A Trusted Friend in a Complicated World

Florina Rodov

Florina Rodov writes about pets for Reader’s Digest and education-related issues for The Atlantic, CNN, Yes! Magazine, Education Week and many other publications. Florina was nominated for a Pushcart Prize in nonfiction, receiving an honorable mention, and she’s working on two books. A former public school teacher, she holds a B.A. in English from Columbia University and an M.S. in Teaching from Fordham.
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I Used to Spoil My Dog with Treats—Till They Gave Her Pancreatitis

I thought I was showing my dog how much I loved her, but it turns out I was actually putting her health at risk.