DFR Blogger Kayla Bertagnolli has a couple of things on her mind – the approaching end of summer and how social media can hurt, rather than help. As always, she’s got some ideas about each topic – how junior handlers might make the most of the remaining weeks of relative freedom before returning to school and how connecting with people in the real world might make the online world a more positive place.
Thirty to 80 percent of dogs in breeding kennels are infected with herpesvirus, according to Steffen Sum, D.V.M., an assistant professor at the University of Georgia College of Veterinary Medicine in Athens. For most dogs, it will never have any ill effect on them. But some bitches will pass it on to their first litter of puppies, and all of the pups will die. Learn how to mitigate the danger.
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