Mange (demodicosis) is an inflammatory disease in dogs caused by various types of the Demodex mite. When the number of mites inhabiting the hair follicles and skin of the dog become exorbitant, it can lead to skin lesions, genetic disorders, problems...
First discovered in Mexico, the Chihuahua is best known for being the smallest dog breed in the world. Extremely loyal to its owner, the breed has recently become a popular culture icon in the United States, most notably Paris Hilton's Chihuahua, Tinkerbell.
Like buying candy for kids, we often think snacks that have been specially packaged for pets are the best treats in the world. Why would they want anything other than a tasty treat? But, a lot of those packaged pet snacks and treats are the equivalent...
Most owners will have to deal with an arthritic pet at some point in their lives. Our ability to manage the pain of arthritis is much better than it used to be, but monitoring response to treatment is still frustrating. Dr. Jennifer Coates discusses some...
NEW YORK - It has been around for over 3,000 years, but Mexico's famous, usually hairless, "Xolo" dog is making a big splash as a "new breed" at the Westminster Kennel Club dog show here this week.
What Makes These New Breeds So Interesting
There are 185 different breeds competing for the top prize of "Best in Show" at the 136th annual Westminster Kennel Club dog show. While some of these breeds may seem new to dog lovers, generations have existed in their... READ MORE
I’ve made the trip from balmy California to seasonally frigid New York City for the Westminster Kennel Club’s 136th Annual Dog Show. As a warm-up to the competition, I attended the Pre-Westminster Fashion Show at New York’s Hotel Pennsylvania.
Super Bowl Commercials Starring Animals
Everyone knows the most adorable Super Bowl commercials star either babies or animals. This Super Bowl XLVI was no exception, with quite a few fan-favorite commercials starring man’s best friend.
America's iconic groundhog, Punxsutawney Phil, emerged from his burrow Thursday morning and delivered some bad news to the Pennsylvania crowd that gathers every Groundhog Day -- six more weeks of winter!
Those fearing another long winter received pleasant news when Ontario's Wiarton Willie and Nova Scotia's Shubenacadie Sam -- our furry forecasters to the north -- both failed to see their shadows this Groundhog Day.