— Brain activity during sleep suggests dogs do dream, but what dogs dream about is less certain.
— I believe I've spared my dogs much unnecessary pain and discomfort by having them tested.
— Allergies lead to foot-licking, scratching, ear infections, hair loss, anal gland problems, and inflamed skin -- here's what you can do about it.
— A pet hospice devised the Quality of Life Scale, which adds some objectivity into the highly emotional situation of considering euthanasia.
— Foxtails hurt dogs all over. These stories illustrate the dangers of canine public enemy No. 1.
— Independence Day is one of the most stressful and potentially dangerous times of the year for pets.
— When Silvie Bordeaux's beloved Toy Poodle went blind, she saw a way to improve his quality of life.
— Limping can mean many things, Here's how we're helping diagnose Corona, our senior Lab.
— Humans are rare in having such obvious belly buttons. In dogs, a navel is really only visible when a puppy develops an umbilical hernia.
— Lice are uncommon for dogs, and infestations must be severe before the worst symptoms arise.
— It has been right in front of me all along. How could I not have seen it until now?
— If you're out of commission due to an illness or injury, a walk isn't always possible. Here's how to keep your dog exercised.
— While these medicines can be administered to dogs with upset stomachs, it is best to do your research -- and call your vet's office.
— Because of breathing issues, some dog breeds are on no-fly lists, but that doesn't stop some sneaky owners when they travel by air.
— Thousands of pets die annually by drowning; here's what to know at the beach or at the pool.
— We can't afford to follow people refuse to vaccinate their dogs and kind based on rumor and pseudoscience. What do you think?
— First of all, you won't need to bring him to the vet -- you might not even be allowed to!
— If a tornado strike is a common occurrence in your area, don't be caught off guard when it hits.
— I admit to slacking, and I've felt a lot of guilt over it, but my dogs still have a pretty great life.
— We know dogs make life worth living; here are 5 ways they are literally good for our health.
— With one mobile clinic, the group can spay and neuter 120 pets per week; it plans to get 30 of them.
— Most of these medications also protect dogs -- and people -- from other potentially serious diseases.
— Tooth brushing isn't the only thing you can do -- here are some other tricks to help maintain good oral hygiene.
— A report from pet insurance company Trupanion ranks the Golden State first in pet pot poisoning.
— There is a loose correlation between a cold, wet nose and dog health -- but the key word is "loose."
— If your dog becomes lost, she stands a dramatically better chance of being returned if she has a microchip and the information is current.
— A veterinary journal looks at development of cancer in dogs who've had a procedure called TPLO; is there a relation, or is it coincidence?
— The American Veterinary Medical Association reports that every year, more than 4.5 million people in the United States are victims of dog bites.
— We're all about helping your pup have a better visit at the vet's.
— Heatstroke is a common and devastating condition in dogs. Let's talk risk factors as well as prevention and treatment.
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