With the highly contagious dog flu in parts of the U.S., some boarding facilities are beginning to ban dogs that have not been vaccinated. Veterinarian Marikay Campbell, of Port Royal Veterinary Hospital in South Carolina, describes the vaccination process and things dog owners can do to lessen the chances their pet will catch the flu. (Courtesy of Jay Karr/Island Packet)
Joey, a black Lab that recently underwent a leg amputation, began a rehabilitation assignment on Thursday at Northridge Veterinary Clinic and Rehabilitation. The facility offers an endless pool that offers animals like Joey the ability to regain strength and health. Joey was a stray taken in by Stacie Lim of Newton.
This year, three breeds are competing for the first time in the Westminster Kennel Club dog show: The American Hairless Terrier, Pumi and the Sloughi. Meet the people who are showing two of the breeds.
The Geese Police company uses highly-trained border collies to keep geese out of commercial and residential properties. The owner of Geese Police David Swickard explained that border collies' wolf-like glance is seen as a predator threat to geese.
Dogs frolic at a temporary indoor dog park set up this weekend in a Liberty Street warehouse in Kansas City’s West Bottoms. The organizers are with Bar K Lab, a combination dog park/restaurant/event space that will soon begin construction in Richard L. Berkley Riverfront Park.