Posts Categorized: Tracie Hotchner

What Do You Think About Paid Leave for a Sick Pet?!

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An article in the New York Times recently told of a woman who works at Sapienza University in Rome who asked for paid time off because her 12-year-old English setter needed surgery. “My dogs are my family, I had to be there for her,” she argued, when she was docked vacation time. With the intervention […]

Are Dogs Wolves?

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The conversation has been going on for years about whether dogs are basically governed by the qualities of their distant ancestors, the wolf. There have been lively debates about whether the chihuahua under someone’s arm retains any of the instincts, abilities and natural tendencies of the wolf in his genetic background. Dog owners and professionals […]

Halo’s New Catch Phrase: “The Proof is in the Poop™”

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When a company that takes itself seriously about having the highest quality nutrition comes up with a cartoon “character” named Poopsie and has banners proclaiming “The Proof is in the Poop™,” you need to sit up and pay attention! Although the educational campaign may sound playful, the truth is its important to know whether pets’ […]