Ask SAM: Is Ruff Housing, the doggie day care center, under new ownership? | Local News

Ask SAM: Is Ruff Housing, the doggie day care center, under new ownership?  |  Local News

Q: Is Ruff Housing dog daycare, grooming, and pet boarding under new ownership? Answer: Ruff Housing is under new ownership, according to a spokeswoman for Ruff Housing. “Yes, all Ruff Housing locations have been sold as of October 2021 to Destination Pet.” Ruff Housing has two locations in Winston-Salem, and one location each in Greensboro … Read more

Capital Humane Society’s new program helps provide affordable pet care

Capital Humane Society's new program helps provide affordable pet care

LINCOLN, Neb. (KOLN) – Preventative care for pets can cost hundreds of dollars and the financial burden can be tough for some pet owners. In two weeks, Capital Humane Society is launching their new Pawsitive Impact Project. The Pawsitive Impact Project is a community resource program to provide income-qualified pet owners access to affordable preventative … Read more

How to protect pets’ bowls from bacterial contaminants

How to protect pets' bowls from bacterial contaminants

CNN — How we feed our pets, store their food and wash their dishes can have negative health consequences if not done properly – for both humans and animals. There have been multiple outbreaks of illnesses among humans after exposure to E. coli- and salmonella-contaminated dog food, which has been more likely in commercial and … Read more

Aluminum demand affecting beverage, pet food packaging in NH

Aluminum demand affecting beverage, pet food packaging in NH

Demand for aluminum is impacting the food and beverage industry, including craft beer brewers.Some refer to the shortage as the “can-demic.”Great Rhythm Brewing Company has been treating New Hampshire consumers to craft beer since 2012 with kegs and aluminum cans, the vessels of choice. “It is a great package, for beer, it helps the beer … Read more

Feel guilty about what you feed your pet? Find a more sustainable way to do so

Feel guilty about what you feed your pet?  Find a more sustainable way to do so

Cats and dogs are passionate carnivores, while their food is often wrapped in plastic packaging – a worrying fact for shoppers concerned about sustainability. Pet owners can act to mitigate the environmental impact, says Kathrin Irgang, a Berlin veterinarian who provides nutritional counseling for small animals. Pet food is often packed in plastic – why … Read more

Why Instagrammable Dog Treats Are a Problem

Why Instagrammable Dog Treats Are a Problem

Photo: PAUL J. RICHARDS/AFP (Getty Images) A shop in my neighborhood sells the most gorgeous cookies. They’re palm-sized and thick, with a generous layer of pastel-colored frosting. I’m salivating just thinking about them. The only problem: the shop is a pet store, and the cookies are liver-flavored. They’re dog cookies, man, and they simply shouldn’t … Read more

Shark DNA found in some pet food products sold in Singapore: Yale-NUS study

Shark DNA found in some pet food products sold in Singapore: Yale-NUS study

SINGAPORE — Yale-NUS College researchers have detected traces of shark meat in a third of pet food samples collected in Singapore, including those by notable brands Whiskas and Purina, in what is believed to be the first study of its kind done here. Researchers Benjamin J Wainwright and Ian French studied 45 different pet food … Read more