Care & Safety

PetMD Editorial
Feb 18,2019

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Michigan law states that “every owned dog must have a dog license to the county you live in,” according to WILX 10.

The purpose of a dog license if to let everyone know that your dog is updated on their rabies vaccination, and it “enables Animal…

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PetMD Editorial
Feb 15,2019

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The Louis Stokes Cleveland VA Medical Center—one of the last sites in the country still performing tests on dogs—is being investigated at the request of lawmakers.

The investigation is exploring whether the medical center for veterans performed…

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PetMD Editorial
Feb 12,2019

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Elon Musk announced in a tweet that a “Dog Mode” feature will be released to Tesla cars this week. According to Fortune, this feature is for pet owners who need to “step away from their car while leaving their furry friend inside.” 

Though there isn’t…

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PetMD Editorial
Feb 11,2019

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The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission will be voting on Feb. 20 on proposals that would place restrictions on shark fishing on the beaches. Shore-based shark fishing is the practice of catching sharks, dragging them ashore and then…

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PetMD Editorial
Feb 08,2019

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The polar vortex has been taking much of the United States by storm. With temperatures well below zero, it has become dangerous to just go outside.

One family cat got caught outside in Montana in 10 degree Fahrenheit weather. Her owners…

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PetMD Editorial
Feb 08,2019

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Mark Whittle reported taxi driver Mohammed Saghir, 59, after Saghir refused to let Whittle, a blind man; his wife, who is visually impaired; and their guide dog, Archer, into his cab in Nottingham, England. After a council review, Saghir has lost his license…

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PetMD Editorial
Feb 06,2019

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The Essexville Public Safety Department in Michigan is offering victims of domestic violence a place to temporarily their house pets while they make arrangements to separate themselves from their abuser.

According to NBC 25 News, their decision…

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