Health

What you need to know to keep your best friend in top form.

Bacterial Disease on the Rise as Summer Approaches

People and dogs may contract the disease by coming into contact with contaminated soil, water, urine, blood, and other body fluids. Leptospirosis can enter through the mouth, nose, eyes, and skin. Read more

Search and Rescue Super Dog Needs Rescuing

Dogs Finding Dogs is asking the community for donations to help pay for life-saving surgery for their hero dog Heidi who suffers from liver cancer. Read more

Dog Gets Critically Injured Chasing a Squirrel

Tater and his owner Michael Blackwell were visiting a friend’s farm when the playful dog spotted a squirrel near the foot of a tree, chased after it, and was impaled by a metal rod. Read more

Dog Gets Back on All Paws Thanks to Anonymous Pet Wheelchair Donation

Now that the canine has her two all-terrain wheels, she is able to comfortably and safely wheel herself around while using the strength of her front legs. Read more

Caring for Your Senior Dog

Caring for an aged dog can be a mixed blessing. What a glorious achievement that best buddy has become a senior citizen. Read more

Disabled Dog Helps Save Incapacitated Owner’s Life

“I made arrangements for the dogs. I made arrangements to sell the house and kind of got everything cleaned up before I wasn’t able to do it anymore. I was getting so sick, the original doctors I was working with said, ‘Nothing more can be done.’” Read more

Does Guinness Beer Kill Heartworms?

So you might be wondering, “how in the world could beer be good for my dog, aside from giving him an impossibly shiny coat?” Apparently it’s all about the hops. Read more

Leslie May Discusses Natural Lawn Care and Your Dog’s Health

Leslie May, author of the popular website, Raise a Green Dog, gave us a bit of her time to talk about how to care for your lawn without using dangerous chemicals Read more

Community Rallies Behind Chihuahua for Life Saving Surgery

When Bonny, a three year old Chihuahua mix, was transferred to the San Francisco SPCA from the San Francisco Animal Care and Control, she was so nervous and stressed that she didn’t eat for four days! Read more

Dr. Nancy Kay Discusses Being Your Pet’s Medical Advocate

Dr. Nancy Kay is a renowned author and veterinarian who has written two books on being a better medical advocate for your pet and about maximizing the client-veterinarian relationship Read more

Burned Dog Recovers and Goes Home

Jess Olivas suffered burns to his face, arms and chest, but the pain was worth it to save Ruby’s life. Read more

Woman Eats Her Company’s Dog Food to Prove How Good It Is

“By actually tasting the food ourselves I think it’s a sound way of walking our own talk and helping to assure people we actually mean what we say about product integrity and quality,” Lucy Postins explained. Read more

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