Royal Canin And Vet Set Go Team Up To Make Dreams Come True!

Future Vet Surgeons learn so much at Vet Set Go Camp!

Do you know a teen or tween that wants to become a veterinarian? What if they could attend a week-long camp at one of the most prestigious veterinary colleges in North America? If they are a junior high school student or entering junior high school this fall, this is the contest for them! Royal Canin […]

Natural Balance Debuts “Wild Pursuit” Line Of Pet Food!

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Natural Balance has announced “Wild Pursuit”, their new line of top quality pet food! Natural Balance® Wild Pursuit™, is a grain free diet with more protein from multiple high-quality animal sources including freeze dried raw pieces to resemble what a dog’s diet would have been in the wild. It’s complete and balanced nutrition for all […]

Beagle Detects Polar Bear Pregnancies


Zoos around the country have a new tool to detect if they can expect the pitter patter of little bear cub paws. Elvis, age 2, has undergone a year of training in Kansas to be able to detect proteins found only in the stool of pregnant polar bears. So far, Elvis has an accuracy level […]

Scientists Decode Secret Message Of Dog Tail Wags

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Humans have been able to decipher messages about dogs wagging their tails… we see the fast wag, full-body wiggle as “I’m about to jump out of my skin, I’m so happy!” Then there’s the tucked tail – a tell-‘tail’ sign the dog knows he’s in trouble. Researchers from the University of Trento, Italy, noticed a […]

Jerky Treats Kill Nearly 600 Dogs, Cause Unknown

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Federal health officials are urging caution with feeding pets jerky treats from China as the tally of dogs sickened has risen to more than 3,600 dogs with approximately 580 of those dying. Ten cats have also been affected. The cases have included dogs of all  breeds, ages and sizes. Mysterious cause Since the source of […]

Natural Balance Partners Up To Help Working Dogs


Dick Van Patten’s Natural Balance recently teamed up with the Petco Foundation to raise money and awareness for Helping Heroes, which include Guide Dogs, Service Dogs, and Therapy Animals. Through this partnership, over the past five years, Petco stores have raised almost $5 million for service dog awareness and guide dog programs. Our canine companions have […]

Canine Circovirus That’s Killing Dogs May Affect Humans

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Dr. Lindsay Ruland, a veterinarian in Ann Arbor, Michigan has seen several dogs with the symptoms associated with the canine circovirus reported in California and Ohio, including vomiting and bloody diarrhea, quick onset of lethargy, abdominal pain and severe inflammation of the intestinal tract. “This is like nothing we’ve ever seen before, and I don’t […]

Natural Balance Partners With Best Friends New LA Shelter

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The Dog Files supports partnerships with companies and nonprofits for the good of homeless dogs. Our supporter, Natural Balance Pet Foods, has also been working in partnership with the Best Friends Animal Society since 2012. Best Friends Animal Society operates Pet Adoption and Spay/Neuter Centers in Los Angeles. While animals in their care are waiting […]

Get A $5 Coupon To Try Natural Balance Original Ultra Premium Dog Food

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Natural Balance® has partnered with the Dog Files to inform pet owners of the importance of feeding their dogs high quality pet food and is offering a special discount coupon code to friends of the Dog Files. Original Ultra® Ultra Premium Dry Dog Food is a great foundational diet with multiple proteins and multiple grains. […]