Dog Health General

The perfect imperfect dog

My friend Ann, who fosters dogs for the Santa Fe Humane Society, invited me over to check out her current charge: a deaf, allergy-beset, arthritic Pit Bull who isn’t great with other dogs. Wait ’til you meet her, Ann tells me. She’s perfect. In person, Ladybug’s face looks more Boxer than Pittie. That, and her […]

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Serial killer stalks Houston-area dogs

Authorities in Houston, Texas, are searching for a possible serial killer following the recent discovery of seven dead dogs in the area; the deceased animals appear to be pets, and six are Pit Bulls. Of the seven dogs, four were bludgeoned to death and three of the Pit Bulls were fatally shot. Officials initially thought […]

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DogTime needs your help

Great news DogTime readers! DogTime has been nominated for Best Social Networking Site and Best Overall Website for Dog Lovers by readers of Bay Woof, the San Francisco Bay Area’s monthly newsletter for people and their dogs! Follow these easy instructions to cast your vote to help us win! If we win, DogTime will donate […]

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Product Reviews

Play-N-Squeak Cat Toys by OurPet’s

Pet Product Review – Play-N-Squeak cat toys by OurPet’s Like most cats, ours are so finicky with toys and treats there’s no telling what will interest them. I picked up the Ball of Furry Fury toy at the pet store thinking maybe one out of the three might be intrigued by the squeak and the […]

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Rub ‘n Lounge Cat Scratcher by Imperial Cat

Pet Product Review – Rub ‘n Lounge cat scratcher by Imperial Cat Since my cats love to sharpen their claws on everything imaginable, I’m always looking for ways to steer them away from the furniture and toward something that will not put me into a tail-spin! Imperial Cat’s line of Scratch ‘n Shapes cat scratchers […]

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Ring Dog Rescue

DogTime salutes Opie Taylor (interviewed) and Ring Dog Rescue of Richmond, Virginia. How did your organization get started?I began fostering in 1999 for another local rescue. I was one of maybe three people willing to take Pit Bull type dogs into my home. I visited the shelters weekly and decided I had to do something […]

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Stay Strong Nation trains therapy dogs for veterans

By Michele C. Hollow, Pet News and Views Keith Crosby knows that a dog can take away loneliness and pain. Having dogs around helped him when he came back from Vietnam with Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD). “I had PTSD for years, and just didn’t know what it was,” he explains. With his close friend, […]

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Big Daddy Biscuits | All natural dog treats

Pet Product Review – Big Daddy Biscuits | All natural dog treats After fending the dogs off long enough to open the aromatic delivery from Big Daddy Biscuits, I instructed them to prepare their palettes, for they were now on the clock. Ever eager to provide me with detailed feedback on the new treat’s taste […]

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Handling: Prepare puppy for vet exams and grooming

Once your pup is calmly accepting of brief, gentle touches, it is time to start working on helping them to enjoy handling which more closely resembles a veterinary or grooming exam. Not only will this endear you to the pet professionals who assist you in supporting your pup’s well being but, these daily exercises will […]

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The Original Kong Dog Toys & Kong Stuff’n

Pet Product Review – The Original Kong Dog Toys & Kong Stuff’n It’s always a challenge to find chew toys for Shakespeare. He’s mangled many a supposedly “tough” toy with his mighty Dane jaws, but the Kong Toys have never let us down. They keep him busy for hours and he has yet to dislodge […]

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Grooming Products by Pet Head

Pet Product Review: Grooming Products by Pet Head Have you heard of the people grooming products under the name Bed Head? Well, these fun products with names like Superstar, Ego Boost, Cocky, and Moisture Maniac are products I use quite often. So, when I came across a new line with the name Pet Head, grooming […]

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Customizable Pet ID Tags by Dog Tag Art

Pet Product Review: Customizable Pet ID Tags by Dog Tag Art What a fun delivery to receive from the creative team at Dog Tag Art! If you’re looking for a petID tag that’s different and reflects your pet’s inner dog or cat, I recommend taking a click-trip to the Dog Tag Art website. They have […]

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Muttens – A better way to walk your dog!

Pet Product Reviews – Muttens – A better way to walk you dog. Such a unique product, I just had to ask the Muttens folks to send me a pair to review. These fleece gloves have a flap at the top that tucks and untucks allowing you to poke your fingers out: To tie the […]

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New Food Recipe! Oh Vey Bagel Treats!

Courtesy of FidoDogTreats.com Dog food recipe ingredients: 2 1/2 cups of whole-wheat flour 1 cup of beef broth 1 package of yeast (1/4 oz) 2 T. honey Dog food recipe instructions: 1. Preheat oven to 375°. 2. In large bowl combine the whole-wheat flour with the yeast. Add 2/3 cup chicken broth and honey and […]

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