• Why Do Some Dogs Love To Shred Paper?

    6 monthes ago - By iHeart Dogs

    You know your dog has a paper shredding problem when you come home to find what's left of the toilet paper roll in the living room, unread mail torn and scattered across the floor, and every tissue box in the house suddenly empty. The old excuse of “my dog ate my homework” now seems like a valid explanation, and you can't figure out why your otherwise well-behaved dog can't keep their teeth from tearing up all the paper in sight.
    Image source Flickr/Eugene Chan
    Vetstreet lists Boxers, Cairn Terriers, Maltese, and Golden Retrievers as breeds most likely to shred, but ripping up paper into...
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  • Retired landmine sniffer dogs find a home at Cambodian charity

    Retired landmine sniffer dogs find a home at Cambodian charity

    6 monthes ago - By Topix

    Retired landmine detection dogs find a home at Cambodian charity after working in 'some of the most horrific parts of the world' In the first of a three-part series on man's best friend to mark the Year of the Dog, we talk to Home of Heroes founder Yulia Khouri on her retirement home for de-mining dogs in a country still littered with deadly unexploded ordnance The brown and black Belgian Malinois jumps up at her owner, panting excitedly, before obediently following the order to sit. "This is Muriel," says Yulia Khouri, founder of the Animal Mama Veterinary Hospital and Pet Wellness Centre...
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