Dollar Store Dog Treats Are Subject Of Recall

A brand of chicken dog treat most commonly sold at dollar stores is being recalled by the manufacturer due to possible Salmonella contamination. According to the FDA, Salix Animal Health has expanded its earlier recall of Good ‘n’ Fun Beefhide Chicken Sticks. The initial recall pertained only to the lot in which Salmonella was discovered during … Read more

Greyhound Racing is Done in Wisconsin – Greyhound Racing is Nearing the Finish

Greyhound racing is nearing the finish line in Wisconsin. Dairyland Greyhound Park, in Kenosha — the last operating track in the state –  announced Tuesday it will close its doors after racing ends on Dec. 31. Dairyland was one of five Wisconsin tracks that opened after a 1987 amendment to the state constitution allowed for … Read more

Muslims Offended By Dog Named Anwar Sadat – Disaster and a Serious Affront

Anwar Sadat’s daughter has filed a complaint against the makers of “I Love You Man,” a 2009 Dreamworks film, for naming a dog after the former president of Egypt, her lawyer said Saturday. “This is a disaster, a serious affront,” said Samir Sabri, the lawyer for Rokaya Sadat, daughter of the former president and peace Nobel prize winner. Muslims … Read more

“Pedigree Dogs Exposed” Gets First U.S. Airing

“Pedigree Dogs Exposed”, the controversial BBC documentary that shed some much-needed light on purebred breeding practices and the horrors they have produced, will get its first airing in the U.S. tonight (Dec. 10). Probably the single most important piece of dog reporting in the past decade, the documentary led to the BBC dropping its coverage of Crufts, … Read more

Hachiko-Inspired Movie Sidesteps Big Screen – Hachi: A Dog’s Tale

Hachiko Movie - Hachi - A Dog's Tale

The modern-day, Richard Gere-infused retelling of the story of a loyal Japanese dog named Hachiko won’t be showing in theaters in the U.S. Instead the movie, “Hachi: A Dog’s Tale,” will make its American debut on Sunday on the Hallmark Channel, the New York Times reports. The movie, which has already sold more than $45 … Read more