Posted August 18, 2012 by Myra Per-Lee

Does your dog eat his own poop?  According to Dr. Ben Hart of the School of Veterinary Medicine at the University of California - Davis,
about 16 percent of all dogs eat their own poop on a regular basis. 
Disgusting, you say?  Well, Dr. Hart has a theory about why dogs may
indulge in this behavior and what you can do about it.

Posted August 17, 2012 by Myra Per-Lee

It is very important that you stop using this product: a dog was asphyxiated and died as a result of sleeping on it.  The recalled product is the Indoor Pet Heating Comfort Pad Mat.

Posted August 13, 2012 by Amanda Dickens

Attention all dog owers: Would you like to have a comfy place to leave your dog outside the store while you go in and shop?  Well, if you answered yes, an Ikea store in Germany has started a trend you may love.  Dog parking lots could be the next big thing in retail!

Posted August 13, 2012 by Ron Callari

With other 400+ pure breeds of dogs in the world and an endless stream
of mixes, the task of making your dog "smart" is no easy chore. But one
that is embraced full-heartily by one Sarah Wilson. As the "master" of
all masters, Sarah E. Wilson M.A. is a dog trainer and author of the
best-seller, "My Smart Puppy."
However, over the years, she has continued her learning process in
becoming a better trainer and also how to extend these teachings to
larger audiences.

Posted August 13, 2012 by Laurie Kay Olson

On July 10 of this year Michelle Sena-Kelley, 43, of Arvada, Colorado, pleaded guilty to ownership of a
dangerous dog involving bodily injury. Today she begins a three-day jail sentence and three years' probation. In 2011 her pet pit bull maimed one dog and killed another in two separate attacks.

Posted August 11, 2012 by Savanna Y Lujan

It might be tempting to feed your dog snacks off the kitchen table, but you should pay close attention to exactly what you're feeding him. Some foods can make your dog sick, or worse, cause fatal health problems that could lead to coma or death. Keep reading to learn what not to feed your dog.

Posted August 11, 2012 by Myra Per-Lee

The Humane Society of the United States has issued a warning to pet
owners that, based on a swell in owner reports, pet theft appears to be
on the rise now.  The tendency is to imagine pet theft occurs from a
pet's home, but actually the thief can be lurking about anywhere you
might take your pets; they can be snatched right from your arm while
you're on a walk!

 

Posted August 11, 2012 by Laurie Kay Olson

Last month two hikers, a man and woman, from Broomfield, Colorado and their dogs found themselves in quite a quandary while hiking Mount Quandary. After reaching the summit, they took a wrong turn during their descent and ended up stuck on a 200-foot cliff. To make matter's worse, the couple's back pack with their food, water and other gear fell over the cliff.