Tag: dog welfare

Don’t Let Your Dog Fly out of a car: Photo Friday

By Deborah Taylor-French Flying dogs? No, I am not talking of soaring canines, racing off diving platforms after tossed toys. I love watching dogs in action. Mutts racing and jumping for fly balls and agility competing hounds that run through tunnels and climb steep ramps. This week I reblogged on seat belts for dogs because … Continue reading Don’t Let Your Dog Fly out of a car: Photo Friday

Puppy Mill Awareness Day

Puppy Mill Awareness Day

In brief, Puppy Mills hurt dogs in several ways. Puppy Mills promote negative genetic traits, keep breeder dogs in inhumane conditions and sell puppies that often are ill or die soon after being purchased. Read about The National Mill Dog Rescue This post was inspired by this article.  http://www.examiner.com/dog-behavior-in-san-francisco/puppy-mill-awareness-day-hopes-to-educate-the-public?CID=examiner_alerts_article

Big Box Pet Store Stops Selling Puppies

Good news for Canadian dogs and animal lovers. Instead of selling puppies, PJ's Pets will be supporting dog adoption education and adoption events. This break through moment offers a model for humane treatment of pet dogs and a solution to the killing of half of all dogs who are sold then dumped on animal shelters … Continue reading Big Box Pet Store Stops Selling Puppies

No More Death By Collar

Do not risk dogs' lives putting pressure or force on their throats. Three ways dog collars pose risks to dogs’ lives. Collars catch on crates, fence wires, wooden decks and other dogs’ teeth, strangling any dog that wears a collar. Some dogs have pre-existing problems, like chronic bronchitis or collapsing trachea. Yanking on a collar … Continue reading No More Death By Collar