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Week in Review: Abandoned During Irma, Starbucks Dog Death, CA Puppy Sale Ban, Justice for Buddy & More

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Here’s everything you might have missed in The Dogington Post’s dog news Week in Review!

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From inspiring stories, breaking news, advice for dog moms and dads, and tips for training your furriest family members, a lot happens in a week! Here are the top dog stories from this past week, all in one easy-to-read article!

Owners of Pets Abandoned During Irma Could Face Felony Charges

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The owners of dozens of pets abandoned during Irma could be facing felony animal cruelty charges, according to the state’s prosecutor.…Continue reading

Ask the Trainer: Why Does My Dog Listen in the Living Room, But Not Outside?

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Have you ever found yourself frustrated that your dog will listen and follow cues easily when inside the home, but the moment you step outside, he seems to forget everything he’s been taught?…Continue reading

Starbucks Being Sued Over Dog’s Death

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A Colorado woman filed a lawsuit against Starbucks after, she says, a cup of hot tea killed her dog and left her literally and figuratively scarred for life.…Continue reading


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There is exciting research that the Ketogenic Diet can have significant benefit to the lives of dogs diagnosed with cancer.  Promising studies and practical experiences shows cancer can be prevented, stopped, or even reversed.…Continue reading

California Bill Bans Retail Sale of Non-Rescue Dogs & Cats Across Entire State

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On Tuesday, California lawmakers passed a bill that, they hope, will finally put an end to the cruel practice of commercial dog, cat, and rabbit breeding in the state.…Continue reading

Dog Found Caged Along Hiking Trail with Strange Note to Whomever Finds Him

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San Diego Animal Services are looking for the owner of a dog found caged near a hiking trail along with a peculiar note for whomever finds him there.…Continue reading

A Stray Dog Wandered Onto a Porch Seeking Shelter from Irma and Found Herself a New Home

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It must have been fate that led a stray dog seeking shelter from Hurricane Irma to the porch of what would ultimately become her forever home.…Continue reading

Family of Dog Fatally Shot by Police Awarded $98,000 Settlement

Buddy, an 11-year old Husky/Lab was in his fenced backyard when police responded to the wrong address and entered the yard unannounced.

The family of a senior dog fatally shot by police responding to a call at the wrong address was awarded a $98,000 settlement after filing a lawsuit against the department and county.…Continue reading

Beyond Preparedness: Caring for Pets Before and After Disaster


With Hurricane Harvey proving to be as big a problem for pet owners as Katrina, and Irma now leaving Florida in ruins, it’s well past time we talk about preparedness, both before AND after disaster strikes.…Continue reading

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