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Ratchet: The Garbage Hound

‘Garbage hound’ is not a new breed of dog: these dogs have been around for a long time, raiding the trash can for tasty but indigestible morsels. Ratchet, today’s protagonist, is not a hound at all, but a one-and-a-half-year-old rescued pit bull. He’s been at The Animal Medical Center before for digestive problems. Last December,

Big Dog or Little Dog: Whose Bite is Worse Than Their Bark?

A pitbull
Two news articles caught our attention at The Animal Medical Center last week regarding the type of dogs involved in bite injuries to humans. The articles seem to tell different stories, or do they? Would you believe that “tiny” dogs were responsible for a record number of reported bites in New York City, according to