— Fire, food, friends, and festooned homes: Hanukkah provides plenty of chances for dogs to get into mischief!
— We've got the answers to Google's top 10 dog-related searches for 2014!
— The holidays can present your dog with unusual temptations, anxieties, and dangers. Keep your dog safe this Christmas!
— Clean feet, additional nutrients, and a warm, dry bed are among our suggestions for ways to protect your dog against the next polar vortex!
— Canine influenza virus, which affects only dogs, is highly contagious, but usually runs its course within a few weeks.
— Most Thanksgiving foods are okay in moderation, but it's the extras in some foods -- and excessive consumption -- that cause dogs problems.
— While skin tags and fatty tumors are common as dogs grow older, no skin growth should be dismissed without veterinary attention!
— The furry masked bandits might be cute, but the scavengers also can be dogs' worst enemies.
— All dogs have dewclaws on their front paws, some on their hind legs, and a select few even have double dewclaws! Learn all about them here.
— Rattlesnake bites are dangerous to dogs and expensive to treat. Learn how you can prevent snakebites and what to do if your dog gets bitten.
— This staple's many health benefits support adding it to your canine companion's food bowl.
— When a litter of puppies is whelped, it can be hard to distinguish the girls from the boys. We'll tell you how it's done!
— Type I diabetes, known as diabetes mellitus, is the most common type of diabetes in dogs, but it can be prevented through diet and exercise.
— A reader wonders whether consumption years ago is contributing to erratic behavior in her dog.
— Leading insurer reports it as the fastest-growing voluntary employee benefit.
— Collapsing trachea is a very common cause of coughing in dogs, and serious consequences are possible.
— Some dog grooming can be done at home, but the most extreme hair mats need professional help.
— October is Adopt a Shelter Dog Month; here are questions to ask the shelter -- and yourself.
— I've been a dog sitter for two years, and I love my job -- but let me tell you, it's not easy.
— If nails are too long it's unhealthy, but if they're too short it hurts; a pro advises how to get it right.
— Here's how I do it with items from discount stores, pharmacies, and health food stores.
— Dog clothing can be cute, but at what point does it become cruel to dress up your dog for Halloween?
— Lucky Dog Retreat Rescue in Indiana believes it can work around his impediment to adoption.
— An easy (and tasty) way to mitigate heat is a frozen doggie treat, but a kiddie pool works too.
— Spanish authorities euthanized a dog owned by an Ebola patient. Was their action justified?
— Basing policy and actions on fear over Ebola means that more people -- and dogs -- will die.
— Improper shampooing can cause bad skin reactions; groomer Jenn Shaw has pro tips.
— A strictly vegetarian diet lacks nutrients dogs need and can lead to long-term health problems.
— This Pet Obesity Awareness Day, take an honest look at your dog -- does he need a new workout routine or smaller food portions?
— Measuring the trend depends on who you ask, but obesity does cause real problems for dogs.
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