Huge Dog Seizure at Quebec Kennel

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More than 500 dogs were removed from the Paws 'R' Us kennel in Clarendon Township, Que., The dogs will remain there until a custody hearing determines whether they will be returned to the owner of the kennel or placed under the care of the province. The owner of the kennel has maintained she was targeted by animal rights activists and that inspectors found only trivial violations. This is huge. Excerpt from the Vancouver Sun.

Taking Care of your Furry Friends While You’re Away

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Find a Good Kennel. Kennel prices can range from $17 for basic day care to $65 per night. But before you book Fido’s next stay, keep in mind that kennels vary widely in quality, in terms both of the accommodations and of the care. For dogs, look for a kennel that offers multiple walks a day plus play time (you may have to pay extra for some of these features).

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Dog bedding for outside dogs

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Pets that sleep in outdoor kennels might need bedding that keeps them warm in the winter. Dogs love the great outdoors, don’t they?

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Westminster Weekend and a Purina Giveaway! #wkcdogshow

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The annual Westminster Kennel Club dog show starts tonight with the first ever agility championship! The Westminster Kennel Club 138 th Annual All Breed Dog Show: Monday, February 10 – airing on CNBC from 8-11 p.m.

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Grey2K Video Exposes Cruelty at Tucson Greyhound Park

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Here is the link to the video showing kennel conditions. Grey2K is a greyhound advocacy group. They had professional investigators there last summer. greyhounds tucson arizona

Portuguese City Tries to End Killing of Strays

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This weekend Lagos Town Hall executives are expected to sign a landmark protocol drawn up in collaboration with animal protection association Cadela Carlota, in which it is decreed that the two organisations will endeavour to put a stop to the extermination of healthy unwanted and stray animals being held in the municipal kennel. Under Portuguese legislation, stray and unwanted animals that are kept in municipal kennels, even healthy ones, can be put down after eight days if unclaimed.

Quebec to Review Puppy Mill Laws

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The dogs were confiscated from Paws "R" Us Kennel in Clarendon Township, about 90 minutes northwest of Ottawa. Under Quebec law, the kennel owners could face a maximum penalty of only $1,200 if convicted of animal cruelty — a penalty that some animal rights advocates say is too lenient. The fallout from the huge puppy mill seizure is fueling calls for a review of Quebec's animal rights laws, which are abysmal even for Canada.

Bringing Your Pet to Disneyland

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Disneyland has a Kennel Club where you can board your pet for a day. A few reminders when boarding your pets at the Disney World Kennels. Again if you forget, the kennel will provide at no cost. 5. Stop by at the kennels and visit your pets every now and then.

Dog Flu Facts

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Dogs in kennels, boarding facilities, or animal shelters, at dog shows, or in close proximity to other dogs are at a higher risk of contracting canine influenza. It’s that time of the year again! The Center for Disease Control recommends people begin getting flu vaccinations in October. On the pet side, the H3N8 virus, or canine influenza, has been a growing concern.

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Vick Allegedly Put Family Pets in Ring to be Killed

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1 says Vick actually placed family pets in the ring against pit bulls owned by "Bad Newz Kennels" and watched as the animals ruthlessly attacked the domesticated dogs causing "major injuries." This is the allegation as reported on TMZ. In just released report, a person identified as confidential witness No.

Are you ready to get a dog?

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Can you afford to keep your dog in a kennel for that duration? The idea of owning a dog is alluring for many of us. That adorable bundle of fur with puppy-dog eyes, and the promise to be your best friend forever, is surely going to tug at anyone’s heartstrings.

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Shelby at the Shelter

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I remember seeing her shaking as I slowly knelt at her kennel. Shelby slowly started to get comfortable with me in her kennel, and would make the occasional movement toward me.

Mad over Maltese

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In America they first appeared as participants in the sophisticated Westminster Kennel Club shows. Mad over Maltese. . These tiny fluff balls will make you laugh out loud and drive you crazy.

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Dog Whisperer: Inside Puppy Mills

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With hidden cameras, LCA operatives spot-check several Los Angeles County kennels — essentially dog-breeding facilities that may be exceeding legal capacity limits. After negotiating with the owners of one of these kennels, the team, including Cesar, is able to rescue 11 dogs considered worthless by breeders — a small start in their hope to save as many dogs as possible from these conditions. Add another voice to the growing choir of those speaking out against puppy mills!

Irish Senator Complains of Animal Welfare "Cabal"

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They also want an exemption for hunt kennels which do not breed dogs for commercial purposes. This complaint is the result of proposed legislation to ban puppy mills in Ireland. Legislators are being contacted by people around the world to support the legislation. They are blaming the dastardly Green Party whose leader proposed the legislation. The dog breeding legislation, intended to outlaw “puppy-farming”, was prepared by Green Party leader and Minister for the Environment John Gormley.

Spotted: Better Buddies!

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Better Buddies’ mission is to shift society’s focus to adoption as the means to find a pet and to make no-kill kennels the way to find pets. Better Buddies, Inc.,

Dogs Seized at Kennewick Puppy Mill

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Prosecutors are considering charges in connection with today's seizure against Ella Stewart, owner and operator of Sun Valley Kennel, who was recently charged with misdemeanor animal cruelty. Dogs were seized at a Kennewick puppy mill with the help of the HSUS. H/t to HelpAnimals on Twitter. From the HSUS press release: KENNEWICK, Wash. - The Humane Society of the United States assisted the Benton County Sheriff's Office today with the seizure of hundreds of dogs from a puppy mill here.

What To Do If Your Dog Gets A Cold

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Some possible respiratory problems that your dog may get aside from the normal cold are kennel cough, pneumonia, canine para-influenza, and canine distemper among others. Sneezing, runny nose, headache, even fever: these are the things that we human beings experience when we have a cold. But having a cold is not just exclusive to us humans as our beloved pet dogs can get a cold too. But how do we determine if our dog has a cold? And most importantly, what to do if your dog gets a cold?

Economic Troubles in Portugal Lead to More Abandoned Animals

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Adding to the problem is the fact that Lisbon's municipal kennel is not collecting stray animals and is currently closed for refurbishment work but has no date for reopening, Lisbon's urban environment councillor, José Sá Fernandes told Expresso newspaper this week. From the Portugal News Online.sad stuff.

Giveaway: Summer Travels

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Send them to a kennel? Chicken Soup for the Pet Lovers Soul wants to hear about your favorite "Summer Trave&# l stories and how you handle taking care of your pets on the road. Do you travel with your pets? Get a pet sitter? What kinds of things do you and your pet do together in the summer? Prize: Chicken Soup for the Pet Lovers Soul pet "goody bag”. Here are the rules to enter: Leave a comment on this post before midnight on August 28th. Tell us your Summer Travel story.

How to Prevent Allergies in Dogs

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Another contagious disease is kennel cough which is usually common in areas where dogs are confined or are in an enclosed environment. A sneezing, honking sound is the most common symptom of kennel cough. Dog allergies are hypersensitivity reactions of the dog’s body to specific materials or substances. These substances, known as allergens, trigger an immune response in the body, resulting in symptoms, such as skin itching and irritation.

Best Friends Animal Society Helps You Protect Your Pets this Independence Day

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Kennel space is often limited around the 4th of July because so many pets panic, and some shelters are unable to hold animals extra time due to overcrowding.

Scandal at Los Angeles Animal Shelter

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Barnette apparently failed to mention that early this year she personally ordered that volunteers are to have keys to the kennels to remove animals at any time. LA Animal Services is the subject of an internal investigation surrounding missing animals. At first, it sounds like employees may have been taking them, but volunteers had access too. Excerpt from CityWatch.

5 Vital Questions When Adopting A Rescue Dog

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Most shelter staff will refer to this as kennel fever, noted by a negative impact of remaining locked up in the kennel too long. How long it takes for kennel fever to set in is partly determined by the circumstances that landed them in the shelter as well as the temperament of the dog, so use this information as part of your selection process only. The decision to add a canine companion to your family is certainly a big one.

Tips to reduce seperation anxiety.

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Consider in-home pet care versus boarding or kenneling. Pet expert Paul Mann, founder of Fetch! Pet Care , has sent us some tips to help our pets (and ourselves) reduce separation anxiety. Paul is around dogs and their owner every single day, so he knows a thing or two about it. The tips also provide a subtle reminder that sometimes it’s alright to leave Fido for a weekend-get-a-way or business trip. Tips to Reduce Separation Anxiety.

Ruff Ride

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Abandoned during foreclosures and often the first to go when financial instability sets in, the kennels are overflowing beyond capacity with our loyal canine comrades. We all know that the past year was a bit of a “ Ruff Ride “, what with all the economic bad news.

When Choosing A Pup, Research ‘Breeds’ Results

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His large pouty eyes, silky fur-coat, and silly little paws on which he fumbled all over the hay-covered kennel, lured me in like a dog to a bone. The following is a guest post from Kevin Sloan.

Updates and Corrections

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Little Black is in a large dog kennel, curled up in her litter box, going nowhere near her tasty, stinky canned food, and she will be returned tomorrow. First, Little Black and Big Tom , one more time. .

Kathy Bauck: The Face of Puppy Mill Cruelty

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Kathy Bauck, owner of Pick of the Litter Kennels in New York Mills, MN, was recently found guilty of four misdemeanors: one count of animal cruelty, and 3 counts of animal torture. Several dogs at the kennel were too weak and thin to stand up, and this woman has up to 1300 dogs in her “care&# at a time. She is still allowed to keep her kennel and keep breeding animals. Kathy Bauck.

From Today's New York Times

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To the Editor: The real thrust of the American Kennel Club’s opposition to California Assembly Bill 1634 as stated in “ Should Most Pet Owners Be Required to Neuter Their Animals? ” (Editorial Observer, July 30) is not economic but rather that creating a one-size-fits-all law such as mandatory spay and neuter is not a workable, enforceable solution to reduce the diverse demographics of the state’s shelter population.

On THE DOG WHO COULDN'T STOP LOVING

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Violet Rays raced for over two years, spending her days and nights in a kennel or being transported between South Florida and Oregon, only to be out of her kennel for about two hours per day, and with a muzzle on for that two hours (and maybe even while in the kennel).

Creature Comforts: Tips for Moving with Pets

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During the drive, secure your pet in a portable kennel or in a proper pet restraint, if desired. Moving is a stressful endeavor. There are boxes to pack, valuables to secure, and furniture to disassemble.

Book: The Lost Dogs

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In The Lost Dogs: Michael Vick’s Dogs and Their Tale of Rescue and Redemption (on sale today 9/16) author and journalist Jim Gorant chronicles the full, behind-the-scenes story of the heroic effort to first save and then rehabilitate the 51 pit bulls confiscated from Vick’s Bad Newz Kennels.

Rescue Spotlight: Baja Dogs La Paz

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Your generous donations and membership fees help us continue to supply food, kennel care and vaccines against deadly diseases like parvo and distemper. Meet Chicharito (Little pea), a small 3-4 year old Chihuahua found limping on Allende Street in La Paz. He had a problem with his leg.

On tonight, Dog Whisperer and DogTown!

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When Handsome Dan arrived, he suffered from a crippling fear of people and had been known to face his kennel wall for hours on end. Two great shows on the National Geographic channel tonight! Dog Whisperer: Cesar in Oz !

From the Mailbag

Animal Ethics

I was just contacted by a new couple who emailed me pictures of their wedding at the American Kennel Club where they tied the knot in the Best in Show ring. I wanted to let you know about a website called AnimalAttraction.com where animal lovers come together to meet and oftentimes find love.

On Helping Individuals and Utilitarianism

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Or paid for food for a year at a rescue kennel. I'm not a utilitarian.

Tips for Owning a Dog and Keeping a Busy Schedule

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Your pet should not be kept in a kennel or cage during daycare. Owning a dog is a huge responsibility. But, we do it because we love our pets. There are few things better than coming home at the end of a busy or stressful day and snuggling up with your four-legged friend or taking them for a relaxing walk through the neighborhood.

Is fostering the answer? We think it is.

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Animals in the tri-state area are euthanized daily, rescue groups are unable to save as many lives as they wish, and animals spend years in boarding kennels while awaiting adopters to fall in love with them.

Five Ways to Keep Your Pet Safe on Halloween Day

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The company offers a humane alternative to kennel boarding by providing loving, in-home overnight and/or daily care to any kind of pet in the most professional and reliable manner possible. Paul Mann with dogs. The following is a guest post from Paul Mann, founder of Fetch! Pet Care.