Tag Archives: dogs
Posted on 11. Sep, 2012 by Stacy Smith.
Researchers report that myxoma – a pox virus that afflicts rabbits but not humans, dogs or any other vertebrates so far studied – infects several different types of canine cancer cells in cell culture while sparing healthy cells. The study adds to the evidence that viruses or modified viruses will emerge as relatively benign cancer treatments to complement or replace standard cancer therapies.
Stephen Colbert on Rep. Steve King’s fear that we’re raising animals above humans by strengthening dog fighting laws
Posted on 08. Aug, 2012 by Stacy Smith.
Rep. Steve King (R-Iowa) is pretty peeved about the Humane Society and its stance on animal torture. Colbert’s response is spot on.
Posted on 14. May, 2012 by Stacy Smith.
While many people like to know “What kind of dog is that?” just to satisfy their curiosity, dog breed designations have also been used in an attempt to predict future behavior, match pets to families, find lost dogs, and even to restrict the ownership of certain types of dogs. Breed lineages are frequently guessed based on their physical appearance, but it is not known how accurate these visual breed assessments are. Well, perhaps we’re about to find out…
Posted on 16. Jan, 2012 by dsmith.
If you’re new here, you may want to subscribe to my RSS feed. Thanks for visiting!In our never ending quest to find you products that actually work and work well, we asked EZYDOG to help us out with an ongoing issue we have. The issue is multiple dog syndrome or MDS. The root cause of [...]
Posted on 26. Nov, 2011 by Stacy Smith.
A new study released Nov. 23 confirms that an Asian region south of the Yangtze River was the principal and probably sole region where wolves were domesticated by humans.
Posted on 25. May, 2011 by Stacy Smith.
This Spring’s tornadoes and flooding is a strong reminder that Mother Nature has her fury days that whip us into submission. Her devastating forces include earthquakes, hurricanes, fires, blizzards, floods and tornadoes! Each year, disasters ravage our nation and no one is immune from the possibility of experiencing it personally. The bottom line, in case you don’t get it yet, is that you must prepare for yourself and your pets in case of a disaster – IN ADVANCE!
Posted on 10. May, 2011 by dsmith.
By Dale E. Smith
The school year is coming to an end, the weather is officially going to stay warm and summer travel season has arrived. Many of us will be heading out for adventure – some will be traveling to destinations where a hotel stay is in order; others will be heading their favorite lake [...]
Posted on 13. Apr, 2011 by dsmith.
Seven State Parks Currently Taking Reservations
HARRISBURG, Pa., April 12, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — Dogs will be allowed to stay with their owners at select state park cabins and camping cottages under a pilot program that will begin in April 2012, the Department of Conservation and Natural Resources said today.
“Every year a number of visitors ask us [...]
Posted on 10. Mar, 2011 by dsmith.
By Dale E. Smith
Spanning the globe to bring you a constant variety of unique pet products… the thrill of finding them… and the agony of those that don’t work… the human drama of wanting products to make our life with pets a pleasurable experience…
OK, so I stole my favorite opening from my favorite show growing [...]
Posted on 26. Feb, 2011 by dsmith.
By Dale E smith
Approximately 25 years ago, my parents gave me a wonderful Christmas gift – a drover coat. Similar in look to the Western duster coat, the Australian oilskin coat has been developed over two centuries from its humble beginning as the monsoon cape used by the sailors of the great oceans, to the [...]
Posted on 12. Oct, 2010 by dsmith.
Community America Field, the Kansas City Wizards vs. the Seattle Sounders, televised game, sold out stadium of over 10,000 people. All of that sounds like the makings of a great atmosphere for a pet event to raise money for some animal shelters. You would think so.
In 2006 the Kansas City Wizards and Paw Prints The [...]
Posted on 30. Sep, 2010 by dsmith.
Once again I was amazed at the ignorance that seemingly runs amuck in today’s world.
For six years we have offered our photography services and media coverage to any non-profit organization in the animal welfare community. If an organization has a fundraiser we gladly give them a free listing on the Calendar of Events page on [...]
Posted on 26. Sep, 2010 by Stacy Smith.
The 20th annual Strutt With Your Mutt had great weather and a great turn out Saturday 09.25.2010. Initial reports are they had more participants than ever. Ashlee Parker, PR/Events person for Wayside told us “For the record– this was a record breaking Strutt for us. More than 1200 Strutters… and several hundred runners this year. [...]