If your dog has itchy, irritated skin and smells a little stinky, he could be suffering from a yeast infection. This condition can cause extreme discomfort for our canine companions and may be related to an underlying problem such as an allergy or a hormonal disorder. What are the signs of a yeast infection in a […]
Did you ever wonder what it is like to live with dementia? Well, you can experience an unsettling sample by taking A Walk in Their Shoes. A memory care community in Rhode Island created this educational tool to simulate what it is like to go about your day as if you had dementia. Altered sensations and understanding make the easiest […]
You have no doubt heard of “farm to table” cuisine, emphasizing locavore values of freshness and sustainable harvesting. But do you know about “farm to fender?” That’s what Dave Roebuck, owner of Salt Pond Oysters in South Kingstown, R.I., brings to his customers via his Shuckin’ Truck. This mobile raw bar and seafood eatery brings the […]
Every dog owner knows that dogs eat some weird stuff. Sometimes it goes down smooth, sometimes not. Find out what some of the commonly surprising things mutts munch, why and what to do about it by checking out my slideshow on PetMD.com.
If your dog has been exposed to a rabid animal or has an infectious disease, you might be required to quarantine him. If that sounds scary, don’t panic. Here’s what you need to know.