Back in the last century when I was in veterinary school, I distinctly remember a dermatology lecture given to our junior class. The lecturer, an internationally respected veterinary dermatologist, stopped mid-way through a talk about nutrition and skin disease to ask: Does anyone in this room believe that when a dog eats bacon grease, the grease… read more
Is the Masters Agility Championship at Westminster Valuable to Dog Agility?
Yes, much more so than the casual competitor realizes. The 3rd Annual Masters Agility Championship at Westminster will take place at New York’s Pier 94 on Saturday, Feb. 13th, 2016 and will be followed by Westminster’s 140th Annual All Breed Dog Show on Monday and Tuesday. So what’s the big deal? The chart below (generated… read more
TFH Publications, Inc./Nylabone Products Recalls Puppy Starter Kit Due To Possible Salmonella Health Risk
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – April 22, 2015 – TFH Publications, Inc./Nylabone Products, of Neptune, NJ is recalling one lot of its 1.69 oz. package of the Puppy Starter Kit dog chews, because they have the potential to be contaminated with Salmonella. Salmonella can affect animals ingesting the product and there is risk to humans from… read more
We’re Breeders – Why are We Anti-Breeding?
Good breeders never breed back to back. I’ve been in the breed fifteen years and have bred only three litters. Did you see that Harriet had FIVE litters this year? I guess she’s our new puppy mill, huh? Ladies, check out Gloria’s new litter – and you know she’s still got those four-month-olds from the… read more
Crufts – there's an App for that
Countdown to Crufts! With only less than a week before the Show now is a Great time to Download the App for your Smartphone! The greatest dog show on earth is on a phone near you. The Crufts app has been updated for Crufts 2014, to give you all the latest dog news and updates… read more