The dog on the couch is okay — if you say it is.

Things You Think Make You a Bad Dog Leader (But Don’t)

“In many of my conversations with clients, they are very apologetic about the fact that their dog sleeps on the bed with them,” says...

Q. Can the dog move into the senior living facility, too?

Q. At age 74, my mother is still mobile but shouldn’t really be living on her own anymore, and she has agreed that she’d...
Handsome Butch has had more items removed from his stomach than his “mom,” Barbara Freeman of Los Angeles, cares to count.

When the Pica Gets Out of Hand

Thin rubber gloves, the plastic bag the newspaper is delivered in, a piece of fabric, the rubber gasket on a Yeti drink holder…. These...
Needs more salt.

So You Want to Make Your Dog’s Meals Yourself

“Feeding kibble is akin to feeding your child junk processed food his entire life,” one Your Dog reader wrote in. She’s not alone in...
A clinical exam before the spay.

Remove the Uterus During Spaying?

You’ve heard about the evidence that spaying a dog might predispose her to certain cancers but have decided to spay your puppy, anyway. Your decision...