Dreaded summer “storm stress”? There is help

elaine | May 26, 2010

It is thunderstorm season and for some dog owners this means sleepless nights and even destroyed homes from dogs that suffer from lightning and thunder anxieties.  Studies show that about 15 to 30 percent of all dogs are “storm stressed”.
 
As a vet, Nancy Dreschel knew many dogs that freaked out during thunderstorms—one panicked dog even [...]

Colorado pet airline helps with dog rescue

elaine | February 7, 2010

A pet only airline crew out of Denver is making sure that some rescued dogs get a safe flight out of danger.
  The Dogs were taken from a suspected puppy mill in Mississippi and today the American Humane Association’s animal emergency responders will load 34 of the seized dogs onto a plane today operated by [...]