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5 Pet-Friendly Alternatives To The Cone Of Shame

Posted 09.14.2013 | Green

From VetStreet's Dr. Patty Khuly: It’s all fun and games until someone ends up in a cone. So goes the caption to an irresistible LOLcat image ...

Essential Items to Include in a Dog First Aid Kit

Andrea Servadio | Posted 11.03.2013 | Green
Andrea Servadio

Summer is coming to an end and we are are scrambling to get our kids ready with new clothes and supplies while also prepping our households for after-school safety with first aid kits! But what about Fido?!

The Holiday Puppy

Jennifer Arnold | Posted 03.05.2013 | Green
Jennifer Arnold

Having raised over 1,200 puppies in the past 20 years with Canine Assistants, I've learned a few things that may help to maintain your dog's good health and devotion -- and your sanity.

Rat Bait on Chicago Streets

Donna Solomon, DVM | Posted 02.13.2013 | Chicago
Donna Solomon, DVM

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.

Doggie's Day Out

Broke Girls Guide | Posted 09.30.2012 | Los Angeles
Broke Girls Guide

For those of you who've recently found yourself mothering an adorable little pup we've put together the following "I'm not a regular (dog) mom, I'm a cool (dog) mom" itinerary.

Pet Obesity Is OUR Decision

Donna Solomon, DVM | Posted 09.22.2012 | Chicago
Donna Solomon, DVM

Obesity in our pets is a disease, but it is our decision. We choose when to feed our pets and, for the most part, when to exercise our pets.

Get Ready for the Dog Days

Donna Solomon, DVM | Posted 09.05.2012 | Chicago
Donna Solomon, DVM

Have fun in the sun, but be careful. Don't push your pets too hard in the summer! Here are my top 10 interesting facts or suggestions regarding summer heat and your pets.

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?

Brain Games For Your Dog

Anna Jane Grossman | Posted 07.25.2012 | Healthy Living
Anna Jane Grossman

We can help our domesticated canines satisfy their natural urges to chew and problem-solve by giving them toys that make them work for their food.

How To Keep Your Pet Heart Healthy

Barbara E. Royal, D.V.M. | Posted 04.12.2012 | Healthy Living
Barbara E. Royal, D.V.M.

Valentine's Day -- a time to think about your heart and the heart of someone you love. Where do you find more love than in the heart of your pet? Yes, we have husbands, wives, family and friends, but there's no substitute for that happy thump-thump-thump of a wagging tail.

How To Keep Your Pet Safe And Happy In The Cold

Barbara E. Royal, D.V.M. | Posted 04.06.2012 | Healthy Living
Barbara E. Royal, D.V.M.

A pet on the lap is a simple and wonderful way to lower heating bills, but what can we do to reduce their risk of illness from the tolls of winter?

Treating Seizure Disorders in Pets

Dr. Karen Becker | Posted 03.05.2012 | Healthy Living
Dr. Karen Becker

A significant number of dogs and cats with seizure disorders don't do well on traditional drugs for epilepsy.

PHOTOS: Top 25 Dog Names Of 2011

Posted 12.09.2011 | Green

Does your dog have a popular name? Many names are personal or silly, while others have stuck with pets throughout history. If you're curious what ...

Helping An Old Dog Live Longer and Well

Carl Sferrazza Anthony | Posted 01.14.2012 | Green
Carl Sferrazza Anthony

In eight profound months, beginning in October of 2010, my perceptions of time, communication, dignity, and the power of intention were forever alter...

WATCH: Dog Poop Vaporizer Offers New Way To Cleanup After Your Pet

Posted 12.29.2011 | Green

From EarthTechling's Aaron Colter: A new product from Paulee CleanTec called the "AshPoppie" is hoping to change the way dog owners clean up after ...

Green Tips To Reduce Your Dog's Carbon Pawprint

Posted 12.23.2011 | Green

In recent years, many of us have become increasingly focused on reducing our environmental impact and boosting conservation efforts. But in trying to ...

'The Doggie Bus' Brings Pets To Unique Summer Camp

Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

Pet owners in Miami are using a new type of pet care service this summer, keeping their furry loved ones healthy and happy. Every day, The Doggie Bus...