Posts Tagged ‘dogs’

A dog attends the America's first art show for dogs called "Dogumenta" at the Manhattan borough in New York, U.S., August 11, 2017.

Grain-free pet foods are no healthier, vets say

By Jenna Gallegos, Washington Post on Aug. 15, 2017, at 1:34 p.m.
“Dogs aren’t wolves,” said Robert Wayne, a canine geneticist at UCLA. “They have adapted to a human diet.”
Trainers are taking on the 8-week-old pups, teaching them the basics, and exposing them to several types of situations.

Seeing eye puppies train at the Portland Jetport

By CBS 13 on Aug. 12, 2017, at 7:43 a.m.
Trainers are taking on the 8-week-old pups, teaching them the basics and exposing them to several types of situations.
Hemi, a pit bull and labrador mix, sits on the lap of owner Chelsye Mason in this undated photo. Hemi's barking alerted Mason and her fiancee that their home was on fire early Tuesday morning, saving the family, but the dog perished in the flames. The family considered him a hero.

Hero dog credited with saving family from fire ‘will be insanely missed’

By Nok-Noi Ricker on Aug. 03, 2017, at 6:13 p.m.
Chelsye Mason and her fiance awoke Tuesday morning to the bark of Hemi, their pit bull and labrador mix, alerting them to the flames that were devouring their Naples trailer.
When he was brought to the Greater Androscoggin County Humane Society, the little Chihuahua was in terrible condition, with a severe infection in his mouth, rotting away his teeth.

Lewiston dog thrown out with trash gets makeover, new home

By CBS 13 on July 29, 2017, at 10:25 a.m.
The new owner of a dog found abandoned near a dumpster in Lewiston says she couldn’t be happier that “Motto” is part of her family.
An adoptable puppy waits to go home at the Bangor Humane Society in Bangor Tuesday. All 16 dogs that came up from overcrowded shelters in Mississippi were adopted in an hour and a half.

Take a look at the puppies Bangor saved

By Danielle McLean on June 20, 2017, at 5:46 p.m.
The dogs adopted Tuesday evaded euthanization at an overcrowded shelter in Mississippi and are the first canine beneficiaries of a collaboration between the Bangor Humane Society and the Southern Pines Animal Shelter.
Bonnie, the 9-year-old West Highland white terrier who has been the focus of a two-week search, is shown before the bath and haircut she received after being located late Friday morning.

Two-week search for missing dog has a happy ending

By Dawn Gagnon on May 26, 2017, at 8:54 p.m.
Despite being tired and in badly need of a bath and haircut, Bonnie otherwise was none the worse for wear.
Ollie, a sheltie, waits for his checkup with Dr. Adam Stone at DoveLewis, a nonprofit, 24-hour emergency veterinary clinic, in Portland, Oregon. Ollie was diagnosed with tick paralysis by Stone, a Bangor High School graduate, moments before he was to be euthanized.

Bangor High grad diagnoses, saves dog moments before euthanization

By Judy Harrison on May 26, 2016, at 2:49 p.m.
Ollie, a 10-year-old sheltie in Portland, Oregon, was moments from being euthanized when Dr. Adam Stone remembered learning about tick paralysis in veterinary school.

Your dog can teach you how to let go and love with abandon

By Douglas Green on Feb. 09, 2016, at 11:03 a.m.
Love isn’t easy. At least not for us homo sapiens. Our self-conscious, oversized brains make it an endless trial.
Joe Reaves and Benson

Why so many people give up on their dogs, and why you shouldn’t

By Joe Reaves on Feb. 01, 2016, at 5:11 p.m.
Many problem dogs, even those with destructive or aggressive tendencies, may have a wealth of hidden potential just waiting to be tapped into by the right person.

If you think your dog’s poop is biodegradable, you need to see this infographic

on May 13, 2015, at 11:20 a.m.

Ten places to hike with your pup

By Aislinn Sarnacki on Sept. 03, 2013, at 12:48 p.m.