Myth About Your Dog #1: Do Dogs Share Happily?

I’m starting a little summer series of  “myth busters” about the way we misunderstand our dogs and cats, unwittingly applying human-type emotions and desires to animals, who are actually cut from a different piece of cloth than we are.  I … Continue reading

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What You Should Know About the Recent Pet Food Recalls

If you watch the news, you are likely concerned by the recent reports regarding the withdrawal of certain pet food products from store shelves because of food safety concerns. First, please be aware that no Halo products are involved in … Continue reading

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Dog Training – It's All About the Relationship

Your dog’s behavior doesn’t exist in a vacuum. Perhaps you’ve heard the phrase (or seen it written here): “The dog is always right”? The reason is that dogs are simply responding to what is happening in their environment. And, specifically, … Continue reading

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Derek…. The media has never been great about int…

Derek…. The media has never been great about interpreting stats, which need to be followed for several years before they serve any value. Would love for the Chron to explain the big post-2005 jump in bite stats. This breakdown came … Continue reading

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What penis bones might tell us about dire wolf behavior

Dire wolves are one of those creatures from the past that has captured the public imagination. They are conventionally dreamed of as being massive wolves, and Hollywood has created fictional ones the size of horses. The truth of the matter … Continue reading

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you'll hear about a raid or bust then want to …

you'll hear about a raid or bust then want to find out more but all you get is a paragraph or so…recently there was a bust and the aspca handled it but all they posted was a paragraph and no … Continue reading

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Halloween Safety For Cats & Dogs: Don’t Worry About the Chocolate

I’m so sick of being reminded not to let my dogs eat chocolate on Halloween! Aren’t you? Don’t we all know this by now? Haven’t we all been told so many times that chocolate is dangerous for dogs that we … Continue reading

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Worried About a Positive Test for Lyme Disease?

Hang on! Wait! Just because your dog tests positive for Lyme disease in the vet’s office does NOT mean you need to treat with antibiotics! My sister and two friends of mine recently took their dogs to their vets for … Continue reading

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Misty Discovers the ‘Truth’ About Vets

Pawcurious: With Veterinarian and Author Dr. V

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Five Things You Need to Know About the Delta Pet Policy

The internet was abuzz this week with word about the changes to Delta’s pet flying policy. And as tends to happen, people got about 75% of the way there before they took a sharp left turn and read it incorrectly. Here … Continue reading

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