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Sunday December 21st, 2014 at 07:21 AM
A pair of 3D-printed legs has sent a dog, born without front limbs, on his first ever run down a street. The video featuring the disabled animal happily sprinting into a normal dogs life has won the hearts of millions on the web.
Screenshot from YouTube user 3D Systems
Derby the dog, who was born with only small forearms and no front paws, got his lucky ticket, when Tara Anderson of the South Carolina-based 3D Systems, decided to adopt him from a foster home. She was resolute on helping Derby...
Saturday December 20th, 2014 at 07:28 AM
One of the toughest things is finding out their pet is sick, specifically that their dog has lumps anywhere on their body. But there is no harm revealing the development to the veterinarian as soon as possible as the possibilities are 50% benign or cancerous, contingent on the type of tumor.
To start with, keep this in your mind. If theres a lump on the skin of your dog, this isnt unusual. In fact, lumps in the skin are very common in dogs. The lumps do not always meanDog Tumorsof the sort...
Thursday December 18th, 2014 at 08:35 AM
Its estimated one in three dogs will get cancer in its lifetime, according to the Canine Cancer Foundation. But veterinarians say the percentage can be even higher in some breeds, like Golden Retrievers. Experts are hoping to change that, and possibly uncover clues about cancer in humans, too.
Lisa DeBurle and her husband are raising their third Golden Retriever, named Luna. They know the odds are against them.
With two-thirds of Goldens dying from cancer, theres a very good chance well lose...
Wednesday December 17th, 2014 at 09:13 AM
Pet parenting can be as crazy as it is fun, especially around the holidays. Add the stress of hosting family and friends, and many pet parents end up ignoring Fido or Fluffy in favor of cooking a feast or wrapping last-minute gifts. So, how do you find balance between preparing for the holidays and tending to your pet?
Image credit: iStock/pyotr021
Rose Hamilton Chief Marketing Officer at Pet360.com offers the following tips to keep your pet top of mind during the holiday season.Keep...
Monday December 15th, 2014 at 08:53 AM
Not only can scorpion venom make us sick, but one forward whip of the creatures tail delivers a sting that strikes like flame.
How ironic, then, that venom from a scorpion species known as the deathstalker is credited with prolonging the lives of a group of dogs, including three named Whiskey, Hot Rod and Browning.
At Washington State University, clinical trials of tumor paint, a product that lights up cancer cells, are proving beneficial in treating canines.
The re-engineered molecule found in...
Sunday December 14th, 2014 at 02:32 AM
Anyone who has had a pet pass away knows just how devastating it can be. Suddenly, one of your closest friends is gone. Its especially worse when you know that they are sick or possibly suffering. Animals cant communicate their feelings, and we cant explain whats happening to them.
Meet Romeo! He didn't let cancer get him down.
Riina Cooke, 32, was devastated when she found out her 9-year-old boxer, Romeo, was diagnosed with bone cancer. She was told her friend only had about four months to...
Friday December 12th, 2014 at 09:05 AM
A dog lover has spent an amazing £2,000 on Christmas presents for her pampered pooches.
Stephanie Mariam, 21, lavished expensive gifts on her pint-sized Pomeranians, Harvey Moon, age 3, and Connie, age 2, from crystal dog collars and luxury beds to the ultimate dogs Christmas dinner.
Steph with Harvey and Connie
Stephanie revealed she has spent more on her dogs than she did on her own family.
The extravagant Christmas list includes two 700 doggie beds, two 200 Swarovski crystal...
Tuesday December 9th, 2014 at 10:08 AM
The dog BARF diet, biologically appropriate raw food, focuses on feeding your dog food that has not been processed and matches a diet that dogs ate before becoming domesticated pets.
What is a BARF diet for Dogs?
In an effort to provide their dogs with quality food, many owners have made the switch to a BARF diet. The acronym sounds less than appealing, but it stands for bones and raw food or biologically appropriate raw food. The philosophy behind a BARF diet is that dogs should...
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