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How Dog Ownership Has Changed

I’ve been thinking a lot lately about how different the experience of dog ownership is today than it was in my youth. In the April...
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An Update on Recent Foster Dogs & Rescues

I’ve been doing a lot of fostering and co-fostering and rescuing lately, and I’ve written about it here and on the WDJ Instagram page,...
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Protein and Senior Dogs: Does My Dog Need a High, Moderate, or Low Protein...

I just used WDJ’s new searchable dry dog food database to look for potential new foods to feed my 14-year-old dog, Otto. One goal...
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Interesting Dog Breed DNA Test Results On My Foster Puppies

Whether or not the dog DNA tests that purport to reveal the breeds that have gone into your mixed-breed dog are accurate, they are...
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When Your Dog Hurts, What Should You Do?

A few weeks ago I shared that my 14-year-old mixed-breed, Otto, was showing signs of age-related dementia. He’s also showing more discomfort related to...

Looking for Lower-Fat Dog Food for Overweight Dogs

I’ve written a few times lately about how excited I am to be able to search for dog foods with certain attributes using WDJ’s...
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Fostering Adolescent Dogs Takes Patience and Experience

We all have different breaking points as dog owners. I’m currently fostering a dog who is really barky – whose immediate, reflexive response to...
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Finding the Best Dry Dog Food with Meat or Meat Meal (Or Both)

A few years ago, we added a column in our “Approved Dry Dog Foods” tables – an additional data point for people who are...
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An overabundance of needy dogs

My friend Leonora, owner of tiny Samson (my dog Woody’s BFF), is starting to search for a second dog. It’s been over a year...
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Limited Ingredient Dog Food – How to Find the Best Dog Food for Allergies...

So much of what’s on dog food labels has to do with marketing, rather than nutrition. The phrase “limited ingredient” falls somewhere in between. There...
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Find the Best Dog Food For Your Dog with Allergies

Many of us have identified certain ingredients that we don’t want to see in our dogs’ food. Sometimes we have good evidence for this, such...
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Otto Is Showing Age-Related Dementia Symptoms Often Seen in Dogs

My 14-year-old dog Otto is starting to show signs of age-related dementia. While there are all kinds of ways dementia in dogs can manifest,...

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Drug Ads for Veterinary Products

Something I noticed while on the elliptical machine at the gym (while trying to notice anything but my heart and respiration rate): There are...