Resulting from a contentious election campaign, immigration has become a controversial issue these days. Now part of our current-day zeitgeist, our concerns shift to how immigrants should or should not be treated coming into the country. But what about animals?
Do you regularly treat your lawn or garden with chemicals to enhance it or to kill off pests? If you do, you may want to rethink your strategy, because more evidence points to a link between pesticides and canine cancer.
For most cities the biggest dog controversy is over leash laws. Naturally in New York City things are always bigger -- and often very creative. When a law was passed banning dogs that could not be put in a carrier it wasn't a problem for dog owners. No indeed. It was a challenge. Since the law didn't limit the actual size of the dog their dogs started showing up on the subway in a number of different ways.
Who would have thought that the same dog that rolls in the mud, sniffs his or her fellow dog’s behinds, attracts fleas from time to time, and then gives you a big sloppy kiss — actually could be good for your health?