— The plight of dogs in places like Ecuador is generally bleak. However, in my experience, it is getting better.
— Out of the most dangerous things I have seen dogs eat, it's no surprise that many are not food.
— A TV news report says a common heartworm and flea preventative may be killing dogs -- but it has all the hallmarks of an unfounded rumor.
— The furry masked bandits might be cute, but the scavengers also can be dogs' worst enemies.
— Most Thanksgiving foods are okay in moderation, but it's the extras in some foods -- and excessive consumption -- that cause dogs problems.
— Some fear that humans can catch it from dogs, while others say it's part of a dog's routine intestinal milieu.
— Few people know that jerky can sicken and kill dogs, and very little is being done about it.
— Halloween isn't super dangerous for dogs, but here are tips to avoid -- and what doesn't really matter.
— No, but a similar cognitive disorder can occur in older dogs; its symptoms can be progressive, and sadly, no good treatment is known for it.
— People sometimes offer things that dogs can't safely eat; that can cause problems.
— The owner of two dogs found rat poison in her yard. The only possible source was a neighbor. She showed restraint in her reaction. Would you?
— Dogs age at different rates based on lifestyle and genetics, but there are still ways to determine age.
— Measuring the trend depends on who you ask, but obesity does cause real problems for affected dogs.
— Adopting a puppy can be overwhelming, so let's talk about getting her a good start on a long life.
— This research is still very much in its nascency, but the research is definitely potentially a step in the right direction.
— What does that mean for dog owners concerned about this blood parasite?
— I believe the procedure still has big problems -- and its renewed push looks like it has more to do with profit than revolutionizing sterilization.
— They're unpleasant, but they're a fact of life. Here's what happens when they don't function properly.
— Leashes are good for dogs -- especially little dogs who like to pick fights with bigger dogs.
— It's dystocia -- when a dog can't deliver puppies -- and I hate it largely because of bad owners.
— Let's be clear. "Dog lipstick" is a euphemism for penis, and most people don't like seeing it.
— Here is what I say you should do when it comes to euthanasia and your dog: Ignore the meddlers and follow your heart.
— Some health crises need immediate veterinary attention, but your attention is also crucial.
— Knowing when a health problem is a serious concern can be a tough call. This makes it a little easier.
— A psychiatrist in the San Francisco Chronicle raises valid points but wildly overestimates the risk of disease transmission to humans.
— Some say antibody titers can determine whether a dog needs certain vaccines. What's the truth?
— Foxtails hurt dogs all over. These stories illustrate the dangers of canine public enemy No. 1.
— Canine seizures are life threatening and frightening. Here's what to do if your dog has one.
— If the gurgling is caused by hunger, then the treatment is simple: breakfast. But it could also be a sign of serious gastrointestinal problems.
— Some items are so dangerous to dogs' health they should never be in any house with a dog.
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