Dog News – JUN & JUL 2018

dog-news-DogBirthdayThe way we’re translating dog years into human years is all wrong

The standard measurement most people use to translate dog years into human years is to multiply a dog’s age by 7. But it turns out that this method is both overgeneralized and largely inaccurate.

Source: mnn. com                               2018-07-31

dog-news-ServiceDogMeet Mowgli, a gold-medal Paralympic triathlete’s training partner 

Mowgli helps Allysa Seely through medical emergencies. He’s also a training partner for the Paralympic triathlete, typically running 30-40 miles a week with her.

Source: theknow.denverpost. com   2018-07-30

dog-news- family4 Fluffy ‘Samoyed Siblings’ Help Couple Raise Toddlers

Toddlers Layla and Ruby have never known a life without their fluffy playmates. The pups love to spend time playing with the babies.

Source: littlethings. com                2018-07-29

20-adoptable-dog20 adoptable senior dog in need of a new friend

Senior dogs are adopted at a rate lower rate than dogs of all other ages combined, according to a study from the ASPCA. But older dogs make for loyal and calm companions for anyone who wants to skip the energetic, messy puppy stage.

Source: mashable. com                     2018-07-28

dog-news-GreyHoundFlorida greyhound racing ban effort gets $1.5 million donation from celebrity Doris Day

The money will help tremendously with the messaging, which will counter efforts of the Florida Greyhound Association, a group of greyhound owners and trainers.

Source: orlandosnetinel. com             2018-07-27

dog-news-OhioBrewDog launches beer for dogs, offers ‘pawties’ for your dog’s birthday

The beer made especially for dogs is made from boiled carrots and bananas. A local pet bakery will also provide dog-safe cakes for each dog in attendance.

Source: abc6onyoursite. com           2018-07-26

dog-news-SniffDogSniffer dogs out of work due to the upcoming legalization of marijuana in Canada

Some of the interdiction dogs were already close to the end of their working lives and will be retired as pets. Five or six others will likely be sold to other forces or agencies.

Source: abc. ca                                       2018-07-25

dog-news-puppy-LawWorking dogs should be exempt from puppy farming laws, pastoralists say

One of Western Australia’s peak bodies for agriculture wants working dogs to be exempt from new puppy farming laws being considered by the State Government.

Source: abc. net. au                               2018-07-24

Dog-News-GoldenRetriever361 golden retrievers gather in Scottish village to mark dog breed’s 150th anniversary

The event was organised by the Golden Retriever Club of Scotland, which said that the mass gathering was its biggest one yet.

Source: straitstimes. com               2018-07-23

Dog-news-MexicoA heroic dog who saved 12 people after an earthquake met her own statue

On Thursday, a statue of Frida and her trainer Israel Arauz was erected in Puebla City — and Frida got to see the bronze version of herself. She seemed to like it a lot.

Source: thisisinsider. com               2018-07-22

dog-news-PetsHero dog saves seven kittens from certain death and now wants to be their mum

After bringing the newborn kittens back inside her house in Menlo, Georgia, USA, Whitney said Banner refused to leave their side.

Source: metro. co. uk                        2018-07-21

Dog-News-NewYorkDog  swims 5 miles to safety after jumping off boat in New York Lake

After his dog jumped off his boat- a local man feared his pet was gone forever but, thankfully this pooch knew much more than the “doggy paddle”.

Source: news10. com                          2018-07-20

dog-news-FamilyDogFamily dog wakes residents after house catches fire

A family dog was a hero when the pit bull woke everyone in the house after it caught fire early Monday.

Source: nj. com                                    2018-07-19

dog-news-DogLoveSadie the Aviation dog passes away at 13-years-old

Sadie the Aviation Dog, a beloved golden retriever who “worked” at the jet center greeting and seeing passengers off from the runway apron, died Saturday morning.

Source: pnj. com                                 2018-07-18


The campaign has been launched during a period when Koreans traditionally eat dog meat soup in the belief that it helps beat the summer heat.

Source: com                     2018-07-17

dog-news-DogHealthDog travels from New Jersey to Japan to see the only surgeon who can save her

The owner brought her King Charles Cavalier Spaniel to Japan for heart surgery after finding out the dog had a heart murmur along with a severely enlarged heart.

Source: app. com                                2018-07-16

dog-news-DogDietDog Heart Disease May Be Linked to Potato-Based Pet Food, FDA Says

FDA is investigating a potential link between pet foods with peas, lentils, potatoes and other legume seeds and instances of canine dilated cardiomyopathy in dogs not typically vulnerable to the disease.

Source: time. com                              2018-07-15

dog-news-PuppyPageantLet your pup strut their stuff at the inaugural Puppy Pageant

On August 5 at 2 p.m. at the Pell City Center for Education and Performing Arts (CEPA), the Puppy Pageant will feature 20 of the County’s finest canines in competition for pet-centric prizes and the prestigious title of St.

Source: news aegis. com                 2018-07-14

dog-news-DogRescue83 dogs rescued from Alabama puppy mill

JEFFERSON COUNTY, Ala. —The Greater Birmingham Humane Society saved 83 dogs from an Alabama puppy mill. Rescuers say the dogs were all crammed into cages in a building the size of a shed.

Source: kara. com                              2018-07-13

dog-news-DogRescueA high grad is helping rescue dozens of dogs through the sky

Volunteering with Orange County Animal Services, the pilot was invited aboard a puppy rescue flight from Florida  to  Alabama over the weekend.

Source: bradenton. com                  2018-07-12

dog-news-HeroDogReturned to shelter 4 times, ‘unmanageable’ dog becomes real-life hero

Ruby is one of several dogs featured in “Searchdog,” an award-winning documentary about search and rescue specialists and their K9s.

Source: mnn. com                             2018-07-11


Therapy dog helps early child development in the classroom

Hugs, smiles, and the occasional kiss is what you’ll see at Rainbows in Wichita from the little ones for their favorite dog Tucker, a therapy dog from home town hero.

Source: ksn. com                                 2018-07-10


Vets warn dog heath after pet dies following walk on beach

Vets believe the animal may have eaten something nasty while out for a walk on the beach. The issue isn’t to do with a dog’s size, it can affect any size or breed.

Source: nottinghampost. com     2018-07-09

dog-news-chihuahuaDexter the chihuahua wins 2018 Best Pet contest

From cats, dogs and even ducks to choose from, there could only be one winner for the 2018 Best Pet contest. The bracket-style contest had four different rounds, with all voting ending June 27.

Source: goshennews. com             2018-07-08

dog-news-friendsSneaky dogs eat mail carrier’s lunch, dog lovers adore response

The incident struck a chord with people around the world when Jordan posted the note and a photo of her dogs on Facebook.

Source: kwqc. com                             2018-07-07

dog -news-breedsWorld smallest living dog has been copied 49 times

The six-year-old pup ” Miracle Milly” was replicated by scientists hoping to unearth the genetic code behind her tiny stature.

Source: dailymail. co. uk                 2018-07-06

dog-news-hotwaveNova Scotia citizens rescue dog stuck in hot car

Dog crying inside extremely hot vehicle, people jumped into action. they called 911 in the Halifax incident, and police confirm the owner received a $700 fine.

Source: globalnews. ca                     2018-07-05

dog-news-July4thHow to having a happy and safe July 4th with your dogs 

Many animals, especially dogs, are prone to high anxiety due fireworks. The Fourth of July is when numerous dogs run away, many of which are never located again. Therefore, make sure they have on an updated tag and collar.

Source: dailycommercial. com        2018-07-04

dog-news-DogCare-Summer Taking  7 tips to take extra care of  your dogs in the heatwave

The RSPCA has issued a warning to pet owners to take care in the hot weather, after a dog died of suspected heatstroke following a walk in 21 degree C heat.

Source:tv3. ie                                        2018-07-03

dog-news-HeroDogDog Saves Owner from Rattlesnake Attack, Becomes a Hero

Todd ended up suffering a serious bite on his snout. The owner said that the pup is healing from the attack. She also thanked concerned followers, writing, “Your kindness and support is truly a blessing.”

Source: heavy. com                            2018-07-02

dog-news-adoptionWhy you need to adopt or foster this Fourth of July

The city of Los Angeles is waiving dog adoptions fees through Tuesday as it prepares for shelters in and around L.A. to be filled beyond capacity with lost animals who become frightened by Fourth of July fireworks and run away.

Source: lattices. com                        2018-07-01

dog-news-Summer-DogCareAir-conditioned dog houses now outside metro Detroit restaurants

The houses feature both heat and air conditioning with a  puppy cam,  which can  watch the dog on your phone and they are remotely monitored.

Source: abc15. com                           2018-06-30

dog-news-RottweilerA lost Rottweiler gets ride-along with Anchorage police

An Anchorage police call became a puppy patrol this week, after a lost dog decided it enjoyed an APD cruiser’s front seat.

Source: kava. com                             2018-06-29

dog-news-DogNameMany American are not giving their dogs correct name

The ASPCA specifically recommended that Great Dane owners think long and hard before naming their dog anything other than “Max.”

Source: theonion. com                    2018-06-28

The Spanish Police Dogs Goes Viral For Showing Off his CPR Skills

The video, which was originally posted to Twitter by Madrid Police, has been viewed over 2.3 million times already and over 1.3 million on Facebook.

Source: cnet. com                              2018-06-27

dog-news-ChicagoChicago police dog sniffs out $10 million worth of marijuana

During a traffic stop, a dog on the narcotics unit sniffed out what turned out to be more than 1,500 pounds of marijuana inside a vehicle, police said.

Source: cbsnews. com                     2018-06-26

dog-news- KennelClubDetroit Kennel Club Competition kicks off with 600 dogs

More than 600 dogs will wag their tails and show off their best tricks for the judges this weekend hoping to take home “best in show” titles.

Source: detroitnews. com              2018-06-25

dog-news-DogBreedZsa Zsa the English Bulldog Wins the World’s Ugliest Dog Title

The contest is in its 30th year. It is usually held on Friday nights, but organizers moved the competition to Saturday in an effort to draw a bigger.

Source: time. com                             2018-06-24

dog-news-ServiceDog10-year-old boy selling his toys to raise money for his service dog’s surgery

Copper, a service dog has been struggling to walk and it could be Wobbler Disease. His owner, Connor came up with an idea to sell his toys in a yard sale to raise money to cover the costs of his surgery.

Source: wivb. com                            2018-06-23

dog-news-DogFriendlyDayThe first ever national ‘Dog Friendly Ireland Day’ is taking place on 22nd June 2018!

Dogs Trust encourages anyone taking part today to share some photos of themselves with their dog across social media by using the hashtag #DogFriendlyIrelandDay

Source: westmeathexaminer. ie     2018-06-22

dog-news-DogGrooming26 Secrets Pet Groomers Wish They Could Tell You

Pet grooming is an art of form and pet groomers enjoy the experience as they see happy  pets. However, different dogs present different challenges for pet groomers.

Source: rd. com                                   2018-06-21

dog-news-IrishThe Irish government promises to regulate cruel  puppy factories 

The Irish government has said it wants to take action because of the country’s damaging reputation as the puppy farm capital of Europe.

Source: theirishworld. com              2018-06-20

dog-news-LongestTougueWho holds the Guinness World Record for world’s longest dog tongue

Mochi  will be featured in the book Guinness World Records Amazing Animals® 2018, she stars in a series of children’s books and she’s been touring North America to spread the message that all creatures are special!

Source: kark. com                                 2018-06-19

dog-news-PuppyLoverPuppy love makes the world go round

A local resident is feeding animals in the community and helping people go green at the same time. She started getting the word out via her Facebook page, Life with Sheldon & Mackey, who are her two rescue dogs.

Source: northcliffmelvilletimes. co. za    2018-06-18

dog-news-DogStudyExpert gives the answer whether dogs can recognize their own breeds

Scientists reckon dogs actually have better social skills than humans even if man’s best friend can’t actively recognise its own breed.

Source: mirror. co. uk                       2018-06-17

dog-news-DogHealthWatch out for infections in dogs

There are simple tips for your dogs that are not susceptible to germs and bacteria when enjoying the rainy season.

Source: telanganatoday. com           2018-06-16

dog-news-FacebookPageIt takes 28,000 Facebook users to find a missing dog

Founder Lisa Reynolds started the page in 2012 after her own dog went missing and did not survive the outside world. Her Facebook page has reunited lots of lost dogs with owners.

Source: mytwintiers. com                 2018-06-15

dog-news-BloodDonation Meet heroes of the canine world – blood donors

Animals rely on donated blood for their survival in times of need, just as humans need blood donors to access lifesaving transfusions.

Source: abc. net. au                             2018-06-14

dog-news-FriendsDogs Help Toddler Escape Room So She’d Give Them Snacks

Toddler Chloe is just 15 months old and she and the dogs are the very best of pals. Parents can’t believe their eyes after seeing security tape.

Source: boredpanda. com                  2018-06-13

dog-news-puppy-rescueHumane Society gives 23 puppies shelter as Phoenix house fire

The home contained 30 Chihuahuas, a mix of 6-week-old puppies and adult dogs. Family members were able to take a few of the dogs.

Source: azfamily. com                       2018-06-12

dog-news-puppy-fundraiserPuppies steal hearts at rescue fundraiser

“We really try and work one-on-one to find the perfect home for the dog, and the perfect fit for the person adopting.”

Source: tbnewswatch. com               2018-06-11

dog-news-DogLifeDog’s Unique Birthmark is Encouraging People to Share ‘Remarkable’ Things About Themselves

People who say that they’re unique because they are positive, or compassionate, or because they always choose to see the good in people.

Source:goodnewsnetwork. org          2018-06-10

dog-news-BabyFire! Puppy tries dragging baby by diaper to safety

At Stockton family is crediting their eight-month-old pitbull Sasha with saving them by waking them up and grabbing the baby by the diaper when their house caught on fire.

Source: whio. com                                  2018-06-09

dog-news-Dog-RescueFire department rescues a dog who was exhausted on a hike 

Kato, a 120-pound Great Pyrenees, was hiking in Colorado this weekend when he got tired.  Fire Rescue helped carry  him  a mile back to the trailhead.

Source: usatoday. com                        2018-06-08

dog-news-DogRescueA psychologist has three dogs, all mixes and all rescues

If one rescue dog nice, three are three times as nice . The dogs are grateful! And they seem to have such an appreciation for every part of their new life.

Source: cleveland. com                        2018-06-07

dog-news-rescuePAPD officers rescue a pup from Hudson River

Port Authority Police  searched for the dog for more than an hour to no avail until a Holland Tunnel operations staffer alerted authorities to a trail of blood leading from under a pier support.

Source: nypost. com                                        2018-06-06

dog-news-Montreal-festivalMontreal Is Hosting A Huge “Dog Festival”

Montreal’s Dog Fest returns this summer to celebrate the special relationships between humans and their “most loyal” companions.

Source: mtlblog. com                                        2018-06-05

Dog-news-SummerSummer safety tips for your dogs

The intense heat and humidity is not only hard for people but for dogs as well. We have practical tips providing from an expert to help keeping your dogs happy and health during the blistering summer months.

Source: news. uga. edu                                      2018-06-04

dog-news-DogReunionStolen pooch reunited with Brooklyn owner thanks to Bronx dog lover

Thanks to a big-hearted Bronx pooch lover. The dog owners cried tears of joy when they saw their 12-year-old terrier mix after six days of fruitless searching.

Source: nydailynews. com                                 2018-06-03

dog-news-SummerThis Summer Dogs get Ok on patios from 14 Salt Lake County restaurants

To receive approval, dog-friendly food-service businesses need to submit a special processes safety plan, pay an application fee and  agree to a few simple rules.

Source: deseretnews. com                                     2018-06-02

dog-news-DogHomeHow The Internet Is Changing The Way Dogs Find Homes

It’s a challenge many rescues and shelters seem to gamely embrace, if it means reaching more potential adopters and saving more lives.

Source: buzzfeed. com                                                  2018-06-01