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22 06, 2016

Yulin Dog Meat Festival Underway

By |2016-11-30T00:50:45+00:00June 22, 2016|Categories: , , |Tags: , , , |0 Comments

Despite opposition and protests, the yearly Dog Meat festival opened on Tuesday this week. The residents of Yulin, however, kept the festival “low-key” in response to increased government restrictions. The yearly festival features the consumption of dog meat and each year, thousands of animals are killed. A petition with 11 million signatures was presented to [...]

16 06, 2016

Comfort Dogs Assist in Orlando

By |2016-11-30T01:33:21+00:00June 16, 2016|Categories: , , |Tags: , , , , , , |0 Comments

ORLANDO, FLORIDA- Comfort dogs from across the country have made their way to Orlando this week to support those affected by the Pulse Nightclub attack. 50 people were killed and 50 others injured Sunday morning, after a gunman entered the nightclub and opened fire on the patrons. It has been labeled as the largest mass shooting [...]

12 06, 2016

Gearing Up for Controversy- Annual Yulin Festival Begins Next Week

By |2016-11-30T01:36:22+00:00June 12, 2016|Categories: , , |Tags: , , , , |0 Comments

A ten day summer solstice celebration begins next week in Yulin, Guangxi, China. Commonly referred to as the Yulin Dog Meat Festival, the annual celebration is marked by the consumption of lychee fruits and dog meat. An estimated 15,000 dogs are consumed over the ten day period, and festival activities include parading caged dogs through [...]

10 06, 2016

Taking the Dog- Travel Tips for a Pet Friendly Vacation

By |2016-06-10T21:29:34+00:00June 10, 2016|Categories: , , |Tags: , , |0 Comments

When a family brings their pet dog on vacation, it can be fun for everyone -- including the dog. You keep the whole family together, and you don't have to worry about your pet while you're gone. Unfortunately, our cars and planes are not designed for our four-legged companions. So, to have the best trip [...]

24 05, 2016

Jager- This Week’s Dog of the Week

By |2016-11-30T03:01:17+00:00May 24, 2016|Categories: , , , |Tags: , , |0 Comments

This week's dog of the week is submitted by Renae in Nebraska. Renae has this to say about her adorable family companion. "His name is Jäger. He was a shelter pet, so we don't know his breed(s) or exact age. He's been a member of our family for eight years. He's not outdoorsy and hates [...]