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New "Family Dog" Breeding Developing in WNC
The new breed has been named Bell Griffin by partners Gene Eu and John Barlow. Eu described the dogs as “hardy mutts,” but admitted that would hardly be a popular name.
The men explain the “Bell” comes from the sound of an alarm bell, since they want their dogs to sound the alarm when animals or people arrive. The “Griffin” is a small tribute to a French hound combined with the mythical creature that guarded precious gold. “And what could be more precious than family?” Eu asked.
FERAL CATS – ADOPT, ASSIST OR AVOID?
AUGUST 03, 2018 RYAN JO SUMMERS
Are feral cats adoptable?
When it comes to feral cats, what side of fence are you on? Take them in or keep them out?
Feral cats are those who never had a home or owner. They distrust all humans, would rather run than be seen, and are generally considered “non-pet material.” By contrast, strays usually have been pets at some point, or born to pet parents, and either ran away, got lost, or were abandoned. They might be fearful if they’ve been mistreated, but gentle coaxing usually wins them over quickly.
FELINE LEUKEMIA AND YOUR CAT
Recently, we have seen some very sad cases of cats diagnosed with Feline Leukemia Virus (FeLV). FeLV is a common infectious disease in cats. It is most often found where there are ...
IN-HOME DOG TRAINING
Why would you want or need in-home dog training sessions? Does it really matter if training sessions are in the dog’s home instead of in an outside facility? Yes, it definitely does ...