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Wicca was a victim of BSL in Montreal, Canada. Photo by photo courtesy Animal Advocacy Project
The “We the People” site is a place for ordinary citizens to petition the federal government. In a response to a petition to ban breed-specific legislation (BSL), launched last December, the White House has issued a statement on the subject. And there is no political obfuscation of any kind, as the. . .
Five years ago, when then 11-year-old Madison Reed asked her parents if she could get a dog, they said, “Sure. But you have to raise the money to pay for it.” They figured that it would Madison a while to come up with the cash, but she had other. . .
On Monday, we featured the story of Officer Nick Ague, of the South Londonderry Township (PA) Police Department, who carried a 75-pound dog to safety after a car accident. Such has been the outpouring of support for Officer Ague’s heroism that he has been given the opportunity to. . .
A dog lover’s idea for a way to help folks locate thier lost pets has become a reality with a new app called Finding Rover. John Polimeno believed that facial-recognition software was the key to connecting dogs and owners, but there were. . .
Much of this is commonsense stuff, but the report from Little Rock’s KTHV contains enough smart advice to warrant repeating. These 5 pet-care basics can help a dog live a longer, healthier life. The first one deals with a very common. . .
Bo (left) has been the sole White House dog since 2009, but now Sunny has joined the family. Official White House Photo by Pete Souza
Bo, the Portuguese Water Dog who moved in with the Obama family in 2009, has enjoyed the prestige of being a lone “First Dog,” and we’ve featured him on the Dogs blog twice (here and here). But now, Bo has a new. . .
We’ve posted several times about dogs who have been reunited with the soldiers or marines who saved them in war zones overseas. Here’s a great interview with the owners of one such dog, who was brought to the United States by an organization called. . .