Posts tagged ‘dogs’

Hundreds of dogs frolic Saturday at Steel City Pet Expo in Downtown PittsburghNews from Pittsburgh Post-Gazette: A black and white dog ran in large circles around the David L. Lawrence Convention Center, barking and yipping excitedly as he chased three plastic bags. His behavior was applauded by the hundreds of people who came to the [...]

Arizona sheriff: 20 dogs dead in pet-boarding accidentNews from USA TODAY: 20 dogs are dead and more are missing after what appeares to be a air conditioning accident. Maricopa County Sheriff’s office in Arizona is investigating the circumstances. VPC Jackee Coe, Matthew Casey, Kaila White and D.S. Woodfill, The Arizona Republic 11:01 p.m. EDT June [...]

Pet Treat Mystery: More Dogs Dead, 3 People SickNews from NBCNews.com: Pet jerky treats, mostly imported from China, are now linked to more than 1,000 deaths in dogs, more than 4,800 complaints about animal illness, and, for the first time, sickness in three people who ate the products, federal health officials said Friday. But Food [...]

Pet Connection: Dogs, cats sometimes can sniff out our health woes before …News from Sacramento Bee: Diane Papazian was allergic to dogs and she didn’t especially want a second one, but her husband, Harry, persuaded her to let him purchase Troy, a 3-month-old Doberman pinscher. Not long afterward, Troy was in bed with the couple [...]

Car crash tests use Center for Pet Safety’s dummy dogsNews from 10News: LOS ANGELES – To make the world safer for pets, Lindsey Wolko had to design an indestructible dog. Two years and hundreds of thousands of dollars later, her nonprofit Center for Pet Safety in Reston, Va., has a set of crash-test dog dummies [...]

Crash tests use Center for Pet Safety’s dummy dogsNews from U-T San Diego: By SUE MANNING, Associated Press 8:56 a.m.Oct. 16, 2013 This June 2013 image provided by Subaru shows a test dog’s crash test. Subaru and the Center for Pet Safety in Manassas, Virginia. The Center conducted a collaborative crash test study to test [...]

Dogs, cats, bearded dragons rule at Marin weekend pet fairNews from Marin Independent Journal: By Janis MaraMarin Independent Journal People and their pets throng to a pet fair on Sunday. Several Humane Society agencies were trying to find homes for the animals in their care. Vendors were on hand selling pet products. (IJ photo/Frankie Frost) [...]

‘Pet flippers’ prey on lost dogs, heartbroken ownersNews from Today.com: Rossen Reports Jeff Rossen and Avni Patel TODAY Facebook Share on Facebook Reddit … Read the full article . Related News: When a Cold-Hearted Corporation Takes Away Your Beloved (Virtual) PetNews from The Atlantic: Electronic Arts pulled the plug on the game Pet Society, but [...]

San Diego Bans Pet Store Sales Of Dogs And Cats In Effort To Halt Puppy MillsNews from Huffington Post: San Diego has now banned the sale of dogs, cats, and rabbits in pet stores. On Tuesday, the San Diego City Council voted unanimously for the ban, 10News reported. The tentative decision, which should go into [...]

Pet-lover dishes frozen yogurt for dogs from Yappy Treats cartNews from New York Daily News: Paul Nathan/Yappy Treats Cart Yappy Treats owner Laura Diaz with her spokesdog. In the dog days of summer, even four-legged friends need a cool treat. Laura Diaz’ frozen yogurt for dogs, Yappy Treats, is a hit among pampered pups. “I’m [...]