Posts tagged "Shih Tzu"

Puppy Mill Rescue: Puppy Mills As Legal Cruelty

Puppy Mill Rescue: Puppy Mills As Legal Cruelty
“I can only describe it as an invasion,” says Cari Meyers, founder and president of the non-profit Puppy Mill Project, as she witnessed the assault on a puppy mill, as an organized convoy came to the rescue of 81 dogs and two cats in St. Anne, IL. near Kankakee, IL on April 7. The dogs... Read more »

Dog Won't Sing, Poop or Pee in the Rain

Dog Won't Sing, Poop or Pee in the Rain
Q: My granddaughter’s Shih Tzu sometimes doesn’t pee or poop in a 24-hour period. She took him to the vet to see if there was a blockage, but there was none. The dog also won’t relieve himself in the rain. What’s going on? — M.M., Cyberspace A: The dog could be constipated, but since he... Read more »

Reader Questions: Dog Walks Too Slow; Cat Invades Garden; Scratching Dog

Reader Questions: Dog Walks Too Slow; Cat Invades Garden; Scratching Dog
Q: I have a Boxer, who’s only 4 and should be up for long walks. But our walks are getting slower and slower, and Gracie just drags, acts lethargic and stops to sniff more and more. We used to walk twice as far in half the time. I know she has me trained. What can... Read more »
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Dr. Rubin Answers Pet Questions, Offers Warnings about Hot Weather

Dr. Rubin Answers Pet Questions, Offers Warnings about Hot Weather
Dr. Shelly Rubin is on WGN TV offering tips on pet care in sweltering heat….and is on TV with a very cute Shih Tzu available at the Anti Cruelty Society - Always microchip - Never leave dogs in hot cars - Always offer LOTS of water Dr. Rubin also talks about panic attacks in cars... Read more »

Dogs Making a Run at Cats in the U.K.

In America, there are more pet cats than dogs (90 million cats, 77 million dogs, according to the American Pet Products Association) for many years, and it’s also been that way in the United Kingdom. Dogs have nearly caught cats as the most popular pet in the United Kingdom However, the dogs are now making... Read more »

Bark for Chicago's Astounding Dog Show

Carl Auslander and Sindy Schneider of the IKC present the Best in Show honors with BIS judge Liepmann to CH. Casablanca's Thrilling Seduction
The International Kennel Club of Chicago dog show is one of the best in the nation for the dogs, and most important for people who attend. Being a benched show, you can walk up and down aisles and meet the canine athletes. Aside from the conformation competition – which leads to Best in Show –... 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 »