February 25, 2018

Dog Attempts to Steal Pancakes Off Stove, Accidentally Starts Kitchen Fire

By Aly Semigran    February 07, 2018 at 05:03PM

You can't blame a dog for trying. After all, who isn't tempted by the smells, sights, and sounds of pancakes being made? 

That was the...

February 23, 2018

By Sarah Wooten, DVM

When a dog or cat chokes, it can be a scary situation for any pet parent. Fortunately, if you know the most common choking hazards in pets, then you can get your pet the help she needs and, in some cases, prevent choking all together. Here are five...

February 20, 2018

J.M. Smucker has recalled several brands.

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration issued an alert about potential pentobarbital contamination in certain canned dog foods manufactured by The J.M. Smucker Co.

After learning about positive pentobarbital results in certain can...

February 16, 2018

By Maura McAndrew

When we hear the term “concussion,” many of us automatically think of athletes. Football players, for example, frequently suffer this type of traumatic brain injury. But any one of us is at risk for a concussion, including our canine friends. “Dogs can...

February 14, 2018

Chocolate and Dogs= Bad situation PetMD.com

Last week's case was not unusual for this time of the year. When big boxes of assorted chocolates abound, it's inevitable that some dog, in some household, somewhere, will sniff it out before it's secreted away to the designat...

February 9, 2018


The diagnosis is generally made from observing dominance behavior, conflict aggression, and social status aggression. There are currently no medications licensed for the treatment of canine aggression. Behavioral modification training is the prescribed treatme...

February 9, 2018

Aggression in Dogs (Overview)

Aggression in a dog is frightening. Not only for the person who is the apparent target, but also for the pet owner. The possibility that one might be the owner of a pet that has inflicted serious harm on another person is a nightmare. More...

February 6, 2018

Of course it is normal for dogs to scratch, but a sudden and intense bout can be a sign of an allergic reaction. As such, it is important you determine why the dog is scratching, especially if the behavior is repetitive, prolonged, or intense in nature.

What To Watch Fo...

February 1, 2018

Despite their thick fur, dogs exposed to extreme low temperatures run the possibility of freezing their extremities like the tips of their ears and tail. Also known as frostbite, it is not usually a life-threatening condition in and of itself, but does often proceed hy...

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