Is This Good or Bad News?
Recently a federal judge in Phoenix Arizona upheld a city law that requires that any dog or cat being sold in a pet store must come from an animal shelter. Phoenix now joins a rather exclusive club of cities, over 60 at the last count, that have implemented similar laws. Mike Bober, who is the executive vice president for the Pet Industry Advisory Council claims that this ruling will not shut down a single “puppy mill” in Phoenix and will most likely harm those regulated breeders who run responsible and ethical breeding farms.
Clearly the lines of contrast have been drawn creating a disparity of opinions that may never be fully resolved. Like any law, there will always be those for and against it, but the hope should always be there from all sides of the issue that at this legislations heart, it is a necessary resource to have. There very well may be many farms out there that run a legitimate operation, however, and like always, it's the bad ones that ruin it for the rest of us.
The Original and Real Pit BullThe pit bull has to be one of the most, if not the most, controversial dog breeds there are. Putting aside feelings and politics, let's look at the history of this misunderstood animal.
Working Like a Dog – Service Dogs
This Labor Day we wanted to focus the spotlight on service dogs, as well as to offer a better understanding of the law and how we as a community can protect the rights of these dogs and their handlers. Service dogs not only provide companionship to those who have disabilities, they also give them a better quality of life, allowing more independence and control over their own lives. These highly-trained dogs start their training in puppy hood. They then work tirelessly everyday to make sure that their person is safe, taken care of, and is provided with immediate attention in...
The Science of Sound WavesCustomers understandably get concerned as to the effect our devices have on their dog. Will it hurt them? The answer is a big “no”. Read on to learn about sound waves and why this is the case.
Save Money With Solar PowerCurious how much you'll save with the new solar panel? We've compiled a breakdown on how much batteries might cost you in 1 year compared to a one-time purchase of the Solar Panel.
Robotic Dogs: the Future of Companion RobotsThis may seem pretty far fetched – to even think we could have feelings or a sense of companionship with a mechanical dog or cat. However, it's already been seen that many of us experience empathy for these robots.