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Is Your Dog Down in the Dumps?

a dog laying down and looking sadly into the camera
Recently, I answered questions from a New York Times science writer who inquired about depression in dogs for an article she was writing. The short article received a lot of attention, so I decided to expand on the topic for my readers. Dogs Have Feelings Too Depression is a specific psychiatric diagnosis in humans. If

To Visit or Not to Visit

Hospitalization of your beloved pet is tough on both ends of the leash. Difficult for your pet, because they are injured or ill and away from home. Difficult for you because you are worried sick about whether or not they will get better and worried sick about how scared they must be away from their