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.
Would you feed your dog chicken feathers? Well, ground chicken feather meal is being touted as the new protein source for pet foods. Chicken feathers have been hydrolyzed, that is broken down by a chemical reaction to water. They are then used in dog food. Granted, in the wild, dogs consume the whole animal, possibly […]
While a few states have penalty laws for spectators at animal fights, there is no federal law making it a penalty to attend them. Admission fees and wagering on the fights are the fuel that spurs the continuation of dog fighting and cockfighting. There is a bill before Congress, the Animal Fighting Spectator Prohibition Act, […]