This week, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Office of Inspector General (USDA OIG)—the agency’s internal watchdog—announced its Annual Plan for 2019. Included in the plan is a long overdue investigation into USDA’s lack of oversight of commercial dog breeders. The OIG released a scathing report in 2010 detailing the failures of the USDA’s Animal and
Labs, German shepherds, and golden retrievers are the top three most popular dog breeds in Connecticut, according to the AKC. In a surprising twist, the Australian shepherd came in at number one on the list of the ten most adorable dog breeds compiled by Connecticut Breeder, the largest pet store in Fairfield County, Connecticut. Time
The ITV show, presented by Sara Cox and Ben Fogle, revealed the top 100 most popular dogs in Britain, as voted for by the public. This content was originally published here.
Veterinarians have a professional and moral obligation to reduce or prevent any negative health impacts of disorders in animals. But what if animals are bred with known disorders? And what if those disorders are a big part of what makes them cute? In a paper, published earlier this year in Animals, we argue that veterinarians
If you’re looking to add an adventurous furry companion to the household, but need a dog who can handle frigid temperatures and winter snow, consider these seven exceptional dog breeds for cold weather. Labrador Retriever Labrador retriever.Photo by Tim Bronson Is there anything the unflappable Labrador Retriever doesn’t love? If there’s an adventure to be
According to The Veterinary Cancer Society, cancer is the leading cause of death in 47% of dogs! Sadly, certain breeds are prone to higher rates of cancer development then their counterparts. We have broken down the 10 breeds with the highest rate of cancer development. 10. Rottweilers Rottweilers are known to have numerous health problems
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The spirited and observant Manchester Terrier costs an average of $600 to purchase and has a life expectancy of 14 to 16 years. Over the years, these game terriers can rack up a potential minimum healthcare cost of around $10,500, due to common breed health issues such as cataracts, patellar luxation (kneecap issues) and cardiomyopathy.
Dogs are incredibly popular, there’s no doubt about that: 60 million American households have almost 90 million dogs as pets. 24/7 Wall Street set out to identify the 100 most popular breeds in the USA, reviewing data from the American Kennel Club (AKC). Whatever your taste, budget or house size, there’s a dog on our
We look at some of the biggest dog breeds in world, including Great Dane and Mastiff. This content was originally published here.
240shares Share on Pinterest Share on Twitter Looking for a survival dog? What breed will offer the most protection and will help you the most? We have the answers with these 9 suggestions! A few months back we decided to add a new pet to our family. We knew it would be a good lesson
Protecting your family and home is more important than ever. Recent findings show that the number of property crimes and home break-ins are alarmingly on the rise. Current statistics show: Clearly, there is a growing need to up your home security. But a reliable alarm system can cost you thousands, and monitoring costs alone can
Big dogs are great, but little dogs have lots of advantages. They tend to live longer, they can be scooped up and held like teddy bears, and you can sneak them into most places in an average handbag. Small pups prove that size doesn’t matter when it comes to love. Here are some tiny dog
When it comes to the world of dogs, who doesn’t want a loveable companion… This content was originally published here.