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Funny Dog Video – Postcards from the Dog Park – Arroyo Verde

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Enjoy funny dog videos? Then you just might like Postcards from the Dog Park, a new occasional video series from DogExplorer.com In this pilot episode we feature some test images we shot on an overcast day at Arroyo Verde Dog Park. Dog breeds featured in this video include the Australian Cattle Dog, aka Queensland Heeler and Blue Heeler, English Mastiff, Vizsla, Golden Retriever, Boxer, American Pit Bull Terrier (briefly), Border Collie, Border Collie-Aussie mix, and an adorable Rottweiler (rotti) puppy. There are some great action shots, funny dog play moments, and, of course, a puppy. Two puppies actually. The giant English Mastiff is also a puppy. Click “Read more” to see the video! All photos captured with a Nikon D70S camera, shutter speed of 1/1000th, a Nikkor 24mm lens, ISO at ASA 800, and white balance to cloudy. Please...

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Dog Site Barks News Via Twitter

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DogExplorer.com joins the pack of dog and pet-related Twitter users with its new tweeting account. The site is well known for amazing dog photography and original videos, and now adds tweets to the mix so it can quickly and easily communicate with the world-wide pack of dog lovers online. Tweets are expected to range from simple status updates about where and what the editorial team is doing, to more important news alerts about critical information pertaining to dog food or other pet food recalls. To follow DogExplorer.com on Twitter just visit this...

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Taco Bell Dog Dies

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Adios Gidget, the Taco Bell Chihuahua known for the line Yo Quiero Taco Bell is dead. The little dog who starred in the Taco Bell ads and commercials has died after suffering a stroke. Published reports quote Karen McElhatton, Gidget’s owner, as saying she died on July 21, 2009, at the age of fifteen. The Taco Bell Chihuahua crossed over the rainbow bridge after a long life of fame and iconic social status. Reports indicate she had been with trainer Sue Chipperton when the stroke occurred. Small dogs like Chihuahuas can live very long lives but fifteen is a good life span. It is thought Gidget enjoyed a comfortable and loving life. {mosloadposition...

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Salmonella Contamination Recall Spreads To Pet Food

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Concerns over salmonella contamination in peanut-flavored pet food have PetSmart recalling seven dog biscuit products, according to the Food and Drug Administration (FDA). The FDA published a notice of voluntary recall issued by the company for its line of “Grreat Choice” dog biscuits sold between August 21, 2008, and January 19, 2009. According to PetSmart’s statement, the firm “is not aware of any reported cases of illness related to these products…” The move is precautionary and due to the fact that salmonella contaminated peanut products produced by Peanut Corporation of America (PCA) may be in the recalled dog food (biscuit). The company is advising consumers who have these products to stop using them at once. The recalled products are: Small Assorted 32 oz., UPC 73725702900 Small/Medium Assorted 4 lb., UPC 73725700601 Small/Medium Assorted 8 lb., UPC 73725700605 Small/Medium Assorted...

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Pedigree Dog Food Recall

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There has been a voluntarily recall of a limited number of PEDIGREE Complete Nutrition Small Crunchy Bites bags due to concerns about salmonella contamination. Only product sold in California and Nevada is involved, and only dog food sold in Costco and Albertson’s stores. The Pedigree brand is made by Mars Petcare, who issued a statement saying, “There have been no complaints or reports of injury resulting from consumption or handling of the recalled product.” Here are the key facts according to statements issued by Mars Petcare: This effects dog food purchased in California and Nevada only. The recall applies only to product sold at Costco and Albertsons. The product is PEDIGREE Complete Nutrition Small Crunchy Bites. Look for a Best Buy Date of 07/2009. You’ll find the Best Buy Date Location on the back of bag. If you have...

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