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St. Louis Jewish Light

A nonprofit, independent news source to inform, inspire, educate and connect the St. Louis Jewish community.

St. Louis Jewish Light

A nonprofit, independent news source to inform, inspire, educate and connect the St. Louis Jewish community.

St. Louis Jewish Light

Laura K. Silver

Reliant on Dog

By Laura K. Silver June 8, 2012

I just returned from spending several days away from my house visiting my in-laws. Whether I am at their house or some other canine free home, I am often struck by how reliant my family has become on our dog. My kids are at the age where they are generally...

What’s the harm in feeding your dog table scraps?

December 7, 2011

My wife keeps nudging me to stop feeding the dog from the table.  When asked why I do it, I simply reply, ‘ the dog likes me to!'  Do I have to be concerned with feeding extra goodies?   -Wanting to Please My Pet Dogs and cats are traditionally...

Does an indoor dog need flea and tick meds?

By Dr. Doug Pernikoff November 2, 2011

I was wondering how much longer I needed to continue with flea and tick meds?  My toy poodle, Flygyl, is pretty much a lap dog and only goes outside for the essentials. I have heard various suggestions and just want to be sure I do the right thing.—...

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