The Media’s Dog Bias

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The latest discovery in media research: people love dogs (isn’t that why you’re here?), and apparently, the media does, too. A recent paper published by researchers at the University of California, Los Angeles and the University of Miami showed stories published in the New York Times are more likely to be picked up by other (continue)


Australian Shepherd Rescue: A Cause for Paws this #GivingTuesday

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If you’re looking for the perfect seasonal antidote to Black Friday and Cyber Monday, you’ve found it in #GivingTuesday. The Tuesday following the Thanksgiving Day weekend is a time to cleanse your palate of consumerism and give, whether that means volunteering at a local organization or donating to your favorite charity. This #GivingTuesday, we’re highlighting Aussie (continue)


Busting the Ice Cube Bloat Myth

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In 2010, a pet owner mistakenly correlated feeding ice water to her dog and the onset of Bloat. She shared this experience through the InterWebs where pet owners took the warning seriously and propagated the story. In the time that followed her (very upsetting) experience, more pet care professionals have weighed in on the story. (continue)