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Jada

My dog Jada has been having trouble with peeing  she had a UTI about a month ago. She was put on an antibiotic  and it cleared up now I believe that it may be kidney stones  I have to wait 2 weeks after she is done her antibiotic  for a urine sample. How am I supposed to collect it from her? 
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In home dog sitters

I am looking for an in home dog sitter to stay with my boy for a week early September.  My boy would be very happy with a kind, loving female who will be with him all day and stay overnight.  The individual will have to give him meds twice per day.  Anyone know someone reliable, true dog lover I can contact? Thanks for all help provided.
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dry eye/curly coat

My puppy is affected with CCDE Curly coat/dry eye. Is there anybody who has experience of this with their cavalier?
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hydrocephalus

Does anyone have any experience with placing a shunt in a large breed dog to treat hydrocephalus. Did it help? any Complications? She's a 9 month old German Shepherd and meds dont seem to be helping?
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sleeping

I have a pinscher and she either sleeps curled up behind my legs ,right in the middle of my stomach if im on my side and in between my legs if im sitting up. And i was wondering why she does that?
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Popular Questions

Bed dog or bed hog: the realities of sleeping with dogs

These photos say it all!!! Do you allow your dog(s) to sleep with you in bed? If so, what do you put up with? Myself, I have been fortunate enough to experience the ninja paw, nose spray in the face, the silent deadly (and sometimes not-so-silent deadly) and suffocation by fur to name a few...! If you have a photo of your bed dog or bed hog, upload it here and tag the photo "bed...
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Heiry Question: Trusted pet sitter takes dog to shelter, dog gets euthanized

Imagine having to leave your dog in the care of someone you trust while you are away for an extended period of time. Then returning home to discover that your dog is dead because the caregiver took your dog to a shelter, where eventually euthanized your dog. What would you do if your dog was euthanized while under the care of someone you trusted? That's what U.S. Navy petty officer Emily Valenzuela said happened when she left...
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Heiry Question: Man tattoos his dog; is it an act of animal cruelty?

A man in North Carolina who tattooed his dog has caught the attention of animal lovers after he posted a photo of the dog on Facebook. Tattoo artist and Army veteran Ernesto Rodriguez tattooed his 5-month-old Pit Bull, Duchess, on the underbelly at his basement parlor in Pinnacle, NC. Animal lovers who saw the photo have criticized his actions. In response he told WXII12 News that Duchess was not just "plopped on the bed" and...
Poll Do you think tattooing a dog is an act of animal cruelty? Vote now!
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Heiry Question: Woman who died of cancer had guide dog euthanized and buried with her

An Indiana woman who died after a long battle with cancer on March 8 requested that her dog accompany her to the grave. Sheila Stadler, 68, made the unusual decision to have her healthy 5-year-old guide dog, Toffee, euthanized and buried with her. According to WTHI News 10, the decision has proven controversial, although it is legal. The original news piece on the broadcaster's site has since been removed, but other news sites referencing the...
Poll Would you carry out a relative's dying wish to euthanize their healthy dog? Vote now!
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Heiry Question: Dog theft vs dog rescue

Adriana Perez's Alaskan Husky named Aspen was recently stolen from his pen in Benton Harbor, Michigan. The thieves who took Aspen left a note explaining why he was taken. Adriana told news media that the letter is a 'slap in the face' and her family miss him and want him back. The note accused the family of neglect and said the dog was taken for his own good and stated that dogs need to be around other dogs or...
Poll Do you believe the thieves were justified in taking Aspen from his family? Vote now!
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