Dog Care

Senior Dog Saved from Certain Death Along Highway

David Fredman was driving to work on a Missouri highway when he was stopped dead in his tracks. He saw a medium sized dog hanging by his neck from a cord alongside the freeway near an electrical box. He couldn’t believe his eyes. He told Fox 4 KC, “I saw what looked like a dog …

“Silver Linings” Discovered in Adversity for Wounded Veteran and Injured Dog

Wounded Veterans – the reality of the world we live in today. Some are missing arms and legs. Others are missing friends and teammates. All are missing a part of their life that they will never get back. Joshua Ferguson, one of five team members to survive an IED blast that took out their vehicle, …

6 Household Cleaning Products That Are Not Safe for Dogs

Many dog owners keep cleaners in their homes that are not exactly pet safe out of habit or ignorance of the bad effects they have on the household. Cleaning products with ingredients such as bleach, ammonia, chlorine, gycol ethers or formaldehyde can cause many problems in adults and children, but young children and pets are …

Wondering How to Clean Your Dog’s Ears? A How-To (and How Often!) Guide

Dog parents often wonder, “Should I be cleaning my dog’s ears?” The answer is, yes, but the next question is … how to clean your dog’s ears. How often you should clean your dog’s ears depends on your dog and his ears. Let’s take a look: What Types of Dogs and Dog Breeds Have Ears …

Calm Your Dog’s Who’s-At-the-Door Behavior

One of the most common reasons dog owners hire a dog trainer is to help calm down the frenzied behavior at the homeowner’s front door. A door is a literal threshold, and many dogs seemingly lose their minds at this threshold. The time for training your dog to greet new people calmly is not just …

Calm Your Dog’s Who’s-At-the-Door Behavior

One of the most common reasons dog owners hire a dog trainer is to help calm down the frenzied behavior at the homeowner’s front door. A door is a literal threshold, and many dogs seemingly lose their minds at this threshold. The time for training your dog to greet new people calmly is not just …

New Interactive Rabies Law Map

Rabies laws for pets are not always the same for dogs and cats, can be different depending on the animal’s age and can vary wildly from state to state. The Policy Surveillance Program administered by Temple University’s Beasley School of Law has launched an interactive map that details state rabies vaccination laws for dogs, cats …

Why Is Your Dog’s Stomach Making Noises? A Vet Weighs In

Ever heard a loud gurgling noise and wondered, “Why is my dog’s stomach making noises?” You’re not alone. And, more importantly, you might have wondered whether that dog stomach gurgling was something to be worried about. When it comes to your dog’s stomach making noises — what’s normal? Is your dog’s stomach making noises? Is it …

My Dog Sleeps All Day — Is It Normal?

Have you ever watched your dog napping — yet again — and thought, “my dog sleeps all day”? You’re not alone. One (of the many!) awesome things about dogs is that they get to sleep as much as they want. Who can blame them either? We would love unlimited opportunities to sleep in! Thankfully, your dog isn’t …

What Fruits and Vegetables Are Safe for Dogs?

Have you ever perused the produce section of your grocery store and marveled at the display of fresh strawberries in the middle of winter? Or wondered how dozens of apple varieties are available all year round? Welcome to the transportation age, where fruits and vegetables grown halfway around the country — or the world — …