Posted on: October 19, 2021 Posted by: Petsynse Comments: 0

Giving Your Dog Pills: Homemade Pill Pockets and Other Tricks

If you live with a dog, it is likely that at some point, you will be faced with the dreaded task of having to administer medication. Even some of the most cooperative dogs object to having pills shoved down their throat, and who wouldn’t? So, to disguise the pills, you carefully hide their medication in peanut butter. But of course, they figure out how to meticulously clean all the peanut…

Posted on: October 19, 2021 Posted by: Petsynse Comments: 0

Learn about ‘dog years,’ eating grass and other myths pertaining to dogs – The Daily Journal

In this week’s column and the next, I thought it might be a good idea to talk about some common misconceptions about pets. This week we’ll concentrate on dogs and we’ll follow up with cats next time. Let’s start with dogs eating grass and whether you should be concerned. First of all, this very common and not usually a cause for alarm. Many people think that eating grass is a…

Posted on: October 18, 2021 Posted by: Petsynse Comments: 0

90 dogs and 3 newborn kittens rescued from Eastern Shore residence – Shore Daily News

By Linda Cicoira “Ninety dogs and three new born kittens” were rescued in the last couple of days from what is being called a “hoarding situation” at a home on the Eastern Shore. Robin Bailey Von Hollen, of Dog’s Deserve Better Eastern Shore VA, reported on Facebook that she first visited the property about a week and a half ago after learning of the circumstances. “Cases like this are never…

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

Meet Ema

Dog’s name and age: Ema, 2 years Nicknames: Ema D (D stands for Dilemma) Adoption story: I wanted to adopt another dog, and Ema’s photo came up. She’s a Border Collie/Shiba Inu mix. The foster family made sure that I already had experience with dogs and a fenced yard. Ema’s original name was Sophie, but I wanted something short and a little different than my other dog Frida. I thought…

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

12 Most Googled Questions About Dogs Answered – Newsweek

Much of dog life remain a mystery to us humans. While many turn to Google to try and understand their pet better, experts urge caution when it comes to information gleaned from search engines. American Kennel Club (AKC) Chief Veterinary Officer Dr. Jerry Klein warns that the amount of information online “can be overwhelming or downright incorrect.” “Always check with your dog’s veterinarian for anything you’re unsure of.” Below, Newsweek…

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

Meet Sulley

Dog’s name and age: Sulley, 6 years Adoption story: Sulley had been at the Potsdam Humane Society since mid-June. The PHS is a no-kill shelter that works with hard-to-place dogs to find suitable homes. I’ve been volunteering since mid-April, when the shelter opened volunteer training back up. When I visit the shelter, 2-3 times a week, I work with two dogs each time. Sulley’s is the tenth dog I’ve worked…

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

Natural Health, Supplements and Internet Trolls

Who is Mrs. Kratka and why might she be the answer for curing internet trolls? This blog contains two parts. The first part is on the topic of health and trolls, and the second part is an editorial piece that I hope will make you feel good about life.    This morning I was packing for a trip to visit my long time friends, who only a couple of months…

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

Therapy Dogs in the ICU: Ease Suffering of Patients

Specially trained therapy dogs in the intensive care unit can substantially ease the physical and emotional suffering of patients, say clinicians. Therapy dogs have long been welcome “nonpharmacological interventions” for less sick hospitalized patients, but their presence in the ICU is new for many hospitals. A group of clinicians wrote in an editorial in the journal Critical Care that a therapy animal is “a great exemplar” of a non-drug intervention that can…

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

26 Photos Of Dogs That Are Sure To Inspire You To Take Better Pics Of Your Furry Friend – BuzzFeed News

For dog lovers and photography enthusiasts alike, the 2021 book Magnum Dogs, published by Thames & Hudson, offers the most delectable contents with over 180 photos of canines captured all over the world. The book features four-legged friends riding in cars, getting the royal treatment at the groomer, and on vacation in its five chapters: Streetwise, Best in Show, It’s a Dog’s Life, At the Beach, and Behind the Scenes.…

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

OUTDOORS: Tips to keep your dogs safe when roaming outdoors – Montrose Daily Press

It seems I read a post on social media, a couple times a week, from someone who lost a dog in the backcountry while out recreating. These kinds of posts really bother me, because I am a dog-lover. I have a long history with dogs. At one time we had cattle dogs that helped around the ranch controlling the cows. These guys were more workers than pets, but we cared…