Posts Tagged: pet expert advice

TRACIE HOTCHNER: PIT BULL WITHOUT EYES FINDS A FOREVER HOME

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Recently I received one of those totally feel-good-never-give-up-hope-on-humanity stories (you can read more HERE) that starts off horribly- but winds up with a very happy ending for one roughly treated pit bull. This is the tale of a woefully unfortunate brown pit bull in Arizona, who was found wandering the side of the road – […]

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

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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 book of poetry, “Last Train to the Missing Planet.” She gave me permission to reprint […]

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

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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 skin issues like hot spots, hair loss, and other epidermal problems. Of course fleas are […]

TRACIE HOTCHNER: FAT DOGS DIE YOUNGER

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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 happy and what else matters, right? Wrong! Maybe you think I’m being over-dramatic when I […]