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A Sailor's Dying Wish

Jennie Haskamp | Posted 01.25.2014 | Good News
Jennie Haskamp

Bud started to cry before the doors of the van opened. He'd been oohing and pointing at the cyclic rate as we approached the pier, but when we slowed down and Mandy said, 'They're all here for you, Bud,' he was overwhelmed.

How to Recognize Reverse Sneezing in Your Pet

Dr. Karen Becker | Posted 08.27.2013 | Healthy Living
Dr. Karen Becker

If your pet is experiencing prolonged episodes of reverse sneezing, bloody or yellow discharge from the nose, or any other accompanying respiratory problems, it's time to make an appointment with your veterinarian.

The $3,750 Question: How Much Would You Pay to Save Your Cat's Life?

Valerie Frankel | Posted 05.25.2013 | Healthy Living
Valerie Frankel

Although it seemed wrong to subject an elderly pet to a painful ordeal, the price tag was a factor, absolutely. My husband and I made the rational, perhaps cold decision to preserve resources for the humans in the family.

Are Healthy Pets for the Rich Only? We Can Do Better Than This!

Janet Kinosian | Posted 04.06.2013 | Green
Janet Kinosian

Just as with human health care in the United States, I believe the once good and affordable-for-all health care system for companion animals has been hijacked by those interested in money.

Big Bird Gets a Mention, Vets Left Out Entirely. Will VP Debate Be Any Different?

Paul Rieckhoff | Posted 12.09.2012 | Politics
Paul Rieckhoff

No veteran should come home to an unemployment check. Candidates need to do more, and all Americans need to demand answers on how they plan to support new veterans and their families -- on jobs and other critical issues.

Is Every Trip to the Vet Traumatic for Your Pet? This Service Could Be for You

Dr. Karen Becker | Posted 09.26.2012 | Healthy Living
Dr. Karen Becker

A growing number of pet owners are turning to mobile veterinarians or "vets on wheels" to care for furry family members.

7 Popular Excuses Vets Get From Pet Owners

Posted 04.24.2012 | Healthy Living

By Dr. Patty Khuly for Vetstreet You may be surprised (or not) to hear how often pet owners make excuses for their pets — and themselves. Here ar...

What Is a Warrior?

Logan Nakyanzi Pollard | Posted 11.13.2011 | Home
Logan Nakyanzi Pollard

Warrior, the new film from Gavin O'Connor, couldn't be more fitting for the times we live in.

NEW BATTLE: Recent Vets Face Grim Job Prospects

washingtonpost.com | Michael A. Fletcher | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

During the seven months that he was stationed in Iraq, Joe Janssen served as an assaultman, a job that involved manning the turret gun in a Humvee and...

Vet Logs 10,000 Volunteer Hours At WWII Museum

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

NEW ORLEANS — The National World War II Museum is honoring a man who parachuted behind Nazi lines on D-Day. But Tom Blakey is being recognized f...

Cats Vs. Dogs: One Neighborhood's Cautionary Tale

Tamar Abrams | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Tamar Abrams

Isn't there a saying about pets making strange bedfellows? Lately, in my Virginia neighborhood, unfortunately pets also make for strange and strained ...

Top 5 Tips for a Healthier, Happier Pet

Wendy Diamond | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Wendy Diamond

We are the sole controllers of what go into our pet's mouths so we must govern what we feed our pets and how to help them control their weight.

Reality Bites: Caught in the Backdraft

Christal Smith | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Christal Smith

Ryan's story reminds us what terrible risks our country takes with one of its most priceless resource -- the best and the brightest of our nation's youth.

McCain Talks Experience -- Er, Sarah? With a John Edwards Moment in Tow?

Stephen C. Rose | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Stephen C. Rose

By Stephen C. Rose WHOOPS: PALIN AFFAIR ALLEGED SOURCE OK, I need to explain why I am posting this. This story will either be a major game changer ...