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Chronic Ear Infections in Dogs: What You Need to Hear

Given that itchiness" is the most common reason for veterinary visits

Dog Daycare: What You Should Look For

Many modern dog owners turn to dog daycare facilities as a source of socialization and exercise, especially in cases where dogs are otherwise home...

Wireless Dog Camera Review

Many of us wonder what our dogs do when home alone. How is my young puppy handling the first few trials of being crated...

5 Simple Steps to Improve Your Dog’s Quality of Life

If there were something simple you could do that would make your dog much happier, you’d do it in a flash, right? Every day I...

Don’t Wait! Prevent Collar Accidents

I’m not one of those dog owners who has her dogs wrapped in cotton wool, constantly looking to protect them from any and all...

A Counter-Conditioning Protocol for Nail Trimming

1. Determine the location of touch your dog can tolerate without reacting fearfully or aggressively. Perhaps it’s her shoulder, perhaps her elbow, or maybe just...

What’s The Best Grinding Tool For Your Dog’s Nails?

There are dozens of grinding tools on the market – products specifically for trimming dogs’ nails, as well as rotary tools designed for woodworking...

Grinders vs. Clippers: What’s Best for your Dog’s Nails?

Maybe it’s the telltale click-clack as your dog moseys across the kitchen floor. Or the unmistakable and often painful raking sensation when she jumps...

Safe Choices for Chewing in a Crate

Dog owners tend to think of crates as safe havens for their dogs or puppies – a place where they can stash a puppy...

Whole Dog Journal’s 2019 Gear of the Year

If there is one thing that drives us crazy, it’s spending our hard-earned money on something that looks useful for our dogs – but...

Relishing the Ricochet

I first saw this toy – actually, a set of two – at a trade show. I had no clue what they did, but they...

Know Your CBDs

It’s everywhere: CBD, the “miracle” drug. Each week, I probably have several clients inform me – their veterinarian – that they are giving this...

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Food and Friends

My friend Leonora owns my dog Woody’s best friend, tiny Samson. Woody and Samson are the exact same age, and both are...