Ipswich To Test Dog Waste for DNA?

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Tired of random dog poop in your neighborhood? Read how one town is considering using DNA testing to identify culprits.

Ipswich To Test Dog Waste for DNA?

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Tired of random dog poop in your neighborhood? Read how one town is considering using DNA testing to identify culprits.

St. Patrick's Day Dog Collars

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St. Patrick's Day is just around the corner on March 19th. Get your pup in the spirit with these great St. Patrick's Day dog collars.

Dogs Recruited to Sniff Out Ovarian Cancer

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A dog to sniff out cancer? Yes, it is possible. Read on.
Dogs Feel No Shame

Dogs Feel No Shame

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Shame? We don't need no stinking shame! Learn what your pup is really up to when it looks guilty.

New Legislation in Amherst Will Crack Down on Puppy Mills

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The Amherst, New York, is drafting legislation that would make the town one of the first municipalities in the state to establish more oversight of pet dealers in an effort to crack down on local stores selling “puppy mill” pets.

New Animal Abuser Registry

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Mayor Bloomberg’s veto on creating a city-wide animal abuser registry was overruled on February 4, 2014. The New York City Council voted unanimously in favor of the registry. Former Councilmember Peter Vallone Jr.’s championed effort will make NYC the largest jurisdiction to implement this kind of registry.

Pick the Right Puppy Out of the Litter

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Animaroo has helped you pick the perfect breed and responsible breeder. Now how do you pick the perfect puppy out of the litter?

There's more to training than housebreaking

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Training your puppy doesn't begin and end with housebreaking. Socialization is just as important in having a happy, well-behaved pet. According to the American Veterinary Society of Animal Behavior (AVSAB), owners should enroll puppies as young as seven or eight weeks in training classes, as long as it is seven days after the pup's first shot and de-worming treatment.

Breed Specific Legislation Could Be Reconsidered

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Just as the courts have deemed racial profiling—deciding who is a potential threat simply based on ethnicity or nationality—as an affront to civil liberties, several states are reconsidering laws that restrict dog ownership based on breed.

Dog Poo Will Light the Way

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The Adelaide, Australia, City Council is exploring using dog waste to power the lights of its acclaimed North Adelaide Dog Park. A device called the Park Spark was invented by a Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) graduate and first piloted in 2010 to power a lantern at a dog park near Boston.

Research Validates Your Puppy Love

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People who call their pets their kids(fur babies, four legged family member... etc) are often viewed as either overly lonely, eccentric, or possibly delusional. However, recent research suggests the emotional bond dogs and their owners are a lot closer to that of parent and child than previously thought.

New Study Can Lead to New Training Methods

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Most dog owners would emphatically agree that dogs feel love. But scientists rarely accept anecdotal evidence or gut feelings as verifiable proof. But recent research appears to validate what dog owners say is obvious: dogs do indeed love.

Train Your Dog to Deal with Separation Anxiety

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Babies cry or whine when they are distressed. When it comes to puppies, a lot of whining is due to separation anxiety. The howls begin when their person leaves them alone. In addition to the whining, separation anxiety can make house training more difficult or prompt destructive behavior. Whining, simply put, is a symptom of anxiety.