Month: December 2017

1. Key Characteristics AKC Group: Herding Height: 16–21 inches Weight: 55–66 pounds Life Expectancy: Around 15 years Entlebucher mountain dogs (a.k.a. Entlebucher Sennenhunds or Entlebucher cattle dogs) are the smallest and quickest of the Swiss mountain dogs. Their ears are triangular with rounded tips. The almond-shaped eyes are brown with black rims. The double coat is
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Toast the dog‘s 377,000 Instagram followers were greeted with sad news today. The puppy mill rescue who became one of the first canine social media stars has died. The Instagram post sharing the tragic announcement did not offer any insight into what led to her death, but it did pay tribute to the famous pup
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Amy Ochs couldn’t figure out where her 13-year old dog Blizzard was hiding. When she opened her front door to summon him and the family’s other dog, Maverick, after they had spent about five minutes in her Colorado Springs, Colorado, fenced yard, Blizzard was nowhere to be seen. She and a family friend started to
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It’s been a harrowing year for Maria Menounos. In February, the TV and SiriusXM radio host, learned she had a golf-ball-size meningioma brain tumor in the midst of her mother’s own Stage 4 brain cancer battle. “I didn’t cry. I actually laughed,” Menounos, 39, told PEOPLE  about her diagnosis. “It’s so surreal and crazy and unbelievable that
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(Picture Credit: Getty Images) As you’ve probably heard, brushing your dog’s teeth has major pay-offs for his dental care — silly as it may make you feel. But sharing your tube of Crest with Fido isn’t such a good idea. For one thing, human toothpastes contain foaming agents that aren’t meant to be swallowed, and
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(Picture Credit: Getty Images) It’s funny when I ponder the word “own” to describe my place in my dog’s life. I can’t imagine telling someone that I own a child — biological, adopted, or otherwise. And I feel that the word “own” — when it comes to describing the inclusion of a dog in my
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(Picture Credit: Getty Images) Can dogs eat eggs? The short answer is yes, dogs can eat eggs, but there is some debate about whether they should be cooked or raw, and there are some things you should know before you serve eggs to your dog. In general, eggs are good for dogs, and they are
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For many people, jogging and running with their dogs is not only a great way to get some exercise, but it’s also an opportunity to spend quality time with their pets. If you want to get some fresh air while running with your dog, you also have to keep in mind your pet’s own limitations
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Your dog is dirty, and you know he needs a bath. Groomers are expensive, and you don’t want to put out the extra cash. It’s actually easy to bathe your dog at home, as long as you prepare in advance and keep a few basic things in mind. (Picture Credit: Getty Images) Brush your dog
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Decades ago, veterinarians believed that pain helped keep dogs quiet so they could heal faster. In addition, the prevailing thought was that there wasn’t any accurate way to know whether a dog was feeling pain or needed relief. Today’s veterinarians have ushered in a new way of looking at pain management for your four-legged friend.
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A 4-month-old puppy is putting her best face forward, literally, to recover from a dog fight injury. According to KCRA, a puppy named Loca recently arrived at UC Davis School of Veterinary Medicine in California with severe facial injuries from a dog bite. With a fractured cheek and jawbone, the Staffordshire bull terrier pup required complex
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Dr. Robert Furman from the Southern California Veterinary Dental Specialties & Oral Surgery tends to a patient. (Photo Credit: Best Friends Animal Society/YouTube) The Tooth Fairy does exist, and she’s helping a number of cats and dogs at Best Friends Animal Society’s sanctuary. In fact there are several tooth fairies: All have taken the form
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Not all who wander are lost, especially if they have a friend roaming with them. After spending some time traveling solo, Henry the Colorado Dog now has a furry camping companion: Baloo the Kitten. Both of these adventurous angels belong to Cynthia Bennett, a Colorado nature lover who also adores documenting her pets’ astounding wanderings
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