Posts tagged "pet identification"

Dog Flipping, A Sad New Trend

Dog Flipping, A Sad New Trend
Dog flipping is the term used for a new trend, people stealing dogs from yards or taking tied-out dogs. Then they sell them, or flip them on m Internet services such as Craig’s list. According to the American Kennel Club (AKC), dog thefts are on the rise, increasing 27.8% between January and May compared to... Read more »

American Veterinary Medical Association CEO's Resolutions for Pet Owners

American Veterinary Medical Association CEO's Resolutions for Pet Owners
American Veterinary Medical Association CEO Dr. Ron DeHaven offers five resolutions for pet owners in 2013 . Listen HERE to my interview on Steve Dale’s Pet World. Identification: A microchip is critical, but also registering with the microchip provider. Socialization/Behavior Training: Preventing behavior issues makes far more sense, and early socialization can do that. Exercise:... Read more »

Family Reunited in Joplin

In Joplin, MO Jeremy Williams said that his family’s two-story home was literally blown away, though that wasn’t his most major concern. True most of the family survived the 200 mile-per-hour winds – and without injury – except for one. One family member remained missing until May 26, the family dog, Betty. A registered nurse... Read more »
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WLS-AM Podcast: Holiday Pet Gift Ideas and Safety Tips from Dr. Rubin

Listen to Dr. Sheldon Rubin offering safety tips for pets over the holiday season. And Dr. Rubin turns out to be thrifty, he has ideas for cheap – and I mean cheap gifts for pets. Dr. Sheldon Rubin is very fancy for the holidays It’s important that our pets get proper nutrition, and love as... Read more »

Microchipping Pets Saves Lives

Shelters and animal rescuers have said for years that pets scanned for microchips will more likely be recovered. Now, Dr. Linda Lord is using science to document if microchipping matters. Not a huge surprise, microchipping saves lives! When it comes to microchipping, increasingly people are microchipping dogs – but cats get the short end of... Read more »