You Give Love a Bad Name: Pets Continue to Suffer in Southern Shelters

Macon.com reports on a public meeting held to discuss animal control issues in the Macon, Georgia animal shelter.Citing Macon Animal Control's 80% kill rate for 2007, the reporter notes that at the time she visited the facility, the tally of animals available for adoption was:Dogs: 4Cats: 0Approximately 20 other animals were on hold, awaiting medical … Continue reading You Give Love a Bad Name: Pets Continue to Suffer in Southern Shelters

Land O’ Lakes Purina Feed Recalls Lamb Feed

UPDATE - June 12, 2008:  The FDA has updated its release and there are now four lamb feeds being recalled due to lambs dying.  Full updated release here.As I have previously wondered when Purina recalled aflatoxin contaminated horse feed, is there any possibility of cross contamination to Purina pet foods from the recalled livestock feeds? … Continue reading Land O’ Lakes Purina Feed Recalls Lamb Feed

Heartworm Medications by the Numbers – Dosages for Dogs

Note: I did not go to Vet school and I'm not giving medical advice. For informational purposes, and because I like to research numbers, I'm sharing here some canine heartworm medication dosages along with sources for that information. If you have any questions about the medication you are giving your dog or if you want … Continue reading Heartworm Medications by the Numbers – Dosages for Dogs