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Kennel Cough What you should know

KENNEL COUGH The usual symptoms of Kennel Cough include a dry, “non-productive” cough. The dog sounds as if there is something stuck or caught in the throat and the coughing is an unsuccessful attempt to dislodge the object. Sometimes the coughing/gagging seems very violent. The episodes of coughing may go on for minutes at a time and then be repeated at intervals. Of course

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Great news!

Kathy Cook-Asling 10:14am Aug 17 August 16, 2011 08:30 ETNational Chain of Pet Stores to Stop Selling Puppies Announces Partnership With SPCA The “Every Pet Deserves A Home” Pet Adoption Program TORONTO, ONTARIO–(Marketwire – Aug. 16, 2011) – PJ’s Pets and Pets Unlimited have announced that they will no longer sell puppies in any of their stores. As of September 1st, their focus will

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Removing Ticks

Removing Ticks Spring will be here soon and the ticks will soon be showing their heads. Here is a good way to get them off you, your children, or your pets. Give it a try. Please forward to anyone with children… or hunters or dogs, or anyone who even steps outside in summer!! A School Nurse has written the info below — good enough

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Two Sisters finding a home

Katy and Gracie traveled a long way to get to The Animal Guardian Society.  Gracie came to us with a deformed foot but surprising it didn’t stop her from running like the wind! It was clear from the start that these two sweet Setter mixes were bonded.  Each went to a different foster homes and several weeks later were reunited at the dog park. 

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Ian Dunbar’s Bite Assessment Scale

Level 1- Dog growls, lunges, snarls-no teeth touch skin. Mostly intimidation behaviour. Level 2- Teeth touch skin but no puncture. May have red mark/minor bruise from dog’s head or snout, may have minor scratches from paws/nails. Minor surface abrasions acceptable. Level 3- Punctures ½ the length of a canine tooth, one to four holes, single bite. No tearing or slashes. Victim not shaken side

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LOST DOG

LOST DOG Photo of LoganName: Logan Species: Dog (Canine) Sex: Male Size / Weight: Medium / 20.0 lbs Date of Birth: Jun 6, 2004 Coat Type: Short Smooth Coat Pattern: Tricolor Coat Colors: Black / White & Tan Tail Type: Curled Breed: 50% Mini Husky50% Pomeranian Declawed: No Identification: Logan is 5yrs old Born June/20040005456 (Tag)LOGAN (Tag) Date Lost: Oct 6, 2009 Last Seen:

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Why did Oliver Die?????

Why did Oliver die?By Catherine O’Driscoll When Oliver was four years old, we awoke one morning to find that his back legs were paralysed. Although we rushed him to the vet and left him there on a steroid drip, our little boy died that afternoon. For two years, I asked every vet I met: “why?”. Eventually, I learnt that Oliver had had a fatal

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