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The family was overwhelmed with dogs. In addition to their own three, two adult strays and four puppies were living under a travel trailer in the yard. When one of the dogs ran into the street, a passing motorist hit him. She stopped to help, and the best help she …

Roxy is a dog for all reasons. Beth Whitney of Vilas, NC, wanted a dog as a playmate for her toddler son and a companion for her husband and her. But she also wanted a dog that would warn off any strangers when her husband, a U.S. Army Reserve Sergeant, …

Dixie, a Beagle/Doberman Pinscher mix, was on the short list for euthanasia at an underfunded, overcrowded shelter when Lucky Dog Animal Rescue of Washington, DC, whisked her away to a foster home, thus saving her. Meanwhile, Lorie Foster was having her own crisis. Her 7-year-old assistance dog had passed away …

Does your dog engage excessively in repetitive behaviors? Does she hoard toys? She may be suffering from canine compulsive disorder (CCD), the dog equivalent of obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD) in humans. Scientists already knew that OCD and CCD sufferers had similar behaviors (think compulsive paw licking in dogs and excessive …

The Karkanawis of Raleigh, NC, knew what kind of dog they wanted — a Doberman Pinscher or Doberman mix — but they had a specific list of characteristics that had to be met. The dog had to be young and not too large; he or she had to get along with …