The San Diego County Health and Human Services Agency has reported an outbreak of leptospirosis, a contagious bacterial disease, in area dogs. Leptospirosis are bacteria that can be found in soil and water. Dogs are most commonly affected but it can also be transmitted to humans. The symptoms of the disease can range from mild … Continue reading Leptospirosis on the Rise in San Diego Dogs
The University of Washington and Texas A&M University have teamed up for a large-scale study called the Dog Aging Project. The project invites dog owners to nominate their pets to be part of the study. The goal of the Dog Aging Project is to identify factors that are critical to improving healthy lifespan in dogs. … Continue reading Dog Aging Project Seeks Volunteers for New Canine Health Study
If it’s January, it must be time for a little fun pet news from the folks at rover.com. Yes, they announced the most popular male and female dog names for 2017! Here are the names that Rover found to be most popular, after analyzing their client database: Top Female Dog Names for 2017: Bella Lucy … Continue reading Here are the Top Dog Names for 2017!
This amazing dog rescue story luckily has a happy ending, but it does serve as a timely reminder that it’s always a good idea to keep your dog on leash when out for a hike. A dog named Lucy was in the hills outside of Malibu when she feel down a deep well. It took … Continue reading Dog Rescued from 30 Foot Well in Malibu
The personal finance company SmartAsset recently released its latest list of the most dog-friendly cities in the U.S. They analyzed data on a number of factors, including: Number of dog parks Number of dog-friendly shopping areas Number of dog-friendly restaurants Walkability Weather Housing costs The first 3 factors were given the most weight in the … Continue reading America’s Most Dog-Friendly Cities for 2016