Wednesday, December 8, 2021

Repercussions of animal testing

Dogs’ status as “man’s best friend” offers them no protection from being locked in lonely cages and forced to endure excruciating experiments. According to huffingtonpost.com, nearly 75,000 dogs, including thousands of homeless animals from shelters, are tormented in U.S. laboratories every year. PETA’s undercover investigation inside the laboratories of the University of Utah revealed that the school was purchasing homeless dogs...

Pet treatment: Man on the street

Check out what Pierce College students had to say.

Tips on traveling internationally with your canine

Some people have no idea where to begin when it comes to traveling internationally with their canine companion. A journey outside the country always requires preparation. When you decide to take your dog along with you, however, your responsibilities increase. In spite of the work involved, you can take steps to ease the stress on yourself and your dog. With...

Poll: Treatment of pet dogs

By: Morgan McNair and Michelle Back There were two poll questions asked.  We asked 25 people if it is okay to baby your dog? The second question was asked to 25 people as well.  Do you think a dog is a good replacement for a child?

Statistics show parallels between treatment of children and pets

According to a 2011 study published by the American Psychological Association, owning a dog improves the well-being of people, and can serve as an important source of social and emotional support for people from all walks of life. Psychologists at Miami University and Saint Louis University conducted a series of experiments to examine the potential benefits of dog ownership among...

Training will get your dog far

When you first get a dog, you might want to consider basic behavioral training. This teaches dogs to behave well around both people and other animals. It may include some basic commands, but the goal is to make them good citizens as dogs. Some of this training may deal with behavioral problems like excessive barking, chewing, or housebreaking. This...

If you have a heart, you will adopt

It is mind boggling that people would prefer to get a purebred dog instead of rescuing one from death row at a shelter. When you are considering adopting your next dog, please go to a shelter or rescue instead of a pet store. Wouldn't you want to save a life? Not all dogs wind up in shelters because they are bad...

The loyalty of ‘man’s best friend’

Dogs are incredibly loyal. Some people would say it is just because they depend on us for food and shelter, so they have to be nice to us. But, when you see how dogs react when their owner comes back after they have been gone for a long time, you know it is about more than food. Dogs are pack animals....