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A dog’s nose knows when the time is right

Friday, Feb 20th, 2015 | By Dr. Marty Becker

It’s no secret that dogs have a great sense of smell, but do you know all the strange ways humans use a dog’s nose? You probably know we train dogs to sniff out drugs and explosives, and I bet that many of you know some dogs can even smell cancer. Here’s one you probably didn’t […]

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On the hunt for dog treat recipes!

Wednesday, Feb 18th, 2015 | By Dr. Marty Becker

Does anyone have a recipe for a baked dog treat that’s healthy and tasty, and that you wouldn’t mind contributing for a fundraiser I’m doing for the Pet Partners​ Therapy Dog Program? All my recipes are non-baked goods, and that’s not what they’re looking for! If I select your recipe, I’ll give you credit on […]

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Helping the dogs of the lonely hearts club

Wednesday, Feb 4th, 2015 | By Dr. Marty Becker

Does your dog grieve or freak out when you leave him alone? It would be great if our dogs could go everywhere with us, but the reality is we all have a million things that demand our attention in places they can’t go.  For dogs who have separation anxiety, this can mean the lonely pup […]

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The healing power of the pets of the homeless

Thursday, Jan 22nd, 2015 | By Dr. Marty Becker

I often hear people say things like, “I’d live in my car before I’d give up my pets.” Those same people also often say they don’t think the homeless should be allowed to have pets, because they aren’t able to take care of them. I wish they could read about cats like Spaghetti, who were […]

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Who will help these cats, if not you?

Sunday, Jan 11th, 2015 | By Dr. Marty Becker

A mama cat and her grown kitten need your help; will you lend them shares, prayers, and maybe — a home? This is a long post, I won’t lie. But I ask you, as a personal favor to me, that you read it and see if there is anything you can do to help two […]

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