— Having opinions and thoughtful discussion is great, but endless debates over proper dog care can suck the joy out of being a dog owner.
— An Oklahoma woman sells homemade treats as an alternative to ones from China, but will this really solve the complex problem of dogs getting sick?
— Erin Auerbach has outraged dog lovers with a column saying that she'll never adopt another shelter dog. Here's why she's wrong.
— Is this fair, considering that it's rare for a police officer who kills a dog to even get fired over it?
— So-called teacup dog breeds may be perpetually adorable, but they have many medical issues.
— As a new mother, I suddenly find myself understanding why some new parents give away their dogs. Have you ever been in this position?
— We can't afford to follow people refuse to vaccinate their dogs and kind based on rumor and pseudoscience. What do you think?
— We know that many people don't like some of what we do, but we choose our tactics with animals' best interests in mind.
— Pope Francis says childless couples who spend their love on pets are in for hard times, but dog lovers know that's not true.
— The video of the cat saving a child sparked an Internet sensation, and despite vocal opposition, the dog was put down. Was there another option?
— When a neighbor's dog attacked a four-year-old boy, Tara the cat came to his rescue. Both are fine, but the dog faces euthanasia.
— Few scams are worse than using the desperation of disabled and ill people to sell them a fake service dog.
— The American Veterinary Medical Association reports that every year, more than 4.5 million people in the United States are victims of dog bites.
— Pet stores can't keep the dogs in stock, because they are so damnably cute. Just look at that dog.
— A man forced to kill his own dog after a police shooting backs mandatory police training in nonlethal force when dealing with dogs.
— Millions of animals are euthanized each year in the U.S., so should Americans rescue and adopt dogs they find in other countries? Maybe.
— You're not alone: Prominent people are speaking out against the practice amid the celebrations surrounding Mini-Winnie, Britain first cloned dog.
— "You often have to carry a bag of hot poop for many long minutes while running into every attractive opposite-sex acquaintance you have."
— People claim to know a lot about Monkey's well-being, but he does great in an apartment.
— The Phoenix case has inflamed passions between supporters of the boy and supporters of the dog. When should a dog really be declared vicious?
— My rescue dog Tucker had terrible nightmares, but now he often sleeps happily on his side.
— The ancient dogs of Polynesia are now gone, will all primitive dog breeds go the same way?
— I believe there is, if it's a choice between that or rehoming your dog. What do you think?
— I believe so, but only where real dogs aren't appropriate; they're machines, not sentient beings.
— I say no. I've been there, and exposing fearful dogs to what scares them is not the solution.
— A woman keeps a puppy alive who could die within the hour, and people are outraged. Why?
— It was digitally enhanced, not real, but did it drive you nuts or was it just fun and games?
— If you want a "wolfish" dog, I say choose a breed that looks like one. What do you think?
— Poisoners are not well studied and their motives are often vague, but here's what we do know.
— My Maltese has separation anxiety, and it's been a problem not just for him and me, but my neighbors, too.
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