• New York

    THIS INDEPENDENCE DAY HAS NEW MEANING
    FOR VETERANS WITH A NEW SERVICE DOG

    SOUTHEASTERN GUIDE DOGS Service dog class #289, Teresa and service dog Scott, trainer Anne Savo, Marc and service dog Scooter, trainer Laska Parrow, and Mike and service dog Ryan.  WATCH THESE VETERANS SHARE THEIR NEW SENSE OF HOPE HERE. OR CLICK ON THE ARROW BELOW… July 1, 2020 (Palmetto, FL)– For three new service dog graduates, July 4, 2020 has a very special meaning.  These veterans, who struggle with post-traumatic stress disorder, marked the first service dog class to return to the Southeastern Guide Dogs campus since the beginning of the coronavirus shutdown in March. While many organizations have not yet resumed operations, Southeastern Guide Dogs is welcoming students back to campus following the implementation…

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    FOR VETERANS WITH A NEW SERVICE DOG
  • New York

    What is Heat Stroke in Dogs?

    Severe illness characterized by hyperthermia greater than 105.8 degrees F and CNS (Central Nervous System) abnormalities. Causes of Heat Induced Illness in Dogs: Exposure to hot environments Examples: Leaving a dog in a hot car, leaving a dog in a crate without adequate ventilation, leaving a dog in a hot environment without access to water During strenuous physical exercise under heat stress Examples: Military working dogs, dogs that are overly playful, or in some cases only a few minutes of walking in high heat and/or humidity  Predisposing patient factors such as breed (brachycephalic breeds such as English Bulldogs, or large breeds such as Golden Retrievers), older age, obesity, and underlying medical conditions…

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  • food,  San Diego,  WorldWide

    Celebrate a Fire-Quacker Fourth with Duck on the Grill for Independence Day

    Grills will soon be heating up across the country for the Fourth of July holiday. Make your backyard barbeque a standout this year with duck. If you’re burned out on the usual beef, pork or chicken, duck is a versatile and delicious alternative to other meats — and it’s just as easy to prepare. Just in time for Independence Day, Maple Leaf Farms has created a duck grilling kit complete with ready-to-grill duck products, duck grilling guide with duck recipes and an exclusive “Fire Quacker” apron. Its farm-raised White Pekin duck products have a tender, mild flavor that adapts to a variety of flavor profiles. Plus, duck is surprisingly healthy and is leaner and has less saturated fat than other meats. The Fire-Quacker Duck Grilling Kit features…

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