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Deaf dog passes toughest obedience test in Britain after mastering sign language by DeafBlog Patient Expert Posted Thu 04 Nov 2010 12:10pm It's not unheard of for a dog to turn a deaf ear to his owner – usually when the pet in question is chewing up a fascinating new item of furniture. Zippy the Boston terrier, on the other hand, really does have a hearing difficulty. But thanks to his owner, who came up with her own form of sign language, he is still top dog in his ... Read on »
ANOTHER NASTY HABIT, VITAMIN D, AND DOG COLLARS.... by Helpful Buckeye Doctor of Veterinary MedicineHealth Maven Posted Sun 10 Oct 2010 12:00am Wow, Helpful Buckeye received a lot of e-mails after last week's discussion about coprophagia. Every response indicated that this is a very common problem for dog owners. Hopefully, most of you will now better understand the situation and be able to deal with it in the proper manner. The other poll question dealing with how often dog owners ... Read on »
WORKING CLASS DOGS AND LABOR DAY.... by Helpful Buckeye Doctor of Veterinary MedicineHealth Maven Posted Mon 14 Sep 2009 7:53pm While most of us take a few days off to observe the Labor Day holiday weekend, we should remember that not everyone gets to kick back and relax for those 3 days. All of our police, fire, and emergency workers will be on duty. Likewise, many veterinarians and their hospital staffs will be available for those pet owners needing veterinary care. Lastl ... Read on »
Dogs on Leashes...Or not... by Amy T. Patient Expert Posted Fri 21 Nov 2008 4:49pm This morning I ran 3 miles, out and back, from home. It's my normal route. My routine. My at least weekly running road. AKA MINE. Okay, so I didn't exactly pay for the sidewalk (which may or may not be manicured on a regular basis), but it's my turf....well, and some other peoples too...now i just sound like a sidewalk snob. On to my st ... Read on »
HOW MUCH DO YOU KNOW ABOUT DOGS AND CATS? by Helpful Buckeye Doctor of Veterinary MedicineHealth Maven Posted Sun 13 Jan 2013 12:00am In a few months, Questions On Dogs and Cats will be having its 5th birthday.  Many of you have been with us from the beginning and you all know we have covered a lot of different topics in that time.  As I was looking over my files of information on topics to be covered in this blog, I wondered if there was any way for me t ... Read on »
Deadline!!! by annhertel Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Wed 15 Dec 2010 3:23pm Well crap on a stick... my first deadline is in 9 hours! Three graduate apps due. Da-dummm.... Luckily I can use the same personal statement for all three. Now... on to actually writing the personal statement. Yeah. Haven't whipped that bad boy out yet. I've tried, let me tell you. I've tried! And I have a statement down, but it's not a "winn ... Read on »
DOGS (PETS) GIVING BACK TO PEOPLE.... by Helpful Buckeye Doctor of Veterinary MedicineHealth Maven Posted Sun 09 Oct 2011 12:00am Do you have a Toto in your life?Pet therapy: How animals help us healBy Edward T. Creagan, M.D.I'm part of a palliative medicine program at Mayo Clinic. Palliative medicine is an emerging specialty that focuses on quality of life and symptom control for patients with life-altering conditions. It's closely related to the hospice movement. ... Read on »
DOGS DOING THE DARNEDEST THINGS by Helpful Buckeye Doctor of Veterinary MedicineHealth Maven Posted Sun 30 Dec 2012 12:00am Welcome to the last issue of 2012 for Questions On Dogs and Cats.  It doesn't seem that long ago that I was typing the same thing for 2011, does it?  On balance, it's been a really good year for Desperado and Helpful Buckeye, both individually and collectively.  We hope that your year was equally rewarding...for you, your family, and ... Read on »
MT. DIABLO ST. PARK: Traipsing and Scrambling in Wild Oat Canyon - the Donner Falls Loop in Six Miles, Six Hours by Gambolin Man Posted Fri 31 Jul 2009 8:05pm On a sunny day, after freshening rains, no place is more alluring than our ancient local Mountain. Called “Tuyshtak” long ago by Ohlone people, meaning “at the day”, the imposing 3,849 foot land mass was the center of the universe then, and today remains the geological centerpiece of landscapes near and beyond the Bay Area. The “devil’s mount ... Read on »
RINGWORM IN DOGS AND CATS.... by Helpful Buckeye Doctor of Veterinary MedicineHealth Maven Posted Sun 31 Jan 2010 11:00pm Helpful Buckeye appreciates the patience and understanding shown by all of our readers as a consequence of the necessity of changing the format for last week's issue of Questions On Dogs and Cats. Actually, the "Snow Bound...." issue allowed for the opportunity to run a few informative pieces of information that otherwise might have not fit in wi ... Read on »