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Three Reasons Not to Toilet Train Your Cat Sep. 24, 2020

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Q: I'm thinking about teaching Cameo, my newly adopted young calico cat, to use the toilet instead o... Read More

Flat-Faced Breeds Prone to Health Problems Sep. 17, 2020

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Q: My dog Hugo is the cutest, most lovable French bulldog I know. When I submitted a photo of him to... Read More

Protect Pet Ferrets From COVID-19 Sep. 10, 2020

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Q: I have two ferrets, but the only information I can find about pets and COVID-19 involves dogs and... Read More

Toxic Mushrooms Resemble Harmless Varieties Sep. 03, 2020

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Q: We've had a lot of rain this year, and our yard is filled with a variety of mushrooms. How can we... Read More

Crossing the Political Divide Sep. 02, 2020

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Dear Annie: I'm having some issues with a friend. We are polar opposites politically, and it is now ... Read More

Nerve Damage Causes Horner's Syndrome Aug. 27, 2020

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Q: Hobie, my middle-aged indoor-outdoor cat, awoke this morning with one very abnormal eye. His uppe... Read More

August 24, 2020 Aug. 24, 2020

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Dear Annie: Six years ago, our daughter left her dog with us. We've grown to love "Lassie" and would... Read More

If the Dog Stays, You Must Find a Way To Pay Aug. 24, 2020

'Tween 12 & 20

DR. WALLACE: I really, really need your help! My best girlfriend just moved to Florida with her fami... Read More

Keep Bread Dough Away From Dog Aug. 20, 2020

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Q: I'm doing a lot of extra baking these days since the pandemic keeps me at home more. My family lo... Read More

The Devil Eats Purina Aug. 18, 2020

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My girlfriend got a dog six weeks ago — a Chihuahua. I don't hate the dog, but I'm not wild ab... Read More

Classic Ann Landers Aug. 16, 2020

Classic Ann Landers

Editor's Note: Hundreds of Ann Landers' loyal readers have requested that newspapers continue to pub... Read More

Fleas Transmit Plague Bacteria Aug. 13, 2020

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Q: I caught the end of a news report about pets and the plague. I thought the plague was eradicated ... Read More

Happy Pet Traveling! Aug. 08, 2020

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DR. WALLACE: Thank you for regularly publishing your collection of tips for traveling with a pet. I ... Read More

Dog's Cold, Wet Nose Doesn't Guarantee Good Health Aug. 06, 2020

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Q: I'm confused about why my dog Sam's nose is occasionally warm and dry, even though he seems fine.... Read More

Caught in the Act Aug. 02, 2020

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Dear Annie: My letter about how to deal with my wife about getting a second dog made it in your colu... Read More

Even Indoor Cats Need Rabies Vaccination Jul. 30, 2020

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Q: My cat BarB — so named because I found her as a kitten hiding under my barbecue grill ̵... Read More

Heatstroke Causes Brain Damage and Multiple Organ Failure Jul. 23, 2020

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Q: My sister, who lives in the South, turns her air conditioning up from 75 to 90 degrees when she l... Read More

Dangerous to Transport Dog in Bed of Pickup Truck Jul. 16, 2020

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Q: I was driving behind a pickup truck that swerved to avoid a deer. A dog in the bed of the pickup ... Read More

My Year of Staying Alive Jul. 16, 2020

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In a few days, on July 21, I will be one year older than my mother was when she died. For eight mon... Read More

Excessive Drooling May Signal Medical Problem Jul. 09, 2020

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Q: My cat Myrtle sometimes drools. Should I be concerned? A: It depends. Many cats drool while purri... Read More