Posts tagged "Bulldogs"

America's Top Dogs

America's Top Dogs
The Labrador Retriever continues to hold the title of America’s favorite dog breed, (since 1991), according to just released 2014 American Kennel Club (AKC) registration numbers. The AKC began tabulating and comparing breed registration numbers back in 1936, when the crown for the most popular breed went to the American Cocker Spaniel. In 1953, the... Read more »

Purring and Growling Back at Me: Reader Questions/Comments

Purring and Growling Back at Me: Reader Questions/Comments
I love your feedback – sometime you purr, other times you bark or growl…but keep those emails and letters coming (petworld@stevedale.tv). Here are some recent comments. “I was moved by your recent column, which you responded to a reader who had recently euthanized her pet and was feeling a great deal of guilt.  Your response... Read more »

What Are We Doing to Our Cats? And Our Dogs

In a strongly worded piece called, “Brachycephalia: a bastardisation of what makes cats special,” the Feline Advisory Bureau (FAB) and European Society of Feline Medicine are calling on veterinarians to speak out about extreme conformation in cats. In a recent paper in the Journal of Feline Medicine and Surgery (JFMS), Claudia Schlueter and colleagues have... Read more »
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The Friendly Skies Aren't Always So Friendly For Pets

Chicago Tribune reporter Jon Hilkevitch got it right, but many news reports on TV and radio, in particular, goofed. The reports indicated that according to the United States Department of Transportation flying with short-faced dogs or dogs with those pushed in noses places their lives at a greater risk, and advices against it. Well, that’s... Read more »