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TRACIE HOTCHNER: WHAT TO CALL YOUR NEW DOG? WHAT NAME CAN YOU GIVE LOVE?

On this week’s “Dog Talk” I interviewed Kim Dower, a wonderful California poet who read aloud many of her dog-themed poems. I was struck by one in particular, that will be appearing for the first time in her upcoming third … Continue reading

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TRACIE HOTCHNER: ITCHY DOG? DON’T ALWAYS BLAME THE FOOD! GET THE SPOT TEST!

Does your dog scratch and lick and/or bite at her ears, feet, flanks or neck? Skin problems are probably the number one reason pet owners go to their vets. I get numerous emails asking for advice and suggestions about resolving … Continue reading

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TRACIE HOTCHNER: FAT DOGS DIE YOUNGER

If you’re honest, you’ll probably admit that your beloved Labrador Retriever is overweight, right? If you had to guess you’d say she’s maybe 5 or 10 lbs. overweight? But you probably don’t think it’s such a big deal – she’s … Continue reading

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TRACIE HOTCHNER: WHAT IS HIDING IN YOUR DOG’S TREATS?

Dr. Donna and I recently had a most delightful participant in our Halo Healthy Weight Challenge. Lola was a chubby Pug (quite honestly I don’t think anyone has ever actually seen a slender Pug?!) whose Mom, Heather, was a champ … Continue reading

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TRACIE HOTCHNER: LOOKING FOR A LOW-CAL TREAT YOUR DOG WILL LOVE? TRY FROZEN BROCCOLI!

If someone told me that dogs of all ages in my house would go nuts for chunks of frozen broccoli as a treat, I would never have believed them! But I’ve made the wonderful discovery that I have three dogs … Continue reading

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