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Traveling With Dogs Traveling with Dogs: Summer and fall often means travel as we head out on vacations, visit family and friends, and take time to explore during those precious days. Many people bring their pets with them on road, but before you go, check out our travel tips.  They...

Oxytocin and More: The Human & Animal Bond Oxytocin and More: The Human & Animal Bond: The human-animal bond is often used to describe the relationship shared between people and animals. Pet owners know it is so much more than a relationship and anyone who has ever loved a companion...

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

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All About the American Bulldog These dogs are intelligent. They are a protective family dog that is easy to groom. They are ideal for active, dog-savvy owners as they require a lot of activity. brisk daily walks games some work on the agility course will definitely keep them happy. Even...

Written by Dr. Beth Eisenberg, DVM: Ethos Veterinary Health Marijuana and Pets: 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...

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Golden Retriever The Golden Retriever is one of America’s most popular dog breeds and with good reason because no one can deny that these dark friendly eyes are really hard to resist. They are outgoing, loyal, and easy to train. They are very active dogs and excel in performance sports....

Here are 13 Best Dog Breeds for Families: Here are the 13 Best Dog Breeds for Families: 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...

Written by Dr. Brian J. Bourquin, Founder, Boston Veterinary Clinic www.bostonveterinary.com Caring for a Senior Giant Breed Dog READER QUESTION: “My senior giant breed dog is turning six soon. What are some tips and tricks for giving a senior, giant breed a long and happy life.” Dr. B’s Answer: This...

Written by Dr. Beth Eisenberg, DVM: Ethos Veterinary Health Marijuana and Pets: 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...

Protecting Your Pet From Lyme Disease It’s that time of year again where the weather’s warming up and all the critters are starting to frolic again. Unfortunately, ticks are among them, and these little buggers present a health threat not only to humans but to animals as well, particularly dogs....

Myths and Truths: Food Allergies in Dogs and Cats Written by Christine Zewe, DVM, DACVD       Food allergies in dogs can cats can cause several issues, including gastrointestinal upset and skin and ear issues. Pets with food allergies can have the same symptoms as pets with environmental allergies...

When You Die and Leave Your Cat Behind Written by Ray Anderson As cat owners we’re constantly fussing over our cat’s welfare.  We buy special food, we take our annual trips to the vet and we provide a safe and comfortable home for our companion. We also worry about how...

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All About the American Bulldog These dogs are intelligent. They are a protective family dog that is easy to groom. They are ideal for active, dog-savvy owners as they require a lot of activity. brisk daily walks games some work on the agility course will definitely keep them happy. Even...

ADAPTOGENS & TONIC HERBS FOR THE WELLBEING OF OUR PETS WRITTEN BY: Joyce Belcher, Sustenance Herbs in Kittery, Maine ADAPTOGENS…are the ideal group of herbs for pets: They are non-toxic to the recipient, regulate and normalize organ and body systems function, all contain antioxidants and scavenge free radicals, bring balance...

Getting Their Lives Back: The World of Wheelchairs for Pets Interview by Jill Sullivan Grueter, Edit0r-in-Chief, Woof Magazine and New Hampshire Positive Moms Magazine There’s a special place in Amherst, New Hampshire where a passionate man named, Mark Robinson, leads the way for Walkin’ Pets, a company created to support...

Over the last couple of days, I have been hearing about a German Shepard who was video tapped grieving on the gravestone of his owner who had passed. In fact, the video showed up on my news feed in Facebook as many fellow animal lovers were sharing this heart-wrenching experience...

Lassie and Timmy, Emily Elizabeth and Clifford, Petey and the Little Rascals: dogs and kids are a classic combination. If your family is ready for a canine friend, you should definitely consider adoption. There are thousands of wonderful dogs in the your area in need of a loving home. While...

Homemade Stain Remover | Club Soda Looking to use club soda as a homemade stain remover? Do you know how to properly use club soda? I’ve been dealing with spills and stains as a professional for over 20 years. The best advice I ever got was from a little old...

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Ask the Vet: What is Fear-Free Care? Written Dr. Brian J. Bourquin, Founder, Boston Veterinary Clinic www.bostonveterinary.com Over the last year, the phrase “fear free” has become more prevalent in veterinary medicine. What is fear free? Fear free is a campaign focusing on the prevention and alleviation of fear, anxiety,...

Extreme Makeover Animal Edition! by  Diane Herbst After Jill Sullivan Grueter’s beloved father passed away in 2008, Grueter decided her life needed a change. “I wanted to do something bigger than myself,” she says. So the New Hampshire ad copy writer and longtime animal lover visited a local horse rescue...

Canine Influenza in Massachusetts: What to Know Written on August 28, 2018 by Krista Vernaleken, VMDHospital: Bulger Veterinary Hospital Many dog owners have seen reports of Canine Influenza, or the dog flu, hitting Massachusetts and are wondering what, if anything, we should be doing to prevent this in our pet...

Homemade Stain Remover | Club Soda Looking to use club soda as a homemade stain remover? Do you know how to properly use club soda? I’ve been dealing with spills and stains as a professional for over 20 years. The best advice I ever got was from a little old...

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Traveling With Dogs Traveling with Dogs: Summer and fall often means travel as we head out on vacations, visit family and friends, and take time to explore during those precious days. Many people bring their pets with them on road, but before you go, check out our travel tips.  They...

Lassie and Timmy, Emily Elizabeth and Clifford, Petey and the Little Rascals: dogs and kids are a classic combination. If your family is ready for a canine friend, you should definitely consider adoption. There are thousands of wonderful dogs in the your area in need of a loving home. While...

When Your Dog Needs a CAT Scan WRITTEN BY: Mason Holland, VMD, Diplomate, American College of Veterinary Radiology When your dog needs a cat scan: Providing advanced care for our furry family members has been helped immeasurably by applying some of the revolutionary medical technologies which have arisen over the past decades. ...

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Lassie and Timmy, Emily Elizabeth and Clifford, Petey and the Little Rascals: dogs and kids are a classic combination. If your family is ready for a canine friend, you should definitely consider adoption. There are thousands of wonderful dogs in the your area in need of a loving home. While...

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