Dog Goes Missing in Care of Pet Sitter

Vancouver, BC: A report by CTC News Vancouver states that two-year-old shepherd mix, Sami, owner by the Brennan family, went missing after being dropped off at a pet sitter’s home. The sitter had been found online via Rover.com, a Seattle-based company that connects dog owners with local pet-sitters who advertise through its website. Later the same day Sami was dropped […]

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Owners Say Dog Sitter Damaged Their Home, Stole Belongings

Rochester, NY: 13Wham.com reports that a couple returned from a European vacation to find their car in a different spot to where they had left it and with the windshield smashed, as well as damage inside their home, garbage all over the kitchen, and “thousands of dollars worth of belongings, including wedding bands, appliances, and more” taken. According to the […]

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Dog Trainers Warning Owners off TV Series Advice

Auckland, New Zealand: Stuff reports dog training experts as saying the methods used in Cesar to the Rescue, currently showing on Choice TV, are damaging. The show features Cesar Millan, a reality TV dog trainer whose philosophy is based on outdated and inaccurate dominance theory. Mark Weaver, president of the Association of Pet Dog Trainers New Zealand, is reported as saying […]

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Greyhound Dies after Dog Walker Took Him out in Midday Heat

London, England: The Daily Mail reports that a dog walker took pet greyhound Speedy for a walk in temperatures of 43 degrees Celsius. According to the report, “Speedy started panting heavily during the walk on Tuesday lunchtime, and his body temperature soared to 43C. Later that night he suffered a seizure and was taken to Medivet in Hampstead, London, where he was […]

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