Presidential Dogs aka First Dogs

The New York Times recently published an article stating that Scott Walker, Governor of Wisconsin and likely 2016 Presidential candidate, was allergic to dogs.

Mr. Walker, who gives a gloomy stump speech filled with “worry,” perhaps could use a four-legged image softener of his own. But he is allergic to dog dander, an aide confirmed.

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American Jerky Treats May Be Linked to Kidney Disease in Dogs

Once thought to be a problem only when using jerky treats made in China, there have now been reports linking American made jerky treats to a rare kidney disease called acquired Fanconi. One case in particular involves a 2-year-old Yorkshire terrier being treated at Animal Emergency Medical Center in Torrance, California. This dog had been vomiting and experiencing diarrhea for over a week before she was referred to the Center by her regular vet.

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Use That Pooper Scooper or Else! We Have your Dog’s DNA!

The Rotunda, a condominium in Tysons Corner, Virginia, is now requiring all new residents who are also dog owners to provide a DNA sample of their pets. Why? So if you fail to use your pooper scooper to clean up your dog’s mess, they can test the waste and hit you with the expenses. Here is what the condominium statement says:

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