dvm360 Investigative Report: Where have all the good dogs gone?
Portia Stewart is a pun-loving editor who spends her days arguing the differences between cats and commas (commas are a pause at the end of a clause, while cats have the claws at the end of the paws). She is a minion to two cats and a dog.
Is there a dog shortage in parts of the United States? It depends on whoand howyou ask.
This three-part special report explores the critical questions behind where our dogs come from, what the future of sheltering might look like and the secret world of dog auctions.
Is there a dog shortage in parts of the United States? It depends on who-and how-you ask.
As some shelters seek to fill their inventory of adoptable pets with animals from the south, veterinary professionals are posing the tough question: What's next for animal shelters?
How do we value dogs-and what makes them different from others in the animal kingdom? My experience at a dog auction offers a striking perspective on our relationships with animals-and how we rate different animals on the sociozoologic scale.