Applying topical Revolution or Frontline Plus

Dr. John Jones of Delphos Animal Hospital demonstrates the appropriate application of topical Revolution and Frontline Plus. He also explains the difference …
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Pitbull Gets Rescued And Makes An Amazing Recovery | Video

Sweet Pitbull Savannah gets rescued and makes an amazing recovery! Another touching rescue story by Eldad Hagar and Hope for Paws!

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The PBS series “Shelter Me” is an inspiring TV series that celebrates shelter pets with positive and uplifting stories proudly sponsored by Halo, Purely for Pets.

“Let’s Go Home”, a poem written and performed by Steve Connell for Episode 3, reminds us all about the amazing pets in our shelters that are waiting for loving homes.

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School policies vary for lice cases

School policies vary for lice cases
The policy change came after the American Academy of Pediatrics in 2010 provided updated guidance that says “no healthy child should be excluded from or miss school because of head lice, and no-nit policies for return to school should be abandoned.
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Govt spending m on head lice problem
Social Development Minister Paula Bennett joined KidsCan at Russell School in Porirua today for the announcement. "It can be a struggle for some families to keep on top of infestations. We hear of children having their heads shaved and severe scalp …

Parents: Head Lice Do Not Take the Summer Off, So Pack a Peace of Mind for
EAST MEADOW, N.Y. — Gotcha Covered™, the fast-growing line of head lice preventive hair care products for children, is now available online at, a leading online provider of health and beauty products, as well as, America's …
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Rescued in a Dogfighting Raid, Roo Is Resilient on Three Legs

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This is the story of Roo, a Pit Bull whose resilient spirit shines through the darkness of her horrifying dogfighting ordeal.

In August of last year, authorities in Clarkston, Georgia, visited a home in order to serve an arrest warrant in relation to a multistate dogfighting bust. While they did not find their suspects, they did stumble upon the dogfighting evidence: Several dogs with scarring and injuries specific to the vile practice. One dog was in particularly poor condition. That dog was Roo.

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Roo when she was first rescued.

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It always amazes me that dogs can remain so bright and happy even after overcoming unspeakable horror.

With her face covered in scars, half of one front leg entirely missing, and half of her other front leg bent out of shape, Roo needed help -- and fast. However, because of Roo's unique position as "evidence" for the crime, her rescue had to be coordinated with the county and Friends of Dekalb Animals, the rescue organization who would see to her recovery. Ordinarily, a dog who is evidence would have to remain in a county shelter, but Friends of Dekalb Animals advocated to have her released to a foster, so she could at least heal in the comfort of a home.

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Roo after her first corrective surgery.

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Roo during her second corrective surgery before they decided to amputate.

Her bent leg has been corrected through surgery, which allowed vets to address her other leg. After a failed skin graft, Roo's family decided to amputate it altogether. However, even on just three legs, Roo manages to stand strong. She will remain in foster care until her case is over, and once that's behind her, it's all happily ever after for Roo.

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Roo looking into her bright future.

All photos via Roo's Facebook page. Go check her out and tell her Dogster sent you!

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Bob Evans is Getting it Right on Veterans Day! ~ #FREE AYCE Hotcakes!!


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Cool Lice images

A few nice Lice images I found:

Cousin It?

Image by Lynette S.
Perhaps Cottony Alder Psyllid (Psylla floccosa)

At only a few mm long, this bug probably has more hair than body weight!

rosa #1

Image by Luigi Brocca


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Monaco Dog Show – the Griffon Korthals

This is a breed I could easily give a home to.  He’s a Griffon Korthals – called a Wirehaired Pointing Griffon in the UK.

Remember Peter Mayle’s dog ‘Boy’ in ‘A Year in Provence.’  He was a Griffon Korthals and that’s when I first heard of the breed. Peter Mayle even wrote a book about him, called, unsurprisingly ‘Boy.’ I loved it and still do.


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Jul 19, Dog training infographic

I just wanted to send you a quick note to let you know about our latest dog infographic. It took us a long time to put together. The research involved
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Minecraft is too easy! MITE Mod Ep.1

MITE (Minecraft is too easy is a singleplayer mod that increases the difficulty of minecraft I cant even. Playlist…

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