Dogs

Pain, fear and cold are all reasons your dog might shake. By: antschabaer Does your dog shake or tremble? I’m not talking about the dogs who shake themselves dry or flap their ears occasionally so much as the dog with a fine muscular tremor. The trembling may just affect one leg or their whole body.
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Some dogs can’t wait to cool off in the refreshing pool. By: CityofStPete Summer’s turning into fall, and if the weather is still warm in a certain locale, people are always looking for ways to socialize their dogs, help them burn off some energy and keep them cool. In hot weather, walks are limited to
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Fox News Channel reporter Leland Vittert was on the ground in Chinquapin, North Carolina, covering the devastating aftermath of Hurricane Florence when he spotted a heartbreaking site. According to Fox News, Vittert went out with the area’s volunteer fire department to survey the damage caused by rising floodwaters, which are isolating Chinquapin from the state,
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These baby food dog cookies are perfect little bites for Banjo. Photos: Allison Gray/Petful I don’t have children, so I wasn’t aware of just how many flavors baby food comes in. Until recently, that is. When I marked down a couple of dog treat recipes that call for baby food (such as this one with just
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Flat-faced dogs are at high risk for laryngeal paralysis. By: MK817 Does your dog have a hidden risk of pneumonia — but you don’t know it? Previously, I wrote about the risks of feeding a dog ahead of having a general anesthetic. One of very real dangers is the dog vomits and inhales stomach acid
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You sent us more than 10,000 pictures of your adorable rescues, along with their heart-warming adoption stories, for the World’s Cutest Rescue Dog Contest Presented by Pedigree. Big news: We’ve narrowed down this pool to 10 finalists. To read their stories and to vote for your favorite dog, visit People.com/RescueDogContest and click on the “Voting”
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Rescue dogs are this veterinarian’s preferred “breed.” By: pilgrimpassing Remember when the only kind of dog you had was a “purebred”? That’s my memory of childhood. “What kind of dog is that?” was a favorite question of mine. Now I hate when people ask me that about my little black fox/blue Chihuahua/rat-seeking puffball. “She’s just
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Dog rescue is a wonderful thing. By: HulmDesign If you’re anything like me, you love a good rescue dog story. Few things will make me stop in my tracks when I’m scrolling through social media as much as a cute face with those heartwarming before and after photos. In fact, the more I work in
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Borzois are very prey driven. By: iStock.com/bruev 1. Key Characteristics AKC Group: Hound Height: Males, 28 inches; females, 26 inches (some Borzois may be as tall as 32 inches) Weight: Males, 75–105 pounds; females, 60–90 pounds Life Expectancy: 10–14 years The Borzoi is a beautiful, intelligent and large dog similar in shape to Greyhounds and Afghan
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What breeds would you think make up Joey, the dog pictured above? PEOPLE executive editor and Joey’s owner Elizabeth Sporkin was certain her rescue pooch was a Chihuahua/Dachshund mix, also known as Chiweenie. Sporkin put her guess to the test — a Wisdom Panel dog DNA test, that is. After a simple cheek swab, the
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Though most American vets don’t crop dogs’ ears anymore, the AKC thinks the practice is fine. By: Free-Photos Every time I think a controversial topic for veterinarians is truly on the downturn, what happens? A client makes a controversial request. “Will you crop my pit bull’s ears?” Oh boy. Here we go again. “No, we
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Thousands of dogs in central Virginia have come down with a previously unknown, highly contagious respiratory illness — leaving veterinarians urging pet owners to keep their animals at home to prevent the epidemic from spreading. Charlottesville’s Autumn Trails Veterinary Center first posted about “the significant outbreak” on Sunday and Monday, saying “more than 150 cases” have
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