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Kaylee

9-Year-Old Adopts "the Oldest Dog in the Shelter"

Category: Dog Life
This is a beautiful, heart-warming story just in time for the holiday season!     Kaylee, an eleven-year-old American Staffordshire Terrier who lived at BARCS Animal Shelter in Baltimore, finally found her forever home when a nine-year-old made the decision to "adopt the oldest dog at the shelter". Raven, the child of Melissa Davis, told her: "I want to adopt an old dog. One that no one else wants." more
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Must-Watch TV For Dog People: The Westminster Dog Show Airs Feb 12 -13

Category: Dog Life
Did you know that the second longest running sporting event in the United States is a dog show? The storied Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show has been held since 1877—only the Kentucky Derby outdates it, and by just one year. The 2018 show—the 142nd annual!—takes place Monday, February 12th and Tuesday February 13th, with Best in Show going down on the Tuesday evening.When To Watch From Home more
Christmas

Festive Pups

Category: Dog Life
Christmas lights glowing on pine trees, sparkling romps in the snow, the scent of eggnog and freshly-baked gingerbread... Just because our doggies aren't doing any holiday shopping doesn't mean they can't tell the holidays are here! Our pups can get just as warm and fuzzy about the holidays as the rest of us... especially if you put out a stocking full of milk bones!   1) Cody more
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Dog-Friendly Whistler

Category: Travel
Snow, trails, lakes, parks, beaches—Whistler, British Columbia is doggy heaven! This first-class super-dog-friendly ski resort town has so much to do and explore, your pup is guaranteed to have an amazing Whistler experience in either winter or summer. Modern Dog has teamed up with Expedia.ca to find the top five dog-friendly Whistler hotels so you can get planning!    more
Heart Check

Heart Murmurs in Dogs

Category: Health
When a veterinarian uses a stethoscope to listen to your dog’s heart, chances are that the heart will sound normal. However, in some cases, a veterinarian may hear an abnormality such as a heart murmur. Sonya Wesselowski, a clinical assistant professor of cardiology at the Texas A&M College of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences, said heart murmurs are abnormal heart sounds caused by turbulent or rapid blood flow within the heart. In dogs, heart murmurs are usually the result of a leaky or narrowed heart valve. more

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