Rx for Disaster: A Small Dog in the Backyard — Without You There to Protect Him

A lot can go wrong when a little dog is left alone outside.

More than half of all pet dogs in the United States weigh fewer than 25 pounds, and the trend appears to be edging downward, with many dogs weighing significantly less than that. Is it safe to let a toy breed or other very small dog out in the backyard by himself? No, says Florina Tseng, […]
To continue reading this article or issue you must be a paid subscriber. Sign in

Subscribe to Tufts Your Dog

Get the next year of Tufts Your Dog for just $20. And access all of our online content - over 1,000 articles - free of charge.
Subscribe today and save 44%. It's like getting 5 months FREE!
Already Subscribed?
Click Here to Sign In | Forgot your password? | Activate Web Access