School Dogs

From KQED News: Burgundy Farm Country Day School, a K-8 private school in Alexandria, Virginia, has made comfort dogs a regular part of the school day. Jeff Sindler, the head of the school, said the dogs “go a long way … Continue reading

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10 Plants to Remove from Your Dog’s Yard

I have to admit that I love sago palms. I love the look of them and the tropical feel they give a yard. But we don’t have a sago palm — and we’ll never have a sago palm —… [[ … Continue reading

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Pig Ears For Dogs

Just like humans, pets deserve a special treat every so often, and times like these call for dog owners to go out of their way to do something their dogs will love. Surprises of this nature go a long way … Continue reading

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Why Dogs Sleep So Much

Does it seem like your pup is sleeping all the time? It’s not just your imagination. Dogs spend a good part of their life sleeping because that’s how they’re genetically designed. In fact, the time to worry is when your … Continue reading

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2019 Washington Capitals Pet Calendar Helps Dogs in Need

  Not only did the Washington Capitals win the coveted Stanley Cup in 2018, the professional ice hockey team also won the admiration of dog lovers as the players once again championed the cause… [[ This is a summary only. … Continue reading

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De-stressing with Dogs

Any dog lover can testify to the restorative powers of petting their pupper. Even the sight of a happy tail, a wiggly butt, or a cocked head can turn a frown upside down. But more than just dog bias, studies … Continue reading

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Why Do Dogs Stick Their Heads Out Car Window?

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Do Dogs Need Meat?

Why a vegan diet is a great choice for dogs with ingredient sensitivity Isn’t it natural for dogs to eat meat? Between the growing popularity of the vegan lifestyle and concerns about dogs with protein sensitivities, more people have started … Continue reading

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Can Dogs Get Heatstroke?

Happy first day of summer! Seems like a great time to remind all of us to keep our dogs cool when the temperatures go up. Because, yes, they can get heatstroke. Here’s a nifty graphic from the Texas Veterinary Medical … Continue reading

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Japanese Monks Host a Funeral for Robot Dogs

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