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The First Suspected Monkeypox Human-To-Pet Transmission Detected From A Dog

August 20, 2022

The first probable instance of the monkeypox virus spreading from a human to a pet has been documented in a medical publication.   According to The Lancet, a dog that shared a home with two sick persons in France started showing symptoms 12 days after they did. The 4-year-old male Italian greyhound tested positive after…

Japan Has Made Microchipping of Dogs and Cats Mandatory as of June

June 28, 2022

A modification to animal welfare and management went into effect on June 1. The pet sellers in Japan should compel to implant electronic microchips in dogs and cats to prevent pet abandonment and make it easier to locate owners in emergencies. The chip is cylindrical and is 2 mm in diameter and 10 mm in…

One of Britain’s Most Prestigious Law Firms is Letting Lawyers Bring Their Dogs to Work to Reduce Stress

June 24, 2022

Amid fierce competition for the best legal talent, one of London’s oldest and most prominent law firms is allowing attorneys to bring their dogs to work. According to The Telegraph newspaper, Slaughter and May will start allowing its attorneys to bring their dogs to work. According to the report, the “magic circle” business, a colloquialism…

A 50/50 big dog adoption event hosted by UPAWS

June 23, 2022

Are you looking for a new furry friend? A 50/50 big dog adoption event is being held at the Upper Peninsula Animal Welfare Shelter (UPAWS). A dog over 50 pounds can be adopted for $50, including immunizations, spay or neuter, rabies immunization, microchipping, and a health exam. According to UPAWS’ executive director, this is the…

A Search And Rescue K-9 From Wayzata Named Loki Is One Of The Semifinalist For Hero Dog Award

June 20, 2022

Loki, the newest search and rescue K-9 from the Wayzata Police Department, has been chosen as a semifinalist in the American Humane Hero Dog Awards for this year 2022. Loki is one of the 21 semifinalists chosen from a selection of almost 400 applicants after more than 400,000 votes were cast by animal lovers around the country….

UW Hopes To Learn New Skills From These Veteran Dogs

June 15, 2022

The Dog Aging Project at the University of Washington is working hard to keep our tail-wagging closest companions healthy for longer. The venture is concentrating on how canines age and plans to figure out why few canines live longer than others and what is meant for their existence and their relationship with the environment. A…

How America Moved and Saved Millions of Dogs

June 13, 2022

The dusty white cargo plane stood out among the sparkling business planes with its passengers: 48 barking dogs who had just landed at Hanscom Field, just outside of Boston. They left Mississippi that morning, their health certificates stapled to their cages. The team at the Oktibbeha County Humane Society OCHS in Starkville is color-coding each…

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