DOG breeders struggling to sell puppies during the coronavirus pandemic are flogging surplus pets for experiments. All surplus breeds of dogs and puppies “are doomed to the scalpel”, to die in agony in French animal experimentation laboratories, warns campaign group One Voice. ⚠️ Read our coronavirus live blog for theRead More →

Reading social media posts, breeders seem to agree that dealing with puppy inquiries can be frustrating. This is definitely a time-consuming aspect of raising dogs and having a public presence; it always has been. But compared to decades ago, before the Internet and personal computers, when breeders had to typeRead More →

Meet Dr. Moose, an 8-year-old Labrador retriever who received an honorary doctorate from Virginia Tech. He has worked as a therapy dog ​​at the school’s College of Veterinary Medicine for six years. In February, Moose was diagnosed with prostate cancer and has since been resting in the house after undergoingRead More →

Animal: Thing One, 2 years old, 89 pounds, male Labrador retriever/pit bull mix. Where: Rancho Coastal Humane Society, 389 Requeza St., Encinitas. Meet every day except Tuesday. The first step is to complete a pet adoption survey at and email it to [email protected] If the initial telephone interview suggestsRead More →

KINGWOOD, NJ (AP) — Owners of a once-reputable New Jersey kennel where authorities say nearly 200 terriers and dachshunds lived in misery are now facing numerous animal cruelty charges. The charges against Martin Strozeski, 66, and Marcia Knoster, 70, both of Stockton, were announced by the Hunterdon County Prosecutor’s OfficeRead More →

Many have commented on the recent Carroll County Animal Rescue investigation that found dogs in horrendous conditions in Hampstead and the resulting arrests of kennel operators. The rescue operation conducted by our Humane Society with the Carroll County Sheriff’s Office and Fire Department was commended and we owe them anotherRead More →

HMRC set up the task force in October 2015 after discussions with animal welfare groups suggested that tens of thousands of puppies were being raised in unregulated conditions and sold illegally each year. Officers have uncovered fraudsters selling puppies on a massive scale and for a huge profit, but dueRead More →

A bipartisan group of Minnesota lawmakers believe making the Labrador retriever the official state dog breed is a great way to break down political barriers and teach kids about the legislative process. Sen. Carrie Rudd, R-Breezy Point, and Rep. Kurt Daudt, R-Crown, were joined by Sen. David Tomassoni, DFL-Chisholm, toRead More →

Despite the existence of strict laws on purebred importation, animal testing and licensing in the country, illegal dog breeding and marketing in pet stores only seems to be growing in the city. . One reason for this is that although the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals Act has been enacted,Read More →

Over the past 27 years, things have changed dramatically. Facebook launched, Apple took over the mobile world, the United States went through four different presidents, and the AKC launched Agility, Scent Work, Trick Dog, and more. One thing, however, remained the same. Since 1991, the Labrador Retriever has been theRead More →

Once again, the Labrador Retriever is the most popular dog breed in the country. People don’t just love them, they obsess over them. If you’re already a fan, you know all about the breed’s many charming qualities. But if you’re still wondering how the Lab continues to dominate the competitionRead More →

Last month, I wrote about how studying dogs gives scientists a unique insight into genetics because of how they were bred by humans. So, who were the first to breed dogs? Recent evidence now points to hunter-gatherers from a Siberian island known as Zhokhov. Populated nine thousand years ago, theseRead More →

Dog breeders get new rules, but some people think you shouldn’t adopt anything other than rescues. When you think of raising puppies, many people think of images of poor, starving creatures left for hours alone in dark cages. This image has caused a lot of back and forth between dogRead More →