Latest Leash Stories

2014-06-30 23:20:38

Ashley Starling, owner of Canine Tutors Dog Training of San Luis Obispo County, offers warm weather tips to dog owners along with free consultations. http://caninetutors.com/ San Luis Obispo, CA (PRWEB) June 30, 2014 When it comes time to search for the best dog obedience training in San Luis Obispo, the choices can sometimes be overwhelming for a dog owner. Thanks to an exclusive offer by Ashley Starling, owner of Canine Tutors Dog Training, residents looking for a San Luis Obispo dog...

2014-06-04 23:12:05

Dogs (and cats) should be treated as toddlers with the same level of attention when traveling. Holcombe Organics helps with common mistakes that can lead to a pet’s injury or loss. York, South Carolina (PRWEB) June 04, 2014 With the summer travel season upon us, Holcombe Organics, creators of FurRefresh, are working hard to keep their pets safe and are able to provide tips for those summer vacations. Holcombe Organics has 25 years of experience in taking care of hundreds of animals...

2014-05-18 23:00:39

National Dog Bite Prevention Week starts May 18th. Attorney Jeff Rasansky discusses the statistics behind dog attacks, and the goals of the campaign. (PRWEB) May 18, 2014 There is a problem throughout the United States with dog bites. The goal of National Dog Bite Prevention Week is to education the public not only about the statistics of dog bites, but also on what they can do to protect themselves and their loved ones from an aggressive dog. Statistically speaking, dog bites are one of...

2014-04-30 23:05:50

Keeping up with proper use of the many dog collars, harnesses, head halters, and leashes on the market requires ongoing training. Dallas, TX (PRWEB) April 30, 2014 With more than 30 pet sitters in her employ and several hundred pet visits performed each day, Park Cities Pet Sitter President, Joette White, has a good reason to prioritize safety. Pet behavior cannot always be easily predicted, and Ms. White’s sitters perform their work on-location at their client’s homes, not allowing...

2014-02-12 23:02:50

Dogological is launching an Indiegogo crowdfunding campaign in partnership with Gabriel’s Angels, a non-profit organization that serves over 13,000 abused, neglected, and at-risk children in Arizona with pet therapy, in order to bring the Dogological Dog Teaching Method At-home Program DVD set available to dog owners worldwide. Phoenix, AZ (PRWEB) February 12, 2014 Dogological, a company that seeks to empower dog owners by teaching from the dog’s point of view, today announced the...

Harness For Guide Dogs Must Suit Both Dog And Owner
2014-01-02 09:26:41

University of Veterinary Medicine, Vienna A guide dog communicates with a blind person via a harness and its handle. Researchers at the University of Veterinary Medicine, Vienna (Vetmeduni Vienna) have investigated for the first time the forces guide dogs are exposed to during their work. Physiotherapists and movement analysts compared three types of harness to find which is best for the dog and the owner. The results were recently published in The Veterinary Journal. Guide dogs lend...

2013-12-13 23:26:55

Just in time for the holidays, The Stockroom is offering three BDSM-themed kits (featuring custom, premium leather gear all handmade in their Los Angeles facility) and two leather stockings filled with high-end toys (one for him and one for her). Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) December 13, 2013 Famed BDSM and sexual technology company, The Stockroom, Inc., has announced the release of five custom gift sets just in time for the holidays, including two his & hers stockings and three...

2013-10-30 23:23:59

So far, no properly trained dog has killed its owner or family,” says White. “In order for people to be comfortable around your dog, you must be able to control it.” Woodbridge, Virginia (PRWEB) October 30, 2013 The holidays bring our families together, but many times dogs have to be left out of the celebration because of their bad behavior. Large dogs that do not behave can knock over small children or elderly relatives. Small dogs get under foot and can be a nuisance under the...

Dog Behavior Senior Health
2013-10-07 15:24:16

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online One way to determine whether or not someone is healthy could be to watch that person's dog, according to experts at Newcastle University. Researchers say that monitoring a dog's behavior could be used as an early warning sign that an elderly owner may have deteriorating health. The team used movement sensors to provide unique insight into the secret life of man's best friend. The team tracked normal dog behavior while the animals were...

Word of the Day
  • A Roman unit of weight, 1⁄1728 of a pound.
  • A weight of four grains used in weighing gold and precious stones; a carat.
  • In anatomy, a formation suggesting a husk or pod.
  • The lowest unit in the Roman coinage, the twenty-fourth part of a solidus.
  • A coin of base silver of the Gothic and Lombard kings of Italy.
'Siliqua' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a pod.'