“Clip a Claw, Get a Cookie!”

Let’s assume you didn’t know that most dogs prefer not to have their paws touched and need to be gently acclimated to paw handling from puppyhood. Or your dog entered your life as an adult who had never had his paws touched and freaks out if you even mention touching his paws. Either way, you’ve got a dilemma: how to …

A Happy Tail That Isn’t So Happy

Like most Pit Bulls, Kenya is a lovable and voracious kisser, and an exuberant, happy, friendly dog. Unfortunately, his tail suffers for all that joy. His tail wags so forcefully when he’s happy and excited that it gets painfully injured around the house. His vet recently diagnosed the problem as “Happy Tail Syndrome.”