Category: Dog Care

3 Homage to the 9/11 Search and Rescue Dogs

POSTED BY Annie M IN

search and rescue german shepherd

It’s hard to believe 13 years have elapsed since the attacks on the World Trade Center; it’s a heartbreaking slice of our history and no matter where you were, you’ll always remember exactly where you were, when you heard the news.
The old adage, “Man’s Best Friend” was coined in 1870 and throughout history dogs have proven this true. Again and again they show what an asset they are to us. A dog is a dog first and a pet second. Dogs behave the way they do for specific reasons.They possess speed and strength, a problem solving brain and a…

11 The Truth About Pit Bulls

POSTED BY Aimee G. IN

grey pit bull puppy

Did you know that. . .

  • As many as 75% of mixed breed dogs in animal shelters, including pit bulls and pit bull mixes, are mis-identified as the wrong breed.
  • “Pit bull” type dogs are no more likely to exhibit aggressive behavior than golden retrievers.
  • Breed discriminatory policies don’t make communities safer, and many are being repealed in favor of breed neutral approaches to dangerous dogs.
  • At least three dogs from Michael Vick’s Bad Newz Kennels have gone on to earn therapy dog certifications.

So what is the most important thing any person can do to help pit bull type