The new rules, which will go into effect on Nov. 18, call for more federal oversight of pet breeders . They close a regulatory loophole in the federal Animal Welfare Act that previously exempted Internet dog breeders from being licensed and inspected by.
The girls smooshed the dogs ' ears and snuggled in close for kisses as their mother, Gillian Hearst, smiled. Once breed judging began, the girls wiggled in their seats, waiting nearly two hours before all 46 Frenchies, one of the largest entries in the.
A Fountain Hills family is devastated after one of their dogs was attacked by a wild animal in their backyard. "Super hyper, loved everybody, he was everyone's favorite, just the sweetest dog ," said Nicole Schommer. Schommer said all three of her dogs , .
Bulldog bitches have an unusually hard time whelping . Routine cesarean section is recommended for two reasons. First, the dogs have been bred to have large heads and small pelvises, making whelping difficult, and second, since they are a quiescent .
The ideal weight of a dog varies based on factors like breed , age, and size. Unfortunately, just like with humans, dogs have a trending epidemic of obesity. An obese or overweight dog is much more likely to suffer from serious health issues than a .
We at the AKC have joined the world of digital education as we're excited to announce the launch of our online learning platform, the AKC Canine College. The Canine College is an initiative that will allow us to extend learning and certification.
Roundworms in Cats : An Intestinal Menace. Preventative ... Within a few weeks of whelping , both mother and kittens should undergo deworming. It's important to note that any ... It also means keeping your cat's litter box as tidy as possible. You may.
“She took a little break, had puppy no. 6, another break and then puppy no. 7 at 12:33 a.m.,” Holland posted on Facebook. “All signs showed that she was done having puppies as she had calmed down, wasn't having anymore contractions, and was caring for .
“We are proud to honor some of the nation's finest breeders with this award,” said Dennis Sprung, AKC President and CEO. “The dogs that carry the honorees' kennel names have proven their breeders ' commitment to excellence, consistency, function and .
There are several diseases overweight or obese dogs are more at risk to develop. Using body condition scoring is a good way to stay on top of your dog’s weight management. The World Small Animal Veterinary Association has developed a downloadable chart.