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The Surprising Truth About Why Dog Euthanasia Increases During The Holidays

Category: Dog Life
Ask any veterinarian when they euthanize the most dogs, and they will tell you “during the Winter holidays.”  In fact, Lap of Love Veterinary Hospice, the nation’s largest provider of in-home end of life care for pets, will see an increase of 20-50% in home visits for euthanasia or hospice care the weeks following both Thanksgiving and Christmas. You may not imagine there being a season for this, but there is, for a few reasons:  more
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Best Friends Animal Society’s Santa Sleigh Tradition Brings Toys and Joy to Sanctuary Dogs Christmas Morning

Category: Dog Life
What’s squeaky, fuzzy, fun and festive and brings pure joy to darling dogs and kind caregivers on Christmas morning? more
Could a Change in Diet Cure Your Dog’s Cancer?

Could a Change in Diet Cure Your Dog’s Cancer?

Category: Health
In an unassuming gated compound in Georgetown, Texas, something amazing is taking place. KetoPet Sanctuary is taking in shelter dogs with incurable, terminal cancer—dogs with no other options who would otherwise be euthanized—and giving them a second chance, providing them with state of the art cancer treatment to miraculous result.  more
Do Dogs Grieve Over A Lost Loved One?

Do Dogs Grieve Over A Lost Loved One?

Category: Dog Life
I recently attended a lecture given by an eminent art historian about how the emotions of animals and humans have been depicted in artworks over the centuries. At one point in his talk he showed a photo of Sir Edwin Landseer's 1837 painting, “The Old Shepherd's Chief Mourner.” The central figure in this painting is a dog who rests his head on the simple wooden coffin of his human companion, the old shepherd of the painting's title. This scholar's comment was that this was one of the most perfect representations of grief in a dog. more
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TikTok Video of Dog-Dad Waking up his Blind and Deaf Pup Wins Hearts Across the Internet

Category: Inspire
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