How to grade your dog's food (Some brands are done at the very bottom): Start with a grade of 100: 1. For every listing of "by-product, " subtract 10 points 2. For every non-specific animal source ("meat" or "poultry," meat, meal or fat) reference, subtract 10 points 3. If the food contains BHA, BHT, or [...]
DOGDADDY.ORG The Guardian Movement had a birthday not too long ago, but hardly anyone noticed. The brainchild of Dr. Elliot Katz, founder and president of the animal welfare organization In Defense of Animals, the Guardian Movement was inaugurated with a laudable goal: advancing animal welfare by changing the public perception of the relationship between animals [...]
A Pet Protection Agreement® is a simple agreement that allows you to name a pet guardian to take care of your pets, and gives you the ability to leave funds to care for your pets. Overview Page Check Pricing Package Details 3-Step Process Why LegalZoom?
These documents were generously donated to DogDaddy.org by J. Gregg Miller, Pepper Hamilton, LLP (Philadelphia). These documents are designed to enable a judge to produce a court order, forcing abusive pet owners to surrender their pets to rescues and shelters. Download here: PENNSYLVANIA Template for Abused Animal Surrender PBA Presentation - REDACTIONS _2_ [...]
Every year the Humane Society Legislative Fund creates a federal Humane Scorecard to give you a snapshot of the animal protection issues considered by the U.S. Congress. The Humane Scorecard lets you see if your legislators are voting or taking action to help protect animals. The scorecard tracks key votes as well as cosponsorship of [...]
Questions about tick prevention for your dog? Watch this helpful video on tick prevention for your dog, part of the Pet Talk with Dr. Sara video series.
Q. How much exercise qualifies a dog as an athlete, and do canine athletes have special dietary needs? A. It's similar to human athletes. There are sprinters, acrobats, marathon runners, all with different nutritional considerations. On the one hand, you have earthdogs (the dachshunds and such) designed for fast, short sprints, and then there are [...]
Dogs are born to work for a living. They've worked alongside us for thousands of years, and most are bred for a particular purpose, like hunting, herding livestock or providing protection. Dog's wild relatives spend most of their waking hours scavenging and hunting for food, caring for offspring, defending territory and playing with each other. [...]