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10 Amazing Facts About A Dog’s Tail

Do you think that your pet pal wags his tail because he’s happy to see you? You may be correct if that tail is pulling to the right–but more on that later! A dog’s tail is just one of his methods of communication, and according to Psychology Today certain types of wags indicate specific emotions. But a dog’s tail…

What’s Causing These Itchy Irritating Lesions on So Many Pets and People?

By Dr. Becker Atopic dermatitis (AD), also called atopic eczema, is a chronic inflammatory condition that causes itching, redness, swelling, and cracks in the skin. Estimates are that about 10 percent of the U.S. human population, and 10 percent of the dog population as well, suffers from the disorder. Interestingly, atopic dermatitis is much more…

Shelter Saturday: August 13

As athletes from around the globe go for the gold in the 2016 Olympic Summer Games in Rio, homeless dogs in shelters across America are hoping to win the love of a forever pet parent with a heart of gold. Each year approximately 3.9 million dogs find themselves in U.S. shelters. One way to help…