Month: January 2011

Cat intentionally set on fire in Baltimore

Staff at Baltimore Area Rescue and Care Shelter (BARCS) are currently looking after a cat that was maliciously set on fire and, as a result, is suffering from third degree burns. The cat, named 'Mittens' and her litter of kittens were confiscated and placed in the care of BARCS so Mittens can safely recover from her … Continue reading Cat intentionally set on fire in Baltimore

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American Kennel Club Announces Most Popular Dogs of 2010

This week, the American Kennel Club announced their annual most popular breeds of dogs for 2010. Unsurprisingly, the Labrador Retriever reigns supreme for the 20th year running. In this post, we will show the top 10 including pictures and a short description of the breed. Number 1 - the Labrador Retriever Labradors are medium-large sized … Continue reading American Kennel Club Announces Most Popular Dogs of 2010

Ask A Vet Question Of The Month Winner of December

Congratulations to Cathy Goolsby who won our $100 prize question of the month in December. Cathy asked "Is there a safe product to give dogs to calm them when it is storming? Lady is terrified - she walks every step with me, jumps on the bed if it is night, and shivers. Thank you for … Continue reading Ask A Vet Question Of The Month Winner of December

Border Collie taught over 1000 words!

A border collie in Spartanburg, North Carolina, has been reported to have the largest vocabulary of any known dog. Chaser, owned by psychologist Dr John W. Pilley, knows over 1,000 different nouns taught to her by Dr Pilley over a period of three years. After Dr Pilley retired in 2004, he read a report in … Continue reading Border Collie taught over 1000 words!

Should I Neuter/Spay My Pet?

Owning a dog or cat is a huge responsibility and an important thing to consider is whether you should neuter or spay your pet. Spaying/neutering is a wise choice and beneficial to their health. If your animal is purely a companion to your family and not to be used specifically for breeding, our resident vet recommends … Continue reading Should I Neuter/Spay My Pet?

Over $8,600 raised for a 2 year old boy in desperate need of a service dog

Community donations of more than $8,649 have made it possible for a 2-year-old boy with a rare movement disorder to get the service dog he needed. Wesley Logston, from Washington, has been diagnosed with Dystonia, a rare movement disorder that causes his muscles to contract and spasm involuntarily. Symptoms of the incurable chronic disorder surfaced … Continue reading Over $8,600 raised for a 2 year old boy in desperate need of a service dog