Monthly Archives: September 2010

Take a walk on the wild side

Encountered a couple of “Fluffies” earlier today while walking the princess hound.  Just as we round the last corner, heading to the house, a couple of them have us in their sights. For those of you that have read the September … Continue reading

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Amish Kennel Owner Pleads Guilty

ROMULUS, N.Y. (AP) — An Amish kennel owner in New York has pleaded guilty to inhumane destruction of animals for using a makeshift gas chamber to euthanize dogs with carbon monoxide. A federal report says 45-year-old David Yoder of Romulus … Continue reading

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Humane Society of the United States (in honor of Responsible Pet Ownership Day)

In the spirit of Responsible Pet Ownership Day (today, 9/25/10) below is a link that will provide a wealth of information: http://www.humanesociety.org/animals/ The second link (below) will provide about 90 various videos ranging from puppy mill raids, dog fighting, to … Continue reading

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Reason No. 57 to clean up after your dog

Chicago Tribune article:  Illinois woman charged in dog poop-infused meltdown. NAPERVILLE, Ill. (AP) — A suburban Chicago woman is accused of tossing dog feces at her neighbor’s door after stepping into droppings left outside her apartment. Police in Naperville say … Continue reading

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Responsible Dog Ownership Day

… is celebrated on Saturday, Sept. 25, 2010 I’m sure we all agree that everyday is a commitment when it involves our pets. To celebrate “Responsible Dog Ownership Day”, I have put together some various articles on pet dental health, … Continue reading

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Baby, you can drive my car…

This photo was sent by one of our readers taken on a Chicago expressway in response to Al Vinikour’s article entitled “Your Dog is Not an Airbag”. We hope that Benji, his chauffeur and all others involved arrived safely at … Continue reading

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Stem Cell Treatment for Dogs

http://articles.chicagotribune.com/2010-09-12/features/ct-sun-fam-0912-police-dog-20100912_1_fat-cells-service-dog-hard-rubber-toy This article appeared in the Chicago Tribune on Sunday, September 12, 2010  The dog, *Dasty, is a member of the Chicago Police Dept. Narcotics Unit.  Tests revealed his arthritis was caused by Lyme Disease.   SPOILER ALERT:  It has a … Continue reading

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