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What dog owners need to know about Addison’s disease

Tuesday, Oct 30th, 2018 | By Dr. Marty Becker


Our Quora had the condition known as Addison’s disease, so when a reader wrote asking about her own dog’s diagnosis, I had plenty of information to share. Here it is. Q: My dog has Addison’s disease. What can you tell me about it? A: A lot! My own dog, the late, great Quora, developed Addison’s […]

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How to use a self-service dog wash without freaking out your dog

Wednesday, Aug 22nd, 2018 | By Dr. Marty Becker

Wet Cocker Spaniel dog after the bath with a green towel

While those with small dogs can wash them in a kitchen or laundry room sink, many owners of larger pooches head for the self-service dog wash. That goes double with those with bad backs who find bending over and bathing a dog in the shower or outdoors with a hose is painful. Unfortunately, many dogs […]

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Make a difference for the animals again this year – Lexington, Ky., Sept. 21, 2018

Tuesday, Aug 7th, 2018 | By Dr. Marty Becker

Happy senior dog on leash

If you’ll be near Lexington, Kentucky, on Sept. 21, I hope you’ll consider attending the Annual Making a Difference Now Animal Welfare Conference. I’ve been honored to present at the conference in the past, and this year they have a stellar agenda you won’t want to miss.  It includes: Presentations by highly regarded speakers from […]

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#CougsGive to help pets!

Wednesday, Mar 28th, 2018 | By Dr. Marty Becker

Dr. Leticia Fanucchi

Friends, I’m incredibly proud to have attended Washington State University College of Veterinary Medicine, where I first discovered the power of the human-animal bond thanks to legendary Dean Leo Bustad. He made me the veterinarian I am today! I’m equally proud of the commitment WSU has made to the emotional well-being of animals. Dr. Leticia […]

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Video: Friendship between dogs is real

Thursday, Mar 15th, 2018 | By Dr. Marty Becker


I write quite a bit about the power of the bond between people and animals. But there’s another bond: the one between the animals themselves. We’ve lost several beloved pets in the 14 months, and seeing the impact on our other animals has brought that lesson sadly home to us. Quixote lost his best friend […]

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