Author: Project Pawsitive

Chocolate toxicity is a very common case we see in dogs. In fact, chocolate ingestion is the most common call the Pet Poison Helpline receives. Dogs tend to smell and seek out this sweet treat even if it’s in a closed bag, out of reach, or put away, so it...

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...

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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...

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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...

Dr. Tonya Boyle Brown, DVM from Port City Referral Hospital in Portsmouth, NH tells your how to stop separation anxiety in pets in seven simple steps. Stop Separation Anxiety Stop Separation Anxiety: As busy families, we are acutely aware that the priorities of our four legged family members take a...

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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...

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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...

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...

Here are 10 Reasons to Bring Your Pet to the ER. 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....

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