Cloudy Eyes in Dogs | Whole Dog Journal

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Features August 2018 Issue When should you worry about your dog having cloudy eyes? By Catherine Ashe, DVM As your canine companion ages, you might begin to notice some cloudiness in his eyes. This is a common age-related change in many breeds of dogs, but it can also indicate illness within the eye or within the body. It is important to know when you should be concerned about cloudy eyes in dogs and when a trip to the veterinarian is in order. What Do Cloudy Eyes in […]

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500 Popular Male Dog Names

500 Popular Male Dog Names

Last updated on July 19, 2018 By Jen Gabbard Leave a Comment Looking for name ideas for your boy dog? Not sure whether you want to go with a classic, unique or trendy name? Having trouble coming up with a name the whole family agrees on? If so you’re not alone; the process of choosing a dog name can feel a bit overwhelming. My trick? I check out name lists for inspiration and then start narrowing down my options. I write down the names I like and […]

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Fresh Dog Food: A Review of Refrigerated Dog Food Sold in Stores

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Features August 2018 Issue WDJ’s first look at fresh, cooked commercial dog food diets. By Nancy Kerns Today, more and more passionate, educated, dog-loving entrepreneurs are turning their attention to improving the health of their dogs and innovating new ways to feed quality dog foods. As they do, it’s getting more and more difficult to slot the resulting products into categories for review. This is just one of the reasons we’ve never before reviewed dog foods in this category – for short, we’ll call it “fresh cooked foods.” […]

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Houseguest Etiquette for Dogs | Whole Dog Journal

Houseguest Etiquette for Dogs

Features August 2018 Issue A guest dog should arrive clean and flea-free, whether or not dogs are allowed on the furniture –a privilege that shouldn’t be taken for granted. Ask your host if dogs are allowed on the furniture, and respect her wishes, managing your dog in the appropriate way. Guidelines for a mutually pleasurable visit when going to your friends’ homes with your dog, or having friends with dogs come to your home. By Pat Miller, CBCC-KA, CPDT-KA Those of us who love dogs tend to […]

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Raised Right | Whole Dog Journal

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Editorial August 2018 Issue Fostering “pays it forward” in ways I did not anticipate, but sure appreciate. By Nancy Kerns About half of the litter of nine puppies that I have been fostering for my local shelter got altered and adopted this week; the other half are scheduled for surgery next week. I’m sure they are going to get adopted within a day or two; they are adorable, friendly, confident little things – right up there in the top three of the most charming litters of puppies […]

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Watch Marine veteran reunite with stolen service dog

Watch Marine veteran reunite with stolen service dog

——————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————– When a veteran’s SUV was stolen in Indianapolis this week, there was far more at stake than a vehicle. The former Marine’s service dog, Wrigley, was inside. Indianapolis police asked the public to help find the 2-year-old Rhodesian ridgeback mix, who is trained to sense oncoming migraines and seizures. “He’s my lifeline right now,” Lana Whitner told WXIN. Once found, Wrigley was frightened, but police said he warmed up quickly. And of course, there was no stopping the joyful wiggles when he was reunited with this […]

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Watch that amazing moment when a lost dog and her person are reunited…!

Watch that amazing moment when a lost dog and her person are reunited…!

——————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————– It’s truly heartbreaking when a beloved furry family member goes missing, but equally heartwarming when they’re safely back in your arms. For warm fuzzies of an impressive magnitude, check out the above video of Joyce and her dog, Daisy. Joyce called the local animal shelter when Daisy pulled a Houdini and escaped. She was hoping they’d keep a lookout in case someone brought her pup in. Two weeks later, as one volunteer was sending out photos of a new intake, another volunteer felt like she recognized […]

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Terrier and her BFF are the best thing you’ll see today!

Terrier and her BFF are the best thing you’ll see today!

——————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————– Dally and Spanky are the best of friends — and have cultivated some serious horsemanship skills amid their interspecies love story!Check them out here and follow them on Instagram for more! Source link

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PUPDATE! Woman arrested in connection with viral dog-dumping video in Missouri

PUPDATE! Woman arrested in connection with viral dog-dumping video in Missouri

————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————– Last week we told you about a lovely Lab mix (now named Hope!) that surveillance video captured as she was dumped by the side of the road in a suburb of Springfield, MO. The Greene County Sheriff’s Office posted to their Facebook page that the woman believed responsible was arrested on July 13. The video showed a woman letting her dog out of her car, shutting the door and speeding away. One posted by the camera’s owner, it quickly went viral. She was arrested for animal […]

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