Nepalese police dogs, after being smeared with vermillion on their foreheads and marigold garlands placed around their necks on the occasion of the Tihar (Diwali) festival in Kathmandu, on November 13, 2012. On Tihar, it is customary in Nepal for people to offer blessings to dogs, which, according to Hindu tradition, are the messengers of Yamaraj, the god of death. (Prakash Mathema/AFP/Getty Images)
Some new research which looks at differences in the behavioral characteristics of dogs obtained as puppies from pet stores compared to those obtained from noncommercial breeders has produced some disturbing results. The research appears in the Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Associationand was conducted by Utah veterinarian Frank McMillan from the Best Friends Animal Society and a team of researchers at the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia.
DIY Ice Lick or Dogsicle for Dogs. *EDIT: This is the Kool Dogz but I’m having trouble finding out where it is available for sale now on their website.
There is a short video showing how it’s made.But concept is still the same - freeze water in a bucket with treats, dog toys, chicken broth etc…
Instructions for Kool Dogz or any dogsicle:
- Fill the 96 oz. bucket with water or use chicken/beef broth.
- Add dog toys and treats.
- Freeze the bucket in the freezer until it is hard.