— As kids go back to school, daycare can help stem separation anxiety; here's what you need to know.
— More dog owners are including acupuncture as part of a larger health strategy.
— Late summer is peak canine allergy season; here are the causes and treatments of allergies in dogs.
— Among the benefits of canine massage are stress relief for people and dogs, and strengthening the bond between humans and animals.
— A puppy came to the emergency vet with frightening symptoms. Were they caused by a vaccine or was something more serious going on?
— Let's be clear. "Dog lipstick" is a euphemism for penis, and most people don't like seeing it.
— 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 round up our best Dogster posts on why adding a microchip to your dog's ID is a good idea.
— Vaccines are remarkable medical developments, but there can be too much of a good thing.
— The first time I took Sasha to a dog park, she immediately ran up to another dog parent and sat on the bench next to her.
— The average lifespan of a dog depends on several factors, most importantly weight and size.
— The tender flesh of a ripe peach is safe for dogs in limited quantities, but peach pits or peaches in heavy syrup should be avoided.
— 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?
— A well-known vet worries that revealing expensive treatment options might move society in the wrong direction -- I think that's absurd.
— 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?
— Finding little white flakes around the house? Dog dandruff can be caused by multiple factors, including diet, grooming, and parasites.
— Dogs sometimes jump through windows; here are the most common injures that result from it.
— Congestive heart failure in dogs is a cumulative problem normally caused by an enlarged heart or a heart-valve malfunction.
— Dogs do have sweat glands, but panting is their main source of stress and heat relief.
— Some people and companies claim their diet is ideal for dogs, but there might not be such a thing.
— A dog's estrous cycle is different from the human menstrual cycle -- here's how.
— We chat with "Animal Madness" author Laurel Braitman about canine mental health.
— Your broken leg can’t help fix it, and you devolve into a sad, sobbing shell of your former self.
— A fire can instantly turn your home into chaos; make sure you and your dog are ready for danger.
— My dog Buster and I were victims of a midnight attack -- here's what I did to remove the smell.
— 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.
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