Multipurpose canines (MPC) are the Navy Seals of military working dogs. Highly trained, uniquely skilled, and almost unstoppable. Strapped to their human handlers, they leap from helicopters and rappel down sheer cliffs. They sniff out explosives, track down enemy insurgents, and they'll take a bullet to protect the men and women [...]
Fri, Dec 15, 2017
Source: AAHA Blog
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is reporting a shortage of three pain relief drugs: fentanyl, morphine and hydromorphone. The shortage is due to upgrades being made at a pharmaceutical manufacturing plant in Kansas, and is unrelated to any federal policies on opioids or manufacturing quotas, according to FDA officials. [...]
Thu, Dec 14, 2017
Source: AAHA Blog
Pit Bull service dog banned A Yakima, Washington woman had her service dog, Romeo, impounded after officials discovered that Romeo was a pit bull. Yakima implemented a pit bull ban in 1987 after a series of pit bull attacks, including one where a senior citizen attacked in his wheelchair died of [...]
Thu, Dec 14, 2017
Source: AAHA Blog
One out of three pets get lost during their lifetimes. And if a pet service provider hasn't lost a pet that's been under their care, it's only a matter of time, says lost pet expert and real-life pet detective Annalisa Bern. Bern is owner of Pet Search and Rescue in Southern California, [...]
Wed, Dec 13, 2017
Source: AAHA Blog
A litter box is bad enough without having Muffy decide to go there for snacks. The reason for cat litter box treats is one of three topics in this edition of Fear Free Happy Homes. How Much Protein Does Your Cat Really Need? and Fear Reactions: Fight, Flight, and Freeze [...]
Tue, Dec 12, 2017
Source: AAHA Blog