“I am excited to embark on this journey with our exceptional team and amazing fans,” says Kristine Lacoste, Petful’s new editor in chief.
Instead of waiting to see your dog at the end of the day, bring him to work with you on June 20.
First step: Make sure everyone in your office knows that Friday is TYDTWD with an email or a note in the break room.
Surprisingly few police departments offer any notable training for officers in dealing with dogs they encounter on the job. But that’s beginning to change.
Kincaid, a sweet pit bull, was a lover up until the day he died, writes Stacy Fields. She says the heartache still hasn’t subsided, four months later.
Jim Crosby, a 23-year police veteran, says that when officers are confronted with dogs, deadly force should be a last resort: “Let’s use our brains.”
75-85% or more of dogs shot by police are pit bulls or pit mixes. Even the Justice Department agrees: Stereotypes about breeds are a significant factor.
In Part 1 of Petful’s special report this week, we examine the steady drip of awful stories involving police shooting dogs.
If you live in the path of Hurricane Sandy, here’s a quick rundown of the things pet owners should be considering right now. Don’t wait until it’s too late.
Following up on the 1-800-Flowers contest fiasco, we delivered dog food and sat down with Ashley Owen Hill of Lucky Dog Rescue, MS.