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Dog Health & Tips

The Dos and Donts of Housetraining a New Puppy

Few things are as exciting as a new puppy. They are sweet, lovable, and so darn cute! Puppies are just like babies, and with each comes a whole new set of responsibilities; you have to teach them how to communicate

How to Perform Dog CPR (infographic)

Prepare for a Pet Emergency In an emergency it’s a great idea to know basic first aid procedures, including how to do CPR on your dog. Before administering CPR for your pet, it’s a good idea to get some practice and

How to Protect Your Puppy from Common Ailments

Dogs are faithful companions, and they depend on us to take care of them. If you want to help your little pooch live a healthy and happy life, you should know some common health problems it faces. This article explains

Skin Cancer in Pets

Skin tumors are considered common in dogs and cats. “Common” is a relative term. For a dog, common means that yes, you are very likely to see at least one skin tumor on your dog during the course of their

Kidney Stones in Dogs & Cats: What You Should Know

Does My Pet Have Kidney Stones or Bladder Stones? Good Question! Unlike people, where kidney stones are unfortunately fairly common and most often very painful, dogs and cats are relatively unlikely to get kidney stones during their lifetime. Bladder stones