Halloween Photo Contest — Spooktacular Dog Fun

October 31, 2013

Halloween with its scary carved pumpkins looming in the night, ghoulish costumes illustrating mayhem of all sorts and the yells and barks of children and their dogs, sprinting from house to house for more fuel to fan the flames of wild delight over their bounty of free candy — a great time for a halloween [...]

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FIDO Google Glass for Service Dogs — Serious Pet Tech!

October 21, 2013

FIDO Google Glass wearable pet tech is not just a drawing-board idea waiting to happen. FIDO is the acronym for “Facilitating Interactions for Dogs with Occupations” and is directed by the former lead tech on the Google Glass project, Thad Starner. Creating wearable tech that can be used by working dogs to communicate with their [...]

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Deadly Dog Virus Strikes Michigan

October 5, 2013

The deadly dog virus that is thought to be a factor in sickening and killing dogs in Ohio, and before that was found and confirmed in San Diego (2012), has now reared its head in Michigan where four dogs have died. (h/t Life With Dogs) Officials are *not*, however, in a position to offer conclusive [...]

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Pet Food Nutritionist Speaks #Petcurean

September 30, 2013

You may have noticed that shield in the margin above the fold…the one that says “Petcurean Brand Advocate”. Dancing Dog Blog will be “wearing” that until December, and we’re so pleased to be associated with a company that works diligently to combine local sourcing while meeting nutritional and special needs in the various formulations they [...]

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Internet Puppy Sales, USDA Smack-Down!

September 10, 2013

No more regulation-free ride for internet puppy sales. US Department of Agriculture (USDA) today extended their jurisdiction to include thousands of internet puppy mills, effectively closing the loophole the Animal Welfare Act provided. Animal advocates from organizations like

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Mystery Dog Deaths in Ohio — New Virus?

September 8, 2013

Mystery dog deaths in Ohio update: The illness that caused the death of three dogs in Ohio and sickened three others is not an isolated incident. Erica Pitchford Hawkins, communications director, Ohio Department of Agriculture, noted that pathologists are looking at cases of several dogs in California with similar symptoms who died this past Spring [...]

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Pet Food Recall Purina ONE Beyond

August 30, 2013

Pet Food Recall  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – August 30, 2013 – St. Louis, Missouri, Nestlé Purina PetCare Company (NPPC) is voluntarily recalling a limited number of 3.5-pound bags of its Purina ONE beyOnd Our White Meat Chicken & Whole Barley Recipe Adult Dry Dog Food from a single production run and shipped to retail customers [...]

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