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To Prevent Bites, Teach Children to Respect Dogs Jan. 14, 2021

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Q: We recently adopted Tucker, a young, neutered, mixed-breed dog. We don't know how he behaves arou... Read More

Smart Ways to Save Money on Pet Care Jan. 11, 2021

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Recently, I read about a family who spent $1,000 to cat-proof their backyard so their two cats, who ... Read More

Ear Mites Contagious to Pets, Not People Dec. 17, 2020

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Q: My new kitten Nala has ear mites, for which my veterinarian prescribed treatment. I know from rea... Read More

When the Bite Impacts Past the Attack Dec. 04, 2020

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Dear Annie: I live in Texas in a small neighborhood and am still relatively new to this area. Two ye... Read More

November 16, 2020 Nov. 16, 2020

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Dear Annie: I am 17, married, with a 1-year-old daughter. I am doing amazingly well for a teen mom. ... Read More

October 22, 2020 Oct. 22, 2020

Classic Annie's Mailbox

Dear Annie: My wife and I are in our mid-70s and have no children. However, we have had pets, mostly... Read More

Hoarder Has Too Many Animals for Adequate Care Oct. 08, 2020

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Q: My neighbor has more cats than I can count, so I assume she's a hoarder. Should I intervene? If s... Read More

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

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

Pandemic Pups Aug. 27, 2020

Susan Estrich

I write this on International Dog Day, a holiday I had not previously heard of, clearly a creation o... Read More

7 Common Houseplants That Are Pet-Friendly and Low-Maintenance May. 27, 2020

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I love plants, especially beautiful houseplants. Healthy, economical plants can make any space warm ... Read More

17 Tips to Keep Babies and Pets Safe May. 26, 2020

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My fiance and I have five pairs of chickens, four sons, three cats and two dogs. Our sons are teens,... Read More

Cats With Extra Toes Nicknamed 'Hemingway Cats' Apr. 09, 2020

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Q: I've had cats before, but none ever looked like the cat I adopted this week from the shelter. Bot... Read More

High Vet Bills for Beloved Pets and Prepping for Mortgage Application Mar. 16, 2020

Everyday Cheapskate

Dear Mary: Our beloved dog Roscoe is getting older, and we're concerned about safeguarding his healt... Read More

Secondhand Vaping Harmful to Pets Feb. 27, 2020

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Q: Our son vapes in his bedroom. Is it okay for him to use his e-cigarette when our dog Smoky is in ... Read More

February 23, 2020 Feb. 23, 2020

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Dear Annie: I am a healthy 50-years-young woman in the midst of menopause. I also have been diagnose... Read More

You Really Don't Know It All Feb. 21, 2020

Daily Editorials

We have two dogs as part of our household. Bunny is a 20-pound rescue whom our daughter, Maggie, fou... Read More

When Adopting, Match Dog to Your Activity Level Feb. 20, 2020

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Q: After my elderly father's old Lab died, he felt so alone that he adopted a rambunctious Lab mix p... Read More

Pets Teach Responsibility on Many Levels Feb. 18, 2020

'Tween 12 & 20

DR. WALLACE: My sister has a pet cat, and I have a dog. We both have to take care of our pets and pa... Read More

Veterinary Homeopathy Worse Than Ineffective Feb. 13, 2020

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Q: My cat Arya has chronic kidney disease. My sister credits homeopathy for her own good health and ... Read More