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Dogs are heart-warming creatures who elicit extremely strong feelings of affection, and anyone who owns one will fully understand why. There are times, though, when our dogs behave in ways that need correction, and although telling off our pets is not easy, sometimes it needs to be done. This infographic from Greyhounds as Pets looks at common dog behaviours which should be rectified if you notice them in your dog.… Read the full post here

Bonnie L. Cook, Inquirer Staff Writer

Posted: Saturday, March 7, 2015, 1:08 AM

Robin Michelle Yoder, 49, of Abington, a mother, animal lover, and dog trainer, died Monday, Feb. 23, of complications from cancer in Abington Hospice at Warminster.

She had become ill in January.

Mrs. Yoder's dream was to become an animal behavioral specialist.

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“When Harry Met Sally” hilarious happenings occurred; when Harry met Chrissy, his life changed.

A one and a half-year-old Blue Heeler mix, Harry and his brother, Duke, were left in a yard in southwestern Wyoming, ignored, fed only now and then, not neutered, and not exercised. A woman in the community noticed the neglect and approached the owner, seeing how she might help.

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Craven Correctional Institute has a lot to be proud of as it celebrates 10 years of its "New Leash on Life" program. Just in this prison, nearly 220 dogs were given a second chance.

The dogs are selected from local kill shelters and then move in to a North Carolina prison to be paired with their trainer for the next 10 weeks.

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A new partnership is pairing dogs in need of a home and jail inmates looking to improve their lives.

ROCK COUNTY (WIFR) – A new partnership is pairing dogs in need of a home and jail inmates looking to improve their lives.

Some dogs considered unadoptable at the Human Society of Southern Wisconsin will spend about eight weeks in a new program at the Rock County jail. Inmates in a rehabilitation program will help to care for, feed, and train dogs.

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As a dog owner, it is your responsibility to keep your dog healthy. Keeping your dog healthy involves taking him to the veterinarian, meeting his exercise needs, feeding him a nutritious diet and keeping him at his optimum weight. You should take your dog to his veterinarian for annual checkups and for any required vaccinations or treatments.… Read the full post here