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More Light is Shed on the Origins of Domestic Dogs by Dr. Patty Khuly Doctor of Veterinary Medicine Posted Mon 25 Nov 2013 6:00am Dr. Coates is a veterinarian based in the other “Sunshine State” – that's Colorado to the rest of you – where she lives and plays with a varied range of animals. She shares her professional and personal experiences, Monday through Friday, here on petMD's blog, the Fully Vetted. Log in for your daily dose of her insight and wisdom. < Previous P ... Read on »
More on the Origins of Domestic Dogs by Dr. Patty Khuly Doctor of Veterinary Medicine Posted Thu 02 Feb 2012 6:00am A few weeks ago I wrote a column about a 2004 Science article entitled, "Genetic Structure of the Purebred Domestic Dog." The research revealed fascinating relationships between breeds and also uncovered which dogs were some of the first to split off from the main "trunk" of domestic dogs and develop separately as unique breeds. To quote     ... Read on »
Man Bites Police Dog After Attack Then Sues Over Dog Violating His Civil Rights-Dog Injured From Bite-Man Suffers Diabetic Seizu by Medical Quack Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Fri 15 Apr 2011 7:00pm Did you get all of this?  The suspect was being chased by a police dog and when the dog was in range, he bit the dog.  In addition, the man is claiming he was denied his insulin while being held which caused a seizure.  The man who bit the dog is serving 8 years for the burglary crime for which he was being chased for.  BD PHOENIX (AP) — ... Read on »
Genetic Structure of the Purebred Domestic Dog by Dr. Patty Khuly Doctor of Veterinary Medicine Posted Tue 10 Jan 2012 6:00am A few of my recent posts have generated some questions/comments about similarities between individuals within a breed versus individual variation. This brought to mind a paper that appeared in the May 21, 2004 edition of the journal Science. It was titled "Genetic Structure of the Purebred Domestic Dog." It made quite a splash when it came out al ... Read on »
It's A Dog-Eat-Dog World Out There as GSN Announces an All-New “Dog Park Superstars” One-Hour Special! by Ryan R. Healthy Living Professional Posted Sat 24 Sep 2011 11:37am NEW CO-HOST BEN GLEIB (“CHELSEA LATELY”) AND LAURA NATIVO LEAD LIVELY, HILARIOUS COMPETITION BETWEEN CANINE-AND-OWNER TEAMS “Dog Park Superstars” Premieres September 25 at 8:00pm ET/PT   GSN (Game Show Network) is definitely barking up the right tree as the network announced today the return of an audience favorite: an all-ne ... Read on »
OpenSky has Dogs Covered! Olive Green Dog Green Goods for Healthy Dogs in the Environmental Booty Shop on OpenSky by Shane S. Facebook Posted Tue 17 Aug 2010 12:00am OpenSky has dogs, like my Chi-Poo Ace, covered!!! * If you are anything like me, you love your pooch as much as you love your kids...okay maybe not THAT much, but pretty darn close right?  Before I had kids my puppies were my babies. My two babies Sebastian (left) and Chelsa (right) and me ... Read on »
Robert Cabral, Black Belt Dog Trainer, Offers 10 Tips to Avoid Dog Bites for National Dog Bite Prevention Week by Susan H. Patient ExpertFacebook Posted Fri 21 May 2010 5:50pm 1 Comment According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), dog bites send nearly 368,000 victims to hospital emergency departments per year (1,008 per day). Dogs bite nearly two percent of the U.S. population -- more than 4.7 million people annually. Getting bitten by a dog is the fifth most frequent cause of visits to emergency rooms amo ... Read on »
Hot Dog, Hot Dog, Hot Diggity Dog! by Chelsea W. Posted Thu 05 Aug 2010 11:12pm It’s official, after two full days of workin’ it- I can officially declare that I love my new job! Besides it being comprised of simple clerical duties, I’m also able to assist and help house senior citizens who, in many cases, would be homeless or living in severe poverty. I won’t even get into what an architectural accomplishment the lofts ar ... Read on »
Two Dog Books: Dog Photos and Dog Travel by Therese K. Patient Expert Posted Tue 09 Nov 2010 1:15pm 1 Comment Rescued in America, by Melissa McDaniel is part of the Photo Book Project series. Melissa traveled across the USA photographing beloved dogs who didn’t get the greatest start in life. At one time, every one of the dogs was either a stray or adopted from a shelter or rescue. Her goal with the book is to raise awareness about shelter do ... Read on »
Got a Dirty Dog? Take Fido to Muddy Buddy Dog Self ServiceDogWash! by Ryan R. Healthy Living Professional Posted Mon 23 Feb 2009 10:16pm 1 Comment  There's a new place in Spring, TX for pet lovers to bring their not-so-clean pets and get then washed, dried and fluffed--Muddy Buddy Self Service Dog (and cat!) Wash. Located at 3730 FM 2920 Suite 109, in Spring, TX, Muddy Buddy is the low-stress, low-cost answer to keeping your pets clean and smelling sweet. Everything you need is provid ... Read on »