Two pet food manufacturers have severed ties with Chewy.com. Fromm Family Foods in Mequon, Wis., and Champion Petfoods, which has U.S. offices in Auburn, Ky., announced that they will no longer sell their products through the online retailer, which was acquired by PetSmart in May, earning both companies praise from fast-growing pet retail chain Bentley’s… read more
The CBD Solution
Solving Problems Naturally Is a Big Driver Behind CBD Products the Category Can Reap Rewards for Retailers that Do the Research. Cannabidiol (CBD) oil-based supplements and treats for both cats and dogs continue to grow in popularity as more pet owners begin to recognize their potential benefits. Despite the fact that it’s still a relatively… read more
You Think It Can’t Happen to You??!!
For years, those of us fighting the animal rights agenda have talked, shouted and screamed at the Dog Fancy – IT CAN HAPPEN TO YOU. The ARs will lie, cheat, steal and destroy you. And now a breeder with 62 years in her breed, an AKC Breeder of the Year and more than 850 champions… read more
Big news on Thursday, 14th of September, 2017.
Thursday, 14th of September was a great event for the dog world, as this was the inaugural of the Eukanuba Performance Games at the Roberts Centre in Wilmington, Ohio. Four days packed with dog performance events designed to test a dog’s speed, agility & performance! Early Thursday morning, the event was officially opened with a ribbon… read more
Are You Smarter than a Vet Student About Ear Infections? Take Quiz!
Ear infections are so darn common, particularly amongst dogs, and can be the cause of multiple veterinary hospital visits.If you care for a dog or cat with recurrent or chronic ear infections, it behooves you to become as informed about this issue as possible. Here’s an opportunity to test your knowledge about this common malady…. read more
Stem Cell Treatment for Spina Bifida Helps Dogs and Children at UC Davis
Sibling bulldogs Darla and Spanky, born with spina bifida, are the first patients to be successfully treated with a unique therapy—a combination of surgery and stem cells—developed at UC Davis by a team of veterinary and human medicine researchers and clinicians. The breakthrough may lead to advancements in human treatments for babies with the disease…. read more
Minimal Invasive Surgery from U.C. Davis
A great story in dog health, a 7 year old yellow Labrador retriever named Makana, was diagnosed with bilateral adrenal cancer. Adrenal cancer is a difficult cancer for small animals. The adrenal gland is closely to vena canva, the largest vein in the abdomen as well as the renal arteries and veins (to the kidneys),… read more
Leadingedge Dog Show Academy: Knot Your Average Topknot
Does your poodle topknot have you tied in knots? Allison to the rescue! This is a step-by-step visual guide to mastering more than a dozen ways to keep your poodle’s topknot worry free. Never banded or wrapped a poodle before? Don’t even know what those words mean? This is the course for you! Allison’s clear instructions will… read more
California, Advocate for Animal Welfare: Write Senators to Oppose AB 485 Before the July 17 Hearing!
Be a true advocate for animal welfare. Write Senators to oppose AB 485, the inhumane bill that will endanger California’s pet population! Despite good intentions, some California lawmakers are placing the surplus of foreign stray and unwanted animals above the health and safety of the citizen pet population through AB 485. One need only look… read more
Ticks and Their Hiding Spaces
Tick season is here and it is important to keep the parasites off of your dog for their safety. Here are just some spots you want to check right after passing tall grass or just checking ticks. The first spot you want to check out is the ear. Ticks like tall grass and as we… read more