The story is quite simple, and even though it's not in English, the message is still very clear. It is all of humanity's job to protect our wildlife and each other. We each have a responsibility to this world that is much greater than each of us individually, and if we could remember that the small acts of kindness go a long way, this world would be a better … [Read more...] about An Act of Kindness, No Matter How Small, Is ALWAYS Worth the Effort
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Michelson Found Animals has just launched the third annual Saving Pets Challenge. It's a special shelter and rescue fundraiser that helps out many good causes across the country. Every shelter and rescue taking part gets funding, and the top three fundraisers get special prizes. You can get more info on the challenge from the press release below. The … [Read more...] about Michelson Found Animals Launches the Third Annual Saving Pets Challenge!
The good people at SciShow are bringing three things to light that everyone with a dog should be on the lookout for. The more you know about your pets, the better friend you can be to them when they need you! … [Read more...] about Three Sign That Your Dog may Need Medical Help
According to a study out of Vienna, you actually can teach an older dog new tricks. The big difference is the fact that the older dogs learn a bit more slowly than a puppy would, but they still show a capacity for learning and logic just the same. Some of the tests conducted involved a specially designed touchscreen. Not only were the older dogs able to learn the … [Read more...] about Study Shows Old Dogs CAN Learn New Tricks
Xylitol is an artificial sugar substitute that can be found in many types of chewing gum and other "gummy" items (vitamins, candy, etc.) intended for consumption by humans. Unfortunately, it seems to be what is responsible for many accidental poisonings in dogs recently. Xylitol is very, very dangerous to dogs. It's thought to be 100 times as harmful to dogs as milk … [Read more...] about Xylitol May Be Causing Surge in Accidental Poisonings