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  • Puppy sellers alleged of continuing unscrupulous activity settle case

    Puppy sellers alleged of continuing unscrupulous activity settle case
    Shari LePage has accepted that the "mini boxer" she purchased for $1,300 eight years ago from a local puppy store that specializes in teacup and toy puppies now weighs 61 pounds — not the 12 to 15 pounds she was told it would. The Davie resident...
  • Microchipping best defense against new 'dog-flipping' menace

    Q: What is this 'dog flipping' thing in the news all about? -- S.J., Henderson, NV Q: I've seen TV reports about people stealing dogs and putting them on Craig's List. It's scary. What can I do to prevent this? -- H.W., Chicago, IL A: Dog-flipping is...
  • Harpo the bulldog puppy is dognapped at gunpoint -- and rescued

    Harpo the bulldog puppy is dognapped at gunpoint -- and rescued
    Harpo is safe.  The English bulldog puppy is back at home after being dognapped at gunpoint in an Oregon shopping center parking lot. It all started last week when Jim and Pat Steele got a call from someone interested in buying two of their pups.  The...
  • Offbeat listing photos: Sell, Luci, sell

    Offbeat listing photos: Sell, Luci, sell
    Luci, an American Kennel Club-registered German Shepherd, is enjoying 15 minutes of fame in an eye-catching listing photo for a 112-acre spread in Decatur, Texas. The asking priced of $1.495 million does not include the golf-cart riding Luci or the P-15...
  • Thanksgiving TV specials 2012

     
    Updated Nov. 20, 2012, 4:23pm CT We've broken down the list of Thanksgiving TV marathons, as well as some upcoming Thanksgiving and Christmas episodes of your favorite TV shows. Now, here is a look at some of the top standalone Thanksgiving TV specials...
  • Westminster Dog Show coverage returns to CNBC and USA Network in 2013

     
    CNBC and USA Network will once again have live coverage of the famed Westminster Dog Show, now in its 137th year in 2013. In the past, the two networks have split coverage on opening night of the show, with CNBC picking up the last two hours so USA...
  • Pennsylvania dogs do well at Westminster

     
    Dogs with pennsylvania connections made a good showing this year at 137th Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show Monday and Tuesday. Banana Joe, a 5-year-old affenpinscher handled by a Lancaster County man was named best of show Tuesday at the prestigious......
  • Most popular dog breeds announced by American Kennel Club

     
    The American Kennel Club has released their annual list of the most popular dog breeds. Place your bets! Did your dog take the top spot? Or has your pup fallen from grace?...
  • There's no guarantee from kennel club

    With all of this talk of cities banning the sale of mill-bred puppies at pet stores, it left me wondering what sort of reassurance I have when purchasing a pet. If I buy a dog with American Kennel Club (AKC) registration papers, does this guarantee the...
  • Buy puppies direct from approved breeders

    I have been following the evolving accounts about the Burbank “puppy mill ordinance” and support it without grandfathering in existing pet stores. I'm a 38-year Burbank resident, and over those years purchased purebred puppies from breeders...
  • Protecting your pets

    Protecting your pets
    Do you have a dog or a cat? Are you keeping them safe from pet theft? According to Ines de Pablo, founder of the pet safety company Wag'N Enterprises, the theft of our furry friends has been on the rise in 2011. And the American Kennel Club agrees --...
  • Welcoming a dog into bliss of married life

    Welcoming a dog into bliss of married life
    When a couple moves in together, it's not just the people who must adjust. If either partner has a dog, it's important to help a pet adjust to the combination of two households. "Dogs have different personalities, and while some are excited to have new...