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I’ll be 43 next year (in dog years). That’s pretty old for a dog my size. It seems like only yesterday I was a tiny pup living in a cardboard box with my mom and all my brothers and sisters. Lately my people have noticed I’ve been having trouble keeping …

This week (September 17-23) is Adopt-A-Less-Adoptable-Pet Week when we celebrate all the pets who have a little more trouble finding their forever home. We have nearly 1,000 pets who are looking for homes in our Adopt-A-Less-Adoptable-Pet Week Gallery.  Some of these pets are less adoptable because of their size and …

Toby is at Chocolate Chip Dalmatian Assistance League in Adelphi, MD. I recently became certified in pet first aid and CPR and was surprised at some of the lessons I learned. Last week I created a Cat First-Aid Quiz. This week we’re going to the dogs (so to speak). Answer …

Fireflower is at The Animal Rescue & Adoption Society in Denver, CO. I recently became certified in pet first aid and CPR and was surprised at some of the lessons I learned. Do you know how to keep your cat safe in an emergency? Answer each true/false question below — …

This is one of the dummies we used to practice giving cpr (which in pets is sometimes mouth-to-nose instead of mouth-to-mouth). This weekend I finally completed a 13-year-old promise to myself: I became certified in pet first aid and CPR through the American Red Cross. Odd promise? Maybe. But I …

Greg Kincaid and Rudy (photo by Doug Clark) Greg Kincaid is the author of A Dog Named Christmas. His next book, the prequel Christmas with Tucker, comes out in November, and is now available for preorder at all major retailers. You can also read his previous blog posts for Petfinder …