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  • Tips for responsible dog owners

     
    From the Orlando Dog Training Club: The club will celebrate AKC Responsible Dog Ownership Day with a presentation at 2 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 18, on the first floor of the Orlando Public Library, 101 E. Central Blvd. The initiative, supported by the...
  • The dog days of summer can be too hot for dogs

     
    Yesterday evening, on my drive home from work, I spotted a man running along the side of the road with a large dog at his side. The dog’s tongue was hanging out. No wonder! Although it was early evening, the temperature was still above 90 degrees...
  • Remembering Tex, the Lab with the big bark

     
    Mary Thrasher of Cocoa wrote an “I remember when …” feature on her yellow Labrador retriever, Tex, about whom she also wrote a poem to ease the pain of parting: When my 7-year-old yellow Labrador retriever, Tex, died suddenly during...
  • Pet thefts rising — some protection advice

     
    From the PRNewswire comes a report on a rise in pet thefts and American Kennel Club recommendations for protecting your pets: According to the AKC Companion Animal Recovery National Pet Theft Database, approximately 224 pets have been reported stolen so...
  • Working dogs deserve salute on Labor Day

     
    The American Kennel Club points out that humans aren’t the only workers who deserve a Labor Day break. Dogs do a variety of detection jobs, both in the military and civilian working worlds. The club lists its top 5 detection jobs done by canines....
  • Meet the Breeds

     
    Think this picture has a certain je ne sais quoi? There's more where it came from. Meet the Breeds, a gathering of more than 200 breeds of dogs and cats, is in full swing at the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center in New York this weekend, Oct. 16-17. ...
  • Missouri voters have their say on the state's controversial puppy-mill proposition

     
    As voters across the country go to the polls, many animal lovers are watching one state in particular: Missouri, where debate has been raging for months over a proposition that would impose new regulations on large-scale dog breeding operations....
  • Surfer dog gets national award

    Surfer dog gets national award
    A North County golden retriever that surfs for charity is one of five really good dogs being honored nationally by the American Kennel Club. Winners of the AKC Humane Fund Awards for Canine Excellence wereannounced Thursday in New York City. The...
  • Don't let Fido get nabbed: Dognappings on the rise

    Don't let Fido get nabbed: Dognappings on the rise
    We chain up our bicycles, lock our cars and double latch our front doors in order to protect ourselves and our property. But people often leave the thing most important to them out in the open, ripe for the taking — our dogs. It's not something...
  • $5K Reward Offered for Yorkie Stolen During Burglary

    $5K Reward Offered for Yorkie Stolen During Burglary
    LOS ANGELES (KTLA) -- A Los Angeles-area couple is asking for help finding their Yorkshire terrier, after the animal was stolen from their apartment during a burglary. The burglary happened on the afternoon of August 19 at the apartment 26-year-old Kelli...
  • My Pet World: Persians still reign as most popular cats in America

    As the Labrador retriever is the most popular dog breed in America (according to American Kennel Club registration statistics), the Persian is our most popular pedigreed cat. The Cat Fanciers' Assn. (CFA) recently announced annual registration numbers...
  • 15 Rottweiler Dogs Confiscated from Kansas City Home ... then Returned

    15 Rottweiler Dogs Confiscated from Kansas City Home ... then Returned
    Kansas City Animal Control officers admit they made a mistake after taking a family's dogs. The dog owner had no idea the dogs were gone until FOX 4 alerted her they had been taken. Animal Control thought they had uncovered an illegal dog breeding...