Dog ready for adoption after rescue by IMPD cop

INDIANAPOLIS — An Indianapolis officer was reunited with the dog she helped save two weeks after the rescue.

Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department Officer Teresa Wilborn was on her way to her assigned zone on March 12 when she spotted a dog lying in the street on Riverside Avenue.

She thought the animal had died after being run over, but the dog suddenly started to raise her head up and move.

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Call for action over obese pets

VETS are calling for more action to be taken over pet obesity following a rise in overweight animals.The latest PDSA animal wellbeing report reveals that four out of five vets have seen an increase in pet obesity cases in the last two years.  And pet owners in the West Midlands are said to be the worst offenders for giving their animals high calorie treats with 68 per cent regularly feeding them …

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Dog rescued thanks to Ontario firefighters and Facebook post

The tale of a Siberian husky trapped on a frozen canal came to a happy ending on Friday thanks to crafty firefighters and social media.

Within minutes of the story and photos about the trapped canine being posted the the Welland Tribune’s Facebook page Saturday morning, the dog’s owner was tracked down by friends.

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Technology Gives Pet Parents Control Over Pets’ Diets and Overall Health and Life

Pets are a much-loved member of the family and pet parents today do everything they can to make sure their dogs and cats live a long and healthy life. Petbrosia, an online pet products company, today announces that with a recently granted $1.5M commercial acceleration loan from the State of Ohio, the company will expand its customized pet food ecommerce business and build new tools to allow for a pet’s health and wellness to be stored, tracked and utilized to create a fully customized experience.

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Dog ban has Bay Area federal parkland users howling mad

Hillsborough Democratic Rep. Jackie Speier vowed Wednesday to unleash the forces of Washington against efforts to ban unleashed dogs from most of the Bay Area’s string of federal parkland. The decadelong dog fight is reaching a crescendo as the National Park Service moves to issue a draft rule in the summer based on a 1,504-page “dog management plan” that has canine fanciers howling. The plan …

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Puppy, kitten farms are outlawed in ACT

Laws to outlaw so-called puppy and kitten farms have unanimously passed the ACT Legislative Assembly.

Such farms typically involve intensive breeding of animals for the pet market, often repeatedly impregnating female animals to maximise the number of young they produce.

The new laws passed on Tuesday ban that and also require breeders to be inspected and licensed, helping those looking for a pet make more informed choices.

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