Day: October 1, 2015

Walking Six Scottish Terriers at the Same Time Is Not an Easy Task

“We’re going out of town for a wedding. Any chance you and Maggie could come down and doggie-sit for us over the weekend?” It was a simple enough request, especially considering that the person asking was my friend and Maggie’s breeder. Janet had given Maggie to me as a very generous house-warming gift the prior year, …

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Ask a Vet: What Causes Sudden, Continuous Snorting in Dogs?

Many years ago, when I first started working at an emergency hospital, I would chafe on Fridays whenever someone wished me a pleasant weekend. Of course, any well-meaning individual who expressed such a wish had no way of knowing that weekends are to me what Mondays and Tuesdays are to normal people. But, each time, I would …

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We Chat With Emmylou Harris About Her “Shelter Me” Episode on PBS

Shelter Me has been melting hearts since its premiere on PBS in 2012. Partners for Life, the latest installment in the documentary series about shelter pets, focuses on 12-time Grammy-winning singer/songwriter Emmylou Harris and the work she does through her dog rescue, Bonaparte’s Retreat. She is currently on tour, but we caught up with Harris to get the inside scoop …

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