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Let’s Talk: Intervertebral Disc Disease in Canines

Happy September! I hope you had some time to read last week's column about my interview with dog trainer Beth Jeffrey. It was wonderful to get...

Researchers in Brazil Looking Into Pet Food Processing

Obesity is as much of a problem for pets in the United States as it is for their owners. The number of overweight pets...

Op-Ed: Canine Genetics – How to Make a Dog

Many years ago, I decided to breed a litter of cocker spaniels. I had a solid-black female with a good pedigree, and after some...

Life for Pets With Diabetes Is Changing for the Better With...

Dogs and cats suffering from diabetes have to deal with the same tedious daily treatments as humans. Most need insulin shots and specific diets....

Dog DNA Is Being Turned Into Beautiful Works of Art

Dog owners are passionate about their canine companions, and losing them can be devastating. Some dog owners have found creative ways to keep a...

Study Shows Dogs Understand Our Words Not Just Our Voices

Many dog owners would say that they believe their canine companions can understand what they say, but experts in the field have been skeptical...

Scientists Use Shelter Dogs to Sniff Out Rare Gorillas

In recent years scientists have begun to realize the potential that dogs can have on their research. They have been using canines more and...

3000th Golden Retriever Enrolled in First-of-its-Kind Study

Chloe doesn’t realize it, but she is a very unique Golden Retriever. In fact, she is the 3,000th dog to be enrolled in the...

New Study Backs Up the Need for Consistency in Dog Training

A new study proves that canine short-term memory only lasts about 2 minutes, but as this video explains it’s not quite so cut and...

3D Print Knee Implants Being Made for Thousands of Dogs

3D systems, a 3D printing company that is responsible for printing things like prosthetic legs, has now partnered with Rita Leibinger Medical to create...

Wearable Technology Allows for Better Communication with Service Dogs

Researchers at Georgia Tech are trying to find ways to use technology to help people communicate more effectively with service dogs. They have created a...

Research Proves Dogs Know When You’re Lying

We’ve all tried the trick where we pretend to throw a ball and see if our dog will run after it. What happens? Instead...

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Why Are Dogs So Loyal?

One of the best qualities of our canine companions is their unwavering loyalty. Why are dogs so loyal? There are amazing stories about the unmatched loyalty of dogs - dogs that have sat on their owner’s graves, waited patiently for months for their owners to return from war and even stories of dogs walking thousands of miles to reunite with their masters.
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Why Do Pets Make Us Happy?

Nothing beats the feeling of seeing a happy dog or friendly cat come running over to you looking for a pat on the head or a scratch behind the ears. Why do pets make us happy? Pets do a lot more than just keep us company. The unconditional love that they provide us with is priceless and incomparable to any love that we get other humans.

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Are you looking for dog names starting with Z? Well, you're in the right place! Getting a new pup would mean preparing for a new set...
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How Many Dogs Are Too Many?

We've all been there. Pet owners of one dog think, "Maybe I should get one more." Then, once you get the second dog, you'll...
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Can Dogs Get Sick From Humans?

If you have been caring for dogs for quite a while now, you must have known we can get sick from them. Rabies, giardia—name...
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Not a lot of people know about this breed, but the Dandie Dinmont Terrier is not something you should ignore when you chance upon...
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Dog Names Starting With Y

Do you plan on getting a pup? Do you have a new furry addition to your family? If you do, you're probably pondering what would...
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Can Dogs Be Blood Donors?

There are many ways to help dogs in need—voluntary work, shelter adoption, feeding the strays... But have you ever thought of donating blood? No, not yours,...
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My Dog Ate a Diaper! Should I Be Worried?

"My dog ate a diaper! What should I do?" If you're a new parent and a dog owner, you should know what they say about...