Author: Jill Sullivan Grueter

Jill Sullivan Grueter is the Founder of The Project Pawsitive Foundation and Editor-in-Chief for Woof Magazine. She's been featured on Animal Planet's Pet Nation Renovation as the expert in animal shelter renovations and has raised and participated in over $600,000 in shelter renovations for animals in need. She is an avid golfer, walker, piano player, and writer.

This is one of America’s most popular dog breeds and with good reason. No one can deny that these dark friendly eyes are really hard to resist. Golden retrievers are outgoing, loyal, and easy to train. They are very active dogs and excel in performance sports. On the other hand,...

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The Beagle Beagles are certainly the epitome of cute. These small, compact, lean dogs with the expressive face have a good-natured and friendly temperament, and they are always happier in company (canine or human). These active dogs enjoy a good run and, of course, lots of fun and games. Infinitely...

Marijuana and Pets Written by Dr. Beth Eisenberg, DVM: Ethos Veterinary Health With its legalization, marijuana use has become a more frequently discussed topic amongst the veterinary community.  There are potential health benefits, but little has been proven or even studied for use in animals in the veterinary industry. When ingested by pets,...

7 Steps to Stop Separation Anxiety ASK THE VET: Dr. Boyle Brown, DVM from Port City Referral Hospital in Portsmouth, NH sits down and talks separation anxiety in pets. By: Tonya Boyle Brown, DVM, DACVIM As busy families, we are acutely aware that the priorities of our four legged family...

The French Bulldog This rather rare dog breed has a long history as a companion dog. Frenchies are smart, loving and make great show dogs. They are highly trainable, as long as you keep your instruction positive and fun, with lots of rewards. They have low energy levels, so they...

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The American Bulldog The American Bulldog: An intelligent and protective family dog that is easy to groom. American bulldogs are ideal for active, dog-savvy owners as they require a lot of activity: brisk daily walks, games, and some work on the agility course will definitely keep them happy. These affectionate...

If your children keep begging for a new playmate of the canine variety, you may decide it is time for such an addition to your family. Choosing the right dog for you and your kids will probably take a little bit of research. Your choice will depend on several factors...

with Dr. Brian J. Bourquin, Founder, Boston Veterinary Clinic www.bostonveterinary.com READER QUESTION: “My dog is a giant breed and she is turning six soon. What are some tips and tricks for giving a senior, giant breed a long and happy life.” This is a great question! Giant breeds age much...

When your pet gets sick, it is often difficult to gauge whether or not your pet needs to be seen by a veterinarian immediately, or if your pet’s ailment can be treated the following day by your primary veterinarian. If possible, it is often better to have your veterinarian examine...

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