Blog Entries Tagged as Dogs

  • Feb
  • 12

Clothes for Our Four-Legged Friends

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Right now in most areas, it’s cold, wet, and windy. Some places even have snow, and temperatures often drop below freezing in colder areas. It’s about time to shop for some warm clothes that are suitable for these weather conditions—for dogs, that is!

We often hear, “Dogs don’t need coats—they have fur!” But is that really true for …

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  • Jan
  • 8

Moving With Animals

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In today’s highly mobile society, it’s not uncommon for people to move frequently from one city to another. And although there is plenty of help out there in the form of moving companies and other businesses that can minimize headaches and offer affordable prices, for some, the task of moving can still seem daunting when animal companions are …

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  • Nov
  • 10

The Joys of Adopting a Senior Animal Companion

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November is “Adopt a Senior Pet” Month , and as anyone who has adopted an older animal can tell you, age is just a number. Furry seniors still have a lot of life—and love—left. Just ask anybody who has met Pepsi or Itchy.

Like so many homeless animals , Pepsi lost his home through no fault of his own. His guardian was a victim …

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  • Sep
  • 2

One Dog Narrowly Escapes Death in a Laboratory

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This summer marked the 12th anniversary of the death of my 15-year-old dog, Rogan. A beautiful cocker spaniel mix with flowing strawberry-blond tresses, Rogan was this close to being sold to a laboratory when a PETA investigator purchased him at a Missouri dog auction, along with five other lucky dogs.

 

 

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  • Sep
  • 2

Keep Animals Safe From Fall Poison Dangers

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About this time every year, there’s a tree on my mom’s street that sprouts a large, orangey mushroom at its base. This is a “chicken of the woods “ mushroom that, you guessed it, tastes just like chicken. Rinsed, sliced into chunks, and sautéed, it’s the perfect cruelty-free addition to pasta sauce and stir-fries.

However, not all mushrooms are as kitchen-ready …

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  • Aug
  • 7

James Brady and the Police Dog

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The passing of former White House press secretary James Brady , who dedicated his life to preventing suffering, reminded PETA President Ingrid E. Newkirk of another victim of the 1981 shooting of President Ronald Reagan by John Hinckley Jr.: Police Officer Thomas Delahanty.

Delahanty was a K-9 officer on security detail that day but without his dog, Kirk. Kirk, named after Ingrid, was unwell and …

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  • Jul
  • 21

Toxic Mushrooms in the Backyard

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If you’ve experienced a lot of moisture and low temperatures in your area this past spring, you may have come across some wild mushrooms.

I live in Colorado, and we went through a soggy and cold—yet gorgeous—spring. Unfortunately, I’ve heard some horrific stories as a result about dogs suddenly dying because they ingested wild mushrooms in their …

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