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Dog's Life: Humane
Ending Animal Abuse: Community Outreach in Chicago
Community outreach helps turn the tide
Young Chicagoan Terrence Murphy and his dog Elmo have benefited from community p
To see the ravaged forehead of the gentle female Pit Bull was an emotional moment for Tammy Schmitt, DVM. A section of skin three to four inches wide — the diameter of a grapefruit — was simply gone, exposing the hard bone of her skull. When Schmitt looked closely, she saw that the edges of the skin were smooth, not torn. A person with a cutting blade — not another animal — was responsible for...
Good Dog: Behavior & Training
Cats and Dogs: The Meet-up
Can cats and dogs get along
You’ve heard the heartwarming stories: Dog meets cat. Cat loves dog. They bond and are best buds forever. But the real world is a different story, animal behaviorists say. Whether you’re introducing a new cat to a dog, or vice versa, it’s worth remembering that cats are from Mars, dogs are from Venus. “There’s a reason there are no cat parks,” says Pam Johnson-Bennett, animal behaviorist and...