Petside Digest: Pet Found, Cute Music Video Earmark Animal News This WeekPublished April 6, 2012
Cat Returns After Missing for 16 Years: New York Daily News
We'll start this week's edition of the Petside Digest off with a feel-good story for this fine Friday! A cat that was missing for 16 years has been found and returned to his owner, according to the New York Daily News. Check out the Daily News article for more info on this remarkable story!
How would you react if a pet missing for so long was returned to you? Share in a comment!
Dog Ate Masters Tickets: Petside
What would you do if your dog ate tickets to the World Series, the Kentucky Derby, the Super Bowl, or any other grandiose sporting event? One person faced that question, when his Greater Swiss Mountain Dog accidently ate his tickets to the Masters Golf Tournament practice round! Read on to find out what he did, and see if you might be the same way!
The Best Music Video You'll Ever Watch, Bone Pugz: Jezebel
Looking for that daily dose of cute this fine Friday? Jezebel has answered the call, by sharing what may be the best music video you'll ever watch. The video is titled "Bone Pugz", the canine variation of the popular hip-hop group Bone Thugz n Harmony. Set to Bone Thugz n Harmony's "1st of Tha Month", the 4-minute long clip features outrageously cute footage of pugs donning hip-hop garb and relishing being featured in their own music video. Check it out--it's adorable!
Adoptable Pet of the Week: Brie
Our adoptable pet of the week is Brie, a beautiful lady Dachshund hailing from the New York area. Brie is already spayed, up-to-date on all of her routine shots, and house-trained. She's gorgeous, and just needs a chance in a forever-loving home!
As part of its mission to develop and support research that advances the prevention and treatment of cancer for people and pets, the Animal Cancer Foundation (ACF) presented a gift of $25, 530.00 to the National Institutes of Health’s R. Mark Simpson, DVM, PhD, of the National Cancer Institute, Center for Cancer Research, Laboratory of Cancer Biology and Genetics. The funds will support the Comparative Melanoma Tumor Board study and Meeting to be held at NIH in Bethesda, Maryland on April 20, 2012 where collaborating human and veterinary pathologists are meeting to compare and contrast the histologic features and pathobiology of naturally occurring mucosal melanomas in humans and dogs with a common hope of improving health and welfare of humans and canines.