Did you know that MMM is an autoimmune disorder that affects jaw muscles?
Read this fascinating article by Dr. Karen Becker and her change of heart towards when to or whether to spay or neuter your dog.
Breeders who take advantage of genetic testing and annual eye examinations are helping to prevent eye diseases in Labrador Retrievers.
My Experience Pets of all shapes and sizes have surrounded my entire life and I must admit that I have never had insurance for any of them, until recently. My family and I have always paid out of pocket for our animals’ medical needs, even the emergencies. But this is not always the most effective […]
Breeders need to maintain very high ethical standards to preserve this special privilege.
Finding the perfect crate for you and your pup can mean the difference between success and failure in your house training efforts.
House training is one of the most important things you can do for your puppy.
In his new DVD, Bill Hillman uses touch as the language of praise for training a puppy.
Check out this super tasty and easy to make salmon chowder recipe!
Check out our fun and easy recipe for Blueberry Boy Bait! It’s a great way to utilize the fresh fruit this season!
Here is a quick, easy, and healthy dog cookie recipe for you and you furry companion!
After a long day of upland hunting with your favorite retriever, this is a great way to make a pheasant pâté appetizer!
Ever wonder if your dog has a blind spot? Or if they are near or far sighted? Find out in this months Ask Dr. Zeus!
Ever wonder why your dog destroys their bed for settling down for a good nights sleep? Well find out in this months Ask Dr. Zeus!
Ever wonder why your dog stinks but you can’t pinpoint the smell? Well find out by reading this months Dr. Zeus!
Ever wonder why your dogs rolls in rotten and smelly things? Find out why!
Learn about Sharron’s experiences as a weekend puppy raiser for the NEADs service dog program.
This fun and interactive book highlights how our behavior around dogs illustrates key personality traits about ourselves.
In a Dog’s Heart (written by Jennifer Arnold) is a fascinating book that teaches dog owner’s how to understand their pets through a “wants and needs” perspective.
Looking for a new canine series to read? Check out the Bernie and Chet mysteries!
The cat flea (Ctenocephalides felis) is the primary flea that infests dogs. The dog flea (Ctenocephalides canis) is rarely the cause of infestations in North America. Both the cat and dog flea can spread the tapeworm Dipylidium caninum. Female fleas can consume up to 15 times their weight in blood and must feed before reproducing. […]
“Dogs are our link to paradise. They don’t know evil or jealousy or discontent. To sit with a dog on a hillside on a glorious afternoon is to be back in Eden, where doing nothing was not boring – it was peace.” ~Milan Kundera
“Every boy should have two things: a dog, and a mother willing to let him have one” ~ Anonymous
The Chesapeake Bay Retriever is Maryland’s state dog and also the mascot for UMBC (University of Maryland, Baltimore County).
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About Off-Leash Area If you’re a user of Seattle’s off leash areas, please take a minute and tell us what minor improvements would make your favorite site more user-friendly. We don’t have a lot of money, but there are some small projects we can do. The Magnuson Dog Off-Leash Area (OLA) is located in the […]