Posts Tagged ‘dogs’

Ollie, a sheltie, waits for his checkup with Dr. Adam Stone at DoveLewis, a nonprofit, 24-hour emergency veterinary clinic, in Portland, Oregon. Ollie was diagnosed with tick paralysis by Stone, a Bangor High School graduate, moments before he was to be euthanized.

Bangor High grad diagnoses, saves dog moments before euthanization

By Judy Harrison on May 26, 2016, at 2:49 p.m.
Ollie, a 10-year-old sheltie in Portland, Oregon, was moments from being euthanized when Dr. Adam Stone remembered learning about tick paralysis in veterinary school.

Your dog can teach you how to let go and love with abandon

By Douglas Green on Feb. 09, 2016, at 11:03 a.m.
Love isn’t easy. At least not for us homo sapiens. Our self-conscious, oversized brains make it an endless trial.
Joe Reaves and Benson

Why so many people give up on their dogs, and why you shouldn’t

By Joe Reaves on Feb. 01, 2016, at 5:11 p.m.
Many problem dogs, even those with destructive or aggressive tendencies, may have a wealth of hidden potential just waiting to be tapped into by the right person.

If you think your dog’s poop is biodegradable, you need to see this infographic

on May 13, 2015, at 11:20 a.m.
Have you ever left your dog droppings on the grass or in the woods, thinking it didn’t matter because no one might step in it? Or maybe you thought it would decompose and help fertilize the ground. Well, it certainly will decompose. But dog feces contain lots of bacteria and viruses, and that’s …

Ten places to hike with your pup

By Aislinn Sarnacki on Sept. 03, 2013, at 12:48 p.m.
I reach for the leash, and his tail starts wagging. His tail — a long, black wiry thing, tipped with white as if dipped in a can of primer — tells me things Oreo simply cannot say.   Oreo — like the cookie. I don’t know who gave him the …