Mac is a 10-year-old Scottish terrier who has lived with Joe and Paula for almost all of his life. He has always been a healthy dog. Joe and Paula give Mac a monthly tablet for prevention of heartworm disease and intestinal parasites as well as a monthly topical flea preventative. He is fed a good diet and is not allowed to eat from their table. Recently, Mac has displayed some changes in his body and his habits and Joe and Paula are concerned.
PITTSBURGH - A row of hooks filled with leashes at The Dog Stop on Smallman Street recently, signaled that numerous owners had dropped off pets to hang out. A white board listed the names of the spaniels, terriers, mixed breeds and more on site and all barking to welcome visitors - names like Maya, Bela, Tucker, Otto, Wyatt and Charles.