Posted on: June 17, 2021 Posted by: Petsynse Comments: 0

Lost Mountain Group finds 2nd career for retired military dogs as veteran companion pets – Fauquier Times

Andrew Keahon offered firm yet gentle words of correction to Luna, a 4-year-old yellow Labrador Retriever when they visited Fauquier’s Northern Community Park recently. She has yet to outgrow her puppy exuberance and wanted to swim after the ducks, play with other dogs and introduce herself to the people and children in the park. Meanwhile, 8-year-old black lab Chance was much more subdued. He was content to simply lean against…

Posted on: June 17, 2021 Posted by: Petsynse Comments: 0

Must-Have Dog Hiking Gear: Emergency Rescue Harness

It’s a nightmare scenario: You and your dog are having a great time in the outdoors when suddenly, something happens to her—a fall, a twist, a snake bite—and she’s out of commission. If she’s too big for you to comfortably and safely carry in your arms back to your vehicle, what do you do? A new product from Mountain Dogware, a family-owned business, has the answer to that question: their…

Posted on: June 16, 2021 Posted by: Petsynse Comments: 0

S.C. boy, 7, mauled to death by dogs while walking with brother – NBC News

A 7-year-old South Carolina boy died after he was mauled by dogs while walking in his neighborhood with his brother Sunday, officials said. The boy, identified as Shamar Jackson, was attacked while walking on Wilbur Road, which is about 45 miles northwest of Myrtle Beach, according to statements from the Marion County Sheriff’s Office. Shamar Jackson, 7, lost his life in a dog attack earlier this week while walking with…

Posted on: June 16, 2021 Posted by: Petsynse Comments: 0

Can dogs eat Ranch Dressing? | What should we do if it ate too much?

Can dogs eat ranch dressing? It should not shock anyone that there are no medical advantages to giving your canine farm dressing. In spite of the fact that we frequently partner this fixing with good food varieties like plates of mixed greens, carrots, and celery sticks, the farm itself offers no genuine sustenance to us or to our pets. Farm dressing is inadequate in pretty much every significant nutrient and…

Posted on: June 15, 2021 Posted by: Petsynse Comments: 0

Can dogs eat Vanilla Extract? | Is it good for dogs to eat vanilla extract?

In this way, if your canine was to snaffle a vanilla case and eat it, it is probably not going to cause any serious issues, other than, conceivably, somewhat of an irritated stomach. Can dogs eat vanilla extract? Nonetheless, if they somehow managed to counter surf and drink a jug brimming with vanilla concentrate, this could be substantially more dangerous. Vanilla concentrate and seasoning are poisonous to canines because of…

Posted on: June 15, 2021 Posted by: Petsynse Comments: 0

How to Keep Dogs Out of Gardens

We’re not the only ones who notice when gardens start to grow—dogs are also well aware of blooming flowers, vegetables and herbs. Like enthusiastic but inept gardeners, they’ll sniff the new growth, walk all over it, paw at it or even dig it up. Not only is it frustrating to deal with the damage, it can also be dangerous for the dog. Here are a few ways to make it…

Posted on: June 15, 2021 Posted by: Petsynse Comments: 0

U.S. to Ban Dogs From Over 100 Countries Amid Concern Over Spread of Rabies – The New York Times

Dogs from more than 100 countries will be banned from being brought into the United States for one year because of heightened concerns over the spread of rabies, federal health officials announced on Monday. The countries targeted by the ban, which will take effect on July 14, are considered to be at high risk for spreading the deadly virus, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said. They include…

Posted on: June 14, 2021 Posted by: Petsynse Comments: 0

Two Studies to Examine Antibiotic Use in Cats and Dogs

The evolution of pathogens to resist drugs designed to kill them is widely understood to be one of the biggest public health challenges of our time. One key to curbing antimicrobial resistance is more judicious use of antibiotics in medicine. But a glaring deficiency hampers the effort for companion animal veterinarians: No one knows how much of the drugs are used in cats and dogs nationally. The U.S. Food and…

Posted on: June 14, 2021 Posted by: Petsynse Comments: 0

US Bans Dog Imports From 113 Countries After Rise In False Rabies Records : Shots – Health News – NPR

The infectious and contagious rabies virus, shown here in a colorized micrograph, can be transmitted to humans through the bite or saliva of an infected animal. Thanks to protective vaccination of pets, rabies was eliminated from the U.S. dog population in 2007, though a bite from infected bats, skunks and raccoons can still transmit the virus. Bio photo Associates/Science Source hide caption toggle caption Bio photo Associates/Science Source The infectious and contagious…

Posted on: June 13, 2021 Posted by: Petsynse Comments: 0

Meet Dexter

Dog’s name and age: Dexter, 5 years Dexter’s story: Dexter was 5 months when I adopted him from a family who could not provide the care he needed. He is happy and cared for now. Dexter loves to travel and hike with his family. Seeing new places always makes Dexter smile. Dexter has learned a bunch of tricks including sit, paw, jump, bark, whisper, and spin. Dexter also loves to…