Annual Vaccinations May Spell Trouble For Dogs

One a year may be one too many when it comes to vaccinations for dogs. According to an article in Newsday, the American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA) says that traditional “one-size-fits-all” protocols may result in “unnecessary...

Glimpses of Vivi The Missing Whippet Dog In NYC

Wire services and major news outlets continue to buzz with unsubstantiated rumors of Vivi sightings in and around New York. The Los Angeles Times ran a breathless headline claiming “New York’s Wild Whippet Chase Picks Up With Recent Sightings,” and...

Bomb Dog No Hot Dog In NCAA View

The Cox Arena at San Diego State University was kept off limits to thousands of fans and players on Thursday, March 16, 2006, after a bomb-sniffing dog alerted on a hot dog cart. Published reports say preparations for the game between Marquette University and the...

Grueling Iditarod Dog Race A Royal Success

The 2006 Iditarod Dog Race is over with Jeff King winning his fourth of the famously grueling Alaskan dog races. King completed the trek on March 14, 2006, covering the 1,100-mile race with an elapsed time of 9 days, 11 hours and 11 minutes. The race ended for King...

San Diego Ugliest Dog Contest Winner Victoria

The Del Mar Kiwanis held their 11th annual ugly dog contest near San Diego, California, on March 12, 2006. While their website includes an image of world famous ugly dog Sam, his tragic death in late 2005 opened the field for new contenders. Winning this year’s...