Ten Tips When Your Dog Needs Surgery

The veterinarian told us our Labrador, Orson, had a tumor in his right parathyroid gland and the only viable treatment option was to surgically remove the entire right thyroid. Five years ago, Orson had knee surgery to repair his torn ACL.  The thought of putting...

Brooke

Brooke, a black Labrador retriever, taught me courage and absolute love. She was an inspiration as she overcame disability, never complaining, steadily enjoying life. I waited so long until I could finally get a dog, but after high school, living in apartments, working full time, college...

Xuma our Sweet Pit Bull

Pit bulls are feared. The media describes them as jaw-locking, vicious beasts. The media is wrong. We live with Xuma. She is an American Staffordshire Terrier, which falls into the pit bull family. Xuma is friendly and playful, tail wagging to welcome all. She cannot read,...