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Dear Annie, We have two elementary school children. They both want us to get a dog. A friend of mine has a litter of adorable...

Dear Annie, After watching the rescue of pets from the hurricane Harvey flooding in Houston, I was thankful we don’t have such natural disasters here...

Dear Annie, I read an article about dangerous pet toys in a magazine while at the doctor’s office. I wanted a copy of the story...

Dear Annie, What could cause a dog to have regular seizures? My four-year-old dog has been having about one a week for the past couple...

Dear Annie, While I enjoyed reading last month’s article because it offered a non-human perspective, I took offense to the fact that you interviewed a...

Dear Readers: Each month you get to ask me a question, but this month I’ve decided I’ll be the one asking the questions. I’m going...

Dear Annie, My husband thinks I take our dog to the groomer too often. How often should our dog be groomed? Signed, In a Hairy Situation Dear Hairy, Grooming...

Dear Annie, We didn’t have fleas before, but now our dog has them. His itching is keeping me awake at night! What do you recommend...

Dear Annie, My husband wants to get a dog for a watchdog, but dogs scare me. Are there other animals that can be trained as watchdogs? Signed, Scaredy...

Dear Annie, I want to keep food out for my dog so she can eat whenever she wants, but my veterinarian says to feed her...

Dear Annie, My husband likes watching Cesar Millan and says that’s the real way dogs have to be trained or they won’t listen to you....

Dear Annie, My husband likes watching Cesar Millan and says that’s the real way dogs have to be trained or they won’t listen to you....