The DogChannel Newswire: Hot Topics Edition
In case you missed them, here are the stories dog lovers were buzzing about last week.
Posted: April 4, 2011, 3 a.m. EDT
Dog Kisses: Is It Safe to Smooch With a Pet?
Some people will let a dog smother their face with kisses. Others say, "Yuck, stop." Where do you stand and do you watch out for your kids? Here's a mouthful from experts that might help you decide to pucker up or not, reports USA Today.
Pets Stranded in Japan Await Their Own Rescue
Their fur caked with mud, pet dogs trot forlornly in rubble-filled streets along Japan’s devastated coastline, foraging for scraps and searching for owners, reports the Associated Press.
Ruff Flight? Airport Staff Can Be Furry Travelers' Best Friend
Some top frequent fliers these days have fur coats, floppy ears and whiskers. And sometimes the rigors of air travel can cause serious injury and even death. With 2,000 pets traveling through Logan International Airport, the Fire Rescue Department has outfitted two ambulances to respond to pet medical emergencies, part of its unique year-old "Passengers with Paws" program, reports the Wall Street Journal.
Spay-Neuter Clinic a National Model
The Humane Alliance in Ashville, N.C., is considered the gold-standard of spay/neuter clinics nationwide, and it has helped to establish 90 similar clinics nationwide through its National Spay/Neuter Response Team training program, reports the Ashville Citizen-Times.
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