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Protecting Your Pets This Summer

Humans aren’t the only animals that have a hard time dealing with the heat and the dry air of summer. Cats, dogs, birds, hamsters—basically any pet that isn’t reptilian in nature is going to need some special care if you … Continue reading

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Is Your Dog Too Skinny? How to Help Your Pup Gain Healthy Weight at any Age

Many people worry about their dog becoming overweight, but what about a canine that is underweight? There are a variety of factors that can contribute to a dog’s lack of size. Some dogs may be burning more calories than they … Continue reading

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Good Boy: Six Tips for Training Your Dog

As fun as dogs can be, training them is not always an easy task. Training helps your pet thrive in the environment created for them. While it takes some work in the beginning, correct training leads to a happier and … Continue reading

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Detecting When Your Pet is Sick or Injured

While some illness or injuries may be obvious to the naked eye, there are many conditions that can be difficult to detect. Abnormal behaviors can be a strong indicator of impending health trouble. Knowing what to look for can help … Continue reading

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Arthritis in Dogs

Arthritis is a degenerative medical condition experienced by dogs in one or more joints. It is a painful condition that makes the life of a canine miserable over time. A study shows that 20% of canines suffer from arthritis in … Continue reading

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4 Great Ideas That Keep Your Dogs Fit and Fun

Dog parents have to work; it is an unfortunate fact of life. Many dogs are left to their own devices at home while some parents have to work a 12 to 14 hour day. What can the dog do to … Continue reading

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Ingestion Emergencies: 4 Items Your Dog Should Not Eat

Dogs love to eat things they shouldn’t. Tasty morsels dropped from the table, interesting rocks in the yard, a particularly smelly sock: they’re all delicacies to our canine friends. But what actually constitutes an emergency vet visit at 10pm on … Continue reading

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6 Tips for Creating a Dog-Friendly Workplace

It’s no secret that dogs have a positive effect on our stress levels. Those of us who own pets know the relief of returning home from a hard day at work and finding our pooch greeting us enthusiastically by wagging … Continue reading

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Preventing Canine Obesity: How to Keep Your Dog Healthy and Fit

Obesity poses a serious health problem for dogs. Responsible pet owners must take steps in order to keep their dog’s weight at a healthy level. Just as it is easier for a human to maintain a healthy weight than it … Continue reading

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The Regular Health Check Ups that Your Dog Needs

Pets are valued members of the family. According to reports from the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) owning a pet can lower blood pressure, reduce anxiety and decrease feelings of loneliness. Having a pet increases the opportunity for exercise and … Continue reading

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