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Council leads the way with new dog behaviour initiative

The past couple of years have been challenging for humans and animals, and there has been an increase in dog attack incidents, so Council is promoting the international Yellow Ribbon campaign to address some dog behavioural issues. The campaign encourages owners to tie a yellow ribbon around their dog’s collar or leash to indicate if…

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Why Dogs Can Be So Healing for Kids

A new study suggests that spending time with therapy dogs may help lower children’s stress levels even more than relaxation exercises. An unexpected benefit of adopting Annie, my family’s 40-pound, floppy-eared mutt, is the soothing effect she has had on my children. My sons often come home from a long, packed day at school and…

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Florida Rescue Caring for Neglected Dog Thrown onto Its Property: ‘Never Saw Anything Like it’

Parker the Shih Tzu was found covered in two pounds of filth and hair next to Tri-County Humane’s dumpster in Boca Raton, Florida After years of “neglect and torment,” Parker the dog is finally feeling the love. According to a Facebook post from Tri-County Humane in Boca Raton, Florida, on June 8, an unknown individual…

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Here’s Why Cuddling Your Dog Is Good for You—and Your Pet!

Everyone needs a cuddle once in a while—kids, adults, and, of course, pets. Our relationships with our pets are some of the most special in life, and that bond is 100% a two-way street. Just look at the Drummond family pups! The dogs love to accompany Ladd and help around the Drummond Ranch, but at…

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Dogs have two gene mutations that explain why they are friendly

A genetic and behavioural study has identified two mutations in a gene called melanocortin 2 that help explain why dogs are so social to humans Dogs may have developed the social skills to interact with humans in part due to mutations in a stress-response gene. Miho Nagasawa at Azabu University in Japan and his colleagues…

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Stop Enabling Your Dog’s Bad Behavior

Sometimes when dogs (or human children) do things they’re not supposed to do, it’s cute and funny. (Other times, it is definitely neither of those things.) When that happens, it’s tempting to laugh, smile, or flat-out encourage them to keep doing it. But, of course, this is the opposite of what you’re supposed to do.…

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How Street Dogs Spend their Days

When you think of dog behaviors, you may picture catching a ball or walking on a leash. But more than 70 percent of the world’s dogs aren’t pets. They’re free-ranging creatures, typically living around people without being part of any human family. Biologists Sreejani Sen Majumder, Ankita Chatterjee, and Anindita Bhadra set out to figure…

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Vets want animal lovers to stop buying ‘unhealthy’ English bulldogs

London (CNN)Veterinarians are calling on animal lovers to stop buying English bulldogs, because of “major” concerns about their health. The breed, also known as the British bulldog, is “compromised” by a “high rate of health issues related to extreme body shape” that has been bred into them, according to the UK’s Royal Veterinary College (RVC).A…

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Gang leader who claimed to be dog breeder sold kilogram of cocaine

A senior member of a drug gang has been jailed after he claimed he was a dog breeder selling XL bully dogs. Kevin Hill, of Tarbock Road, Speke, led a Merseyside organised crime group that was responsible for the distribution of wholesale amounts of cocaine to Herefordshire between May 2021 and February 2022. The 48-year-old…

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Cincinnati animal shelter waiving adult dog adoption fees due to heat wave

CINCINNATI – A Cincinnati animal shelter that is currently over capacity is begging the public to adopt dogs this week as excessive heat has impacted much of Greater Cincinnati. Cincinnati Animal CARE shared online Tuesday that they had four dogs go into medical care on Tuesday with heat-related issues. “This old facility was not built…

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