Monthly Archives: February 2013

Food Stamps…For Pets?

When man falls on hard times, what’s his best friend to do? A new donation-based program called Pet Food Stamps aims to provide food stamps for pets of low-income families and for food stamp recipients who otherwise could not afford to feed their pets, reported ABC affiliate KVIA in Las Cruces, N.M. Based in New York, the program is…

6 Reasons Your Dog May Shiver

Posted on: January 31st, 2013 by Dr. Marc Edward First let’s start with clarifying what shivering (or trembling) is versus what a seizure is. A seizure is when the dog suddenly loses all body control, paddling their legs, jerking or convulsing. It can last for a number of minutes. To learn more, visit Dr. Fiona’s…

Why do puppy mills turn dogs over for rescue?

From the National Mill Dog Rescue: First of all, it is important to understand that our rescue contacts have worked with these breeders over time to help them understand that there are “retirement homes” available for these dogs. Our contacts do not present themselves as “rescuers”. It’s a very subtle and non-threatening relationship that is…