I teach this idea of a healthy relationship between items and dogs simply. To have success in removing any sort of primal guarding, you have to do the daily work. I always begin with what I call “trading,” which leads to “sharing.”
Whether in the park or just your own backyard, a savvy pet parent should be aware of the hidden plant perils that can cause disruption to an animal’s health, from mild gastrointestinal flareups and allergy symptoms to life-threatening issues.
A one-day-old Rhodesian Ridgeback lies on a paw of his mother. “Dogs are born with their noses open,” WAG Follow My Lead columnist Cristina Losapio writes. “Around 14 days later their eyes open and around 21 days after that, their ears open.”
“Love is lovelier the second time around,” Sammy Cahn wrote in the lyrics to Jimmy Van Heusen’s melody for their song “The Second Time Around.” That’s exactly what Piper, a 1-year-old Border Collie, needs.
Recently retired veterinarian Gwen Sherman, a lover of horse power of both the four-legged and four-wheeled kind, reflects on a 40-year career devoted not only to compassionate care for pets but now to the alarming trend to suicide among veterinarians.