A Scoop the Poop holiday? Yep, that’s right.
April 1st-7th has been deemed "International Pooper Scooper Week" by the Association of Professional Animal Waste Specialists (aPAWS). According to aPAWS, it’s a special week devoted to educating dog owners on the importance of cleaning up after their pets.
Keep the environment clean and our water supply safe - be a proactive super scooper.
Learn more - http://www.apaws.org/about/news/details.aspx?id=1044
Good news! Ohio recently passed House Bill 14 into law, ending the only statewide breed discrimination in the United States. The breed? Pit-bull-type dogs.
Prior to the new law, Ohio dog wardens were obliged to kill every pit bull entering a shelter as they were deemed legally vicious. This and the law banning the adoption of pit bulls to the public have been changed.
Pit Bulls are known by a number of different names: Staffordshire Terrier, American Pit Bull Terrier, Pit Bull, Pit Terrier, Yankee Terrier, Rebel Terrier. They are good natured, affectionate, obediant and loyal family pets. These highly intelligent dogs can have issues with dominance and must be socialized starting at a very young age and exercised daily. They have gained a bad rap over time as some humans have bred and trained them to be aggressive and fight other dogs. Pit Bulls are very strong dogs that were originally bred as cattle and hog farm working dogs.
Depending on where you live, there may be a number of requirements for obtaining a dog license for a pit bull or pit bull mix. In Boston, according to the City of Boston website, residents are required to provide:
Interested in adopting a Pit Bull? Review Pit Bulls waiting for homes on Petfinder.com national database.
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