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Dog Health & Tips

Why Interactive Toys are the Best Life Hack for Pet Owners

A Bored Dog is an Unhappy Dog Like you, your dog has a mind, and like you, she craves mental stimulation. Without any stimulation your dog can get bored, and if left to her own devices your bored dog might

4 Secrets to Making Your Dog’s Coat Shiny and Healthy

It doesn’t matter if your dog has long hair, a smooth coat or is a wire-haired breed of dog, you want its coat to look luxurious and shiny. Shiny hair is healthy hair, whereas a dull coat can indicate some

How to Keep Toxic Human Food from Your Pets

There are many situations where a pet can run into something that could be detrimental to their health. In many cases, one simple step could save your pet from getting into trouble or ingesting a toxin. Despite your desire to

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