Category Archives: Health + Wellness

How Dogs Herd Multiple Sheep

The question is: How does a single dog get multiple sheep to move efficiently in the same direction? The answer has been revealed in a journal published by Britain’s Royal Society. And it’s … Continue reading

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Watch! Why Dogs Sniff Butts

Reactions the “Everyday Chemistry” channel on YouTube delves into the age-old question of why our pups are so butt obsessed! It’s pretty interesting stuff for the science buff…and the dog lover! We are … Continue reading

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Study: Dogs Feel Jealousy

New research by scholars at University of California SD found that dogs exhibit jealousy when their owners showed affection to an animatronic dog—the dogs would snap at and push against the dog and … Continue reading

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Can Your Dog Tell time?

Do you have a dog that seems to know when you’re about to come home, feed him, or take him out for a walk? Do you find yourself thinking, “Is he reading the … Continue reading

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Liposuction for Dogs?!

A cutting edge veterinary procedure sounds a lot weirder than it actually is—pet liposuction. Of course, for humans this is usually a cosmetic procedure, but for dogs it is used for very different … Continue reading

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Drama-Free Doggie Nail Clipping

If Barney’s nails click on the floor or get snagged on the carpet, it’s time for a pedicure. Most dogs aren’t accustomed to having their paws handled—although it’s much easier if done consistently … Continue reading

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Do Dogs Feel Shame?

(via Cesar’s Way, June 2014) Sitting up in bed reading one night, Pascale Lemire suddenly heard Beau, one of her Dachshunds, going crazy under the bed. Her fiance, Mike, pulled Beau out—and found … Continue reading

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Stress-Free Vet Visits

Vet visits are an essential part of every dog’s life, if only for routine check ups and yearly vaccinations. With a little careful preparation they needn’t be traumatic—for your dog or you! If … Continue reading

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Brush Those Teeth!

Why a healthy mouth is so important for your dog… Phew! You sure smell funky! When your dog gives you a slobbering kiss and you push him away because his breath is so … Continue reading

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Dog OCD Genes Found

A new study has zeroed in on four genes that are connected to Obsessive Compulsive Disorder in dogs. Common behaviors from dogs that suffer from OCD include hours of incessant tail chasing, shadow … Continue reading

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Meds to Share With Dog

It’s late at night, and your dog is sick. Your town doesn’t have an all-night veterinary clinic, and you’re all out of the dog medicine you think will make him better. But your … Continue reading

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Food Storage Safety

Proper storage of your pet’s food is critical to ensure that your pup is eating the freshest, healthiest food possible. Choose cans that are free of dents or bulges and bags without tears, … Continue reading

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Winter Grooming Guidelines

Each season has its own set of hazards for your dog’s coat and skin. Winter’s pitfalls include cold temperatures, wind, dry forced-air heat, and salt and sand used on streets and sidewalks where … Continue reading

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Protect Your Pet From the Cold

(following information via HumanSociety.org) In many areas, winter is a season of bitter cold and numbing wetness. Extra precautions during winter months will make sure your four-footed family members stay safe and warm. … Continue reading

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Dental Care With Dr. Niemiec

Cesar’s Way magazine editor, Steve LeGrice talks to Dr. Brook Niemiec of California Veterinary Dental Specialties about the importance of pet dental care and how having their teeth checked regularly could help them … Continue reading

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Dogs Affected by Magnetic Fields

A new Czech study measured 70 dogs of 37 breeds during defecation (1,893 observations) and urination (5,582 observations) over a two-year period. The data was then sorted according to the geomagnetic conditions prevailing … Continue reading

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Holiday Hazards

Meats, Sweets, Treats, and Chocolate: It’s tempting to give our four-legged friends a taste or even a generous helping of what we like to eat. But remember: Some of the things we eat can … Continue reading

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Doggie-Friendly Minestrone Soup

Here’s a preview of the February issue of Cesar’s Way…a delicious and nutritious recipe from Dog-Gone Good Cuisine by Gayle Pruitt with photographs by Joe Grisham. Pruitt has previously published the Dog-Gone Good … Continue reading

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Yale Opens Canine Cognition Center

The Canine Cognition Center at Yale opened this week in New Haven. The Center is a new research facility in the Psychology Department at Yale University for scientists to study how dogs think … Continue reading

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2013 VPI Hambone Winner Announced

More than 6,000 votes were cast and Winnie, the mixed-breed pooch has claimed the title of VPI’s Most Unusual Pet Insurance Claim of the Year! The annual award created by Veterinary Pet Insurance … Continue reading

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Pumpkin Ice Cream

Here’s an easy 3 ingredient recipe that’s perfect for Halloween—because your dog deserves a treat too! The recipe appears in Cesar’s Way magazine and brought to you by Capree Kimball…for flavor variations and … Continue reading

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Dogs Have Similar Emotions to Humans

Neuroscientist Gregory Burns of Emory University has found that dogs have the same capacity as humans to experience emotions, including love and attachment. He reached this conclusion after two years of studies which … Continue reading

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Dogs Donate Blood to Save Lives

Nationwide, a canine blood shortage appeared this summer, as is typically the case for this time of year, NPR reported earlier this month. But the word is spreading and canine blood banks have … Continue reading

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Yes! He Can Eat That!

We’ve all seen them…those big puppy dog eyes staring up at you, begging for any little scrap of your snack. Usually we wouldn’t recommend you share your food with your pal—a lot of … Continue reading

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Fashion Spa for Dogs

While your dog may look as good as you do after coming back from the groomers, now they can smell as good as you too! Domenico Ponti and Elena Volnova, two entrepreneurs in … Continue reading

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