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Dogs Health

Kids Will Be Kids, Whatever the Species

Sarah Hodgson | Posted 05.06.2013 | Healthy Living
Sarah Hodgson

As with kids, there are many paths to raising happy, well-socialized dogs. It's important to recognize that each situation is unique -- not only to those involved, but to the age and personalities of the individual dog or puppy.

Chewing the Fat: The Growing Problem of Pet Obesity

Natasha Ashton | Posted 12.16.2012 | Impact
Natasha Ashton

It's hard to say 'no' to those cute furry faces, but when those treats are packing on uncomfortable pounds, loving our pets with food can spell big trouble for the future.

The Huge Benefits of Foot Soaks for Dogs

Dr. Karen Becker | Posted 09.05.2012 | Healthy Living
Dr. Karen Becker

Did you know about 50 percent of foot licking and chewing can be alleviated by mechanically removing (rinsing off) allergens and other irritants collected on your dog's paws?

UCSF Study Reveals Surprising Information About Living With Dogs

| Posted 08.25.2012 | San Francisco

This article comes to us courtesy of California Watch. By Susanne Rust Dog owners and parents, take a deep breath. Get your children to take a d...

Better Than Tomato Juice as a Skunk Rinse

Dr. Karen Becker | Posted 03.07.2012 | Healthy Living
Dr. Karen Becker

If, heaven forbid, your dog or cat is ever sprayed by a skunk, you should have this recipe on hand. The sooner you apply the solution to your pet's fur, the sooner he'll get relief and smell better.

How To Keep Pets Safe Through The Cold Winter

Amy D. Shojai, CABC | Posted 02.25.2012 | Healthy Living
Amy D. Shojai, CABC

People fight the cold with heavy coats, long underwear and wooly mittens. And if it's too cold for people, a fur coat won't protect pets from weather extremes, either.