Intervertebral discs along the spinal column are susceptible to degeneration, injury, and rupture. Intervertebral disc disease, or IVDD, is more common in dogs than cats, and certain breeds of dogs - especially if they're obese - are at higher risk.
Dog is separated from her human partner during a 4-hour firefight in Afghanistan.
A recent study indicates domestic dogs may be better able to problem-solve after a morning meal. However, this probably does not hold true for dogs in the wild. Learn why this difference exists.