Pet Health & Tips

7 Alternatives to the “Cone of Shame”

Pets are notorious for irritating their wounds and injured areas. It is instinctive for them to bite, scratch, and lick injured body parts and cause problems with a healing area. Is the best solution to reward the animal with an … 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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Large Breed Puppy Food vs. Adult Dog Food

Puppies differ in several ways including color, size, age, and personality. One thing puppies of all breeds have in common is that they need a balanced diet in order to grow to be a healthy adult dog. The type of … 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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Tips for Introducing Dogs to Cats

Since not all animals want to be friends with each other, the internet may have given us a false expectation of the potential for animal friendships with pictures cheetahs and golden retrievers cuddling up with their pals. We all know … 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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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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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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