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  • Apple cider vinegar not quite a miracle cure

    Q: I've read that apple cider vinegar be used as a supplement to assist with dog health. Is this true? -- H.W., Chicago A: According to some reports, apple cider vinegar is everything except, maybe, the fountain of youth. Some websites proclaim that...
  • Reported of rare canine virus concern dog owners

    After two separate clusters of life-threatening dog illness and deaths in Ohio, some dog owners are concerned about recent reports of a rare virus in dogs, which could potentially geographically spread fast. The good news is, there appears to be no...
  • Solid dog bite statistics are hard to come by

    Q: On a recent podcast, you talked about a dog that killed a baby. When I was a kid, the family dog bit me, and he wasn't neutered. Do you have any statistics on how many dogs bite family members? -- S.F., via cyberspace A: According to the U.S....
  • Restrictions relaxed on injectable heartworm drug

    More lives may now be potentially saved from heartworm disease using an injectable product called ProHeart 6. Wherever there are mosquitoes, dogs can be infected with potentially fatal heartworm disease. The problem is that about half of all dogs don't...
  • With the right treatments, you CAN win the war on fleas

    Some years, it seems fleas are everywhere, while other years they appear more reclusive. Mostly, the problem is all about weather conditions. "So, far, the fleas haven't been too bad, but don't breathe easy yet," says Dr. Zack Mills, of Duluth, GA....
  • Microchipping best defense against new 'dog-flipping' menace

    Q: What is this 'dog flipping' thing in the news all about? -- S.J., Henderson, NV Q: I've seen TV reports about people stealing dogs and putting them on Craig's List. It's scary. What can I do to prevent this? -- H.W., Chicago, IL A: Dog-flipping is...
  • Today, the family dog really is family

    If there's any doubt of the elevating status of dogs in America, a new Harris Interactive Poll of nearly 1,300 dog owners reveals that actually many prefer not be called "owners." Instead, 76 percent of those who live with at least one dog say they prefer...
  • Give your cat something better to chew on than plastic

    Q: Our two cats are constantly chewing and eating pieces of plastic grocery bags, and sometimes they swallow other inedible objects. Thank goodness the (plastic) pieces pass after a day or two. The cats crave plastic. We haven't made a trip to the vet...
  • 'Remember Me Thursday' honors shelter animals who never found new homes

    "Millions of beautiful pets are euthanized every year," says Mike Arms, president and CEO of the Helen Woodward Animal Center in Rancho Santa Fe, CA. Numbers have become very important in the shelter world, as individual shelters and even municipal...
  • Dogs upstage singer in hit music video

    Q: You talked on the radio recently about a music video in which dogs kissed a lady. What's the name of the song so I can look it up? -- J.A. A: "Her Favorite," by Mayer Hawthorne, features the singer, but he's upstaged by actress/model Brittany Broussea...
  • Military veterinarian gets a special high five

    Although the Wisconsin Badgers slammed the Purdue Boilermakers 41 to 10 Saturday, Sept. 21, the 80,000 fans watching the game at Camp Randall Stadium in Madison will most remember an event that occurred during an extended time out. As often happens at...