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American Foxhounds don't herd or guard livestock, but they are great hunting dogs.
For hundreds of years, Foxhounds have been a popular breed with hunters, especially in the upper class. Even George Washington enjoyed fox hunting by riding with the hounds. Julie Lux is the...
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Last night Bob brought a little friend home from the vet clinic. Lucy was listless and nearly in a coma from acute hypoglycemia, a severe drop in blood sugar often seen in toy breed puppies. Lucy was...
If your livestock need watching over, consider getting an Anatolian Shepherd dog. They aren't herding dogs, but have the instinct to protect their charges.
Radio interview source: Gary Jakobi, Past President, Anatolian Shepherd Dog Club of America Listen here to the radio story (mp3) or read below It's impossible to keep a watchful eye on...
Dennis Sullivan and Frances Conklin say being in the dog house is a good thing.
Radio interview sources: Dennis Sullivan and Frances Conklin, Owners, Dog Bark Park Listen here to the radio story (mp3) or read below   Dennis Sullivan carves wooden dogs with...
The dog days of summer can be downright hazardous to your dog's health. Keep him safe this summer!
Short-nosed dogs and overweight pets most at risk
While all furry pets are in danger of overheating, dogs and cats with thick, long coats, short-nosed dogs such as pugs, bulldogs and boxers, or pets that are overweight are particularly at risk, says...
Beware of fireworks, heat, and food on a stick
The common trappings of summer —cookouts, hot, humid weather and fireworks—all pose a danger to dogs, says LizRozanski, DVM, Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine at Tufts University....
Pat Elliott, who makes award-winning cheese…thanks to her dog.
Radio interview source: Dr. Pat Elliott, Owner, Everona Dairy Listen here to the radio story (mp3) or read below Pat Elliott of Rapidan, Virginia is a family practice doctor. She also makes...
Springtime in the country means one thing: babies!
"Country view" asks you to address subjects on which you are the experts. For June, you shared your best pet stores.