Can all dogs swim? How to tell if your pup is water-ready

Not all dogs can, or will, swim. Some dogs physically built for the water may avoid it like the plague, and some not traditionally built for the water may never want to get out, despite their parents' best efforts! There are ways you can work on making your dog more comfortable in the water, but some dogs may never change their minds, and that’s okay too.

Pet of the Week: Marigold

You can find Marigold and all the other pets up for adoption at the Dane County Humane Society at

Pet-entially Yours: William

William is a nine-month-old hound mix who is looking for a family who will give him play time, walks and love. Contact the Dane County Humane Society for more details.

Meet the Pet of the Week: Dexter

This week's pet of the week -- Dexter -- is a 72-pound pup who loves cuddles, pets, and belly rubs. He's also a fan of solving puzzles, going on…

All paws aboard! Tips for safe boating with your pet

With boating season ramping up, it's a good time to talk about best practices for pet-friendly boating to ensure your little one is safe. Before hitting the lake, river or sea with your pet, it's important to plan ahead and always keep the best interests of your four-legged first mate in mind.

Pet-entially Yours: Skippy

Skippy is a male American Blue Heeler mix up for adoption. Contact the Dane County Humane Society for more information.

Debunking common pet food myths

Misinformation in the pet food market abounds. To help determine fact from fiction, here's research on the most common misconceptions about pet food.