Dog Toenails Softening Tips How do you make it less painful for your dog when cutting his toenails? Stanley Coren shows you how to do it.
Running time: 65 seconds
How to Care for Dalmatians Dalmatians were bred to run long distance beside carriages or fire trucks keeping the morale of the horses up and acting as an alarm. Some people still do this today with their Dalmatians as a hobby.
Running time: 203 seconds
Spaying and Neutering Pets The huge overpopulation of dogs and cats means many don't find homes. We go to a SPCA hospital where animals are spayed and neuter and to a shelter where the animals live a meager, circumscribed life. Many will not be adopted and will have to be euthanized.
Running time: 334 seconds
Choosing a Breed Dog How do you select a dog to fit your life? Hear from a urban dweller who has a Bull Mastiff and a country dweller who has border collies. Why is it so important to pick the dog that suits your lifestyle and home?
Running time: 271 seconds
The Advantages of Prebiotics for Pets E.R. physician Dr. Travis Stork and veterinarian Dr. Bernadine Cruz explain what prebiotics are and why they are important for your pet.
Running time: 62 seconds
Dog Funerals How can you mark your dog's passing? Could you have a funeral? What about burial or cremation? What mementos might you create to remember your dog? One woman has lots of answers about what you might do when your dog dies.
Running time: 278 seconds
Signs of Aging in Pets What are some of the signs of aging in a dog? How can you help him? How can you deal with your dog's aging process emotionally?
Running time: 302 seconds
How to Deal with Your Dog's Death Many people find it very emotionally painful dealing with the death of their dog. Several people talk about their dog's death, the choices made, the emotional pain, and the healing.
Running time: 364 seconds
Guide Dogs - Sandy's Guide Dog Guide dogs provide an invaluable service to blind people. Follow this guide dog as it helps his companion, who is blind and has cerebral palsy, get through her daily routine.
Running time: 190 seconds
Assistance Dogs - Personal Stories A story of three assistance dogs, one who is companion to a deaf person with a hearing disability, and two who are companions to people with physical handicaps, one woman trains assistance dogs.
Running time: 320 seconds
Dog Training for Search and Rescue How are dogs trained for search and rescue mission? In this story, we see dogs being trained to track in the woods.
Running time: 383 seconds
Dogs in a Classroom One elementary school teacher brings dogs and other pets into the classroom. Join his classroom to see the value of the pets to the kids.
Running time: 303 seconds
Camps for Kids and Dogs Many SPCA organizations put on summer camps for children to learn about dogs and other animals, including their care and feeding. Our cameras drop in on one of them.
Running time: 311 seconds
Dog Training for Urban Life Behavior issues are the most common reasons that people give up their dogs, in most cases within the first year of their adoption.
Running time: 413 seconds
Choosing an Obedience Class for Dogs Most dogs are given up or given away because of behavior problems. An animal trainer and behaviorist tries to stem the tide by teaching others how to train their dogs. The staff at the SPCA do their best to deal with these dogs that are given up. Few are adopted. Many are euthanized.
Running time: 166 seconds
How to Choose a Dog How do you choose the right dog for you and your family? What needs to be considered? Viewers see three families going through different processes for choosing.
Running time: 699 seconds
How to Deal with a Misbehaving Dog A dog behaviorist helps a dog owner dealing with her aggressive border collie dog, who fights other dogs and has other bad habits.
Running time: 375 seconds
The Dog Breeders' Art Breeders of Scottish Terriers show the art and science of breeding dogs.
Running time: 210 seconds
How to Socialize a Puppy How do you socialize your puppy so that he becomes a happy member of the family and fits in with your life? Stanley Coren gives some advice to new owners of boxer pups.
Running time: 359 seconds
Traveling with a Dog Kelly and her dog drive up and down the west coast of Canada and the United States to go to horse shows. Kelly makes her living as a horse braider, and she is careful to make her constant dog companion safe and happy on their trips.
Running time: 191 seconds
Traveling Long Distance with Your Pet Elizabeth travels on business and sometimes takes her dog along. Find out what travel is like from a dog's point of view from the airport to a high class hotel.
Running time: 400 seconds
Choosing Between a Dog Sitter and a Dog Camp Dog sitters and dog camps are two alternatives when you need to leave your dog at home to travel. Viewers get a sneak peek at the life of a dog in these situations.
Running time: 338 seconds
Acupuncture Treatments for Dogs How has acupuncture helped an old dog who has suffered a stroke and who has debilitating pain and arthritic stiffness? Viewers watch an acupuncture session and hear from the doctor and dog's owners. Alternative therapies and medicine have become more popular with dog owners.
Running time: 387 seconds
Chiropractic Treatments for Dogs Chiropractic, an alternative therapy, has been very helpful for a dog with fused vertebras in her lower back. Viewers see a session with the doctor and hear from the owners.
Running time: 350 seconds