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PetMD Editorial
Jul 20,2018

While out for a ride, a group of cyclists came across an abandoned puppy on the side of the road. As they approached the puppy, it became clear that he had most likely been hit by a car and was in some serious need of veterinary care. According to Bicycling.com, cyclists Chris Dixon and Jarrett… Read More

PetMD Editorial
Jul 20,2018

Brooklyn, a 13-year-old girl who was diagnosed with Hodgkin’s Lymphoma in December 2017, was recently approved to receive a Make-A-Wish—a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity that she used to help find forever homes for 13 lucky shelter animals. Make-A-Wish grants wishes to children diagnosed with a… Read More

PetMD Editorial
Jul 18,2018

In Menlo, Georgia, a Husky service dog called Banner began tugging on her owner’s dress and acting distressed while outside their home earlier this month. Her owner, Whitney Braley, knew that her dog was trying to tell her something, and followed her to the nearby woods. According to the Daily Mail… Read More

PetMD Editorial
Jul 16,2018

Ex-service dog Buddy will be celebrating his retirement by giving back to the community. The 12-year-old Golden Retriever will paddleboard around Lake Simcoe in Ontario, Canada, a trip that spans almost 150 miles, with his owner, Jane Boake, on July 29. The trip is estimated to take over a week to… Read More

PetMD Editorial
Jul 13,2018

During a storm with torrential rain in western Japan, a miniature therapy horse vanished with her colt from Life Town Mabi, an aged care facility in the Mabicho district of Kakehashi. Due to evacuation requirements, the staff was forced to release Leaf, the 9-year-old miniature horse, and her colt… Read More

PetMD Editorial
Jul 12,2018

Colorado veterinarian Dr. Jon Geller is hosting a pop-up clinic in Denver on Sunday, July 15, that will offer free veterinary care to pets of the homeless. The event will be held from 8:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., outside of the Colorado Convention Center located in Downtown Denver. This pop-up clinic… Read More

PetMD Editorial
Jun 22,2018

A South Korean court has made a landmark decision that deals a serious blow to the dog meat industry. The Guardian reports, “A ruling from the city court in Bucheon on Thursday, in a case brought by the animal rights group CARE against a dog farm operator, said meat consumption was not a legal… Read More