Another Side of Pure Romance President and CEO Chris Cicchinelli.Full Story >
In the 90s, Chris and his mother started traveling in a U-Haul from city to city hosting parties where women could buy sex toys, lotions, perfumes and more. Ten years later, they have a $100 million company on their hands .
Monday, July 28 2014 6:12 PM EDT2014-07-28 22:12:32 GMT
Damage was reported in several areas of Highland County Sunday night after a strong storm went through the area. According to the National Weather Service, numerous trees and power lines were blown downFull Story >
Damage was reported in several areas of Highland County Sunday night after a strong storm went through the area.Full Story >
GRAND RAPIDS, MI (WXMI/CNN) – An article is going viral across the web and terrifying pets owners is entitled "No ice water for dogs please read ASAP."
But is it for real?
"On the internet circulating right now is a story that seems very legitimate of a dog developing bloat after consuming ice cubes and water," DVM Family Friends Veterinarian Hospital Dr. Randal Carpenter.
It's probably shown up after shown up on your Facebook timeline or in an email from a friend, making pet owners do double takes and questioning their pet parenting practices.
It's the story of a dog who almost dies after his owner gives him ice water claiming the cold water caused the dog to "bloat."
"Bloats are life-threatening situations where the stomach will actually flip and gets bigger and bigger," Carpenter said.
Carpenter said the story and associated fears are false. He's seen the viral post scaring dog owners since 2007. Just recently, the message is making a comeback on social media.
"If the dog is overheated, dehydrated and desperate for fluids and they consume huge, huge amounts of ice cubes or water all at one time and if that were to occur, it could create a situation where the dog could bloat," Carpenter said.
But that goes for large amounts of any temperature water.
"Just consumer cold water or ice cubes in moderation will not cause bloat," Carpenter said. "So, consumption of ice cubes and water when the weather is hot is a good thing."
Though the article seems very real, even scientific enough to scare the most educated pet owner, the findings behind it are simply false.
"Ice cubes and cold water are fine for pets as long as it's done with some common sense," Carpenter said.
Monday, July 28 2014 2:07 PM EDT2014-07-28 18:07:25 GMT
CINCINNATI, OH (WXIX) – A FOX19 investigation's uncovered millions of tax dollars lost to failed loans to dozens of private businesses across the city. Our investigation found the city's forgiven moreFull Story >
A FOX19 investigation uncovered millions of tax dollars lost to failed loans to dozens of private businesses across the city. Our investigation found the city's forgiven more than $13 million in loans since 2005 and plans to forgive more in the future.Full Story >
Monday, July 28 2014 4:48 AM EDT2014-07-28 08:48:16 GMT
A man was airlifted to the hospital late Sunday night after a pedestrian-involved crash. Police are investigating the hit and run reported just before midnight in Butler County. Officials say a pedestrianFull Story >
A man was airlifted to the hospital late Sunday night after a pedestrian-involved crash.Full Story >
Monday, July 28 2014 5:34 PM EDT2014-07-28 21:34:58 GMT
A homicide victim has been identified after leading a police on a low-speed chase Saturday. According to court documents, Christopher R. McFerron was arrested after he fled from police on InterstatesFull Story >
A man has been arrested after leading a police on a low-speed chase Saturday.Full Story >
Monday, July 28 2014 1:25 PM EDT2014-07-28 17:25:24 GMT
The Cincinnati Bengals announced Monday that Papa John's will become the official pizza of the team. The pizza will now be served at Paul Brown Stadium and fans will be able to take advantage of giveawaysFull Story >
The Cincinnati Bengals announced Monday that Papa John's will become the official pizza of the team.Full Story >
Monday, July 28 2014 11:19 AM EDT2014-07-28 15:19:36 GMT
The Colerain Police Department is seeking the public's help in identifying the suspect in a bank robbery reported last May.Officers were dispatched around 2:15 p.m. May 22 for a U.S. Bank robbery at 9430Full Story >
The Colerain Police Department is seeking the public's help in identifying the suspect in a bank robbery reported last May.Full Story >
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