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Pets: Add years to your life and life to your years...

By Kim Gilliam Owning a dog is associated with an increased likelihood of living longer, especially among people who have previously had a heart attack...

Pets: What’s all the commotion?

By Kim Gilliam In October 2018, the Brookville Road Park opened on state-owned property in Chevy Chase, Maryland to give neighborhood dogs a fenced area...

Pets: Your pet’s bucket list

By Kim Gilliam Do you have an aging pet? Take a moment to think about the experiences you would love to have with them, the...

Pets: A dog’s nose knows

By Kim Gilliam Everyone knows a dog loves keeping its nose to the ground. It’s been estimated that dogs sniff around 33 percent of the...

Pets: New Year’s resolutions for dog people

By Kim Gilliam Heading into 2019, you will inevitably think about things you wish to accomplish in the New Year – but these don’t have...

Pets: Tackling the challenge of canine obesity

By Kim Gilliam Heading into the winter months, many of us start thinking about how to avoid weight gain, with cold weather threatening to limit...

Pets: Are dogs or cats smarter? Science has an answer

By Kim Gilliam Dog owners say their pets are smartest because they are loyal, joyful and trainable. Cat owners say their pets are smarter for...

Pets: How your dog affects your health

By Kim Gilliam Scientific Reports found that dogs may help reduce their owners’ risk of cardiovascular disease through companionship and by motivating their owners to be active. It...

Your dog is trying to tell you something

By Kim Gilliam As any pet owner knows, though pets can’t actually talk to us, they are pretty good at getting us to do their...

Pets: Helping adopted pets transition to their new home

By Kim Gilliam June is a popular month for pet adoption. People looking for a new canine companion realize that this is a great time...