Health

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



The Bizarre Truth About Purebred Dogs (and Why Mutts Are Better)

“Our arbitrary standards (are) causing them to get sick and die. As much as you love the bulldog, the fact that it exists at all is borderline animal abuse.” Read more

How to Manage Seasonal Anxiety for your Dogs

Barkbusters, an excellent home dog training website, offers some tips on helping your dog through some seasonal anxieties. Read more

Sick Dog Orazio and His Family Needs Your Help

Orazio Nelson is a very sick dog, and needs your help. He’s trying to make sure his human mom and dad can afford to keep him alive. Read more

New State Law Would Allow Citizens to Save Dogs in Hot Cars

Obviously people can’t just put on their hero pants and go around busting up windows every time they see a dog in a car. Read more

Midwest Dog Flu Hits the South

This flu strain is highly contagious. Symptoms include a fever, cough, runny nose, lethargy, and loss of appetite. Read more

K-9 Officer's Life Saved by Dog Blood Donations

Hemopet started back in 1999. They were the very first of their kind in the United States, and continues to provide crucial dog blood donations and support to this day. Read more

Dog in Colorado First to Transmit Plague to Human

“Frankly, one of the biggest surprises of this outbreak is the source… dogs don’t get sick at all or they get a minor illness” when they have the plague. Read more

Nylabones Recalled Due to Salmonella Risk

All Nylabone Puppy Starter Kits with the lot number 21935, UPC code 0-18214-81291-3 and an expiration date of 3-22-2018 have been recalled. Read more

How Medical Marijuana Saved a Dog’s Life

“The best way to gauge your dog is to watch them. With my involvement with my dog, my vet feels comfortable with my decision,” Mansfield said. Read more

Tips on the Deadly Canine Flu Sweeping the Midwest

People who have touched sick dogs can spread the virus to other dogs. Symptoms include a fever, cough, runny nose, lethargy, and loss of appetite. Read more

Paralyzed Rescue Dog Is Adopted and Miraculously Recovers

“I heard some screaming up front and everybody came to the front office,” Yajko said. “It was literally a miracle.” Read more

Service Dog Carries Oxygen Tanks for Little Girl

Alida and her best friend Mr. Gibbs are a special pair. Read more

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