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Is Vick a New Dog Owner?

If you haven’t heard by now, Michael Vick may very well be a dog owner again. Last week, Vick...

Wisdom for New Dog Owners...

As you prepare to bring a dog into your home there are a few things you’ll want to keep in mind.

A New Study Shows That Dogs...

A study conducted by a research team at the University of Tokyo reveals that dogs tend to yawn...

Dog Rescue Spotlight on Hennessy

As an employee at an animal hospital, Todd Speciale has seen his fair share of shelter dogs. It all changed with Hennessy.

6 Ways Our Dogs Keep Us Young

While raising a dog can be stressful it’s also one of the most rewarding experiences you can possibly have.

Kennel Cough in Dogs

Kennel cough is the term that was commonly applied to the most prevalent upper respiratory problem in dogs. Recently, the condition has become known as tracheobronchitis, canine infectious tracheobronchitis, or Bordetella. It is a highly contagious upper-respiratory condition found in dogs

Bow Wow Chow: The Essential Dog Food Guide

Buy dog food or make it yourself, but make it healthy. Here are some important things to add (or not add) to your dog's diet.

Making Your Dog Earn a 'Paycheck'

In the case of some dogs, yelling "No!" at them repeatedly just doesn’t work. So what then?

How to Choose the Best Dog Food

Do you want to keep your dog as healthy for as long as possible? Start by offering your pet the best dog food.

Chocolate Poisoning in Dogs

Chocolate can be a very toxic food to pets, particularly dogs. Learn more about the symptoms of chocolate poisoning and how to treat them here.

Rabies in Dogs

Rabies is a fatal viral infection of a dog’s central nervous system. Dogs get rabies through saliva, usually from the bite of an infected animal.

Basic Schedule for You and Your New Puppy

New puppies have the undeserved reputation of being a high-maintenance undertaking. But with capable you in charge, taking care of your little furry friend can be a breeze.

Planning Your First Visit to the Dog Park

Dog parks can be a scary place if you've never brought your pet to one. See how to plan a day at the dog park.

Clipping Nails: A How-To Guide for Puppies (and Dogs)

An important part of a puppy’s grooming is the regular trimming of his nails. Allowing your dog’s nails to grow too long can cause his toes to spread, which in turn puts stress on the ankle joints. If this happens, he may experience some difficulty in walking around. A dog with long nails is also more prone to scratching floors,...

Hookworms in Dogs

Hookworms in dogs are internal parasites, which may cause disease.. They attach themselves to wall of the small intestine and feed. In severe cases, this may lead to malnutrition and death.