~ by Nomi Berger As a breed, Dachshunds are highly prone to back problems. While the most common site is the thoracolumbar spine, the neck and cervical spine can also be affected. Known as Intervertebral Disc Disease, it involves an intervertebral disc that either protrudes to some degree or has prolapsed completely, resulting in compression of the spinal cord, causing acute pain and/or neurological
Congratulations to these furry babies who found their forever homes!
~ by Nomi Berger The Shih Tzu may have several names, including Chinese Lion Dog, Lion Dog and Chrysanthemum Dog, but they all add up to the same thing. One very adorable, personable, often stubborn but always loyal and loving companion. With his sweet-natured temperament, the Shih Tzu is less demanding and less yappy than most toy breeds. Alhough solidly built and lively, his
~ by Nomi Berger Identical twins or kissing cousins? At first glance, these two small, frisky breeds may seem the same. But in spite of some similar personality traits, they’re as far apart as Massachusetts is from France. The history of the Boston Terrier as a breed began in the late 1800’s in Boston, Mass. They were the result of crossing a white English
We have 5 adoptions in July to celebrate!
Congrats to all who found their “fur”-ever homes!
Ccongratulations to everyone who found their forever home!
~ written and submitted by Brad Smith If you need emotional support and are considering getting a dog for it, you may be thinking about buying a dog from a breeder or pet store. However, before you do that, you should think about adopting an emotional support animal from the shelter. Although breeder or pet store canines may seem the more luxurious and advantageous
Congratulations to all our pets who were adopted in April, and their new “fur”-ever families!
~ by Nomi Berger The Ontario SPCA provides front line protection for animals across Ontario by responding to nearly 16,000 animal cruelty complaints each year as well as rescuing untold numbers of injured, abandoned and abused animals. And so, with their American counterpart, the ASCPA, they have designated April “Prevention of Cruelty to Animals” Month. A month during which everyone is encouraged to “Go