Posted on: January 20, 2022 Posted by: Petsynse Comments: 0

NYers doping pets, using doggie stunt doubles to get past co-op boards – New York Post

For the first 30 minutes of the co-op board interview, the Frenchton — a mix between a Boston terrier and a French bulldog — was a little angel. But as the minutes ticked past and the dog’s drugs started to wear off, her owner got nervous. “She gets excited when she meets new people, so we gave her Benadryl,” said the 51-year old marketing executive. “The vet told us it would help.…

Posted on: January 18, 2022 Posted by: Petsynse Comments: 0

OUR NEIGHBORS | Pet foster takes pride in helping dogs find their families – Manhattan Mercury

Eva Peterson offers furry friends a stop on their way to their forever home. Peterson fosters dogs for Purple Paws Animal Welfare Society and recently adopted out her 82nd foster. Peterson said taking dogs into her home, each with their own challenges, can be difficult but is rewarding. Peterson plays a role in helping find the right fit for each dog and each family. “You save an animal on a…

Posted on: January 18, 2022 Posted by: Petsynse Comments: 0

A Healing Purpose

This past June, our fourteen-year-old Siberian Husky, Manya, was diagnosed with cancer and given days to a week to live. It is now January, and she is still with us. The reason could be the twelve pills a day cocktail she’s on, or the radical change in her diet, or the extra TLC she’s gotten from me and my wife, Diane. But we think it’s something much more than all…

Posted on: January 17, 2022 Posted by: Petsynse Comments: 0

10 Things to Look for When Picking Your Dog’s Daycare Facility

1. Cleanliness. There should be minimal offensive odor and immediate clean-up of accidents, and the other dogs should be healthy-looking. 2. Playtime provided for the majority of the day. While a two-hour “naptime” is common, during the rest of the day, your dog should have time to play with staff members and other dogs. 3. Proof of current vaccinations. Distemper, parvo, rabies and bordatella vaccinations and/or titers should be required.…

Posted on: January 17, 2022 Posted by: Petsynse Comments: 0

Fundraiser Seeks To Purchase Support Dogs For Oxford Schools – WHMI

January 17, 2022 By Tom Tolen / news@whmi.com The Brighton Area Schools’ Pack of Dogs will be back in the Oxford Community School District on Tuesday, this time to provide comfort and emotional support to high school students who will be returning to school for the first time since the Nov. 30th incident in which four students were killed and six other students were injured. 15-year-old Ethan Crumbley, the Oxford…

Posted on: January 16, 2022 Posted by: Petsynse Comments: 0

Robert Russell: We have gone to the dogs – Shreveport Times

Recently on CBS Mornings, host Tony Dokoupil, presented a story about dogs. An experiment aimed to see if dogs could distinguish between their owner’s native tongue and a foreign language. The experiment used brain scan technology, and sure enough, different parts of their brains activated based on whether they were familiar with the spoken language or not. Dogs are man’s best friend, or so they say. According to James Gorman,…

Posted on: January 15, 2022 Posted by: Petsynse Comments: 0

Dogs Can Sniff Out Long Covid-19, French Study Suggests – Forbes

Topline A study by French researchers suggests that trained dogs can detect Covid-19 in patients who have had the virus for as long as a year and half, echoing studies conducted in the United States, the United Kingdom and Germany that have found dogs to be effective in sniffing out the virus. A Bristol County officer and a dog trained to detect Covid-19 named Duke search for signs of the…

Posted on: January 15, 2022 Posted by: Petsynse Comments: 0

Good news on the COVID front!

If everyone listened to this, we could go back to normal. If you follow my weekly writing you’ll know I have been staying away from the topic of COVID-19. I simply felt that no matter what I said I would piss someone off, and I didn’t want to add any fuel to the fire. It seems that when it comes to the pandemic, the shades of grey have disappeared and…

Posted on: January 14, 2022 Posted by: Petsynse Comments: 0

Fathers Serve As Role Models In New Watch D.O.G.S. Programs – Osprey Observer

Valrico resident Mark Girdwood is leading a Watch D.O.G.S. group at Buckhorn Elementary school. There is a group of dogs roaming the halls at Buckhorn Elementary, but not the canine kind. Watch D.O.G.S. (standing for Dads of Great Students) is a group of dads from Buckhorn Elementary School that are committed to spending at least one day out of the school year on-campus working with students. “Whether it is reading…

Posted on: January 14, 2022 Posted by: Petsynse Comments: 0

Best Smart Dog Collar: Fi vs Whistle vs Tractive vs Fitbark vs Halo & More

To sustain this free service, we receive affiliate commissions via some of our links. This doesn’t affect rankings. Our review process. Are you looking for a smart collar for your dog? Smart collars have a variety of features such as GPS tracking, health monitoring, and activity tracking. Some combine all these features in one collar, while others focus more on your dog’s fitness (like a FitBit for dogs). The collar’s…