Month: April 2018

Library cats historically helped keep libraries rodent-free. By: Joyce Kaes A 9th-century Irish monk sits translating a religious text late into the night. His only companion is a white cat named Pangur Ban (“ban” means “white” in Old Irish, the root of Gaelic). At some point, the monk grows weary of his work and finds
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1. Key Characteristics AKC Group: Working Height: 24–30 inches Weight: 165–200 pounds Life expectancy: 8–10 years Neapolitan mastiffs are among the biggest dog breeds in the world and are easily identified by their facial wrinkles and skin folds. These powerful dogs have rectangular-shaped bodies. Their eyes are blue when they are born but later darken to
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Take your dog to the vet immediately if their health seems to be going south. By: AOMSIN What’s your best guess as to the most common health complaint for a dog? Putting my thinking cap on, I see an awful lot of tummy upsets, ear infections and itchy dogs — oh yes, and anal glands.
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Nope — dogs’ mouths are definitely not clean. By: LaBruixa How many dog myths have you heard over your lifetime? Whether it’s fodder from the neighbors or beliefs that passed down through the generations, some dog myths are just that — myths, not truths. Here we take a closer look at 20 of them and
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Don’t let his name fool you. Beaux Tox the yellow Lab has a face that is 100 percent real and it’s turning heads on Instagram, thus proving that looking different doesn’t stop people from finding you absolutely adorable. Beaux Tox’s friend and colleague at Hill Country Dream Team Realty (Instagram: @hcdt.realty, Facebook: Hill Country Dream Team Realty) a boutique
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Cats risk nutritional deficiencies — with devastating consequences — when they aren’t fed meat. By: Surprise People ask me on occasion to recommend a vegan or vegetarian diet for Mr. Dog or Mrs. Cat. My answer is simple: I don’t recommend them. You put your dog at risk for nutritional deficiencies without a meat-based diet. You
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April is Canine Fitness Month. It may sound silly, but pet obesity is serious business. Many dogs struggle with weight issues, which can lead to other health problems. To help fight fat and break down bulge, PEOPLE Pet Vet Dr. Evan Antin has come up with some easy-to-follow tips. Can’t get enough of cats, dogs
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Maisy the St. Bernard, an adventurous and troublesome eater hailing from Roberttown, near Dewsbury, U.K., was recently brought to the vet by her worried owner Jane Dickinson. The BBC reports that the pet parent knew something was wrong with her 8-year-old dog and was worried it might be serious. Maisy was given a CT scan by Wakefield-based vet
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The Cape Cod community is mourning the tragic loss of Officer Sean Gannon and coming together to support the swift recovery of his K-9 partner, Nero. By: Yarmouth Police Department Facebook page On Thursday, April 12, 2018, our community suffered a horrific loss when 32-year-old Officer Sean Gannon and his K-9, Nero, were shot attempting
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