The dignified and aristocratic appearance of the Irish setter was first seen in Ireland in the 19th century. Ever since then, the breed has been a popular showpiece. Though originally used as a hunting dog, the Irish setter now spends his days doting over the family and children under his care. History and Origin The majority of dogs in society have been developed for a particular purpose.
Feline leukemia virus (FeLV) is regarded as the most serious infection known to affect cats. It is a highly contagious viral infection transmitted from cat to cat by blood and saliva. FeLV and rabies vaccinations have both been implicated in the deadly vaccine associated sarcoma (VAS) disease. The adjuvants in these vaccines have been suggested to be the culprit It is estimated that from 1 in 10,000 to 1 in 1,000 cats are affected.
Here is a tip from one of our users: My cat Pooker is about 4 years old. I make her work for her treats by taking a toilet paper roll, pinching or folding it shut on one end, and putting a few of her favorite treats into the open end. She really likes to bat this around and flip it over until she can get at those treats.
Do dogs mourn the loss of another dog? What do you think? To answer this question I would like to share a story that I received from a dog lover named Karen. She shared this story about how she AND her second dog dealt with the loss of "Cricket". I had to smile when I read it and wanted to share it with you today.
If you take your dog with you on your Halloween rounds - consider some basic safety factors. Many of the following tips, by the way, should also apply to you. Be safe this Halloween. Be Highly Visible. Make sure the costume is very reflective so that your pet can be easily seen by drivers. You can buy reflective tape at your local bicycle department and add strips to the costume.
The bearded collie is one of Great Britain's oldest breeds and is a beloved sheep herder and family pet. Also known as the Highland collie or mountain collie, this dog is named after the long hair under the chin, giving the appearance of a beard. History and Origin The bearded collie originated in Scotland as a descendent of the Polish sheepdog, which was first introduced into Scotland in the early 1500s.