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Week in Review: Hurricane Florence Rescues, Dog Digs Treasure, FDA Flea/Tick Warning & More

Week in Review: Hurricane Florence Rescues, Dog Digs Treasure, FDA Flea/Tick Warning & More

Catch up on all the dog news, stories, training, and lifestyle tips, tricks and advice you might have missed in this dog news week in review!

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From inspiring stories, breaking news, advice for dog moms and dads, and tips for training your furriest family members, a lot happens in a week! Here are the top dog stories from this past week, all in one easy-to-read article!

Reporter Interrupts Livestream to Rescue Dog During Hurricane Florence

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A reporter broadcasting during Hurricane Florence interrupted her own livestream in order to help rescue a dog from drowning in the rising floodwaters.…Continue reading

Trucker Drives School Bus Into Floods to Rescue Dogs & Cats Left Behind

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Truck driver, Tony Alsup, bought an old yellow school bus especially for rescuing animals impacted by hurricanes and other disasters. Image: Tony Alsup/Facebook

A dog-loving truck driver bought an old yellow school bus, wrote Emergency Animal Rescue Shelter on the side, and headed straight into areas ravaged by Hurricane Florence to rescue dogs and cats stranded in the Carolinas by record-breaking floods.…Continue reading

Butterflies in the Rain: How One Special Dog Taught Me About Love & Loss

The shelter had named her “Beauty” and she most certainly was. The day I met her, she was crouched in the furthest end of her kennel at the shelter. How could someone abandon a dog so stunningly beautiful? The shelter didn’t agree with her, she was terrified, trembling, trying to make herself as small as possible…”…Continue reading

Treat with a Purpose: 5 Functional Treats for Dogs

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It’s a good idea to make any treats you give your dog something that serves another purpose – functional treats! These are treats that can actually do your dog some good, like support dental and coat health or improve joint function.…Continue reading

Out for a Walk, Family Dog Digs Up 3,000-Year Old Bronze Age Relics

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(Hradec Králové Region)

During their typical daily walk, a family dog made an amazing discovery when he dug up a collection of 3,000-year old relics buried there since the Bronze Age!…Continue reading

5 Scary Movies for Animal Lovers (Hint: The Dog Lives!)

With Halloween right around the corner, many of us are already getting in the mood! Ghosts, goblins, zombies, or slasher movies…everybody loves to watch scary movies this time of year. Although just about anything goes when it comes to horror flicks, animal lovers can all agree – we don’t care what happens, as long as the dog doesn’t die!…Continue reading

New Hampshire Dog Groomer Arrested, Charged in Dog’s Death

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Beth Bessemer, 57, of Hampton, New Hampshire.

A New Hampshire dog groomer was arrested and charged with the death of a family’s beloved Golden Retriever after she left the dog unattended for an extended period inside a heated drying cage.…Continue reading

Military Working Dog and Handler Reunited After 7 Years Apart

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A former K9 handler was reunited with the military working dog he worked alongside in Afghanistan after the pair spent 7-years apart.…Continue reading

FDA WARNS: Flea and Tick Medications Linked to Seizures, Muscle Tremors in Dogs & Cats

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The U.S. Food and Drug Administration is warning pet owners and veterinarians of the risk of serious neurologic events including seizures, muscle tremors, and ataxia in dogs and cats treated with certain flea and tick medications.…Continue reading

7 Surprising Autumn Dangers for Dogs

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For many pet parents, fall is the most wonderful time of the year – perfect for heading outdoors and enjoying life with dogs. But, autumn brings with it some hidden dangers, potential problems, and a few sources of stress for our four-legged family.…Continue reading

Published at Fri, 21 Sep 2018 21:24:29 +0000

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