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leptospirosis

Leptospirosis in Dogs

By Gretchen Statz

Does your dog play around in the mud in your backyard? How about the pond at the dog park? If your dog plays in standing water, learn how to prevent an infection in you or your dog and stay safe at the dog park.

durham dog park

A New Member of PetSafe® Brand’s Bark for Your Park™ Family: Durham, NC

By Justin Young

On the warm, summer night of Thursday, September 8th, PetSafe® Brand welcomed the City of Durham, NC into its family of dog parks, with a $25,000 grant to build a new play-place for people and their pets.

deaf dog training

How to Train a Deaf Dog

By Michelle Mullins

Training a dog takes patience and practice. Training a dog who is deaf can be even more challenging. They can do all the same activities a hearing dog can do; the training just needs some modification to work for them!

Most Dog-Friendly Cities

5 Dog-Friendly Cities

Whether you're looking for a dog-friendly place to live, or a town to visit with your dog in tow, you'll be happy to know many cities in the U.S. are becoming more welcoming to pets. Here's a look at 5 of the most dog-friendly cities in America.

dogs eating toys

Where Did That Toy Go?

By Tony Johnson

As an emergency vet, one of the most common medical problems that we see in the clinic is the case of a dog or cat who's chewed up a toy or eaten something they shouldn't and is now vomiting. Here's how to keep your dog or cat safe from eating something they shouldn't and save a trip to the emergency vet.

dog dental problems

Are Some Dogs at Risk for Dental Issues?

By Caryl Wolff

A number of factors contribute to canine dental disease, including breed, size, age, and chewing habits. Does your dog meet the criteria on this list? Learn about the risk factors and how to prevent doggie dental issues.

evolution of dogs

Domesticating the Dog: The History of Man’s Best Friend

By Audrey Pavia

If you love dogs, you're like many of us who feel like we can't live without them. That's not surprising, considering dogs have been companions to humans for the past 30,000 years.