Hoshi’s DNA profile

Hoshi results are back from embarkvet.com. He had two abnormal results. Chromosome 27 has an abnormality making him a carrier of the bleeding disorder Von Willebrand Disease Type II. He also has an abnormality on chromosome 13 called Alanine Aminotransferase Activity. This will make liver tests appear normal even if disease is present. Embark says […]

2nd generation Aibo released in Japan

Owning a dog costs about $1,300 a year. That doesn’t account for any medical emergencies, special diets or medications. If you want to own a dog but can’t afford one or don’t have time to care for one, consider the new Sony aibo. The aibo costs around $1,800 dollars and behaves like a dog. It’s […]

Boyfriend slams cocker pup killing it

On April 14, 2018, convenience store surveillance video shows 23-year-old Delos Pierre Gallon physically assaulting his girlfriend. In the process, he snatches the girlfriend’s 4-month-old cocker spaniel puppy and slams it to the ground killing it. Gallon should be considered armed and dangerous. Contact the San Francisco Police Department at (415) 575-4444. #SFPD Investigators Seeking […]

Veterinary technician poisons her cocker spaniel for attention

Munchausen syndrome by proxy is a form of abuse where the caregiver delibrately makes the recipient ill in order to gain sympathy and attention from others. The recipient in this case is a cocker spaniel named Florence. Georgina Bretman was convicted of causing unecessary suffering to Florence–the first case of its kind in Scotland. In […]