PuppyUp Newsletter Special Edition — — December 27

Posted by on Dec 27, 2016 in Puppy Up! Blog

It is always so nice to hear from those who have benefited from the research that the Puppy Up Foundation has funded. Below is a letter about Abby, who was enrolled in the study we are funding at the University of Wisconsin. We wish Abby and her family many more Holidays. Won’t you help us? Please donate now to fund research that will benefit...

6 Mistakes to Avoid When Cleaning Your Dog’s Ears

Posted by on Dec 26, 2016 in Puppy Up! Blog

Written by Sara Farmer, DVM Veterinarian From Petcoach Whether they’re long and floppy or they stick straight up, your dog’s ears are clearly very different from your own. Did you know a dog’s ear canal itself is actually L shaped, with distinct vertical and horizontal portions? For this reason in particular the proper way to clean your dog’s ears might not be very obvious....

December 22, 2016 PuppyUp Newsletter

Posted by on Dec 22, 2016 in Puppy Up! Blog

  Puppy Up NK Killer Cell Study The Puppy Up Foundation is proud to announce a major publication of research in a peer reviewed journal ‘Frontiers in Immunology’. Funded by the Puppy Up Foundation, researchers at MD Anderson have developed the tools and methodology to culture canine Natural Killer cells, which are a special kind of white blood cell, that have great potential to...

Safe Holidays For Your Pets

Posted by on Dec 20, 2016 in Puppy Up! Blog

  ASPCA Animal Poison Control: 888-426-4435.   Protect Your Pets During the Holidays The holidays can be fun for the whole family, pets included. But there are things we need to protect our pets from to keep them safe and healthy during the holidays. We know some of the common foods to keep them away from, and hazards like Christmas tree ornaments, lights, and...

AKC Offers Test That Gives Dog Owners and Breeders the Power of Early Cancer Detection

Posted by on Dec 15, 2016 in Puppy Up! Blog

By: Pet Age Staff December 6, 2016 From Pet Age. The American Kennel Club (AKC), the leading advocate for canine health, is making available a groundbreaking new health test for canine bladder cancer detection, the CADETSM BRAF Mutation Detection Assay, in The AKC® Shop. Created by Sentinel Biomedical, the CADETSM BRAF Mutation Detection Assay is an early detection system for canine bladder cancer (also...

Charlie Walvatne

Posted by on Dec 7, 2016 in All Memorials, Memorial Wall Gallery

(By Margaret Gletherow) Charlie was such a lovable, sweet boy.  I’m so sorry that he had to leave so suddenly.  My heart goes out to you, Katie. You were a wonderful Mom to him.  He will always be with you in spirit, and I, for one, will never, ever forget him.  RIP...

Roxy Cote

Posted by on Dec 6, 2016 in All Memorials, Memorial Wall Gallery

(By Margaret Gletherow) Roxy was a beautiful pup, on the inside and out. Her wiggly butt and excitement in seeing me, when I visited, always made me smile.  The love of a dog is so special and not to be taken for granted.  I was honored to be one of her special people.  Cancer stole her from us way too soon, but her spirit...

Thisbe Sue Moore

Posted by on Dec 1, 2016 in All Memorials, Memorial Wall Gallery

Thisbe Sue saves her human! (By Kendra Moore) Thisbe came into my life almost 7 years ago after my sister and brother-in-law saw her eating out of a trashcan at just a few weeks old in Miami, Florida. They couldn’t ignore such a sweet little thing and stopped to pick her up. Thisbe had lots of tapeworms, so many ticks that she was anemic,...