An unwanted dog can be taken to the local animal control facility, a humane society or a rescue. If originally obtained from a breeder, the dog can often be returned to the breeder.Know More
Because government-run animal control facilities are often overcrowded, animals that are surrendered by their owners are at high risk of euthanasia. Humane societies and no-kill shelters often accept unwanted dogs although many have waiting lists. Unwanted purebred dogs are often accepted by rescues specific to that particular breed.
Many breeders have policies in place that permit the return of a dog of their breeding at any time and for any reason. In addition, many rescues and humane societies have stipulations in their adoption contracts that require the adopter to return the dog to them if the adopter can no longer keep it.Learn more about Pets
Dandruff is caused by dry skin and usually appears as white flakes. Luckily, dandruff in dogs is not dangerous and should be easy to treat through a combination of good grooming, pet oils, proper bathing and moisturizing.Full Answer >
The fee for adopting a dog at the Tahoe Vista Animal Shelter is $115 as of June 2014. This fee covers a heartworm test if the dog is over 6 months old as well as heartworm preventative pills and the necessary vaccines.Full Answer >
There have not been many studies on the gender of dog owners, however, the Kennel Club in Britain found that women are twice as likely to own dogs as men. The studies pointed that 40 percent of the dogs with pedigrees in Britain were registered to women and that there were approximately 20 percent registered to men.Full Answer >
Regular veterinary checkups with stool samples or bloodwork to check for worms are the only ways to prevent a dog from contracting worms, but there is always a small risk of a dog getting worms even with proper preventative care. Dogs can contract worms by ingesting worm eggs off of the ground where infected dogs have shed the worms or the eggs, be born with worms that the mother dog carried and passed on during gestation or through her milk or by being bitten by a mosquito that carries heartworms.Full Answer >