21-Year-Old Chihuahua Named World’s Oldest Dog

A Florida Chihuahua named TobyKeith was declared the world’s oldest living dog by the Guinness World Records organization. On March 16th, he was certified as being 21 years and 66 days old. TobyKeith was adopted by his mom in 2001 when he was just a few months old. She reports that he sleeps a lot … Continue reading 21-Year-Old Chihuahua Named World’s Oldest Dog

Wisconsin Humane Society’s “Poorly Drawn Pets” Fundraiser a Hit with Animal Lovers

The Wisconsin Humane Society has an annual fundraising event sure to bring a smile to your face! For a $25 donation, a Humane Society volunteer will draw a picture of your pet—to the best of their ability!—based on a picture you send to their Facebook page. Click HERE for a local news story about the … Continue reading Wisconsin Humane Society’s “Poorly Drawn Pets” Fundraiser a Hit with Animal Lovers

External Extraction Technique (XXT) Helps Choking Dogs

An emergency veterinary clinic on Long Island made the news recently when two dogs were brought in within an hour of each other, both in life-threatening choking situations from swallowed toys. One of the dogs had swallowed a tennis ball and the other one swallowed a rubber ball while playing. The staff performed a procedure … Continue reading External Extraction Technique (XXT) Helps Choking Dogs

The Paws Off Act of 2021 Aims to Protect Dogs from Xylitol Poisoning

HR5261, known as the Paws Off Act of 2021, is making its way through the US House of Representatives. This act would amend the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act to declare that foods containing xylitol would be misbranded if the label does not warn of the toxic effects of xylitol on dogs. Xylitol is … Continue reading The Paws Off Act of 2021 Aims to Protect Dogs from Xylitol Poisoning