Pages tagged with Canine

A free verse poetry in memory of three dogs that came to my life.
The very haunted Poogan's Porch was once an eloquently embellished Victorian home that was built in 1888 and was named after “Poogan,” a scruffy neighborhood dog who began making himself at home on the huge porch that offered enticing scraps from the charming abode that owner, Bo...
A unique encounter with a dog in a mountainous park in Northern Philippines.
Prose on the dream experience for man's best friend.
A brief review of the Northern Lights Wolf Center, located near Golden, British Columbia. A small road side tourist attraction with real wolves.
In the book, "The Lost Dogs" the author talks about the day that the police busted Michael Vick and how many of the Pit Bulls laid sprawled flat on the floor and wouldn't move; they called them "The Pancake Dogs". How had they ended up in such terrible shape? From being repeatedly b...
One of the relatively new changes by influenza A virus is a recent mutation that allowed the Equine H3N8 virus to infect dogs1. This mutation appears to have originated in Florida in racing greyhounds. The dogs were fed horse meat that was infected with the virus, at which time it m...
Recent outbreaks of Canine Distemper virus across the United States have resulted in the euthanasia of numerous dogs and caused untold pain and suffering in affected animals. This fact is frustrating in that canine distemper is almost completely preventable in dogs with proper vaccina...
Wether you are purchasing toys made specificially for dogs or want to save some money by purchasing used children's toys for your pets from places such as Goodwill or yard sales, there are basic rules you need to follow to keep your dog safe.
Walking your dog is a great way of giving you and your dog some exercise.
If your dog begins to show signs of patchy fur and excessive itching the culprit could be mange. Canine mange is a general term used for several skin conditions in dogs caused by mites: sarcoptic mange and demodectic mange.
Most dog owners are not aware of the definitions of some dog terms, particularly they do not know what the word PUREBRED means. Written with the assistance of my wife, B Nelson.
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