Independence Day can be a dangerous and terrifying time for dogs. While firework displays solemnize the birth of our nation, the loud bangs, flashes of light and smells of burning pyrotechnics can trigger a panic-induced nightmare for our pups. According to the. . .
It’s hard to believe that the adorable pair of pups above would be hard to place and, therefore, on track for euthanization….
Most folks know that you can’t trust everything you read on the Internet, but it’s easy to be scared by horror stories that purport to be true. A long-running viral Facebook post claims that ice water can be deadly for. . .
When you think about it, dog’s feet are really incredibly tough. Consider all the potentially hazardous things you’ve seen your dog run over or through without incurring injury. But this should not create a false sense of security. That’s why everyone should read Diana Laverdue’s article on dogster about how to keep. . .
Every year we post tragic stories about dogs who were left for too long in the car in hot weather. But we feel that it’s important to keep hammering on this issue so that fewer of these terrible cases occur. The latest victim was a. . .
Written by: Dr. Bo Bergman, DVM
Question: I’ve read that some vaccines are dangerous for dogs and that some people are now refusing to let their pets get vaccinated. Can vaccines make my dog sick?—Mary Beth, via email
Last spring, Debbie the Pit Bull was found lying on the ground in Hialeah, Florida—where Pit Bulls are banned, by the way—in rough shape. Her right front paw had been severed, and the wound was. . .
Written by: Dr. Bo Bergmann, DVM
Brrrrrrr. . .Vermont and many parts of the U.S. continue to deal with cold temperatures. We woke up with -10 degrees Fahrenheit this morning. (Add a wind chill and it gets. . .
Two new commercials for Subaru offer funny visions of dogs and cars, but according to an article on Business Insider, there’s more than silliness and sales going on here: . . .