Approximately 3-4 million animals are euthanized every year (1), many of which are mixed breed dogs. In honor of National Mutt Day, petMD.com has put together the top ten reasons dog lovers should adopt mixed breed dogs (aka mutts).
Archives for December 2011
My Daughter: “What are you going to write about this week, Mom?” me: “I think holiday safety, if that isn’t too boring.” My Daughter: “Safety isn’t boring, Mom.”
Today’s giveaway winner is going to make their dog’s December – with a pile of seven engaging and interactive toys that are perfect for alleviating boredom.
Thanks to a good Samaritan, a Virginia dog found wandering in California is headed home for the holidays.
Trippy fun, circa 1979.
A six month old Boxer puppy from Georgia is being hailed as a hero for evacuating his family from their home after detecting a gas leak.
A dog in China has been trained to go shopping on behalf of its owners.
Sooner or later every pet owner finds himself or herself faced with the reality that their pet may not be with them much longer.
Material has never been my style; with that in mind, all I really want for Christmas is a home for Frosty.
Holiday cards are an annual tradition for Artist Ron Burns and this year – Jingle & Bells would like to wish you and yours very happy howlidays!
Four years ago, Cole was adopted by the Courtyards Senior Living center in Knoxville Tennessee.
The Greyhound Adoption League of Texas is caring for eleven greyhounds that were abandoned in a dog trailer outside a Wichita Falls convenience store earlier this week.
Pop star Ke$ha has joined forces with HSI in an effort to raise awareness of the plight of the word’s neglected stray population.
K-9 Tommy is a 7 ½ year old Dutch Shepherd. He has been a Tiffin Police Dept K-9 since 2007, partnered with Officer Jake DeMonte. In October 2011, Tommy was diagnosed with T-cell metacentric lymphoma. By the time it was caught, Tommy’s lymphoma had progressed to Stage IV.
It is clearly too late to desensitize your dog to everyday things like the doorbell and that pesky vacuum cleaner before guests arrive for Thanksgiving this year. As the sayings go, Christmas is coming, there is no time like the present and all that jazz.