacy Center, Wilmington, Delaware’s non-profit No Kill shelter, Faithful Friends and groups such as Stray Haven Animal Sanctuary, the Governor of Delaware has signed a progressive law protecting companion animals. The Delaware Companion Animal Protection Act mandates that a shelter must coordinate with rescue groups and if […]
Mammary tumors are the most common type of tumor in unspayed female dogs. Fortunately most of these tumors have proven to be benign., the Although the latest research shows that early spaying may increase the risk of joint problems and other cancers, it is interesting to learn the effect on mammary tumors. A large percentage […]