PTS

Scribbling three letters—“P.T.S.”—is the first step in the process. Think of it as marking a big, red “X” on their I.D. card, clipped to the outside of their cage. I walk from kennel to kennel, sometimes overrun with 12-15 dogs and identify whose time has legally expired. After a quick inspection I give a nod…

Why You Should Never Let Your Dog Eat “Grass” in the Water

Throughout North America, water hemlock can be found in lakes, rivers, streams, or in marshy areas. Photo: Wikipedia…………………………………………………………………… A routine walk could end in tragedy for western U.S. dog owners who don’t keep a practiced eye on what their pet consumes. Such was the case for a Colorado woman who took the family’s border collie…

Dog Manners — The Value of Classes

Photo: Kentucky Humane Society …………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………. You can get a lot of information about dogs online. Some can be quite good, some can be very poor, and often, for the novice, not-so-novice, and even the occasional professional, it may be difficult to ferret out what is the best method.  You will always find information to support…

First New York Pit Bull Police Dog to Receive Honors

K9 officer Kiah poses in her bulletproof vest. Photo: City of Poughkeepsie/Facebook ———————————————————————————————————————————————————- Brad Croft is the operations director for Universal K9 — an organization that trains dogs along with police and SWAT team officers to become successful K-9 Units. And when he was met a group of abandoned shelter dogs in Kirby, Texas, there…

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