SDMA is the newest test for evaluating kidney function in dogs. It has been around for a while now so I figured it's time to ask veterinariians how they feel about it. more
The comforting padding of feet across the otherwise silent house, the welcoming nudge of wet nose on arm and the soothing sense of unconditional love can make lives tainted by mental health more bearable.
Formerly love-deprived Nell, my rescue spani more
A man has been banned from keeping animals for life after 38 dogs and 18 cats were found in "disgusting" conditions at a makeshift puppy farm.
Glen Hayes, of Beatty Avenue, Gillingham, was also given a 20-week suspended prison sentence after the RSP more
Scientists find out which rewards dogs will run faster for, and the results explain why you need to use good treats in dog training.
Modern dog trainers use positive reinforcement to train dogs, and that reinforcement often takes the form of food (s more
Going to puppy class could be the best investment you make in your dog. Here's why you should go and what to look for in a class. more
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Watching your dog having a seizure is a scary thing. I remember how helpless I felt when Roxy had her first seizure, She had a full-blown one; she was unresponsive, laying on her side, her whole body was convulsing and foam was coming out of her mout more
Don't mention the V-E-T.
When you say "squirrel" to your canine companion, are they really picturing a bushy-tailed animal, or are they responding to the call based on cues like the tone of voice or the gestures you're using?
We'd be pretty more
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November is National Diabetes Month. During this month, various groups and communities come together to raise awareness about diabetes mellitus (sugar diabetes) and the impact it has on millions of Americans. more
An animal shelter which rescued "Britain's fattest dog" has an even bigger problem on its hands.
Bopper, an 11-year-old collie, shocked staff at Gables Farm Dogs and Cats Home in Plymouth when he waddled in weighing almost 50kg (8st). more
When it comes to pet travel, GoPetFriendly.com is heads and tails above the rest. more
Fidose of Reality is offering up some west coast – east coast get ready “just in case” tips to keep you and your dog(s) safe and sound. These east coast dog disaster preparation tips actually might save a life. more
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In celebration of National Dog Day on August 26th we’ve once again teamed up with Autotrader to help celebrate the best day more
A service dog handler’s footage of a mother angered by being told “no” when she asked if her daughter could pet the dog has gone viral after it was posted on the Internet.
Megan Stoff was in a mall in Pittsburg, Pennsylvania training several dogs to more
Washington (CNN)Democratic Sen. Jeff Merkley is joining forces with a Republican congressman to stop Agriculture Department researchers from euthanizing kittens used in their work. more
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James Featon of Roughaw Road, Skipton, pleaded guilty at York Magistrates Court to causing unnecessary suffering to dogs
Two adult dogs and 21 puppie more