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KickingTiresAn automaker and an advocacy group have taken on in-car animal safety as a mutual pet project. Subaru and the Center for Pet Safety, a nonprofit research organization, have teamed up to fund testing of car safety restraints for pets,......
KickingTiresIn a new campaign, the Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals is trying to get the word out that shelter dogs make great pets ??? and with Mini's help, good drivers. Mini of New Zealand has teamed up......
Mayo on the Side: Broward news columnist Michael Mayo | Sun-Sentinel BlogsWill it be the doggie death penalty or a second chance for Gigi, the 9-year-old Lab mix who fatally bit a Yorkie named Bella earlier this month? The answer comes Wednesday, with a 2:30 p.m. appeal scheduled before hearing officer......
Tags: Plantation, John Grogan, Dog (animal), Death
My Pet WorldThe U.S. Postal Service has released dog attack rankings for 2012 by city. Last year, nearly 5,900 letter carriers were attacked by dogs. Overall, according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, there were thought to be about 4.7 million...
My Pet WorldBrace yourselves. With all the unseasonably cool weather and record rain across much of the country this spring, veterinary parasitologist Dr. Michael Dryden says fleas may put their bites on unprotected pets in record numbers. In fact, even before this...
Your friends are cooing about their new baby. Oh, yeah, it's a dog. "Pets have become the first child," says pet industry analyst R.J. Hottovy, explaining why even in tough economic times, spending on our animals continues to climb. Instead of investing...
Tags: Rabies, Morningstar Incorporated
My Pet WorldQ: My 6-month-old cat has not defecated for a week. I took her to the veterinarian for a second time, and she noticed the cat was backed up "up high." Anastasia now has stopped eating. When I take her to the vet, she gets traumatized. Any suggestions? A....
Have you ever had beloved pets disappear? It's incredibly stressful. You find yourself imagining their terror, their confusion, all the dangers they're facing. You picture them hungry, thirsty, cold, injured. You search by car, on foot, by telephone,...
Tags: Allentown, Whitehall, Craigslist, Inc., Social Media, Slatington
My Pet WorldI look forward to reader comments, questions and concerns. Here's a selection I received recently: DEAR STEVE: "I'd never read your column until recently, because I don't have any pets. I wish to point out an opposite view on household pets. Whether dogs...
My Pet WorldORLANDO, FLA. - As the first big veterinary event of the year, the North American Veterinary Conference (NAVC) always features lots of news about advances in veterinary medicine. Veterinary professionals teach, learn, view new products and make...
My Pet WorldHere's a sampling of fine new pet books for your summer reading list: "Soldier Dogs: The Untold Story of America's Canine Heroes," by Maria Goodavage (Penguin Publishing, New York, NY, 2012; $26.95). Truly an excellent read. Although the author is...
My Pet WorldQ: When we purchased our 8-week-old German Shepherd, we were told he was very healthy. However, he's suffered from an unbelievable skin condition, constantly scratching his stomach, genitals and ears. We've taken him to a dermatologist and to our...
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