#NationalDogDay! ???

August 26, 2017

  Dr. Spot here…What’s this with National Dog Day? One day? I advise all my clients to behave like every day is #NationalDogDay, and they’ll be treated accordingly. See what I mean…? In solidarity, Dr. Spot…

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Dog Much Happier Free of Gender Constraints

Dear Dr. Spot, I gave my owner the shock of her lifetime the other day when she found me in my human sister’s closet, trying on her clothes (and loving it!). I feel especially pretty wearing her “hair extensions” but that’s beside the point.…

April 11, 2017

Even Difficult Owners #GetTough On Dog Fighting!

My assistant and I are taking a short detour from our usual advice column to add our voices to help end dog fighting—forever! The ASPCA’s annual National Dog Fighting Awareness Day is today, April 8, and the campaign continues through the end of April.…

April 8, 2017

Canine Hoarder Must Part With Massive Stash Of Toys

Dear Dr. Spot, Here’s what my owner thinks is a major problem: I “collect” toys, reading materials and other sundry items (sometimes including food, socks, wash cloths, and napkins I’ve shredded, that may technically belong to my owner), and store them in the space underneath…

August 17, 2016

#DifficultOwner Must Admit Dog Is A Klutz

Dear Dr. Spot, My owner, who’s in the throes of an extended mid-life crisis, has been trying for years now to train us both for these ridiculous, human/canine dance competitions. She’s spent a fortune on lessons and entrance fees, not to mention hours of…

July 26, 2016