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Welcome to Paw Planet.... this blog is dedicated to all pet and animal lovers especially those who have foot of an animal having claws. Also offer reviews, news and information about different pets.

paw: paw clawed foot of an animal especially a quadruped.
pet: pet is a domesticated animal kept for companionship, a special loved one.

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"I care not for a man's religion whose dog and cat are not the better for it." ~ Abraham Lincoln "An animal's eyes have the power to speak a great language." ~ Martin Buber "Until one has loved an animal, a part of one's soul remains unawakened." ~ Anatole France "In the beginning, God created man, but seeing him so feeble, He gave him the cat" ~ Warren Eckstein

Dog Survives after swallowing rusty nails

A dog from Colorado has a taste for metal. A one-year-old Basset Hound named Sophie had to have emergency surgery after she swallowed 31 rusty roofing nails. Before the discovery, her owner noticed the dog wasn't acting like herself, so she took her to the veterinarian.

Sophie's owner, Carla Borck and her Veterinarian was shocked when the X-rays revealed all of the dangerous metallic objects Sophie had eaten. They found 31 nails, some house siding and her rabies tag. Borck and her husband said, the nails were from an old roof.

The bill from the veterinarian totaled $3,500. Vets said Sophie was lucky because she had no internal bleeding. Their vet also warns them that Sophie may try to eat metal again now that she's gotten a sizable taste of it.

Stewie: World's Longest Cat

You might heard about the world's tallest dog, but now a feline getting attention for being the world's longest Cat. Stewie, a 5-year-old Maine Coon cat who lives with his family in Reno, Nev., was certified by Guinness World Records as the world's longest domestic cat.

Stewie measures 48 ½-inches from the tip of his nose to the tip of his tail. The previous record-holder was also a Maine coon that stretched 48 inches. Stewie's owners, Robin Hendrickson and Erik Brandsness, said they decided to go for the record after encountering so many people who amazed at Stewie's size."Everyone says, 'Wow what a long cat!". Ms Hendrickson said maine coon are known as the "gentle giants" of the cat world.

Blue Buffalo Dog Food Recall

Pet food manufacturer Blue Buffalo has issued a voluntary recall on three pet-food products suspected of containing higher levels of Vitamin D than intended. The specific production runs of their Blue packaging of Wilderness Chicken – Dog, Basics Salmon – Dog, and Large Breed Adult Dog products.

They discovered that its ingredient supplier had made a scheduling error, producing a Vitamin D supplement immediately prior to preparing the products in question. The higher levels of Vitamin D could cause hypercalcemia, a serious illness that affects the electrolytes in the body and can disrupt normal organ function, according to a statement issued by the American Society of the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (ASPCA).

The company and ASPCA suggested that if you do have one of the recalled bags in your possession, you should immediately stop feeding your dog from that bag, and call 1-877-523-9114 for further information regarding a refund of the product. Blue Buffalo produces both cat food and dog food. They are headquartered in Wilton, Connecticut.

Dog Whisperer criticized Obama's way of training dog Bo

A well known dog trainer also know as the "Dog Whisperer" says that President Obama was in trouble with training the family dog Bo. Cesar Millan said that the US president needed to bring the Portuguese water dog into line and that he should not be being pulled around by his pet.

He comment on a footage of Mr. Obama walking with Bo during his first day at the White House. The Portuguese water dog energetically dragged the President around the grounds of the White House. Millan says that his major rule of dog training is to not let the dog lead you when taking them for a walk but instead walk in front of the animal.

Millan also gave some criticism for Obama’s predecessor, George W. Bush, and the pet is not cooperative, Terrier Barney. He told that Barney was walking in front Bush. Sometimes the dog would not come into the helicopter.

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