Tips For Finding A Great Pup And Keeping Him Happy

There is no better friend than a good dog. In every common saying, there is always some truth. If you care for your dog properly, you can have a great and long-lasting relationship with him. This article contains a wealth of information that can make caring for your dog that much easier.

Your dog needs an annual physical exam from the vet, just as you need one from your doctor. Your dog is not able to talk, so it is not easy to know when he’s got arthritis or an aching tooth. Making an annual trip to the vet is the best way to discover and deal with these kinds of problems when they’re still manageable. read more

Training Puppy Properly – CBS News

Along with those adorable eyes, fuzzy bodies, and wagging tails, come biting, chewing, and barking. An uncontrollable puppy grows up to be an uncontrollable dog. So, advises The Early Show’s resident veterinarian, Dr. Debbye Turner, it’s important to teach a dog to be a “good boy” or “good girl” very early.

At a “Who’s Walking Who” training class in New York, proud puppy parents struggle to get their “babies” to come, sit, or stay. They are all dealing with those common bad puppy habits. read more

Easy Care Tips For Potential Dog Owners

Have you thought about become a dog owner? Or perhaps there’s already a dog at your home? If yes to either question, you need to read the tips below. This article is full of tips that will ensure that you have a happy, healthy dog for many years to come.

Be wary about certain flea treatments to use for your dog. Many contain ingredients that are dangerous to children. Bring up the subject of alternative and family-friendly treatments the next time you see your vet, and always be sure to apply these treatments when no children are present. read more

Top Tips for Adopting a Shelter Dog

October is national Adopt a Shelter Dog month. So if you are looking for a great four-legged addition to your family, now is the perfect time to get a pet that desperately needs a home. On “The Early Show,” Resident Veterinarian and CBS News correspondent Dr. Debbye Turner Bell shared some tips on how to find a good pet at a shelter for you and your family:

There are eight to 10 million homeless animals in shelters across the country and the cold, hard reality is that approximately half of them — four million — will not find homes and have to be euthanized. Shelters are a great place to find a great pet. You just need to do your homework, know what you’re looking for, and ask the right questions. read more

Top Tips for Adopting a Shelter Dog

October is national Adopt a Shelter Dog month. So if you are looking for a great four-legged addition to your family, now is the perfect time to get a pet that desperately needs a home. On “The Early Show,” Resident Veterinarian and CBS News correspondent Dr. Debbye Turner Bell shared some tips on how to find a good pet at a shelter for you and your family:

There are eight to 10 million homeless animals in shelters across the country and the cold, hard reality is that approximately half of them — four million — will not find homes and have to be euthanized. Shelters are a great place to find a great pet. You just need to do your homework, know what you’re looking for, and ask the right questions. read more

Top Tips for Adopting a Shelter Dog

October is national Adopt a Shelter Dog month. So if you are looking for a great four-legged addition to your family, now is the perfect time to get a pet that desperately needs a home. On “The Early Show,” Resident Veterinarian and CBS News correspondent Dr. Debbye Turner Bell shared some tips on how to find a good pet at a shelter for you and your family:

There are eight to 10 million homeless animals in shelters across the country and the cold, hard reality is that approximately half of them — four million — will not find homes and have to be euthanized. Shelters are a great place to find a great pet. You just need to do your homework, know what you’re looking for, and ask the right questions. read more

For cross country team, these shelter dogs make perfect running partners

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SANTA MARIA, Calif. — Animal shelters see dogs that have been abandoned, abused and neglected. Spending most of their days in cages means they don’t move around much.  

At the Santa Barbara County Animal Shelter, coordinator Stacy Silva came up with a plan that high school cross country coach Luis Escobar couldn’t refuse.

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“You’ve got a bunch of dogs that are in cages, and want to be outside running, and I’ve got a group of high school students that love to run,'” Escobar said. “Perfect match.” read more

Dogs “On The Road” in Texas

FORT WORTH — I came to Fort Worth, Texas thinking I had seen everything, when out rolled evidence to the contrary — a guy on a mower pulling nine dogs on a train.

That’s a new one. In fact, the only thing more surprising than the sight, may be the story behind it.

The train ride is the brain child of brothers Eugene and Walter Bostick, and it’s just a small part of their much larger mission to improve the lives of every single critter they come across. The Bosticks, who live in the same 11 acre woods they grew up in, spend thousands of dollars a year just feeding the wildlife here. read more

Everything You Have Wanted To Know About Dogs

Dogs are known for their loyalty and trusty companionship, making them an ideal pet. They don’t usually come that way, though. If you own a dog, it is essential that you teach your dog proper behaviors and properly care for them. The following article will make you more educated on dogs.

Just as you need to keep up with your annual doctor’s appointment, your dog needs to see his vet annually too. Your dog is not able to talk, so it is not easy to know when he’s got arthritis or an aching tooth. Taking your dog for a yearly checkup allows relatively minor problems to be detected before they turn into major issues. read more

Diminished Enthusiasm Dogs Trump; Clinton Gains in Affirmative Support (POLL)

Diminished enthusiasm and a high level of negative support are undermining Donald Trump’s candidacy in the closing stretch of the 2016 campaign, the ABC News election tracking poll finds, while Hillary Clinton has improved on both these measures.

Fifty-six percent of Clinton’s backers in the national survey — a new high — say they’re voting mainly to support her rather than to oppose Trump. By contrast, 54 percent of Trump voters are mainly motivated by opposition to Clinton, not support for him. read more