'Good Dog' founders Josh Wais and Lauren McDevitt had tried to find a central source of information on what dog to buy. There was none. Joan Oleck Published 8:00 am CDT, Friday, April 5, 2019 Photo: Conrad Martin Photo: Conrad Martin Image 1 of / 1 Caption Close Image 1 of 1 Photo: Conrad Martin These Entrepreneurs Recognized a Gap in the Wonderful World of Dogs -- and Filled It 1 / 1 Back to Gallery Recently, entrepreneurs Josh Wais and Lauren McDevitt watched one of those little urban comedies New York is famous for unfold on a bench outside a restaurant in Manhattan: A Great Dane, apparently wanting to get closer to his favorite human -- a (much smaller) female owner … [Read more...] about These Entrepreneurs Recognized a Gap in the Wonderful World of Dogs — and Filled It
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Farmers are being left with huge bills caused by dog attacks on their livestock.Cattle and sheep worth more than £400,000 have been savaged by dogs in over the past four years across the South East.One in six dog owners admit their pooch has escaped from home - sparking concerns unsupervised pets are attacking livestock, especially at this peak time between January and April - the lambing period.Rural insurer NFU Mutual is mounting a new campaign urging dog owners to keep their pets under control, as horrific attacks on sheep and other livestock continue to take their toll on farmers in Kent.Although new research shows more dog owners are putting their pets on leads when livestock are nearby, the insurer says it is increasingly concerned by reports many attacks are being caused by dogs which have been let out in gardens, escaping and attacking sheep in neighbouring fields.The research by NFU Mutual reveals one in six owners admitted their dog had escaped from home.However more and … [Read more...] about Dog attacks cost farmers thousands
By Jade Scipioni Published February 05, 2019 Product Recalls FOXBusiness Facebook Twitter Comments Print video Pet insurance premiums hit $1B FBN's Susan Li on the rise in spending on pet insurance. Hill’s Pet Nutrition is voluntarily recalling 25 select canned dog food products due to potentially elevated levels of vitamin D — which could make your dog very sick. Continue Reading Below In a release the Topeka, Kansas-based company said while vitamin D is an essential nutrient for dogs, ingesting too much of it can lead to potential health issues, including renal dysfunction. Title MULTIPLE DOG FOOD BRANDS RECALLED FOR ELEVATED VITAMIN D THE BIGGEST FOOD RECALLS OF 2018 TYSON FOODS RECALLING 18 TONS OF CHICKEN NUGGETS OVER RUBBER CONTAMINATION “Hill’s Pet Nutrition learned of the potential for elevated vitamin D levels in some of our canned dog foods after receiving a complaint in the United States … [Read more...] about Another dog food recall over dangerous levels of vitamin D
Feb 01, 3:54 PM EST Newsletter Signup BusinessTechnologyWorldNationalMedia & CultureOpinionSportsLuxury Business By Dawn Geske 02/01/19 AT 3:25 PM Hill’s Pet Nutrition has recalled select Science Diet and Prescription Diet canned dog food for possible elevated levels of vitamin D.The affected dog food was distributed to pet stores and veterinary clinics nationwide. A complete list of the recalled canned dog food can be found here. Hills said that no dry food, cat foods or treats area affected by the recall.Hill’s discovered the elevated vitamin D levels in some of its canned dog food after a complaint of a dog displaying the symptoms associated with higher vitamin D levels. Hills said through an investigation; it found the elevated vitamin D levels were caused by a supply error.High levels of vitamin D can lead to health issues in dogs including vomiting, loss of appetite, increased thirst, increased urination, excessive drooling, and weight loss. At high levels, … [Read more...] about Dog Food Recall 2019: How To Get Your Refund?
By Joan Morris | [email protected] | Bay Area News Group PUBLISHED: January 29, 2019 at 7:00 am | UPDATED: January 30, 2019 at 6:18 am DEAR JOAN: My mother will be 84 in a few weeks. She’s in reasonably good health, although she uses a walker because she’s not very steady on her feet. She lives with us, so we are able to give her the assistance she needs. She has talked about getting another dog, but we don’t have any pets and my husband and I aren’t sure we want one. My husband works and I do a lot of volunteer work, which takes me away from the house throughout the day. I worry that my mom wouldn’t be able to take care of a pet when we aren’t there. What do you think? Not Dog People, Danville DEAR NOT.: You have valid concerns about having a pet, but I think it’s important to also consider what’s best for your mom. Studies have shown that pets can add years to your life, but even if they only extend our time by a single … [Read more...] about Should 84-year-old woman be allowed to have a dog?