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How to Help Senior Dogs With Mobility Issues

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Reading Time: 4 minutes It’s an immense privilege to have loved my Lab mix, Rio, for over 12 years. My husband and I adopted him from an animal shelter when he was just a few months old, and we’ve enjoyed each life stage – curious puppy, athletic adult, and now, sweet senior. But it’s concerning to watch the dog […]

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Dogs Fears & Anxieties

Want to Bring Your Dog Everywhere With You? First, Set Them Up for Success

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Reading Time: 3 minutes As a baseball fan and dog nut, I was delighted a few years ago when the Colorado Rockies announced tickets were on sale for a dog-friendly event called Bark at the Park. Rockies fans could bring their socialized, vaccinated dogs to Coors Field to watch an actual MLB game. I bought tickets, submitted my dogs’ […]

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Are You Prepared to Finance Your Pet’s Care?

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Reading Time: 3 minutes A recent survey found that cats and dogs can cost as much as $55,000 over their lifetime. Here are some factors to consider for pet financial planning.

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Dogs Shelters & Fostering Training & Grooming

Canine Cellmates Program a Win-Win for Shelter Dogs and Incarcerated Men

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Reading Time: 4 minutes Before Atlanta resident O King entered Fulton County Jail, he’d never had a pet dog. So when he was invited to participate with Canine CellMates—a nonprofit that runs a 10-week program in which incarcerated men use positive training methods to help shelter dogs get adopted—he wasn’t sure what to expect. But he was open to […]

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Birds Life at Home

Should You Get a Parrot? What You Need to Know First

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Reading Time: 3 minutes An avian expert shares tips on choosing and living with parrots.

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Fires, Floods, Hurricanes: Are You Prepared to Protect Your Pet During Natural Disasters?

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Reading Time: 3 minutes Many communities are at risk of natural disasters that affect people and animals. What to know to ensure you all get out safely.

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Dogs Life at Home

Hear, Hear. Dogs Detect Differences Between Languages, Gibberish

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Reading Time: 3 minutes Do dogs study language? New research shows they may have better language abilities than we realize.

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Dogs Life at Home

Science Confirms: Watching Dog Videos Relieves Stress

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Reading Time: 3 minutes Even on a screen, dogs connect with us. A new study found that people who watched videos of dogs were happier and less stressed.

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Dogs Training & Grooming Travel & Safety

How and Why to Use a Ramp for Your Dog

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Reading Time: 3 minutes Ramps can be invaluable tools to help make pets–old and young–safer and more comfortable.

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Dogs Travel & Safety

Xylitol: Keep Away From Dogs!

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Reading Time: 3 minutes Florida resident Britani Atkinson was sitting on her porch, catching up with her brother and other family members who’d just arrived for a visit, when her teen son called her cell phone. His urgent message: “You need to come inside and see this.” Atkinson rushed in to find their 5-year-old yellow Labrador Retriever, Link, lying […]