After a traumatic accident, intense surgery, cancer diagnosis, or consumption of toxins, dogs may find themselves in need of a little extra blood. Luckily for our canine partners, dogs are able to donate blood to one another.
With a slim, athletic build and almost jackal-like appearance, The Carolina Dog is a dog most people have never seen before. The rare breed is the only dog native to North America, and it wasn’t formally recognized until the 1970s.
Finding a coyote lying in the median isn’t where you’d expect a love story spanning years to begin. Kathy Tatus was driving to work one Saturday morning when she saw the meek figure, which she assumed was a coyote, in the median. She moved along and began work at a store on the Little Rock Airforce Base in Little Rock, Arkansas.
As an animal lover, seeing an unexpected dog wearing a “Service Animal” harness might be the highlight of your day. Service dogs big and small provide valuable – and sometimes lifesaving – services to their owners and deserve all the “good boy” pets in their off time.
Almost every dog owner has experienced their beloved pet excitedly giving them an enthusiastic kiss on the face. Unfortunately, the breath that sometimes accompanies the kisses can be enough to knock you off your feet. Bad breath is just one sign of teeth issues, and pet owners should recognize that putrid breath is not a 'normal' occurrence.
Although it may not be at the forefront of owners’ minds, excessive sun exposure in dogs can lead to health problems and decrease quality of life if not managed. Understanding the risks and preparing to protect your dog from the UV rays takes a little thought and consistent action.