Confections of a Serial Frozen Dessert Killer

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Looking for a cool way to treat your dog this summer? Today we have a special guest post from Jody Miller-Young of Bark & Swagger. Are you a stylish dog parent? Jody Miller-Young, pet fashion expert, editor, designer & radio host helps dog lovers live life stylishly! Discover the latest fashions, travel stories, training tips […]

Reading Your Dog’s Body Language


Today we have a special guest post from Canine Journal: Just because dogs can’t talk doesn’t mean they don’t have feelings and emotions. Dogs, similar to humans, can also wear their hearts on their sleeves. The better we learn to recognize how they communicate, we better we know what our furry friend is telling us […]

Choosing the Right Joint Supplement for Your Dog


Today we have a special guest post from Wag Lifetime Joint Care about a topic especially important during Adopt a Senior Dog Month: joint supplements. Were you aware that by the time many dog owners start looking into joint supplements for dogs, their dog has already been living with joint pain for a while? Many […]

1-800-PetMeds is giving away $1,750 in prizes for National Animal Shelter and Rescue Appreciation Week

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It’s National Animal Shelter and Rescue Appreciation Week, and 1-800-PetMeds is saying “thank you” to shelters and animal rescues everywhere with its Shelter Appreciation Week Contest. Rescue groups can enter now for a chance at $1,750 worth of prizes! National Animal Shelter and Rescue Appreciation Week was started in 1996 by the Humane Society of […]

Haute for the Holidays: Trends in Dog Attire

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Whether we’re entertaining, event hopping, or simply stepping out, holiday is a time to shine. This year’s fashion trends for the season let us and our furry friends do just that. From sexy lace to rich velvets, from brocades and floral prints to deep solid hues, and of course sparkle and shine galore…there’s no shortage […]

July Horoscope for Dogs


Summer is in full swing and as we welcome the warmer months of July and August, we find ourselves in the dog days of a popular-yet-busy season. Whether you’re embracing the heat with beach days and adventures or bunkering down in the cool air conditioning with your furry friend, we can tell you exactly what […]

The Caring Vet: 4th of July Pet Safety Tips


In The Caring Vet Column, Dr. Jeff Werber offers some ideas for keeping our pets safe during the upcoming 4th of the July holiday. For most of us, the 4th of July is a blast! We have a day off from work, we often have a BBQ with all the goodies that go with it—including […]

Ask Alecia: Dealing with Separation Anxiety


Dear Alecia, I bought a dog from a breeder (7 months old now) and had no idea that it has a pretty good case of separation anxiety.  I have been working with this dog for over a month, with behavioral modification, desensitizing and obedience training.  This is all going on with the assistance of vet […]

The Caring Vet: Spring and Summer Safety


In The Caring Vet Column, Dr. Jeff Werber offers some hot tips for keeping your canine cool and comfortable as the weather warms and outdoor activities beckon. Spring is here, and if your weather is anything like mine here in Southern California, you may already be feeling the warmer climate making its move. Warmer weather […]

The Caring Vet: Pet Microchips, Possible Life Savers


“That microchip might just save your pet’s life!” Although smaller than a grain of rice, a pet microchip can make a huge contribution to your pet’s security. In The Caring Vet Column, Dr. Jeff Werber discusses the benefits of microchip technology. I have the privilege of working with a number of rescue groups in the […]