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Dog Health & Tips

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

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

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

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

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