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  • Western ranchers seek new ways to keep hikers, bikers safe from the guard dogs that protect their sheep

     
    Two sheep dogs' attack on a Colorado mountain biker has prompted ranchers in the West to seek better ways to manage the large dogs that protect their herds against predators. The American Sheep Industry Assn. has been working with state......
  • Brenda Barnette confirmed as L.A. animal services manager

     
    After more than a year without a general manager, the L.A. Department of Animal Services once again has an official leader. Brenda Barnette, who comes from the Seattle Humane Society and previously headed Tony La Russa's Animal Rescue Foundation, was........
  • Just For Pets

    A RUFF CAMPAIGN     Presidential hopeful Barack Obama has reportedly told his two daughters that the family will get a puppy after November - no matter the electoral outcome. (His rival,

    Genetics project knows Bo

    Genetics project knows Bo
    Nobody knows Bo like geneticists know Bo. The Obamas may have accepted Bo the Portuguese water dog as "first puppy" because of the breed's hypoallergenic coat, but the dogs are also the most genetically studied breed in the world. Thanks to their...
  • What You Need To Know When Buying a Dog

    * It's highly suggested those interested in buying a dog should reach out to reputable breeders, via the American Kennel Club. * Ask about signing a contract outlining care conditions for the dog, specifically if the breeder will reclaim the dog in...
  • 01.07.09 Pet Owner Resolutions

    Dogs, Cats Can Help Owners Keep Resolutions Experts offer tips for pet owners on starting the new year off right. Pet owners who are planning to make New Year's resolutions might want to enlist the help of their dog or cat to help stick to those goals....
  • AKC/Eukanuba National Championship

    Saturday & Sunday, Dec. 13-14 Daytime Events 8 a.m.- 4 p.m. PST and Evening Events 7-11 p.m. PST Long Beach Convention Center, 300 East Ocean Boulevard - Long Beach, Calif. Come watch as the Long Beach Convention Center is invaded by dogs soaring 20...
  • Sounding Off: Animals need help from us

    Huntington Beach contracts with OC Animal Care in the city of Orange, serving 17 cities and unincorporated areas (more than 2.1 million people). I believe it is more than a $600,000 yearly fee. Every coastal city from Seal Beach down through San Clemente...
  • Junior dog handlers prep for Hampton dog show

    If 11-year-old Mckenzie Dunford looks like a natural when it comes to handling show dogs, that's because she is. Not only did she grow up in a family where champion Akitas are an integral part of life, but she also made her first appearance in the ring...
  • Bulldog Ranked as L.A.'s Favorite Dog

    Bulldog Ranked as L.A.'s Favorite Dog
    LOS ANGELES -- The bulldog has replaced the Labrador Retriever as Los Angeles' favorite dog, according to a ranking released by the American Kennel Club. "Angelenos pride themselves on their uniqueness and originality, and they lived up to that by making...
  • Bulldogs claim "Top Dog" title

    Bulldogs claim "Top Dog" title
    Move over labrador retrievers, there's a new top dog. The bulldog has replaced the Labrador Retriever as top dog in Los Angeles, according to a ranking released by the American Kennel Club. "Angelenos pride themselves on their uniqueness and...
  • Top Dogs: 2010's Most Popular Pups

    Top Dogs: 2010's Most Popular Pups
    For the 19th consecutive year, the Labrador Retriever is the most popular purebred dog in America, but could this be the last year for the Lab's reign? According to American Kennel ClubŪ (AKC) 2009 registration statistics released today during a press...