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According to the american veterinary medical association’s (avma) u

According to the American Veterinary Medical Association’s (AVMA) U.S. Pet Ownership & Demographics Sourcebook, 58.3% of all American households have at least one pet. There are more than 60 million pet dogs in America and the average pet dog visits its veterinarian almost twice as many times as the average dog. Pet owners are now [...]

There are more victims in the recent economic and housing downturn and they’re buddies of mine: the family dog

There are more victims in the recent economic and housing downturn and they’re buddies of mine: the family dog. You see, as houses are foreclosed, people are being forced to either move in with other family members who cannot accommodate dogs or relocate to apartments who don’t allow pets. Some of these folks are under [...]

Question

Question. How many people die every year as a result of dog bites? Answer. Ten to 20 people die every year as a result of dog bites in the U.S. By far, the majority of the victims are children. In a three-year period between 1999 and 2001, 33 people died after being bitten by a [...]

Due to abuse, neglect and abandonment, there are many unfortunate stray dogs and cats just left outside to fend for themselves

Due to abuse, neglect and abandonment, there are many unfortunate stray dogs and cats just left outside to fend for themselves. If you run across one, what are you to do? Here are some thoughts on helping cats. All my life, my pets have been strays found on the street. I cannot take anymore pets [...]

Dogs always have had a special relationship with mankind

Dogs always have had a special relationship with mankind. Early man brought home orphaned wolf cubs which not only got along very well with the humans, but also made several tasks like hunting easier for them. Similarly, dogs today are the best friends of modern man. A striking resemblance can be observed between human society [...]