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Helping Man's Best Friends

Helping Man's Best Friends

Serra de Estrela, those proud dogs, but in hell in Portugal

July 30, 2014 by Gosia

A former breeder of serra de estrela dogs in the north of Portugal had over 30 dogs of that breed that he kept in horrible conditions. The only thing that… Read more…

Toxoplasmosis: the cat is not the bad guy!

June 24, 2014 by Gosia

There seems to be a wrong notion that pregnant women should avoid contact with cats during their pregnancy due to a disease that can cause miscarriages or birth defects: Toxoplasmosis…. Read more…

Categories: animal health

DRY FOOD FOR DOGS: how to choose

April 8, 2014 by Gosia

Most dogs are not picky and they will eat whatever they are served but a responsible owner knows that food is very important for the health of his dog and… Read more…

Mange: a persistent dogs skin disease

February 21, 2014 by Gosia

Mange is a group of skin diseases caused by infection with parasites (mites), which are characterized by skin lesions, itching and hair loss. The mites invade the skin, digging beneath… Read more…

It is a crazy world

February 6, 2014 by Gosia

You know what happened yesterday? Over 200 animals were removed from a home of a “breeder” in Palmela. It was a home-made breeder. Their animals were not registered anywhere, they… Read more…

Sun and Nube: a story to freeze blood in your veins…

December 2, 2013 by Gosia

The owners of Sun and Nube left the country. They left their two dogs and one cat in the house. Without food and without running water. It took one month… Read more…

New draft law about how you can only own two dogs

November 14, 2013 by Gosia

So. On the 29th of October the Ministry of Agriculture presented a project of the law that would limit the number of animals in an apartment. Basically the rule was… Read more…

Sad life of dogs in Portugal….

October 16, 2013 by Gosia

In Portugal there are thousands of dogs sentenced to life in prison without having committed any crime. They are kept chained a lifetime … Many do not even have a… Read more…

“Dogotherapy”

July 8, 2013 by Gosia

Besides all the advantages of living with a pet that we already know, some already focused on previous newsletters, animals have occupied a prominent place in various activities helping people… Read more…

Cats and Dogs: mortal enemies? Myth or reality?

April 16, 2013 by Gosia

  Usually seen as mortal enemies, cats and dogs can actually be inseparable friends or, at least, live in a healthy relationship when sharing the same home. But for that… Read more…