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Emerging Variants of Coronavirus May Affect Pets More Severely

Just over a year ago, the first article I ever had to write that mentioned COVID-19 was published in this space. It seems like...

Netflix’s Canine Intervention Dog Training Show

A few weeks ago, I started seeing posts on social media from dog trainers I know and admire, warning people about a new show...

Are Seresto Flea and Tick Collars Harmful to Dogs?

On March 2, USA Today published an article about the Seresto collar, originally developed and brought to the market by Bayer Animal Health in...

Adventures in dog fostering, chapter #7642

I have a new little foster dog staying with me. The manager of my shelter called me last week and wanted to know if...

Stray Dogs Living On The Streets

I’ve had several opportunities to observe unowned “street dogs” in different habitats, from Indian reservations to beaches to foreign countries. Years ago I went...

Are more “pandemic dogs” being returned to shelters?

BoredPanda.com is a Lithuanian website that publishes articles about “lightweight and inoffensive topics,” including frequent posts about animals. A week ago, the site shared...

What constitutes a suitable home for a dog?

In last week’s post, I shared the information that I was on the hunt for a dog – searching on behalf of a couple I...

Finding the Perfect Dog For Friends and Family

For the past few years, my son’s former sports teammates and co-workers have been a great source of adoptive homes for dogs in my...

Winter Walks With Dogs

My very favorite part of social media is seeing photos and videos of dogs having a good time outdoors. Lately, I’ve been seeing a...

Lost Dogs – How You Can Help

Over the past few weeks, I found myself following posts detailing the stories of two lost dogs – and the extraordinary lengths that people...

Prisma – A Fun App for Dog Owners

Like most dog owners, I absolutely love taking pictures of my dogs and my dogs’ friends (my friends’ dogs, lol). Most of us are...

Foster Dog Coco Has Found Her Forever Home

I’ve written three previous posts (links are here, here, and here) about my most recent foster dog, Coco – a young mixed-breed with spinal...

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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,...