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Don't Ignore Dog's Animal Hospital Aggression Oct. 29, 2020

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Q: Harley, my 3-year-old bulldog mix, doesn't go to the veterinarian often because he gets aggressiv... Read More

Treat Cat to Outdoor Adventure With Cat-Safe Enclosure Oct. 22, 2020

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Q: Monty, our indoor cat, often tries to escape from the house. We know he's safer inside, where he ... Read More

Xylitol Artificial Sweetener Toxic to Dogs Oct. 15, 2020

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Q: Hercules, the dog I recently adopted, needs to take medicine that isn't available as a chewable t... Read More

Medications Can Diminish Dog's Sense of Smell Oct. 01, 2020

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Q: I'm training my dog Roger for search and rescue, which requires him to use his nose. I noticed wh... 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

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

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

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

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

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

Free Doggy Poop Bags (and More Great Reader Tips!) Jul. 08, 2020

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My readers come up with the greatest tips, tricks and ideas for how to save time and money every day... Read More

Racing to Adopt a Greyhound Jul. 07, 2020

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Dear Annie: I am about to retire. I don't want to sit around watching TV after retirement, so I'd li... Read More

Prepare Dogs Now for Post-Pandemic Lifestyle Jul. 02, 2020

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Q: I have been working at home during the pandemic, and I expect to return to my regular workplace s... Read More

Many Ways to Help Calm Dog With Noise Phobia Jun. 18, 2020

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Q: Our dog Hunter is terrified of loud noises, so I'm concerned he'll panic during Fourth of July fi... Read More

Punishment After Misbehavior Ineffective, Instills Fear in Dog Jun. 04, 2020

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Q: When Dobby, my roommate's family dog, visits us, he sometimes gets into the trash. My roommate sa... Read More

Distract and Redirect Dog That Marks Furniture or Mounts People May. 21, 2020

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Q: I recently adopted a dog, Chester, who will be neutered when the pandemic subsides enough to allo... Read More