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Kelly works as a veterinary technician in Austin, TX as well as regular animal rescue volunteer. She's been an animal lover and dog owner since childhood, and has worked in different dog related fields over the last twenty years. Currently she lives with three dogs and a cat.

Can Dogs Get Colds?

The infamous cold and flu season is here. Can dogs get colds just as humans can? Yes, and no. Your dog could pick up a...

3 Canine Diseases Linked to Dog Food and Nutrition

As humans concerned with our health, we know that there is a connection between the food we eat and how we feel. The same...

Study: Dogs Are The Best Natural Anti-Anxiety Treatment

Did your kids ever try to convince you to letting them have a dog? Or maybe you don’t have kids yet, but know you...

US Soldier Fights for Custody of a Dog Who Saved His...

If you have ever lost a pet and had the joyous occasion of reuniting with them, then you will understand this Army Veteran Alex...

Delta Imposes New Restrictions for Flying with Dogs

We all know pets are a part of our family. We let them live inside, they share our beds, we share our food with...

Gifted Puppy Will Help Fight Terrorism in France

Last week, I wrote about Diesel, the police service dog who lost his life in the line of duty in Paris, France. Diesel was...

Homeward Bound: Dog Travels for 2 Days to Meet His Owner

Somehow, dogs always find a way to wiggle into our hearts before we even know it. But sometimes, we wiggle into theirs without us...

Shelter Dog Mishap: How a Pet Killed His New Owner

Thousands of dogs are saved from shelters all over the world every single day. It is where a person finds their new best friend...

Man’s Best Friend Is a Hero to Us All

The past few weeks were tragic for France, and for the world. After we are still left reeling from the terrorist attacks on Paris,...

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Dog eye problems are widespread, and in most cases, it's just a mild inconvenience. However, certain conditions will be more serious and require veterinary...
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A number of recent studies have proven that assistance animals and therapy dogs provide great relief for people with different conditions, anxiety, and depression. If...
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Over the years, there have been plenty of contention topics among dog owners – are grains good or bad? Should dogs be spayed or neutered...
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