‘Nacho’ the rescue dog gets new home in Florida Keys

Nacho is an 18-month-old golden retriever from Idaho. But it didn’t take long to discover paradise. Just after his cross-country road trip on Sunday, Nacho discovered what life is like in the Florida Keys. He walked onto the back dock of his new family’s home in Sugarloaf Key, surveyed the scene — and took a … Read more

Why my dog ​​was the best investment I ever made

Why my dog ​​was the best investment I ever made

Brenda, the family dog, in 2019.Curtis Heinzl More than a decade ago, I wrote a column about Brenda, our family’s newly adopted Labrador retriever mix who was turning out to be a handful. “How much is that doggie in the window? Better sit down,” the newspaper headline read. Below the headline was a three-column photo … Read more

What to watch out for if you fed your dog recalled Jif peanut butter; Signs of Salmonella in dogs

What to watch out for if you fed your dog recalled Jif peanut butter;  Signs of Salmonella in dogs

A multistate outbreak of Salmonella infections linked to certain Jif peanut butter products has triggered a massive recall. Many pet parents use peanut butter as a treat for their dogs or to help them take their medication. Unfortunately, dogs and cats can become sick from Salmonella. How to tell if your dog has a Salmonella … Read more

A Woonsocket institution, Debbie’s Pet Salon closes doors after 45 years | News

A Woonsocket institution, Debbie's Pet Salon closes doors after 45 years |  News

WOONSOCKET – At 19, Deb Cote approached her mother and told her she wanted to open her own pet grooming salon. “She gave me $2,000 and I started, and I haven’t stopped,” Cote told The Breeze. “I spent every bit of that $2,000 and I made it. I made it through.” Now, after 45 years … Read more

What to do if your dog gets bit by a rattlesnake on CA hike

What to do if your dog gets bit by a rattlesnake on CA hike

While hiking in Northern California this season, be on the lookout for rattlesnakes especially if you are with your dog. In rattlesnake country, dogs are frequently bit, according to UC Davis Emergency Veterinarian Karl Jandrey. “In the West and the Southwest, it is a very common presenting complaint in the vet emergency room between March … Read more