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Dog Bite Safety

by Kimberly Coleman Animal welfare groups are protesting the mass slaughter of dogs by the Health Ministry of China’s Guangdong government, as a rabies prevention strategy. Guangdong has ordered all dogs in areas with reported rabies cases to be killed … Continue reading

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By Linda Orlando Last week a county in southwestern China conducted a mass slaughter of 50,000 dogs, usually beating the dogs to death right in front of their owners. The news of the killings brought criticism from all around the … Continue reading

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By Linda Orlando After three people died from rabies, the government of Mouding County in Yunnan province decided that the best way to prevent further deaths was to simply remove the dogs. The Shanghai Daily reported that officials conducted a … Continue reading

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Rabies is an infectious viral disease, which spreads through saliva of an infected (i.e. rabid) animal to other animals or humans. The possible means of transmission of rabies are animal bites or exposure of an open cut to the medium … Continue reading

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By Lynn Lott, Jane Nelsen and Therry JayPublished by RodaleMarch 2006;$14.95US/$19.95CAN; 1-59486-081-5 Many dog owners feel their dogs aren’t just pets but beloved family members. For this reason, internationally renowned parenting experts Lynn Lott and Jane Nelsen, who have more … Continue reading

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By Lynn Lott, Jane Nelsen and Therry JayPublished by RodaleMarch 2006;$14.95US/$19.95CAN; 1-59486-081-5 Many dog owners feel their dogs aren’t just pets but beloved family members. For this reason, internationally renowned parenting experts Lynn Lott and Jane Nelsen, who have more … Continue reading

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Enlarge Image Barking is a dog’s form of communication. Dog barking can be quite annoying but on the other hand, your dog’s bark can also save your life. Your dog’s bark should not always be acknowledged as a problem. If … Continue reading

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by Sherry Morse In early December a five-year-old female shepherd-lab mix was discovered – still alive – in the midst of the garbage in a garbage truck as it was being emptied into the Edgeboro landfill in East Brunswick. Ron … Continue reading

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Rabies is an infectious viral disease, which spreads through saliva of an infected (i.e. rabid) animal to other animals or humans. The possible means of transmission of rabies are animal bites or exposure of an open cut to the medium … Continue reading

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Enlarge Image While none of the following problems are by any means exclusive to small dogs, they do present extra challenges for small dogs and their owners. Teeth and Gum Problems Many small dogs have a tendency to develop teeth … Continue reading

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