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National Dog Walker Appreciation Day is an officially recognized observation founded by Wag! for the men and women who walk millions of miles each day, exercising and entertaining mankind’s furry, four-legged friends. Whether walking with Wag!, another business, a friend or a colleague, dog walkers everywhere deserve a little extra gratitude today.” If you need…

WHAT IS IT? Canine influenza virus (CIV) causes respiratory symptoms similar to those experienced by humans with the flu, including coughing, sneezing, lethargy, fever, and discharge from the nose and eyes. There are two known influenza virus types that can infect and spread between dogs in the United States. IS THERE A VACCINE FOR CANINE…

Usually, when we come across the words “PTSD” and “dogs” in the same sentence, it’s in reference to therapy dogs trained to help humans with post-traumatic stress disorder. But we’ve learned over the last 10 years or so that canine companions can also suffer from PTSD. In fact, roughly 5% to 17% of dogs are…

1. Visit your veterinarian. Your dog should be current on vaccinations, and fl ea and intestinal parasite preventives before running around with other dogs at the dog park. Before a dog park visit is also a great time to talk about your dog’s temperament and whether he’s ready to engage with other pets and people…