Dogs

Black shelter dog with crooked teeth. He has received pet dental care and has clean teeth.
Do you avoid getting up close and personal with your pet’s breath? That bad breath is certainly unpleasant enough, but your pet could have a worse problem....Read More
Brown dog who received pet behavior help when her person called an animal behavior helpline
These behavior helplines may provide answers to your questions about your pet’s problem behavior:...Read More
Dog with chewing issues. Sometimes people have to look beyond the animal helpline to get assistance with their pet.
If you have tried to change your pet's problem behavior on your own and have been unsuccessful, consider getting some professional help....Read More
Overweight cat. Obesity in pets is a health concern.
Obesity in pets is an increasing health risk to our companion animals, specifically for our dogs and cats, and one that is rarely recognized by their people as a real probl...Read More
Dog wearing a muzzle at the vet
Why this is useful for your dog to know: Like a bike helmet, a muzzle is a piece of safety equipment....Read More
Dog in a training class learning to look at his owner
Why this is useful for your dog to know: Some dogs go ballistic (barking, lunging and generally freaking out) on leash when they see something exciting or ...Read More
Kidney Disease In Dogs
Chronic kidney disease is one of the most common diseases in older cats and dogs. However, it can occur in animals of any age....Read More
Spaniel-type dog with his rear paw up to scrach
Do you have a dog who’s constantly scratching? The itchy dog is one of the most difficult problems to assess in veterinary medicine....Read More
Woman teaching a dog to speak (bark)
Why would you want to teach your dog to “speak” (bark)? Well, teaching a dog to bark on cue can actually help control excessive barking....Read More
Person teaching a heeler dog to trade with a bone and some treats
At one time or another, many of us have been involved in an inadvertent game of “keep away” — when our dog snatches something and then refuses to give it up....Read More