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.
When we think of some of the things our dogs choose to eat, we wonder if they have any taste buds at all. Of course they do, but not nearly as many taste buds as we humans. We have about 9,000 and when compared to a dog who has merely 1,700, we can understand why […]
Tour for Life Pet Adoption Event is Coming to a City Near You! North Shore Animal League America’s Tour for Life® 2014, the world’s largest cooperative mobile pet adoption event, is traveling across the country and partnering with shelter and rescue groups in 52 cities in 26 states, plus Washington D.C. Please join us for […]
Limber Tail Syndrome has many names – acute caudal myopathy, cold water tail, broken tail, dead tail, broken wag,, limp tail, rudder tail. Working and sporting dogs are more prone to this type of tail injury, but it can happen to any dog. Limber Tail can be very painful if it happens close to the […]