As a man who assumes the community role of a health care provider and the personal role of a chronic hypochondriac, the potential for canines in medical care may just be the last straw I need to finally become the dog owner that I never thought I'd become.
A heartfelt and original tribute to man's best friend, this collection focuses on Elliott Erwitt's distinctive photographs of dogs.
For animal lovers the country over, the thought of losing a beloved pet does not bear thinking about. When a pet does go missing, people are often uns...
Resuming an old tradition here at the Huffington Post Agitator. Here's my pooch Daisy, fighting a nap yesterday. Feel free to send me photos of your ...
While we strategize ways to prevent the births of unwanted pets through targeted spay/neuter programs, this is a time during which many homes consider adding a four-legged family member to the household.
After practicing over 26 years, one would have thought that I've seen almost everything. A few days ago, however, I saw a case that taught me something new and reconfirmed the importance of a thorough physical examination.
After adopting his first dog last year, a pit bull named Trooper, Emmy-nominated television producer, Michael Levitt, felt compelled to go further, and added animal rescue -- specifically pit bulls -- to his slate of productions.
My 8 month old Portuguese Water Dog loves WOOD!!! Lots and lots of WOOD!!! He doesn't care how big, small, rough, smooth wet, brittle, treated it is... he just can't get enough WOOD!!
10 minutes! That's all it takes for anything to last in my home once pup's been at it. Before we got our Portuguese Water Dog, hubby and I did lots a...
"Brachy" is a Greek word meaning short, and "cephalic" means head. These animals are short-headed, short-muzzled breeds. Due to this altered facial construction, all these pets have what is called brachycephalic respiratory syndrome to varying degrees.
An old dog taught me that it's never too late to learn how to live a good life.
There are two concerns for a dog that has eaten bread dough. One, there's a large mass of dough in the stomach that is continuing to rise. Two, the warm environment of the stomach promotes ongoing fermentation of the alcohol in the dough, which can result in ethanol toxicosis.
It may be hard to swallow the fact that the fuzzy creature in your lap or at your feet has similar wiring to his wild cousins, but it's a fact I wish more pet owners would embrace.
Don't you wish sometimes you could read minds? Now, with the Mind Reader 3D Glasses, you can! Find out what your boyfriend is really thinking, what that guy at the party wants from you or why your dog has been depressed!
Yes, it's true. My loving seven-month-old pup, the one I feed, walk, pet, play with, and enjoy is trying to kill me. Last week, as I was walking down...
Some people who write about their pets really write about their pets -- and they do it in a way that speaks to the hearts of other humans who have also had significant interspecies relationships.