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Peggy's cat Wilson has a broken tooth, and she wonders if she needs to be concerned. Yes, there is cause for concern.
Sandy has adopted a dog from an animal shelter.
Leaving animals inside cars in warm weather can get risky for them very quickly.
Similar to the rest of us, Fido and Fluffy are getting a little older and a little less limber. As they age into their golden years, they might need some assistance in their everyday lives. So make your home safe and ergonomically friendly for your cats and dogs.
Grooming is an important part of keeping your dog healthy all year round, but the summer season can require some extra care. From protecting your dog from the hot sun to caring for his coat properly, AKC Family Dog magazine offers important tips for grooming your dog during the warmest months. Among them:
Bailey is not sick and, according to Martha, has never been sick. But about a year ago, the 9-year-old chow chow developed multiple lumps in various areas on her body. She had some under her neck and in front of her shoulders, and Martha recalls some on the dog's back legs as well. About two weeks after Martha noticed the lumps, they had disappeared. Now Bailey's lumps have returned.
Lexi is crazy about her food, and gulps down her kibble at every meal. Once she is certain there is no more food available, Lexi calms down, relays Karen in her letter.
To put a little excitement into your pets life and yours were putting on a contest. Our Dog Days of Summer pet contest will be your chance to show everybody in town just how cute your calico is, or how handsome your husky.
Only four days remain to vote for your favorite kitty in The Modesto Bee's Cute and Crazy Cats contest. Readers may vote once a day in the contest, which will award a $25 pet store gift certificate to the cat with the most votes.
Allie jumps from her wrought- iron bed and runs to the window of the presidential suite.
Gabriel and Tamara have a new addition to their household.
When it comes to handling heat, humans can learn a lot from the lower orders.
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Penelope spends her days exploring her expansive yard, which is bordered by the Stanislaus River.
Many trainers have preferences when it comes to collars and leashes for training a family dog. Some prefer the use of punitive collars like choke chains or prong/pinch collars, while others prefer harnesses or no-pull collars like the Gentle Leader. As for myself, I abhor them all. My preference is to work with and train a dog without a leash or collar of any kind.