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Ways To Tell If Your Dog Is Sick

Ways To Tell If Your Dog Is Sick

Masking pain or illness is an evolutionary survival mechanism in dogs, which makes it hard to tell at times whether Fido is unwell. Here are some signs of trouble to look out for (when in doubt, always consult your vet):   Physical symptoms. Vomiting, diarrhea,...
Making a Lassie: The Art of Puppy Raising

Making a Lassie: The Art of Puppy Raising

Service dogs—assistance dogs trained specifically to help people with various disabilities—embody a modern canine ideal. Mellow, stoic, and highly trained, these contemporary Lassies help their humans open doors, answer phones, navigate traffic, or respond to smoke...
Will Work For Food

Will Work For Food

Does your dog scarf down meals in mere seconds? Then both of you are missing out. For dogs, eating should be work. First of all, because searching and hunting for food is natural for canines whose ancestors spent the majority of their time this way. And second of...
When You Can’t Get Fido Out – Tips & Tools

When You Can’t Get Fido Out – Tips & Tools

The difference between a well-exercised dog and one who hasn’t gotten out for a few days can be striking. Where’d my nice-mannered, calm companion go? And who does this whirling dervish belong to? Sometimes you just can’t get the dog out—inclement weather, personal or...
5 Tips for Keeping Your Dog Busy

5 Tips for Keeping Your Dog Busy

Lots of exercise “A tired dog is a good dog” is a cliché for good reason. It’s easy to be well-behaved when you’re sleeping off a good run. If a run isn’t in the cards, there are plenty of other ways to tire out your best friend. Try a brisk leash walk, a game of...
Healthy Dog Insider

Healthy Dog Insider

Every year, hundreds of thousands of dogs suffer from some form of poisoning—and the culprits in the vast majority of cases are common household and garden products. Drugs such as cold and flu preparations, painkillers, and antidepressants; insecticides and rodent...