Posts with tag Hurricane Sandy

A dog’s senses can distinguish friend from foe, and often signal that a favorite person is on the way home. Photo © Korgathegreep/Dreamstime.

Animal Intuition Signals Things to Come

As Hurricane Sandy made its way up the Atlantic coast last week, forecasters predicted that communities in the Mid-Atlantic region would likely experience a catastrophic storm surge and massive power outages. While residents in the storm’s path hurriedly prepared their properties for a worst-case scenario, pet owners in the target areas may have noticed subtle… read more

Agility Trials, CATs Canceled Due to Superstorm Sandy

The superstorm that has devastated so many communities along the Atlantic coast has caused a number of dog clubs to cancel their events scheduled for this weekend. The Staten Island Companion Dog Training Club was forced to cancel its all-breed agility trial November 2-4 in nearby Sewaren, N.J. The New York City borough and the… read more

Reaching Out After Superstorm Sandy

Many fanciers within the dog community are dealing with the devastating effects of Superstorm Sandy that pummeled the Mid-Atlantic and New England states with 80-mph winds on Monday. As recovery efforts continue today, residents living in the hardest hit communities are still without power and many have lost their homes altogether. More than 750,000 New… read more