Most dog owners enjoy the companionship with their animals so much, they may not notice that the years go by quickly and their animal buddy may not be able to do the same things he did in the past....
When a dog begins an obsessive pattern of constant licking of paws, flooring, furniture or peoples' skin, owners become both annoyed and worried about the reason behind the behavior. This is generally not the canine "getting a taste" of...
Dogs can be born blind or can become blind through injury or illness.  A recent study at Illinois State University has shown that these animals can still be wonderful companions and can easily compensate for their impairment in a...
Canine deafness often occurs as dogs age. Any dog over the age of ten may begin to exhibit signs of hearing impairment. In some cases, the hearing loss is temporary and responds to treatment by a vet. However, in...
Why should humans be the only ones to celebrate birthdays? When your dog’s birthday rolls around, why not remember him also? After all he gives you unquestioning loyalty and devotion and can even make you smile on days when...
Is your dog becoming a bit pudgy? Could it be those little treats you’re giving him? Unfortunately, the consequence of too many treats is an overweight, sluggish dog. Overweight dogs have a higher risk of developing a variety of...
Adding a new dog to your household is an important decision. You’ll provide him with food, shelter, and attention. In turn, he’ll give you many years of devoted companionship. In your quest to find the right dog for your...
Going out on the town doesn’t necessarily mean you have to leave your beloved Fido at home. There are several dog-friendly places in Chicago where you and your pet can socialize together. One of the most popular is Wiggly Field...