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  • "Devil dog" may simply be fearful

    Q: I adopted a Shar-Pei/Australian Cattle Dog cross from a shelter. She had been a stray. She's lovable toward us, and very smart, but when we walk her on a leash, she becomes a devil dog, going after other dogs, barking and spinning. It's very hard for...
  • Animals can bring out the best in us

    LEWIS CENTER, OHIO -- The concept is positively brilliant, integrating an urban definition of animals -- living with pets, sharing our beds with them -- with the very different rural reality of animals living on the farm. The non-profit Animals For LIFE...
  • Preventive care starts with regular veterinary visits

    Our pets deserve better. Overwhelmingly, Americans want to do the right thing for their pets -- or at least that's what they say. Yet, despite our love and concern for our pets, veterinary visits are on the decline, especially when it comes to...
  • Check out newer drugs for canine seizures

    Q: Our 10-year old Australian Shepherd-mix has been treated for four years for seizures. She became overweight, largely due to all the medications: potassium bromide and phenobarbital for seizures, as well as thyroid medication and steroids for allergies....
  • You can protect your pets from coyotes

    Q: I opened the sliding glass door to go outside, and standing right there was a coyote. In a few seconds, he disappeared. Now, I'm worried. What can we do to protect our pets? -- T.K., Newport Beach, CA A: There are some people who want to do harm to...
  • 'Comfort dogs' help Newtown residents smile again

    Families who lost children at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, CN, are undoubtedly going through emotional upheaval beyond imagination. Of all possible horrors, nothing is quite so awful as losing a child, particularly so tragically and...
  • Facing the death of a pet is never easy

    Q: My 13-year-old dog passed away last month. I'm grateful I was able to be with him when he passed away at home. My buddy did have a full checkup two months before. The veterinarian had asked about any changes in the dog's behavior. While standing in the...
  • Holiday safety tips for pets

    Here are 12 safety tips to insure your pets enjoy a safe and healthy holiday season: 12) Candles Burn: Curiosity can kill a cat. If a candle is knocked over, a house fire may start. A pet can get singed brushing against a candle. Scented candles can be...
  • Training can curb terrier's aggression toward other dogs

    CHICAGO, IL. -- These reader questions were answered by experts attending the Veterinary Behavior Symposium July 19, preceding the 150th Annual Convention of the American Veterinary Medical Association, held in Chicago. Members of the American...
  • Pet ownership has dipped slightly in the U.S.

    The American Veterinary Medical Association U.S. Pet Ownership and Demographics Sourcebook is the closest thing there is to a census of pet ownership, and is conducted every five years. According to the recently released 2012 Sourcebook, between 2006...
  • Wrangling cats need to start over building a good relationship

    VANCOUVER, WA. -- These reader questions about cats were answered at a meeting of the Board of Directors of the Winn Feline Foundation during the foundation's 35th Annual Symposium on Feline Health, June 26-27. The foundation is a non-profit that funds...