Doggy News

National Animal Safety & Prevention Month

October 4, 2016

The month of October may be synonymous with candy and costumes, but this year we’d like to place an emphasis on animal safety too. October is National Animal Safety and Prevention Month, an entire month-long period dedicated to promoting safe practices for handling and caring for domestic and wild animals. Created by the PALS Foundation, […]

World Animal Day

September 30, 2016

World Animal Day falls on October 4th and serves as a period to celebrate a global, social movement enlisted with the mission of raising the status of animals in order to improve welfare standards throughout the world. On this day, animal welfare organizations, community groups, youth and children’s clubs, businesses and individuals alike are encouraged […]

Share The Bed!

September 26, 2016

We’ve all heard that we shouldn’t do it: inviting your dog into your bed. People believe it’s dirty, and it’s just not good for you. People have been saying it for years. But, what if we told you that maybe that isn’t entirely true. There are actual health benefits to letting your four-legged best friend spend the night, […]

Checkers Day

September 21, 2016

National Checkers Day, aka Dogs in Politics Day, is celebrated annually on September 23.  On this very date in 1952, Vice Presidential candidate Richard Nixon gave a speech coined the “Checkers Speech”. At the time, Nixon had been accused of improprieties relating to a fund established by his backers to reimburse him for any of […]

Dog Walks Four Miles To See His Friends in Town

September 13, 2016

Fish gotta swim, birds gotta fly, and in Longville, Minnesota, dogs gotta walk. At least one dog, anyway. For the past 12 years, a Chesapeake-Lab mix named Bruno has been regularly walking four miles (eight miles round trip) to downtown Longville from his country home to socialize, collect treats, and hang around. His almost daily […]