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Desperate Dogs on Rescue Ink Unleashed – Tonight at 10

When you have pets, you need to take care of them by giving them love, attention, medical care and of course making sure that they are fed. Unfortunately, some people can’t seem to understand how important this responsibility really is. In tonight’s episode, the Rescue Ink team takes on some pretty “Desperate Dogs” and their owners to make sure the pets are well taken care of.

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Toppy – The World’s First Cloned Sniffer Dogs

Six genetically identical puppies began work for South Korea’s customs agency, sniffing out drugs. They all share the same name, TOPPY (tomorrow & puppy combined) because they were all cloned from the same superb sniffer dog named Chase (a Labrador Retriever in Canada).

The dogs went through an 16-month training program and are now hard at work sniffing out drugs at Seoul’s Incheon International airport and at border

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Dog Bless You

In the United States alone, as many as ten million animals enter shelters each year and millions must be euthanized due to lack of space. Explore.org, a brand new concept that combines philantrhopy, travel, and learning embarks on fact-finding missions to identify potential grant recipients and document the great works of non-profit organizations through films and photography.

In this video, Explore speaks with Jo-Anne Dixon, the Executive Director and

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Business Owners Plead Guilty to Distributing Tainted Ingredient Used in Pet Food

THOUSANDS OF PETS SUFFERED ILLNESS, DEATH THROUGHOUT THE UNITED STATES

KANSAS CITY, Mo. – Matt J. Whitworth, Acting United States Attorney for the Western District of Missouri, announced that a Nevada company and its owners pleaded guilty in federal court today to distributing a tainted ingredient used to make pet food, which resulted in a nationwide recall of pet food and the death and serious illness of countless pets

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Help Save the “TOTE BAG” Pitbull Puppies!

Help SSP Save the Tote Bag Puppies…

These 4 babies were left in a TOTE BAG outside of Heard County Animal Control. They were dehydrated, starving and scared. Unfortunately, one of their siblings died from the stress of the terrible ordeal. Who could do such a thing to loving puppies?

Unfortunately the reality is that pitbulls, even if they are tiny innocent babies, get the short end

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The Other Side of the Pet Store Window

Every time I see a shopping mall pet store, I wish I could stand in front of it and show the passersby an elderly Chihuahua named Sophia. Sophia is the reason no one should ever buy an animal from a pet store. Like most dogs for sale in stores, she came from a puppy mill…

When I first met Sophia, I didn’t think she would ever get over

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The “u” in Humane is You

Five Things You Can Do to Help Companion Animals in Distress

Chances are that when you look around your home, you see one or more four-legged creatures gazing patiently back at you: dogs and cats. Recent pet industry statistics show that over 63% of American homes keep pets, and that over 40% of pet-owners think of their pets as highly-valued members of the family. People of all ages, colors

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The Dog-gone News

S250, a bill to prohibit canine ear cropping in Vermont, passed out of the Senate Judiciary Committee on Friday and now moves to the full Senate. The bill was amended slightly to clarify that owners will not be penalized if they have their dogs’ ears cropped in another state, where the practice is legal. The new version also includes references to Vermont veterinarians’ general support for the bill, as well

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The Truth About Declawing

There seems to be an alarming trend to have cats declawed… whether it’s due to personal convenience, apartment house rules and regulations, or simple lack of knowledge on the part of responsible pet owners.

There are many fine vets out there that actively discourage declawing, but there are also many who perform this surgery on a regular basis while never completely informing the pet owner what this really entails