Dog Health & Tips

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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How to Handle a Dog Who Chews

Few things are less welcoming than coming home after a long day at work to torn-up furniture. Your instinct is to yell at your dog and punish him for ruining something expensive you love. But the fact is, your dog … 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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How to Care for Your Sick Dog After a Veterinary Visit

Regardless of the nature of veterinary clinic or hospital visits, dog owners need to be extremely mindful of a few things to make the experience as stress-free as possible for their pets. The following information will help show those of … Continue reading

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How Dog Food Recipes Become AAFCO Approved

When it comes to food health and safety regulations for people, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is the organization in charge. But who is in charge of making sure that dog food manufacturers follow healthy protocols and do not … Continue reading

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How to Get Your Dog to Stop Drooling

Dogs and drooling often seem to go together like cats and purring. But that nasty drool can get everywhere, making it a real mess to clean up. Not only that, but sometimes a dog’s drooling can be so excessive that … Continue reading

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13 Small Dog Breeds for Apartments

Dog lovers know what life is like without a dog: quiet, boring, and no wiggle butt to greet you when you get home. Living in an apartment may limit our options for pets, whether they restrict pets altogether or only … Continue reading

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Packing for a Doggie Day Trip

Spring weather means temperate weather, fields of wildflowers—and growing wanderlust. As the weather warms, we always feel ourselves tugged by the urge to travel with our dogs, including great day trips close to home. We love exploring back roads, parks, … Continue reading

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Pearly Whites: How to Keep Your Pet’s Teeth and Gums Healthy

A healthy pet is a happy pet, but one place that pet owners often overlook when it comes to good health is the teeth and gums area. Proper care of your pet’s teeth and gums can prevent disease, prevent bad … Continue reading

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Social Butterflies – The Dos and Donts of Properly Socializing Your Puppy

Just like people, puppies are not born knowing how to play nice with others. Your new, furry companion is going to look to you to learn how to make friends, human and canine alike. Starting early will help prevent things … Continue reading

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