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Canine Valley Fever – Causes, Symptoms, and Treatment

Canine Valley Fever is a disease that can affect dogs that live in the Southwestern parts of the United States. This disease is usually noticed in the desert regions of states that include Texas, Arizona, New Mexico, and California’s central deserts. Even though the dogs that catch canine valley fever do not generally lose their […]

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Best Dog Calendars For 2014

As the year 2014 is just about here, do you already have your 2013 dog calendar? I reviewed many of the available calendars and here are my favorites in three different categories: Dog Humor Calendar Wall Calendar Page-A-Day Calendar Dog Humor Calendar If I had a to come up with a shorter name for this […]

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Pet Safety Resource Page

  As we continue to add useful information to our Resources area, we have just added a resource page on pet safety. This safety resource page contains a list of the most important articles on pet safety appearing on our web site. You really should review the tips and guidelines in those articles.   Amazon.com […]

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Do You Like Our Latest Features?

I am very excited to announce that, as I mentioned in last week’s newsletter, we have made some significant changes and additions to the Los Angeles Dogs web site. First of all, we reorganized the main navigation menu. We placed the links to the blog post archives under the new menu item of Learn About […]

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Give Thanks for Healthy Pets!

As we prepare to give thanks, Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals Los Angeles (spcaLA) offers these simple, but important, reminders to ensure that everyone, including pets, has a happy and safe Thanksgiving. Want to be sure to have some delicious food to share with your dog on thanksgiving? Check out these suggestions […]

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Doggy-Delicious Thanksgiving Dinner

Thanksgiving is a special day where our country unites in honoring our heritage as well as giving thanks to friends and loved ones. But what about Fido?! What better way to give thanks to our lovable dogs than by allowing them to indulge in a dog-friendly thanksgiving feast together with us!? Andrea Servadio, Co-Owner of […]

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Canine Liver Disease

Out of all the many different problems that could end up causing a dog to lose its life, canine liver disease is among the most common causes for an untimely death. The liver is a vital organ that is responsible for just about all of the necessary functions that happens within a dog’s body that […]

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Watch These Dogs Playing Soccer

Last month I posted Can You Teach Your Dog to Play Soccer With You? with some suggestions on how it would be fun to teach your dog to play soccer with you. Well, some people have clearly taken the idea of dogs playing soccer to the extreme – and it is very impressive! In this […]

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Special Gift Ideas For Your Favorite Dog

Since many of us see our dogs as almost human (some of them are even preferable to some humans…), it seems only fair that we should get our best friends some special gifts – for holidays, birthdays,or just because. Here are some of the more interesting dog gifts I’ve come across recently. When I first […]

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Pet-Friendly Halloween Events in Los Angeles

Are you looking to a way to enjoy Halloween – while including your dog in the festivities? In recent years, dressing up the family dog (or other pets)  has become more and more popular, especially when Halloween events take place during the day and are more family-friendly.  I have seen lots of creative pet costumes!   […]

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Do Our Dogs Love Us?

This past Sunday, The New York Times published an Op-Ed piece entitled Dogs Are People, Too. While am I sure that the title achieved its goal of enticing people to read the article, it is certainly exaggerated when taken literally. However, the author goes on to share some fascinating research results in his quest to […]

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Pet Flipping: Don’t Let Yourself Become a Victim

  If you keep up with pet news at all, you have likely heard about the crummy new trend in the animal theft underworld called ‘pet flipping.’ Pet flipping occurs when a bad guy steals a pet and then sells it to turn a quick profit. The pet can be stolen from a backyard, or […]

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See Dogs That Know How to Party!

This is a great video from Pup Aid in their effort to advocate against puppy farms by emphasizing that “all dogs deserve to have fun.” Well, the dogs in this crazy puppy party certainly do have fun – at least when left home alone by their owner…   Amazon.com Widgets   You Might Also Like: […]

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Celebrities Fighting Over Their Dogs – Who Wins?

We all know how messy divorces can get. Celebrity divorces can be even worse – and the whole world is watching as well. And while you would think that the issue being fought over is the division of the couples money and assets, there is sometimes other thing to fight about – like who gets […]

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10 Best Dog Breeds For People With Allergies

I have known many people who would have very much loved to experience the joy of having a dog join their family. Unfortunately, many of them felt forced to decide not do so because they, or someone in their family, was allergic to dogs. However, these very same people were usually unaware of the fact […]

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Running With a Dog

Most of us walk our dogs on a regular basis, but don’t think about taking a run with him or her. Running isn’t for all dogs. If you have a small breed dog, it’s unlikely he or she will take to running well. The smaller breeds simply can’t keep up and tire too quickly. But […]

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