— As kids go back to school, daycare can help stem separation anxiety; here's what you need to know.
— A team of scientists may have figured out the algorithm that describes how dogs herd sheep. Do we want to replace sheepdogs with machines?
— Precious Pups Rescue of New York was shut down after allegations it adopted out sick dogs for high prices; is better regulation the solution?
— Putting your dog to sleep is hard enough; what’s harder is being unable to say farewell in person.
— An Oregon man has a reputation as a vigilante who harasses people for not following leash laws, and that recently got him jail time and probation.
— My Pit Bull's best friend is a cat, which busts more than a few wrongheaded myths about the breed. Does your dog have a surprising buddy?
— It seems like the easiest part of caring for a dog, but after I adopted my strong Lab GhostBuster, I realized how wrong I was.
— In a thunderstorm, Tucker scrambled onto our roof, then jumped off and ran across town before collapsing. Has your dog been scared like that?
— We like to think our mutt is worth every penny we paid. But how much is too much?
— Too many dogs have been shot and killed by police for no good reason, and it illustrates a broader pattern of abuse that targets humans.
— Too many of us are obsessed with the latest, greatest levels of dog health and care -- and I fear this consumerism is discouraging dog adoption.
— Some can't grasp our love for our pets, and it can lead to hurt feelings when one dies.
— It scares me to death when one of my dogs has a seizure, and I've worked hard to find the causes. Does your dog have seizures, too?
— The same principles of astrology that apply to a horoscope apply here. Would you have one done?
— Having opinions and thoughtful discussion is great, but endless debates over proper dog care can suck the joy out of being a dog owner.
— As a friend's dog passed on, I reflected on my own dogs -- here's what I want to tell them.
— 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?
— All dogs like to swim and play fetch, right? My dogs didn't get that memo. What about yours?
— Thousands of people in Detroit are having their water shut off, so PETA says that it will pay the bills -- only if the recipients promise to be vegans.
— But the Maltese had been adopted by a new family, who is left devastated.
— Erin Auerbach has outraged dog lovers with a column saying that she'll never adopt another shelter dog. Here's why she's wrong.
— As my old dog Corona endures a medical scare, I remember the qualities I love in her -- and the life lessons she teaches every day.
— Is this fair, considering that it's rare for a police officer who kills a dog to even get fired over it?
— See examples of the blurry line between which toys are for dogs and which are for humans.
— We chat with "Animal Madness" author Laurel Braitman about canine mental health.
— The ad by South Africa's Feed a Child charity means well but ultimately draws on the country's legacy of white supremacy.
— I believe I've spared my dogs much unnecessary pain and discomfort by having them tested.
— A pet hospice devised the Quality of Life Scale, which adds some objectivity into the highly emotional situation of considering euthanasia.
— Limping can mean many things, Here's how we're helping diagnose Corona, our senior Lab.
— What is it with dogs and cats and clean sheets? At my house, it's party time when I make the bed!
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