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Is Your Dog At Risk For Leptospirosis? Facts for Dog Owners 0

 

Leptospirosis is a serious and sometimes fatal bacterial infection that can be spread to your dog through contact with the urine of rodents like rats and squirrels.  The bacteria can live in both soil and water, and a simple drink from a rainwater puddle can be...

How to Keep Track of Pet Food Recalls 0

 

Did you know that there can be a dozen or more different pet food and treat recalls in the U.S. every month?  How can concerned dog and cat owners keep track of them all?  The American Veterinary Medical Association does a great job monitoring all of...

Here are the Most Popular Dog Breeds in the U.S. for 2016 1

 

The American Kennel Club has just announced its list of the most popular dog breeds in the U.S. for the year 2016.  Topping the list for an incredible 26th year in a row…the Labrador Retriever!  Will any other breed of dog ever knock the lovable Lab...

How You Can Help the Pets of the Homeless 0

 

Many people facing economic hard times, including finding themselves without a place to live, still cherish the love and companionship of their dogs, cats, and other pets.  In fact, the unconditional love of an animal can be especially important when life is at its hardest.  We’ve...

This Costa Rican Sanctuary is Heaven on Earth for Stray Dogs 1

 

We recently came across a fascinating article sure to capture the imagination of any animal lover.  It’s a profile of a remarkable woman named Lya Battle and the amazing refuge she has provided for hundreds of homeless street dogs in Costa Rica.  This special place is...

10 Positive Reinforcement Tips for Training Your Dog 0

 

 

Any good dog trainer will tell you that the key to successful training is positive reinforcement.  What do the words positive and negative reinforcement mean, and how do you make sure that you’re always keeping it positive around your dog…even when you’re frustrated or in a...