With children the most frequent victims of dog bites and dog bites accounting for 5 percent of emergency room victims, a national veterinary organization is offering tips for protecting yourself and your family.More >>
We'll start with the basics: food and water, shelter, exercise, training, and veterinary care. And then we'll cover the other necessities.More >>
Why Should You Train Your Dog?
A) So he'll listen when you tell him to do something B) So you can take him wherever you go C) So you can show off all kinds of neat tricks to your friends D) So you can enter fun competitions and maybe even win E) ALL OF THE ABOVE
Training is essential to having a good relationship with your dog. It's not just about tricks and showing off: it's about communicating with your pet so both of you are happier.
Sadly, many pets are relinquished every year for behavior problems. These problems can usually be fixed if people would take some time to train their dog. Remember, dogs don't know how you want them to act, you have to teach them!
Monday, May 13 2013 9:41 AM EDT2013-05-13 13:41:23 GMT
Organizers are getting ready for the weekend festival that's gone to the dogs. Woofstock is a day-long dog festival at the Basin Harbor Club. The club says there's everything from costume parades andMore >>
Organizers are getting ready for the weekend festival that's gone to the dogs.More >>
Monday, April 29 2013 10:06 AM EDT2013-04-29 14:06:53 GMT
Jeanne Keefe recently noticed something wrong with her dog Scooter. ((Jeanne Keefe /Dog Owner "We do go for a morning walk before I leave for work. It's about a 15 minute walk, and he just wasn't up forMore >>
April is Lyme Disease Prevention Month. Vermont is among a growing number of states that are seeing huge increases in the black legged tick population.More >>
Monday, April 8 2013 2:25 PM EDT2013-04-08 18:25:39 GMT
Service animals in our region can get a free eye exam next month. Registration is open for this year's National Service Dog Eye Exam event happening in May. And it isn't just for dogs -- other certifiedMore >>
Service animals in our region can get a free eye exam next month.More >>
Monday, March 25 2013 9:26 AM EDT2013-03-25 13:26:57 GMT
Dr. John Eustis from Orchard Veterinary Hospital joins us this morning, talking about what plants cat owners should be cautious about when planting gardens/buying flowers this spring. He says not allMore >>
Dr. John Eustis from Orchard Veterinary Hospital joins us this morning, talking about what plants cat owners should be cautious about when planting gardens/buying flowers this spring.More >>