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PetMD Editorial
Apr 11, 2018

By Kate Hughes If asked, most dog owners would say that their pets exhibit emotions. Happy, excited, angry, sad—you name it. But are these emotions genuine, or are they simply humans projecting onto our pets? When it comes to whether or not a dog can feel sadness, the… Read More

Victoria Schade, CPDT-KA
Apr 10, 2018

By Victoria Schade Spending time in the great outdoors seems like a natural part of dog-hood, but for some cautious canines, the world outside the front door can be a scary place. Understanding the reason for your dog’s fear and then gently addressing it through training… Read More

PetMD Editorial
Feb 19, 2018

By LisaBeth Weber The varied emotions of our four-legged friends are apparent, whether it’s their unconditional love, their curious nature, their sympathy when they recognize distress, or less pleasant examples, like anxiety and aggression. Dogs have even been known to… Read More

PetMD Editorial
Feb 19, 2018

By Lindsay Lowe Dogs have a way of getting into things they shouldn’t, and one thing many pups seem to love playing with is paper. Used tissues, napkins, paper towels, toilet paper—countless pet parents have come home to find these products shredded all over the floor. But… Read More

Desireé Broach, DVM, Dipl. ACVB
Feb 06, 2018

By Desireé Broach, DVM, Dipl. ACVB Military working dogs (MWDs) have served officially in the U.S. military since 1942, although their history of service dates back before then. Training originally ranged from scouting, messenger, and tactical-type tasks, to the present-day… Read More

PetMD Editorial
Feb 06, 2018

By Paula Fitzsimmons People who’ve lived through traumatic events may experience symptoms consistent with depression and anxiety years later. Thankfully, treatments are available to help them heal. But what exists for companion animals who’ve been traumatized? Cats and dogs… Read More