Large dogs – Peet Corso http://peet-corso.cz/ Thu, 20 Jan 2022 23:13:21 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=5.8 https://peet-corso.cz/wp-content/uploads/2021/06/cropped-icon-32x32.png Large dogs – Peet Corso http://peet-corso.cz/ 32 32 Pint-sized dog inspires Bad Walter’s big-tasting ice cream – J. https://peet-corso.cz/pint-sized-dog-inspires-bad-walters-big-tasting-ice-cream-j/ Thu, 20 Jan 2022 22:31:30 +0000 https://peet-corso.cz/pint-sized-dog-inspires-bad-walters-big-tasting-ice-cream-j/ Sydney Arkin spent her entire adult life thinking she wanted to work in advertising. But she began to have doubts about the career she had chosen. “It just wasn’t as satisfying as I thought it would be,” she said. Then, at the start of the pandemic, she was fired. While others were stocking up on […]]]>

Sydney Arkin spent her entire adult life thinking she wanted to work in advertising. But she began to have doubts about the career she had chosen. “It just wasn’t as satisfying as I thought it would be,” she said.

Then, at the start of the pandemic, she was fired.

While others were stocking up on toilet paper, she went out and bought 11 pints of ice cream, all at once. And then, worrying about possible shortages of her comfort food, she thought, “I’d better learn how to make some myself.”

In a now-common story, what started as a pandemic hobby is now a business: Bad Walter’s Bootleg Ice Cream.

Why ice cream? It’s the ultimate comfort food.

And why lactose-free ice cream? Because Arkin, 33, has lots of lactose-intolerant Jewish friends. She did it for them.

Walter gets some final licks of Bad Walter’s Bootleg Ice Cream, which comes in human and canine flavors.

When she was growing up in Manhattan as a young competitive gymnast, her parents used to bribe her with not one but two scoops of ice cream (she says she’s both blessed and cursed with a metabolism that can the supporter).

“Also, I grew up with a mother who had the worst diet you could imagine,” she said. “We were a household that would have Froot Loops for dinner. The ice cream was perfectly acceptable all the time. (Froot Loops has a starring role in a few Bad Walter flavor combos.)

Arkin attended the Ramah camps, but during the school year, gymnastics took precedence over Hebrew School. Later, when she was involved with United Synagogue Youth, she felt like she had missed something. So she decided to learn Hebrew in high school and then do a bat mitzvah.

“I absolutely loved it,” she said. “Although I am quite agnostic, culture and traditions are very important to me.”

But back to the other culture close to his heart: ice cream. She started making it in her Oakland kitchen, then when a friend’s wedding was called off during the pandemic and six friends celebrated in a backyard, her ice cream made its public debut.

“You should sell that,” was the response from one of the guests, who was a longtime friend. That would be Marc Schechter, founder of Square Pie Guys pizza. When someone successful in the food industry tells you such a thing, it behooves you to pay attention.

Bad Walter was born – named after his “little terrorist” chihuahua, Walter.

Arkin started selling the ice cream from his house, and it quickly caught on. She only makes one or two flavors at a time. Her trademark is unique flavor combinations she develops from scratch, often giving them tongue-in-cheek names.

Sydney Arkin whips up a batch of Bootleg ice cream from Bad Walter.
Sydney Arkin whips up a batch of Bootleg ice cream from Bad Walter.

Mick Jagger is brown sugar custard with Oreos and salted caramel swirls; Stroll Through Provence is lemon ice cream with swirls of blackberry jam and a lavender cookie crumble; Breakfast in bed is retro vanilla custard, cara cara orange custard (with a splash of prosecco), and caramelized cornflakes. Arkin’s most popular flavor to date is Slumber Party, which is Ritz cracker ice cream with thick chocolate fudge swirls, hazelnut butters, and Reese’s Chunks.

“It tastes like being 12,” she said. “I didn’t think anyone would be excited about this, but it really works.”

For Hanukkah, she made Rolling in Gelt (chocolate with chocolate covered potato chips and olive oil) and Sufganiyot, using Donut Savant’s donut sufganiyot, jam and a swirl of icing . For Passover, Elijah’s Munchies combined sweet ice cream, matzah cracker, macaroons and a swirl of wine and berry jam.

Arkin’s advertising background means she has marketing knowledge. Every Wednesday, she posts the next Bad Walter flavor to Instagram with a food-porn shot of an overloaded spoon against a colorful background. Customers place their orders (pints, which cost $13.50, often sell out in minutes), then pick up takes place on Saturdays at his workspace, the Korner Kitchen in Oakland’s Fruitvale neighborhood. Convenient it isn’t, but the system works for those who are always on the hunt for the next delicious thing.

“People are more willing to do that here,” she said. “There are so many pop-ups that do this and sell out immediately. I think that might even be part of the fun of being aware of something new.

And for people who bring their dogs when they pick up their orders, Bad Walter’s also has a flavor for the pooches: peanut butter (served in a 1 oz mug).

Arkin doesn’t know where she’ll go with Bad Walter’s, but at this point she’s not thinking about retail or scoop stores. Maybe an ice cream truck is more his style.

“My favorite thing about making ice cream is that it’s fun,” Arkin concluded. “There’s a reason it’s a universal comfort food and why people turn to it on vacation as well as as a reward and after breakups. It makes everything better.

A version of this story first appeared on Berkeleyside.com and is republished with permission.

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Dog attack in Coleman sparks conversation about city animal control | KTAB https://peet-corso.cz/dog-attack-in-coleman-sparks-conversation-about-city-animal-control-ktab/ Wed, 19 Jan 2022 04:30:27 +0000 https://peet-corso.cz/dog-attack-in-coleman-sparks-conversation-about-city-animal-control-ktab/ COLEMAN Texas (KTAB/KRBC) – A 58-year-old Coleman woman is hospitalized after being seriously injured in a dog attack Monday morning by two Rottweiler mixes near the intersection of Colbert and Vale streets. Acting Police Chief Chris Bratton said his department is working to determine exactly how the dogs got out and what prompted them to […]]]>

COLEMAN Texas (KTAB/KRBC) – A 58-year-old Coleman woman is hospitalized after being seriously injured in a dog attack Monday morning by two Rottweiler mixes near the intersection of Colbert and Vale streets. Acting Police Chief Chris Bratton said his department is working to determine exactly how the dogs got out and what prompted them to attack.

“As far as we know, she is in stable condition. I have an officer trying to talk to him. She speaks today, an officer speaks to her today to find out exactly what happened,” Bratton says.

She was saved by two men passing by who managed to take the dogs away from her.

The dogs are currently in city custody, and Bratton says they will be detained for 10 days, and if deemed “vicious,” their owners may reclaim them.

“But they will be required to post a bond, carry some insurance, and have some type of secure area to keep the dogs or put them up for adoption,” Bratton says.

A longtime resident says the city isn’t doing enough to prevent incidents like this.

“Everyone I know and talk to is really frustrated that nothing is ever done, that dogs are running loose in the streets. Everyone knows it’s only a matter of time before someone one really gets hurt,” the resident said.

He says he and his family have been charged, scolded and even considered moving out of fear of being attacked. And although they called the city for help, he says nothing useful was done.

“Over 80% of the time you’ll never see a patroller go by, and very rarely will you see the dog catcher coming or doing anything, or if that person shows up, when they leave, the dog is still there. . So nothing is ever done,” says the resident.

“They have to start fining people or shooting dogs, one or the other. They must be held accountable,” he added.

Acting Chief Bratton offered to push back on that idea, saying the city catches 400 to 500 dogs a year.

“The community has to take some responsibility to make sure their friends, their neighbors know, ‘Keep your dog locked up,'” Bratton says.

Although both men agree that what happened is unfortunate.

“Just tell her that we are praying for her and her family, and for the men who saved her. I’m so sorry they had to see that,” the resident said.

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Sending military to the English Channel and scrapping license fees among Johnson’s ideas to save his job https://peet-corso.cz/sending-military-to-the-english-channel-and-scrapping-license-fees-among-johnsons-ideas-to-save-his-job/ Mon, 17 Jan 2022 14:47:00 +0000 https://peet-corso.cz/sending-military-to-the-english-channel-and-scrapping-license-fees-among-johnsons-ideas-to-save-his-job/ Johnson left the House of Commons last week. Source: Alamy Image Bank BRITISH MINISTERS are drawing up a series of policies, under the title Operation Red Meat, which are designed to revive Boris Johnson’s fortunes as he faces continuing anger over ‘partygate’ allegations. The fury over the gatherings was heightened when it emerged that two […]]]>

Johnson left the House of Commons last week.

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BRITISH MINISTERS are drawing up a series of policies, under the title Operation Red Meat, which are designed to revive Boris Johnson’s fortunes as he faces continuing anger over ‘partygate’ allegations.

The fury over the gatherings was heightened when it emerged that two events had taken place at No 10 the day before Queen Elizabeth II was due to sit alone at the funeral of her husband, the Duke of Edinburgh, Last year.

The Prime Minister had previously apologized for personally attending a ‘bring your own booze’ party in Downing Street Garden in May 2020 during the first coronavirus lockdown.

Six Tory MPs have publicly called on Johnson to leave, while many others are said to have privately waved a vote of no confidence in him as Tory leader.

But, anticipating the potential flashpoint of senior civil servant Sue Gray delivering the outcome of her investigation into the party allegations, the government launched a response on multiple fronts.

The first is a plan that would turn heads.

Sacrificing staff to save ‘Big Dog’ and reduce alcohol consumption at No. 10

Dubbed ‘Operation Big Dog’, there have been reported efforts to blame Johnson’s staff to save his job as prime minister.

The Sunday Times suggested that Martin Reynolds, Johnson’s principal private secretary, could go after he sent the email inviting more than 100 employees to the ‘Bring your own booze’ event in the garden of No 10 on May 20, 2020.

Although it was during the first Covid lockdown, the Prime Minister admitted to attending the rally but insisted he believed it was a work event which could have ‘technically’ complied the rules.

Chief of staff Dan Rosenfield would also be in the line of fire, along with members of the communications team.

Dowden also said there were plans to “tackle the kind of culture that enabled” the alleged breaches of the rules, with reports suggesting this will include a crackdown on drinking in Downing Street.

Red meat

Scrap license fees

Among the ‘red meat’ initiatives designed to please backbench MPs and pissed off Tory voters is telling the BBC that license fees could be replaced after the current deal ends in 2027.

Culture Secretary Nadine Dorries is expected to confirm that the annual payment will be frozen at £159 (€190) until 2024.

She said the next review of the BBC’s funding model in five years “will be the last”, signaling a major shake-up for the public broadcaster.

Labor described it as a ‘truly obvious and pathetic distraction from a Prime Minister and a government that has no road left and whose leadership hangs by a thread’.

End of Cov restrictions

Johnson appears set to end England’s Plan B measures, including mask-wearing and work-from-home advice, on their current expiry date of January 26.

Not only would this be warmly welcomed by lockdown-skeptical Tory MPs, but it would also prevent another massive rebellion if he tried to renew them.

Conservative Party chairman Oliver Dowden signaled over the weekend that the “signs are encouraging” for the remaining restrictions to be lifted.

Repression of the Channel crossing

Johnson plans to task the British military with reducing the number of small boats crossing the Channel, rather than the Border Force which is currently overseeing such efforts.

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Plans are being drawn up to send migrants, including asylum seekers, to countries like Rwanda and Ghana for processing, according to the Times.

The Ministry of Defense did not deny it could be called in, with a spokesman saying: ‘The Government is exploring all avenues to prevent further crossings and details of how this can be achieved will be known in due time.”

Invest in the North of England

Chief Cabinet Minister Michael Gove is reportedly preparing to publish his ‘upgrade’ plans to improve life in neglected areas across the country.

But it was suggested he would receive no new money to implement his proposals and scoured departments in Whitehall for announcements already priced.

New plans are also expected to ease the looming cost-of-living crisis and further tackle the backlog of operations in health services caused by the coronavirus pandemic.

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Okanagan Woman Carves Big, Mean Guard Dog in Snow Outside Yard | infonews https://peet-corso.cz/okanagan-woman-carves-big-mean-guard-dog-in-snow-outside-yard-infonews/ Sat, 15 Jan 2022 21:05:23 +0000 https://peet-corso.cz/okanagan-woman-carves-big-mean-guard-dog-in-snow-outside-yard-infonews/ Linda Walton’s yard in Osoyoos is now home to a boxer-bulldog made of snow. Image Credit: SUBMITTED/Linda Walton 15 January 2022 – 13:05 An Osoyoos homeowner created a giant snow beast this week. Linda Walton (no relation to the reporter) was inspired to sculpt the snow in her yard into a boxer-bulldog after seeing an […]]]>

Linda Walton’s yard in Osoyoos is now home to a boxer-bulldog made of snow.

Image Credit: SUBMITTED/Linda Walton

15 January 2022 – 13:05

An Osoyoos homeowner created a giant snow beast this week.

Linda Walton (no relation to the reporter) was inspired to sculpt the snow in her yard into a boxer-bulldog after seeing an impressive photo online of another dog sculpture.

“And I tried, shall we say, to copy it,” Walton said. “But no – I guess that was my own interpretation.”

It was her first attempt at a large snow sculpture and she did it without any help.

With a high of 3 degrees Celsius in Osoyoos today, January 15, she doesn’t expect it to last much longer.

There could be something in the water of Osoyoos — or possibly its snow — because another townsman decided to carve a large Stegosaurus out of the snow earlier in the week.

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College Basketball Conference Power Rankings: Big 12 Best Among Big Conferences; ACC is struggling https://peet-corso.cz/college-basketball-conference-power-rankings-big-12-best-among-big-conferences-acc-is-struggling/ Fri, 14 Jan 2022 06:37:00 +0000 https://peet-corso.cz/college-basketball-conference-power-rankings-big-12-best-among-big-conferences-acc-is-struggling/ The ACC has only one team inside this week AP Top 25 Poll, tied for the least among all leagues considered included in the top seven conferences in college hoops. The Big 12, Big Ten and SEC lead the way with five teams in the AP Top 25. One could use this simple metric to […]]]>

The ACC has only one team inside this week AP Top 25 Poll, tied for the least among all leagues considered included in the top seven conferences in college hoops. The Big 12, Big Ten and SEC lead the way with five teams in the AP Top 25. One could use this simple metric to argue that, based on the poll, the ACC is the worst power conference and the Big 12, Big Ten, and SEC — in some order — are the best.

And maybe if you used that argument, you’d be right.

But there’s more to it than meets the eye if you really want to roll up your sleeves and rank the lectures. Context is needed – like which league teams have played, save margins, injuries and more.

I am here to deliver exactly that. So, behold, a full ranking of the top seven college hoops leagues can be found below. This ranking takes eye testing into account to some degree, but it was compiled primarily based on efficacy data from KenPom.com and BartTorvik.com, as well as a deep dive into how each team from each conference performed during non-conference play.

OKAY. Enough talk. Let’s enter.

1. Big 12

  • The 12 big teams in the AP Top 25: 5 (#1 Baylor, #9 Kansas, #15 Iowa State, #19 Texas Tech, #21 Texas)
  • Record against ranked teams in non-conference play: 7-6
  • Key Big 12 wins out of conference: Baylor on Michigan State (Nov. 26) and Villanova (Dec. 12); Oklahoma over Florida (December 1) and Arkansas (December 11); Kansas over Michigan State (November 9); Texas Tech over Tennessee (December 7); West Virginia on UConn (December 8); Iowa State on Xavier (November 24), Memphis (November 26) and Creighton (December 4)

Breakdown: The Big 12 is No. 1 with a ball and I’m standing on a pretty solid limb with that proclamation – no-tempo stats from BartTorvik.com and KenPom.com rank the league as the best based on their own data from efficiency. In non-conference games, it has proven itself worthy of wearing the crown, too, with seven wins over ranked opponents and two of its league members — Baylor and Iowa State — earning two of those wins over top-10 teams. What’s more impressive is that while No. 1 Baylor and No. 9 Kansas really help earn the respect of the conference as a whole, league depth has held up well with unranked teams like the West Virginia and Oklahoma picking up victories over quality powerhouse opponents. Good.

2. The Big Ten

  • Big Ten teams in the AP Top 25: 5 (No. 7 Purdue, No. 10 Michigan State, No. 13 Wisconsin, No. 16 Ohio State, No. 25 Illinois)
  • Record against ranked teams in non-conference play: 7-7
  • Key Big Ten wins out of conference: Michigan State over Loyola Chicago (Nov. 24) and UConn (Nov. 25); Ohio State on Duke (November 30); Wisconsin over Houston (November 23); Purdue on North Carolina (November 20) and Villanova (November 21); Maryland over Florida (December 12)

Breakdown: There is an unfair perception out there that Big Ten basketball, perhaps because of Wisconsin and Michigan football, is all about hard defense and offense. But let’s say it now: it’s a misconception that needs to be thrown at the moon. This league ranks No. 1 among all major conferences in adjusted offensive efficiency this season with a rating of 109.6 according to BartTorvik.com and its seven wins over ranked opponents in non-conference games for most among seven listed. It’s a clear No. 2 on this list for me and anchored by a quartet of Final Four contenders at Purdue, Michigan State, Wisconsin and Ohio State.

3.DRY

  • SEC teams in the AP Top 25: 5 (#4 Auburn, #12 LSU, #18 Kentucky, #22 Tennessee, #24 Alabama)
  • Record against ranked teams in non-conference play: 6-4
  • Key SEC wins in non-conference play: Alabama on Gonzaga (Dec. 4) and Houston (Dec. 11); Auburn on Loyola Chicago (November 25); Kentucky over North Carolina (December 18); Tennessee over North Carolina (November 21) and Arizona (December 22); Georgia over Memphis (December 1)

Breakdown: Six wins over ranked teams in non-conference games for the SEC is pretty misleading — one was a Georgia win over a once-dead Memphis team and two others were Kentucky and Tennessee sweeping a Slightly overrated UNC team – but the league still deserves its No. 3 ranking. in the title to Alabama last year, led by a top-10 defense and a potential No. 1 pick in Jabari Smith. So it’s good. And when you take into account that LSU and Kentucky appear to be the top 15 mainstays, the top of this league justifies this position just behind the Big Ten.

4. Great East

  • Big East teams in the AP Top 25: 4 (#14 Villanova, #17 Xavier, #20 Seton Hall, #23 Providence)
  • Record against ranked teams in non-conference play: 7-10
  • Key Big East wins out of conference: Villanova on Tennessee (Nov. 20); Providence over Wisconsin (November 15) and Texas Tech (December 1); Xavier on Ohio State (November 18) and Virginia Tech (November 26); Seton Hall over Michigan (November 16) and Texas (December 9); Marquette over Illinois (November 15) and West Virginia (November 19); UConn on Auburn (November 24); Butler on Oklahoma (December 7)

Breakdown: BartTorvik.com has a stat called Wins Above Bubble (WAB) which aims to quantify how a bubble team would potentially perform against a comparable schedule. The WAB stat also applies to conferences, and the Big East ranks second on BartTorvik.com with a WAB of 4.7 which sits well behind the Big 12 but ahead of the Big Ten as one of three leagues to do not hold a negative WAB. If those fancy numbers don’t convince you of the Big East’s placement here ahead of the Pac-12, ACC and American, well, here’s just a small list of teams that have been defeated by the Big East programs: Tennessee , Wisconsin, Ohio State, Illinois and Auburn — all teams that have been or are currently ranked in the top 15 in the AP Poll. (Voice of David Fizdale: take that for data!)

5.Pac-12

  • Pac-12 teams in the AP Top 25: 3 (#3 UCLA, #5 USC, #6 Arizona)
  • Record against ranked teams in non-conference play: 2-10
  • Key Pac-12 wins in non-conference play: UCLA on Villanova (Nov. 12); USC over San Diego State (November 26); Arizona over Michigan (November 21) and Illinois (December 11);

Breakdown: The Pac-12 was more than most affected by the disruptions of COVID-19 – and its overall data was not helped much by the fact that the top dog UCLA missed almost a month earlier this season before falling to Oregon 84-81 in OT at home on Thursday. So that’s factored into my super secret formula here. But outside of the top three of UCLA, USC, and Arizona, there really isn’t much reason to put the Pac-12 higher than No. 5 (although I like some of the Colorado and Stanford plays). Could be a three-candidate league that has no other teams even on the bubble. yuck.

6.VAC

  • ACC teams in the AP Top 25: 1 (No. 8 Duke)
  • Record against ranked teams in non-conference play: 4-15
  • Key ACC wins in non-conference play: Duke over Kentucky (Nov. 9) and Gonzaga (Nov. 26); North Carolina over Michigan (December 1); Notre Dame on Kentucky (December 11); Syracuse over Indiana (November 30)

Breakdown: It’s not quite a “There’s Duke and then there’s everyone else.” situation in the ACC, but when it comes to comparing other top dogs from the other respective conferences, Duke definitely carries a heavier bucket of water than anyone. Admittedly, right now we feel like we’re tipping towards a situation where there’s Duke and then everyone else – at least as far as the relevant suitors go. It’s the only team currently ranked in the polls and the rest of the ACC is down many compared to recent years. Maybe Miami’s recent surge could regain some respect for the league, but Virginia has struggled, Louisville is hot and cold, Florida State looks unusually flawed and I’m still not sure what think of UNC. We will see. Overall, the verdict is still out – I’m not ready to write the ACC eulogy just yet – but so far it’s been a very bad season for the conference. At least there’s Duke.

7. American Athletic Conference

  • AAC teams in the AP Top 25: 1 (#11 Houston)
  • Record against ranked teams in non-conference play: 2-5
  • Key AAC wins in non-conference play: Houston over Oklahoma State (December 18); Memphis over Virginia Tech (November 24) and Alabama (December 14); UCF over Michigan (December 30); Cincinnati over Illinois (November 22); Wichita State on Oklahoma State (December 1);

Breakdown: Houston is the No. 3 team on KenPom.com and BartTorvik.com despite ranking outside the top 10 in the latest AP poll. Analytics to like them a few cougars. But Kelvin Sampson’s club really could be the crown jewel of a (potential) single-candidate American; Jerry Palm in Houston and Memphis barely as it stands in its final installment. The league outside of Houston really isn’t strong.

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Large and medium dogs should be phased out to help save the planet, says city councilor https://peet-corso.cz/large-and-medium-dogs-should-be-phased-out-to-help-save-the-planet-says-city-councilor/ Wed, 12 Jan 2022 07:09:40 +0000 https://peet-corso.cz/large-and-medium-dogs-should-be-phased-out-to-help-save-the-planet-says-city-councilor/ A city councilor has effectively called for the phase-out of medium and large dogs because he claims they are harmful to the environment. Mark Howell claims that the carbon footprint of dogs such as German Shepherds and Labradors is the same as an SUV car. Cllr Howell has said that the methane emissions from these […]]]>

A city councilor has effectively called for the phase-out of medium and large dogs because he claims they are harmful to the environment.

Mark Howell claims that the carbon footprint of dogs such as German Shepherds and Labradors is the same as an SUV car.

Cllr Howell has said that the methane emissions from these animals are causing serious damage to the planet, reports the Daily Star.

He also claimed that pets consume 20 percent of the world’s meat and fish and that this demand adds to pollution as it has to be transported.

While not calling for an outright ban on large dogs, he said pet owners should consider “cutting back” and having smaller dogs in the future.

He also said animal lovers should consider sharing dogs as pets with friends and relatives in the future to reduce the number of dogs.

Mr Howell, an independent member of Bournemouth Christchurch and Poole Council, shared his controversial views in an online video following a town hall discussion on climate change.

Councilors debated ways in which the local authority can achieve net zero carbon emissions by 2050.

He said, “The pets are an elephant in the room. This is a really serious question that politicians don’t seem ready to raise, they are understandably afraid of the backlash, but it is important.

“It is estimated that globally, pets consume 20% of the meat and fish in the world. A medium sized dog has the same effect on emissions as a Toyota Landcruiser, in fact some estimates say it is twice as much.

“I’ve had a lot of criticism about this, but I think it’s important to say that we all have a personal responsibility to reduce our carbon emissions.

“I’m not saying we should ban or exterminate dogs, but what I’m saying is that people need to think carefully about the death of their animals, whether they need to replace them or downsize their animals. pets.

Maybe if they need to share pets, if they need the support of their own pet, or can get pleasure and contentment from other people’s animals.

“The main problem with animals is the methane they produce and the consumption of meat, which leads to a different problem regarding the amount of pollutants and the loss of forests in other parts of the world which is simply accelerating for feed the pets.”

Mr. Howell’s comments have been labeled “disturbing” by the Kennel Club.

Bill Lambert, Head of Health, Welfare and Breeding Services at The Kennel Club, said: “We are surprised at the comments made by Councilor Mark Howell regarding dogs and their effect on our carbon footprint.

“While dogs, like any animal, can have an effect on our environment, we must also take into account the very positive influence dogs have on our lives.

“As any dog ​​owner will attest, dogs are part of our family. They offer companionship, loyalty, not to mention the many positive mental and physical health benefits they provide.

“Many medium and large breeds are used as assistance, support, medical detection and police dogs.

“Attempting to eliminate these dogs would be seriously damaging to the society in which we live.

“Dog owners, like everyone else, can look for ways to reduce their dog’s effects on the environment. This can be done by using biodegradable poop bags, making sure to weigh their dog’s food to help reduce waste, and purchasing non-plastic, more durable dog toys.

“The concept of ‘sharing’ a dog is very disturbing. Dogs need stability and to feel secure in their environment. To be shared among different owners, anyone who may have a different set of rules or commands could be extremely confusing for a dog and lead to serious behavior problems.

Grahame Johnstone, a resident of Poole, said: “I can’t believe I’m watching this drivel. A party set up to take care of us Poolélites has completely lost the plot.

Martin Houldon said: “If you are looking for a cert dead vote loser, then I don’t think you could have chosen better.”

Eliza Allen, Director of PETA, said: “Guardians concerned with reducing their dog’s carbon footprint – as well as their own carbon footprint – should definitely look at their own plates before looking at their dog’s bowl and choosing a vegan. healthy and nutritious. diet today.

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Make sure your dog can’t get near birds this summer https://peet-corso.cz/make-sure-your-dog-cant-get-near-birds-this-summer/ Sat, 08 Jan 2022 17:15:47 +0000 https://peet-corso.cz/make-sure-your-dog-cant-get-near-birds-this-summer/ Dogs can’t resist the sweet scent of seabirds, and owners should keep a close eye and consider keeping them on a leash on the beach this summer. Breeding birds are vulnerable to attack. Photo: 123rf Forest and Bird Auckland and Coromandel Regional Director Lissy Fehnker-Heather said dogs are very dangerous to birds, especially flightless species […]]]>

Dogs can’t resist the sweet scent of seabirds, and owners should keep a close eye and consider keeping them on a leash on the beach this summer.

Breeding birds are vulnerable to attack.
Photo: 123rf

Forest and Bird Auckland and Coromandel Regional Director Lissy Fehnker-Heather said dogs are very dangerous to birds, especially flightless species like penguins.

Even having dogs nearby severely afflicted the foraging and nesting birds, causing them to abandon their eggs or go hungry.

She said it only takes a dog seconds to attack or terrorize a bird.

She offers dog owners practical ways to help keep birds safe.

“If you [are at] a bach that’s close to the beach or close to estuaries or wetlands, making sure you can always see your dog.

“Do not then let out of your property and have no idea where they went.”

She said owners should keep their dogs on a leash in places of high biological value, such as Department of Conservation lands.

Species like the kororā (little blue penguin) were active at night, and special care should be taken in areas with rock faces and cement retaining walls where they like to nest.

She said the dogs just couldn’t resist the smell of seabirds.

“The smell of old fish that’s been regurgitated, things like that, is really appealing to dogs.

“Dogs can smell seabirds from far, far away. They will smell it and they will run towards it.”

Additional care needed in places

Fehnker-Heather said places where there was a surge in holidaymakers could be particularly disruptive and dangerous to year-round animal dwellers who are not used to so many humans.

Mangawhai, Coromandal, Papamoa, Raglan are just a few examples from the North Island.

She said dogs are important companions and it is about being a responsible owner.

Dogs are by no means the only ones to blame for injuring seabirds – cats are a threat too, and humans have destroyed habitats and killed them while fishing.

The DoC website states that if you find a penguin clearly injured or in immediate danger, contact 0800 DOC HOT (0800 362 468). Try to give the exact location and take pictures to help staff assess.

The DoC said it receives around 300 dog-related calls to its emergency hotline each year, and over the past 20 years, it has received more than 800 calls regarding attacks from wildlife.


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Man arrested after Hendry’s deputy saw him slam and kick dog https://peet-corso.cz/man-arrested-after-hendrys-deputy-saw-him-slam-and-kick-dog/ Thu, 06 Jan 2022 18:38:00 +0000 https://peet-corso.cz/man-arrested-after-hendrys-deputy-saw-him-slam-and-kick-dog/ HENDRY COUNTY A 60-year-old man has been arrested after a deputy saw him mistreat one of his dogs. According to an arrest report, Emette Miles was arrested by the Hendry County Sheriff’s Office on December 26 after a deputy patrolling an area saw her slam a dog to the ground. Miles also kicked the dog […]]]>

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A 60-year-old man has been arrested after a deputy saw him mistreat one of his dogs.

According to an arrest report, Emette Miles was arrested by the Hendry County Sheriff’s Office on December 26 after a deputy patrolling an area saw her slam a dog to the ground.

Miles also kicked the dog on several occasions, according to the arrest report. According to the arrest report, Miles is from Clewiston, but his online booking shows his last known address at a house in Moore Haven.

The incident occurred in the Hookers Point Park area.

Miles was walking with a small black and white dog and a larger brown and white dog, when he picked up the bigger dog.

Miles told the deputy he was having a hard time with the dog.

The two dogs were seized and handed over to animal control.

In addition to being charged with torture and inflicting pain on an animal, Miles also faces a marijuana possession charge after the deputy found marijuana on him during his search.

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Invoxia Smart Dog Collar is a fitness tracker for your pet https://peet-corso.cz/invoxia-smart-dog-collar-is-a-fitness-tracker-for-your-pet/ Tue, 04 Jan 2022 21:54:23 +0000 https://peet-corso.cz/invoxia-smart-dog-collar-is-a-fitness-tracker-for-your-pet/ It’s not just humans who can wear health and fitness trackers. A company at CES thinks your pets should have them, too. Tech company Invoxia showcased the Smart Dog Collar, which uses sensors and other technologies to monitor a dog’s health, track their whereabouts, and alert owners of any potential health issues. The collar includes […]]]>

It’s not just humans who can wear health and fitness trackers. A company at CES thinks your pets should have them, too.

Tech company Invoxia showcased the Smart Dog Collar, which uses sensors and other technologies to monitor a dog’s health, track their whereabouts, and alert owners of any potential health issues.

The collar includes miniature radar sensors capable of measuring a dog’s respiratory and heart rate. It uses Wi-Fi, GPS, and Bluetooth to track your pet’s physical location in case he gets lost or escapes. Users can also receive alerts if their dog has escaped.

It also measures a dog’s daily activities, including the time spent walking, resting, and eating. The collar is associated with an app that owners use to track their pet’s health.

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Your dog's activity measured by the smart dog collar can be tracked through an app.

“Until now, data has been difficult to collect, so there are few studies that provide vital information about the health of pets from daily activities or continuous monitoring,” said the CEO. of Invoxia, Amélie Caudron, in a press release. “With the smart collar, the ability to collect a large amount of data on a large scale over time will open incredible doors for research into the correlations between vital signs and dog diseases. This is how we discover new biomarkers, treatments and drugs. “

The French company will begin selling the necklaces for an estimated cost of $ 99 starting this summer. It will also require a monthly subscription of $ 12.99 per month. Invoxia said the collar will initially be available for medium to large dogs.

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January 6, the “Big Lie” and the fate of democracy https://peet-corso.cz/january-6-the-big-lie-and-the-fate-of-democracy/ Sun, 02 Jan 2022 14:10:00 +0000 https://peet-corso.cz/january-6-the-big-lie-and-the-fate-of-democracy/ A year ago today, on January 2, 2021, President Donald Trump launched his most brazen effort to reverse his electoral defeat. During a recorded phone call, he told Republican Secretary of State for Georgia Brad Raffensperger, “I just want to find 11,780 votes, which is one more than we have.” Mr Trump also told Raffensperger […]]]>

A year ago today, on January 2, 2021, President Donald Trump launched his most brazen effort to reverse his electoral defeat. During a recorded phone call, he told Republican Secretary of State for Georgia Brad Raffensperger, “I just want to find 11,780 votes, which is one more than we have.”

Mr Trump also told Raffensperger he could face unspecified criminal charges if he does not comply. “It’s a criminal offense… It’s a big risk for you,” Mr. Trump warned.

“I listened,” Raffensperger told CBS News Washington chief correspondent Major Garrett. “But I also knew that, ‘You can dig as much as you want, Mr President. We have the facts, and I’m sorry, you lost.'”

Garrett asked, “Did that shock you?”

“I was going to make sure that we were following the law and the constitution, and I was not going to be swayed, pushed or deviated from that.”

Raffensperger recounts this call, and the turbulent months following the 2020 election, in his new book, “Integrity Counts” (distributed by a division of ViacomCBS).

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Raffensperger has been prosecuted on charges that he helped steal the election from Mr. Trump. He has faced death threats; his wife has been threatened with sexual violence. Raffensberger, a longtime Republican and conservative who voted for Mr. Trump, felt hounded – by his fellow Republicans.

Garrett asked, “How did it go? “

“You watch yourself,” Raffensperger replied. “You watch your back. And you have to start looking for what people are saying. “

Sense? “Is there something on the side of their hip? Things like that.”

Raffensperger also has a dog. “Is it a guard dog?” Garrett asked.

“No. But he’s a dog of conscience,” he smirked.

Unfounded allegations of fraud in Georgia and other states – amplified by Mr. Trump (“This election has been stolen, from you, from me and the country”) – fueled the violent siege on Capitol Hill on January 6. Raffensperger said: “They were misled, they were deceived, they were given lies about the election results.”

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To date, more than 700 people have been indicted in the deadly attack on Congress on January 6, an attempt to stop the certification of Electoral College ballots for President-elect Joe Biden and to entrust Mr. Trump the presidency.

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These lies were exposed in color in Maricopa County, Arizona, where the GOP-controlled state Senate sponsored a so-called “election audit” last May. He concluded Mr. Biden actually won with more votes than initially expected..

A summer symposium on electoral fraud in 2020, led by My Pillow CEO Mike Lindell, provided no evidence.

Even so, 2021 saw 19 states, most of them ruled by Republicans, to squeeze election laws, according to the Brennan Center for Justice.

Ironically, the conservative Heritage Foundation found that four of President Trump’s most contested states had some of the safest voting procedures.

Helen Butler is a proud Democrat who served on the Trump-pro Morgan County, Ga. Electoral board for more than a decade. Republican county leaders recently passed new rules there, allowing them to purge board members, including Butler.

She told Garrett: “If you replenish the board with many members that are made up of one political party and the political line of that party is that you have to change the election result to keep someone. in power, that’s one way to do it. ”

It means, as the old saying goes, that it doesn’t matter who votes; it is more important who account.

Butler said: “I see it like, ‘We didn’t make it this time, but next time I’m going to do it because I have total control of the electoral process.'”

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Threats of violence still haunt Americans who have done nothing but count the ballots. One of them is Tom Freitag, Chief Electoral Officer in Bucks County, Pennsylvania. He told Garrett he had received “a lot of calls, emails, angry threats.”

“What sort of things are we talking about?

“We received an email saying we would all be hanged for treason.”

Bucks County is a swing county within a swing state. Mr. Trump won Pennsylvania by 44,000 votes in 2016; he lost almost twice as much in 2020.

Garrett first met Frietag in September 2020 as he worked around the clock to build a vote-counting facility from scratch, all to comply with a staggering new mail-in vote demand, triggered by new state law, intensified by pandemic security concerns. They were installing high-speed scanners to scan ballots quickly. “We have ten,” he said.

When asked today how the counting process went, Frietag said: “We were all nervous before we started. Overall I think it went very well with the hand. that was distributed to us. “

And yet the threats and bullying continued for a full year.

“Are you so frustrated you might stop?” Garrett asked.

“There have been days when I wonder why I always do this,” replied Frietag. “I don’t think I’ve gotten to the point where I want to quit yet, but there have been days when I didn’t really feel like working.”

Bob Harvie, an elected county commissioner in Bucks County, said, “It’s not something I’ve seen, other than going back to the Civil War. And that scares me.

We asked Harvie about January 6, “If you want to destroy democracy, the first thing you do is pit the members of this country against each other,” he said. “And the second thing you do is get people to start doubting the validity of the election.”

The doubts – they circulate in the country like a contagion of plots.

Wisconsin, long a hotbed of bitterly contested and very close elections, is in the throes of a Republicans-led covert investigation into electoral fraud in 2020.

State Senator Kathy Bernier, herself a former election administrator, is a staunch supporter of Trump and one of the most conservative voices in the legislature. Yet, she said, “I’m a Republican. [but] we cannot keep beating a dead horse. We must move forward.
“Were there any cases of electoral fraud? Yes, there were. And they are currently under investigation. But there was no organized and widespread electoral fraud in the area. ‘State of Wisconsin that anyone has provided proof of. ”

The man leading the effort to find him, Republican State Assembly Speaker Robin Vos, declined CBS Sunday Morning’s request for an interview for the story.

For some pro-Trump Republicans, challenging or denying the outcome is no different than the Democrats’ refusal to accept Mr. Trump’s election – no less harmful, they would say, than the lingering allegations of Russian collusion.

Bernier accepts Mr. Biden as president, but adds, “Democrats are just as guilty as Republicans for perpetuating disinformation or outright lies.”

Secretary of State Raffensperger, in general, agrees: “These stolen electoral demands, what they do is they undermine voter confidence in the electoral process.

He’s more focused now on his next election, a sort of GOP referendum on election denial. His opponent, Congressman Jody Hice, opposed the certification of election results in Georgia.

Garrett asked Raffensperger, “What do you think of this next primary? ”

“Well see, I can stand on the truth,” Raffensperger. “What he will stand?

Hice declined our repeated requests to speak to him.

Raffensperger said: “I think at some point people have to face the brutal truth of the election results.”

“Do you ever have the impression that on this particular subject, you are howling in the wind?” ”

“Like a voice in the desert?” Yeah.


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