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Dear Labby: Why Doesn’t My Dog Eat Without Me?

Our reader’s dog won’t eat unless she’s right next to him during meal time. Dear Labby explains why and tells her what she can do to help her pup eat when she’s not home or when they pup is staying over with a sitter.

by DogTime
June 28th

Dear Labby: Smelly Dog–Or Insensitive Family?

I recently took my ten-year-old Poodle to my parents’ house for Christmas. Thanks to old age, he has liver problems, stinky breath, and dermatitis. As you can imagine, Gerard is a pretty smelly dog.

by DogTime
December 18th

Shedding Situation? Dear Labby’s Advice

Well, H.A.I.R., there are two kinds of people in this world. Those who expect you to open the fridge and help yourself to a seltzer, and those who deny others their lint removers.

by DogTime
April 13th, 2017

Dear Labby: I’m jealous of a Yorkshire Terrier

Dear Labby,When my uncle died, my elderly aunt was devastated. So she went out and adopted a Terrier with a very sad history. Groucho is a sweet dog, and I love that he makes her so happy, but my aunt has taken it too far. She spends all her time with him, pampers him, talks […]

by DogTime
July 5th, 2012

Is owner responsible for his own barking dog?

Dear Labby,This morning I took my dogs for a leisurely walk down a street in our neighborhood. As we strolled, a German Shepherd in a yard across the street began barking loudly from behind a chain link fence. A moment or two later, a man stepped out the front door.The man called to me: “Can […]

by DogTime
April 30th, 2012
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