Dogs

WWL Newsroom
August 07, 2019 - 6:26 am
This is the hottest part of the summer in Louisiana, and yet people will still leave their pets in parked cars. WWL's Patty Burnaman found that Louisiana is on the cutting edge of legislation to protect a citizen who breaks a window to rescue a pet in distress. According to legal analyst , Tim...
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If Fido or Fluffy need to shed a few pounds, researchers have a new advancement to speed up your dog or cat's metabolism. LSU Pennington Biomedical scientists say they have developed and patented technology that lets your pet eat the same amount of food and still lose weight. One of the inventors,...
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Local officials are urging dog owners to take steps to keep their pets from running away on the 4th of July. "More dogs run away on July 4th than any other day," according to a news release. "Jefferson Parish Animal Shelter would like to remind all pet owners to help keep their dogs calm and safe...
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Jim Hanzo
July 02, 2019 - 6:42 pm
157 animals were rescued by authorities discovered in a single home in Terrytown. Jefferson Parish Officials said they were found Monday night. A warrant was executed by Jefferson Parish Animal Control Officers based on "probable cause of animals needing intervention." "Once we were in the house,...
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June 06, 2019 - 11:39 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — When dog owners go through a stressful period, they’re not alone in feeling the pressure — their dogs feel it too, a new study suggests. Dog owners experiencing long bouts of stress can transfer it to their dogs, scientists report in a study published Thursday in Scientific Reports...
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May 29, 2019 - 3:41 pm
If you hate people talking during movies, what about barking? A new dog-friendly movie theater has opened in Texas and not only can you bring your four-legged friend, but you can also throwback endless amounts of wine. Depending on your feelings, this is either the most amazing thing ever or a...
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Helen Woodward Animal Center
May 24, 2019 - 7:33 am
Prom season is for the dogs, literally! 55 adopted pooches put on their royal best to celebrate the Helen Woodward Animal Center‘s 7th Annual Puppy Prom, according to People . The San Diego animal rescue throws the event to honor all the dogs that have recently found homes with their new owners. On...
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