Daily Dog News – April 2019

anti-vax-pet-worldThe Anti-Vax Movement Is Now Infecting the Pet World

“We’re getting a lot of feedback from practitioners that their clients are challenging the need to do vaccination.”

Source: thedailybeast. com            2019-04-18

Great-DaneMeet the Great Dane that gave birth to 19 puppies

Kingman Animal Hospital in Kingman, Ariz., recently provided CBS News with access to the literal pile of puppies and Cleo — a four-year-old Great Dane and proud mother.

Source: globalnews. ca                   2019-04-17

Therapy dog named Spencer back on the Boston Marathon trail to cheer on runners

Spencer is a therapy dog who attends Boston’s famous race every year, sitting on the sidelines with his owner, Rich Powers.

Source: cbsnews. com                      2019-04-16

Kintamani dog becomes first Indonesian breed to get international recognition

The Kintamani dog from Bali has been internationally recognized by the Fédération Cynologique Internationale (FCI), an international federation of national kennel clubs.

Source: thehjakartapost. com      2019-04-15

steak-restaurnt-for-dogChelsea Restaurant Now Offers $42 Steak for Your Dog

The dog food includes fancy (and wildly expensive) dishes like a 16-ounce grilled ribeye steak ($42), pan-roasted salmon ($28), and grilled chicken breast ($16).

Source: ny.eater. com            2019-04-14

dog-funDog Runs Grueling Desert Ultramarathon Just For Fun

Cactus, a Moroccan runner who completed the grueling Marathon des Sables through the Sahara Desert earlier this week. He ran the whole long stage of 76 km.

Source: deadspin. com                    2019-04-13

dog-rescue-CanadaDog missing for 3 weeks rescued from a cliff face by climbers with an Ikea bag

The missing dog , Stellar appears to have become trapped on a rock ledge after chasing a mountain goat. She is now recovering safe and sound at home.

Source: abc. ca                                    2019-04-12

hero-dog-rewardVote for your favorite dog to become 2019 American Hero Dog

Until 12pm Pacific Time on May 2, 2019, you can vote in each of the seven categories.  The voting will determine the top three dogs in each category! Please see the full list of nominated dogs.

Source: herodogaward. org             2019-04-11

dog-blood-bankOpen Animal Blood Banks To community-based donor In California

Bill to open animal blood banks to community-based donors in California passes 1st Committee by unanimous vote. This bill is a win for everyone involved.

Source: worldanimalnews. com   2019-04-10

dog-owner -storyDon’t  let the ‘cone of shame’ keep your dog down

A dog’s ‘cone of shame’ becomes the ‘cone of fame’ thanks to creative owner. Gus, modeling a number of costumes inspired by his post-surgery cone.

Source: wtov9. com                          2019-04-09

dog-lover-floridaWhen Working From Home, Trip Over Dog Not a Workers’ Comp Injury?

Finding no “occupational causation” in Valcourt-Williams’ case because features of Valcourt-Williams’ “non-employment life” — her dog, her kitchen, her reaching for a coffee cup — caused the accident, the court reversed.

Source: law. com                             2019-04-08

dog -eating-drugsFamily dog is lucky to  survive swallowing heroin balloons during his morning walk

Shelby the spaniel survives after eating a bag of HEROIN during his morning walk in the park. The veterinarian gave the dog a medication normally administered to people suffering from a heroin overdose.

Source: theepochtimes. com       2019-04-07

Vancouver-dog-video Dog dragging dumbbell caught on camera is not abuse, says VPD

Video of dog dragging dumbbell down Vancouver street has sparked outrage online, but police say there was no clear sign of abuse.

Source: bc. ctvnews. ca                  2019-04-06

dog-disease-warningDog disease warning: first dog dies from new parasitic virus

A SHIH TZU has become the first dog to die the UK from an infection named Leishmaniosis, contracted from a parasitic bug carried by flies.

Source: express. co. uk                  2019-04-05

Dog-AdoptionDog who saved Austin foster mom from rattlesnake now up for adoption

Nellie the dog helped save her foster mom from a rattlesnake near Enchanted Rock and she was bit in the process. Hoping she can find her hero a new home.

Source: kvue. com                            2019-04-04

dog-rescueHelp Call Out Judge Who Failed To Deliver Justice For 4 Massacred Dogs

A Mississippi man who boasted about gunning down four defenseless dogs has been handed the ridiculous sentence of only 30 days in the county jail.

Source: worldanimalnews. com      2019-04-03

dog-rescue-tragedyTwo teens electrocuted while trying to rescue dog in California 

Two teenage boys died Monday after they were electrocuted while trying to rescue a dog from a canal in Dixon. The sheriff’s office reports the dog survived.

Source: fox40. com                         2019-04-02

Dog -rescue-beagles36 Beagles Who Survived Lab Testing Looking For Their Forever Homes

After being put under fierce pressure from an online petition, the beagles are now free, and will now need forever homes where they can enjoy full, happy lives.

Source: unilad. co. uk                   2019-04-01