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Helping a Dog Gain Weight

DEAR PAW’S CORNER: Recently, an elderly relative was moved to a full-time care facility because she was unable to care for herself or her two dogs. We gladly took in “Sadie” and “Tasha,” both small, mixed-breed adult dogs. I think they’re very underweight, though their skin just hangs off of Continue reading →

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Pets, Pot Don’t Mix

DEAR PAWS’S CORNER: I read a report this week that said more and more pets are being treated for “marijuana poisoning” from accidentally ingesting their owners’ medically prescribed marijuana. Is this true? Why haven’t we heard more about it? – Concerned in California DEAR CONCERNED: As the number of states Continue reading →

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Music to Soothe an Anxious Dog?

DEAR PAW’S CORNER: My mixed collie “Skipper” gets extremely nervous during storms and when construction is going on outside – basically during any unfamiliar noise. He cries and hides under the furniture, and I’m unable to approach him to comfort him. Is there anything I can do? – Anxious in Continue reading →

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Do Pets Really Need Vitamins?

DEAR PAW’S CORNER: My neighbor insists that giving vitamin supplements and “homeopathic” treatments to her dog “Gracie” is key to her health. I disagree that a pet needs so much extra help. Doesn’t pet food provide enough nutrients? – Les in San Diego DEAR LES: That answer really depends on Continue reading →