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First dog to test positive for coronavirus has died in Hong Kong
First dog to test positive for coronavirus has died in Hong Kong

The first known dog to test positive for the coronavirus has died in Hong Kong after apparently recovering from the disease, according to a local report. The pooch, a 17-year-old Pomeranian, passed away Monday after being returned home to its owner following a government quarantine and a negative test for the virus, the South China Morning Post reported. The dog belonged to a…

How to care for pets during the coronavirus outbreak
How to care for pets during the coronavirus outbreak

While the veterinary community is still dealing largely with unknowns amid the novel coronavirus pandemic, most of what they do know might come as a relief to pet owners. COVID-19, a potentially deadly respiratory illness, is believed to have originated from exotic animal food markets in Wuhan, China — but domestic dogs and cats themselves do not appear to be carriers. The American Veterinary Medical Association is currently…

6 TIPS THAT WILL HELP YOU CALM YOUR PUPPY DOWN
6 TIPS THAT WILL HELP YOU CALM YOUR PUPPY DOWN

6 TIPS THAT WILL HELP YOU CALM YOUR PUPPY DOWN By Sydney Categories: #Train4Rewards, How Dogs Learn, Prevention June 14, 2019 Find The Puppy Om A new puppy does brings lots of fun and excitement. Along with that adorable bundle of joy also comes their natural puppy behaviors that can quickly get overwhelming for folks without a game plan and some know-how. Do you…

DODGE THE DOGGY DOLDRUMS
DODGE THE DOGGY DOLDRUMS

DODGE THE DOGGY DOLDRUMS By Sydney Categories: How Dogs Learn, Prevention, Games, Mindfulness Musings October 29, 2019 There is an excitement and optimism surrounding newness. In contrast, we come to enjoy a shorthand and unspoken understanding with what is established. Puppies are a fresh start, like the first day of a new healthy routine or a new piece of furniture we plan on keeping spotless.…

WHEN THE DOG BITES
WHEN THE DOG BITES

WHEN THE DOG BITES By Sydney Categories: Getting Started, Prevention, Mindfulness Musings November 26, 2019 Sing it! When the dog bites When the bee stings When I’m feeling sad I simply remember my favorite things And then I don’t feel so bad I’ve been thinking a lot about the words Julie Andrews croons in Rodgers and Hammerstein’s beloved song from the Sound of Music.…

AKC National Agility Championship Winning
AKC National Agility Championship Winning

Perry, Georgia ~ March 27-29, 2020 Important Deadline Dates – see the posted premium list. Be “In-The-Know” – Opt-in to receive occasional, informational text messages from AKC regarding this event. Know when new items are posted to the Nationals web site, reminders when deadlines are coming due, and last-minute information during the event weekend.  Text @akcn to 702/751-0483 to opt-in.      Directions for opt-in may be…

10 of the Most Popular Dog Breeds at the Westminster Dog Show
10 of the Most Popular Dog Breeds at the Westminster Dog Show

All dogs are celebrated at the annual Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show, but some breeds are more favored than others. The event is one of America’s longtime traditions, dating back to the first show in 1877. (The only older sporting event in the United States is the Kentucky Derby, running for one year longer.) The most prestigious award given at the multi-day event…

Pembrokeshire and Cardiganshire Puppies
Pembrokeshire and Cardiganshire Puppies

Pembrokeshire and Cardiganshire Puppies Dolor, ac porttitor magna cras vel libero hendrerit vel. Nam in sapien id urna egestas cursus. Interdum et malesuada fames ac. Duis auctor elit a justo imperdiet, non. maximus. Primis in faucibus. Duis imperdiet volutpat dolor sit amet finibus mauris elit erat, sagittis. Agility is an exciting, fast paced and fun sport for us and our…

Regional Dog Shows for All Breeds
Regional Dog Shows for All Breeds

General Questions What is the reason for hound appears? For each breed the AKC registers, there is a breed standard which is a word depiction of the ideal canine of that breed. Principles depict the psychological and physical attributes that permit each breed to play out the capacity for which they were begun. The standard depicts the canine’s looks, development…