Carnation and Nestlé want to market a birth control dog food for female dogs. What you don’t know is that the “secret ingredient”
Mibolerone, is a very powerful anabolic steroid available only thru the vet by prescription. Mibolerone has been shown to cause serious liver injury in humans and can cause liver & kidney damage to dogs. Bedlington Terrier owners are advised NOT to feed this proposed food to their dogs. *NOTE* Turns out this article is from 1985. This is what happens when I do my reading way too late at night. Interesting reading, nonetheless. Geez, I was 13 years old when this article was written…
Dr. Andrea Horowitz, author of Inside A Dog, want to see you & your dog playing. You need to record a 30 to 60 second video of you & your dog having a play session and then upload it to her website. It’s fun and you’ll be participating in the scientific process to understand dog behavior. See all the details here and tip of the hat to Mary for sharing!
Woody Guthrie’s New Years Resolutions from 1942. My favorite is #15 - Learn People Better
Dogs can digest starches and wolves cannot which proves that dogs and humans co-evolved together. Wolves have two copies of the gene that produces amylase in the pancreas while dogs have four to 30.
Go Pet Friendly has a new contest! Submit a photo of your dog in front of a famous landmark and you can win prizes!! See the details here
Gore buys $29 Million worth of Apple Stock for $440K. It’s good to be the US Vice President, you get all kinds of awesome gigs once you leave office.
Does your dog really like to be petted? Check out this video.
Cats bites can cause serious problems. Their teeth can cause tiny, yet deep puncture wounds that can get dangerously infected. It cost this guy $55K in medical bills to save his hand.
One on my favorite independent cartoons. Sean & I saw this that Spike & Mike’s Animation Festival over 10 years ago.