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"Sight Unseen" and other Drivel

"SIGHT UNSEEN" AND OTHER DRIVEL

Something has been nagging at the back of my mind; this whole recent chain of events with new government rules didn't seem to make...

 
 
 

WHY PIJAC'S MOVES SHOULD CONCERN DOG FANCIERS

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Can I keep My USDA Exemption?

CAN I KEEP MY USDA EXEMPTION?

Question: If I have only two females, can I ship and still keep my exemption? After all the discussion we've had about the new rule,...

 
 
 
Big Bucks in Retail Rescue!

BIG BUCKS IN RETAIL RESCUE!

How would you like to own the beautiful dogs pictured above? Friendly, healthy, happy, well-groomed, tail-wagging purebred Cavalier...

AKC: "DESPITE POOR RECORD, MANDATORY SPAY/NEUTER PROPOSALS ON THE RISE"

Posted on December 5, 2014 by americankennelclub What do Pasadena, California; Augusta, Georgia; Madison, Wisconsin; New York City...

 
 
 

ANIMAL LAW WRITING CONTEST

From an AKC press release: AKC has joined with the AVMA, the Cat Fanciers' Association, and the Animal Health Institute to establish...

Purposefulness Creates Contentment

PURPOSEFULNESS CREATES CONTENTMENT

This morning I caught a glimpse of a show on "Super Soul Sunday" about Large Guardian Dogs. The show featured a family of Great Pyrenees...

 
 
 

EMOTION INFLUENCES PERSPECTIVE

Two commercials. Both feature dogs lost by careless owners. In both ads, both puppies manage to make their way back to their respective...

Reappropriation, Baby

REAPPROPRIATION, BABY

PUPPY MILL!! This derogatory slur has been popularized in the media. It's been hurled at us by misanthropist animal extremists in a...

 
 
 
Summer Haircuts

SUMMER HAIRCUTS

Reasons to NOT cut or shave your dog's coat.Most breeds of dogs naturally have a double coat. There is a longer outer coat composed...

PIGMENT AND HEALTH

Pigment and Health Merle and White Spotting Genes This article was originally written in 2005, just prior to the identification of...

 
 
 

SEVEN FALSE PREMISES OF MANDATORY SPAY-NEUTER LAWS

Seven False Premises of Mandatory Spay-Neuter Laws Testimony of Dr. John Hamil regarding AB 1634. The phrase "mandatory sterilization"...

HEAD FOR THE SPA!

You know you need a spa weeked away from the dogs when.... You Know You Need a Spa Weekend Away From the Dogs When... You'd rather...

 
 
 

CHROMOSOMES-PULL UP YER GENES!

CHROMOSOMES-Get your Genes On! Why is Spot larger than Rover? Why does Trixie have a golden coat while Muffie's is black? And why are...

ARTHRITIS

ARTHRITIS Geneva Coats, R.N.Originally published in the Pomeranian Review The term “arthritis” means inflammation of the joints. Any...

 
 
 

SEIZURE DISORDERS

SEIZURE DISORDERS By Geneva Coats Your dog develops a far-away look in his eyes, suddenly collapses and begins to tremor and shake...

AKC CHF BREEDER'S SYMPOSIUM

AKC Canine Health Foundation Breeder's SymposiumCollege of Veterinary Medicine, Western University of Health SciencesPomona, CaliforniaSaturday,...

 
 
 
The Big Lie from ASPCA

THE BIG LIE FROM ASPCA

The ASPCA sent out a post via email blast this week: It'll be a cold day in hell when I donate anything to this group. Imagine this...

The Front Door Dilemma

THE FRONT DOOR DILEMMA

It's been encouraging to note so much recent shelter success and so many areas where “No Kill” status has been achieved in recent years....

 
 
 



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Visit From the Vet Mobile!

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