If you keep tabs on dog-related news, you’re probably already aware of the recent outbreak of canine influenza in the Midwest. Chicago appears to be at the epicenter of the epidemic. The first dogs affected by this virus were observed in mid-March of this year. Since then, more than 1,000 known cases have been reported […]
A tiny rescued Sato dog named Bonnie, who, according to her human Jeannine S, doesn’t like to eat alone, grabs her plate from against the wall, quickly backs up and sets it down next her canine buddy Clyde where she chows down contentedly in good company. While it is unusual behavior, Bonnie seems to enjoy […]
YouTube Link Bonnie is a Chihuahua who was recently rescued and is thrilled to finally be part of a family. She's so happy hanging with her new pack that her human says she wouldn't dream of eating without canine brother Clyde. As soon...Show More Summary
Years ago, my self-proclaimed theme song was "Who Let the Dogs Out" by Baha Men. I wasn't a dog owner but I did have three young sons very close in age. And sometimes it felt like I was managing a pack of canines rather than raising children. Once, when shopping at Marshalls, the boys got hold of a shopping cart and went on a little joyride. Show More Summary
1. Establish a relationship with your veterinarian. When your pet is ill, you want to be able to call your veterinarian and schedule an examination appointment as soon as possible. During this Chicago Canine Influenza crisis, no current Animal Medical Center of Chicago client was ever told that we would not see his/her coughing pet the same day. Show More Summary
A new study has examined the global cost of canine rabies, in terms of deaths and economic costs attributable to this preventable disease.
A sleepy dog who just wanted to fill his nose with fresh air as he napped didn’t seem to mind the automatic doggie door as it repeatedly attempted to close upon his adorable head over and over again. via Tastefully Offensive
A new study on canine rabies found that the affliction claims 160 lives around the world every day, in the first report of its kind to evaluate the disease’s global impact. The study, published Thursday in the Public Library of Science, found that the economic toll imposed by rabies is about $8.6...
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A global study on canine rabies has found that 160 people die every single day from the disease. The report is the first study to consider the impact in terms of deaths and the economic costs of rabies across all countries. Even though the disease is preventable, the study says that around 59,000 people die every year of rabies transmitted by dogs. read more
Canine cop "Zeus" had a degenerative hip disease which caused it constant pain, and could not be cured. Content warning: This'll make you cry....
A new program at New York City’s Rikers Island jail complex is bringing juvenile inmates and shelter dogs together in a plan to teach the teens responsibility and ready the canines for adoption. “This program teaches adolescents howShow More Summary
While we humans dread the arrival of flu season every year, we aren’t the only ones who can get sick by coming into close contact with the fellow members of our species. Veterinarians in the Midwest are warning pet owners over a recent canine flu outbreak, telling them to keep sick pooches away from clinic waiting rooms filled with their … [More]
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Once, dogs lived in peace. They slept at the feet of their humans, ate from the tables of humans, and enjoyed belly rubs on demand. It was a golden age for all canine kind. But then the robots came: bizarre things that flew in the air, hovering menacingly over dogs. Show More Summary
The Walking Dead brings a lot more to the table than endless zombie carnage, but did you know that the AMC horror-drama has given over 10 different names for the dead, without once using the Z-word? What sneaky reference to a canineShow More Summary
At least 1,137 Chicago-area dogs have come down with a highly contagious strain of canine flu, and six have died.
One, Two, Three, Four and Kiss! Professional dog trainer Erik Ko and a little puppy named Teeny demonstrated together an adorably interactive pushup that requires a fist-bump and a kiss as an integral part of the movement. Ever imagine working out with your little buddy at the gym or even at home? Now, let professional […]
A Kansas State University veterinarian explains what pet owners need to know about canine influenza and how they can protect their pet.
Rogers Park Social is normally a great place to have a beer after work with your best friend.