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During a visit to my veterinarian for the removal of Bingo’s broken tooth a couple of months ago, she mentioned that she was heading in for surgery on her hand, but she had a sick puppy who needed fostering for a few days. His name was Marco, and he was …

By: Drew Webster, CPDT-KA   Chewing is a normal, natural and necessary canine behavior. Pet parents regularly call trainers to talk about a dog who has chewed their belonging to spite their owner or dogs who will be destructive even though “he knows it’s wrong”. A dogs understanding of right …

Vice president-elect Joe Biden bought a puppy from a Pennsylvania breeder of German shepherds yesterday. According to Biden spokeswoman Elizabeth Alexander: [H]e’s familiar with the breed and its personality. He’s excited to bring it home when it gets a little older and has promised that his grandchildren can name it …

Fleas are insects that feed on the blood of dogs, inflicting misery on them and their households with a maddening cycle of biting, itching, and scratching. Learn more about fleas and ticks here.

In honor of this weekend’s big game airing on Animal Planet, Petfinder and Discovery Communications Headquarters celebrated with a ‘tail’ gate today!  In addition to football-themed games and snacks, Washington Animal Rescue League provided MVPs (Most Valuable Pooches) available for adoption.  Here I am getting a kiss from one of …

If you are adopting a dog, check out this primer so you can meet and understand your dog’s needs.

Read Oscar’s Happy Tail in his adoptive mom’s own words. “Don’t buy a dog when you can adopt one from the shelter,” Amanda Burke told her mother, who was tempted by Dachshund puppies for sale at a flea market. Amanda’s mom was ready to bring a new pet into the …

Heartworms live in the heart and blood vessels of the lungs of dogs, cats and other mammals. Learn more about heartworms in dogs here.

If your dog doesn’t seem to like other dogs, read our expert’s advice for suggestions to manage or improve her reaction.

Many puppies go through a teething stage when they’re young, but some continue this chewing habit through adulthood. Find out why and how you can stop it.