Dear BooneDogs: We adopted a pitbull mix puppy from a local shelter this summer, and now that my kids are back in school, I’d like to start ru…

I’ve been working on answering some of the great dog questions you all have been sending via email, but recently, while sitting outside on the…

Dear BooneDogs: My kids love dogs! Even though we don’t have one of our own (yet), they love to visit our friends’ and neighbors’ dogs, and wi…

Q: Dear BooneDogs: We adopted a puppy in the spring. She’s the first dog we’ve ever had. So far this summer, we’ve taken her with us almost ev…

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Give your foster cat at least three weeks to adapt to new surroundings before planning supervised visits with your existing pets. 

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Ticks, like the unfed dog tick pictured here, can spread diseases like Lyme disease and Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever to dogs and humans alike.

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Lori Dugger, owner and chief pet stylist at Queeny’s Pet Palace in Boone, notes that the best groomers follow one simple rule: Humanity before…

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Raising children with a pet dog can reduce the risk of allergies, help teach them about responsibility and improve their social skills and ove…

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Q: Dear BooneDogs: My name is Jordan. I am 10 years old. I told my mom and dad that the only thing I want for my birthday is a dog. I’m a pret…

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A trip to Botswana in 2006 to see and study African wild dogs helped solidify the author’s love and respect for all wild dogs.

Q: Dear BooneDogs: Hi, my name is James. I am an avid reader and fan of your BooneDogs column. I never miss a column! I noticed that you have …

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There is such a thing as appropriate barking. But if your dog is barking inappropriately, there are steps you can take to ease your ears.

Although barking is a normal canine behavior and something most dogs do to express themselves, it’s also one of those dog behaviors that often…

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SeepeopleS celebrates its 15th anniversary this summer.

Last week, we examined the human and animal components of successful fostering. Now let’s answer the question, 'Why?'

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The author selected Scout, pictured here, for fostering because her age and breed both might cause her to be easily overlooked in a shelter en…

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Selecting the right kind of foster pet for you and your family requires careful planning and consideration. Pictured here is Scout, the author…

Because I have been fostering shelter dogs, puppies, cats and kittens for over 20 years now, I am often asked the same questions by a variety …

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Now that spring has sprung, your dog may need a quick ‘respect refresher course’ before he’s ready to hit the trail.

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