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Guest Post: When Pugs Have Wings

The following is a guest post from Ashley Spade. Ashley, in addition to being Sir Winston Pugsalot the First’s favorite human, is a blogger and law student. She volunteers at her local pug rescue in between studying and training for … Continue reading

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Top 10 Hot Weather Pet Tips

The warmer days are on their way, and for some of us, they are already here! As summer approaches, it is important to remember important tips about our pets’ safety regarding hot weather. Here are a few tips to help … Continue reading

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What Travelers Should Know When Sharing a Vacation With a Pet

Do you travel with your pet? PETCO recently released some fantastic tips that every traveling pet parent should take into consideration: As pets continue to become more integrated into their owner’s lives, more and more will be joining their family … Continue reading

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Dog Puzzle Toys

Many of our pets love a challenge! Whether it is learning a trick or playing with a puzzle toy, dogs not only enjoy learning but it is mentally stimulating and healthy for them. A constructively busy pet also won’t be … Continue reading

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Fostering Pets

The following guest post is written by Lauren M. from The Social Stage: When animal shelters overflow or animals waiting for adoption need a little down time, foster parents step in to fill the gap. As a foster parent for … Continue reading

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Housebreaking a Puppy

The following guest post is written by Tony, from Smart Start Dog Training: If you are planning on getting a puppy, you should learn how to housebreak him or her before you bring them home. You will save yourself so … Continue reading

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Happy Earth Day from Trupanion

Happy Earth Day! Today is a day to inspire environmental awareness and appreciation. It is also a day to take a look at the environmental impact each of us creates. And as pet owners, we should take our pet’s impact … Continue reading

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10 Tips to Take to the Dog Park

The following guest post comes from Kadee G.: While dog parks are the ultimate playgrounds for pups to play off-leash without a glaring eye from mom and dad, bad habits and doggie disputes can break out fast. Luckily, most people … Continue reading

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Crate Training and Separation Anxiety

Crate training a dog with separation anxiety can be challenging and dangerous for the dog. If your dog has extreme separation anxiety, consult your veterinarian or local dog trainer. My dog Ellie is an example of a dog with mild … Continue reading

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Home Cooked Pet Food May Lead to Less Trips to the Vet

The New York Times recently ran a story about pet owners making home-cooked food for their canine and feline companions. They featured one such pet owner, Barbara Laino, who cooks unprocessed organic food for her two dogs and three cats. … Continue reading

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