Animal Hoarding: A Real-World Psychiatric Problem

Thursday, Jan 05,2017
Face the Big, Fat Truth

A national pet insurance provider highlights not just how the pet obesity epidemic compromises health but also how much inactivity can hurt pets’ quality of life and your wallet. With the new year upon us, now is the time to resolve to exercise your pet more regularly. By Ellyce Rothrock There’s a problem ballooning among […]

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Thursday, Jul 21,2016
Keep ‘Em Cool When Summer Living is Steamy

Keep ‘Em Cool When Summer Living Is Steamy The latest summer heat wave is upon us, and it’s won’t be the last of the season. That’s why it’s vital to remember that exposure to intense and prolonged heat is dangerous to all creatures—of course including our dogs. Dogs can sustain physical damage and succumb to […]

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Sunday, Jun 19,2016
Pumpkin: Nature’s Wonder Food for Dogs

Who doesn’t love pumpkin? As fall and Halloween approach, grocery retailers bank on our love of the stuff, so out comes the endless parade of pumpkin-centric products on the shelves: pumpkin pancake mix, pumpkin cookies, pumpkin cheesecake … the list of creative ways pumpkin is blended into human food is staggering. As with human trends, […]

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Monday, May 16,2016
Haus the Brave Saves the Day in a Very Big Way for Florida Family

It’s not unusual for pet-related stories to go somewhat viral, but an incredible tale from last week has gone viral globally—the story of how a newly rescued 2-year-old dog saved the life of they family’s 7-year-old girl, bravely and unwaveringly standing his ground against a formidable foe. Is it any surprise this dog is a […]

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Friday, Mar 25,2016
A Familiar Tale of Two Shepherds

  I recently received a series of texts from a former colleague, and the story contained within was all too familiar and heartbreaking. This owner had paid a ton of money to a breeder for two German shepherd puppies only to discover in a short period that the family, which included two very young children, […]

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