What is it like to spend 4 years in a shelter in Tunisia, Africa, patiently waiting to be adopted? Days, weeks, months – YEARS go by – and no one comes. Zac had seemed to become depressed and reclusive after waiting so long without any hope in sight. Then one day, it happened! Someone WANTED HIM! Read this heartwarming story of Zac’s adoption, his trip to the UK where his new mom, Sam, awaited him, and of their adventures together as Zac slowly learns how to be a family dog in a strange land. This is part 1 of a multi-part series on Sam and Zac’s adventures.
Most dog owners don’t know when their dog has significant back pain. This is what Dr. Edward Bassingthwaighte has found after assessing thousands of dogs. How can you tell if your dog has back pain? In this article he discusses the subtle signs of back pain that many people miss, and how to find a practitioner who can expertly assess your dog, not just in Australia, but wherever you are in the world.
Three American women adopted street dogs from Sneha’s Care rescue in Nepal. Two of the adopters are veterinarians who took part in a 3-day spay/neuter clinic at Sneha’s Care in November, 2017. These are their stories. Momo – the caravan-traveling little rascal, Sherpa – whose adopter/rescuer saved his leg(!) and Maddie – the first doggone fantastic Nepali street dog who has paved the way for other dogs to be adopted internationally from Sneha’s Care. Who’s next? You can learn more about international adoptions from the author, who runs Nepal Street Animal Rescue.
A thoughtful and thought-provoking book review by UK dog trainer Tanya Hawkes. Tanya examines the juxtaposition of a section on Pariah (outcast) dogs and one on dogs who are victims of dog fighters. Tanya’s writing is raw and honest and pulls you in, whether or not you’re interested in reading the book. This book review is an intriguing read for anyone interested in the lives of “disposable” dogs, outcast dogs and canine victims of cruelty, including dog fighting victims.
In Teil 1 dieser populären Serie hat die australische Hundetrainerin Sylvie Martin dafür plädiert, unseren Hunden mehr Freiheit zu geben – für ein glücklicheres, gesünderes und harmonischeres Leben. In dieser zweiten Ausgabe gibt Sylvie praktische Vorschläge, wie wir unseren Hunden mehr Freiheit geben können – Freiheit von Zwang und Angst. Wie viel Kontrolle brauchen wir wirklich über unsere Hunde? Und wie können wir ihnen Freiheit von Angst bieten? Warum ist das so wichtig? Lies Teil 2 und finde es heraus!
In Part 1 of of this popular series, Australian dog trainer Sylvie Martin made the case for giving our dogs more freedom—for a happier, healthier and more harmonious life. In this second installment, Sylvie provides practical suggestions on how to give our dogs more freedom—freedom from coercion and fear. How much control do we really need over our dogs? And how can we provide them freedom from fear? Why is that so important? Read Part 2 and find out!