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The ABC’s of Dog First Aid
4 years ago

The ABC’s of Dog First Aid

The majority of the time our pets are safe and happy, but disaster can strike quickly. Having a little know-how will go a long way and could be the difference between life and death for your dog, so make sure to prepare!

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The 11 Most Toxic Foods for Dogs
5 years ago

The 11 Most Toxic Foods for Dogs

Dogs often don’t metabolize things the same way humans do. Certain foods either fail to properly digest, causing dangerous build-up, or are simply immediately dangerous. Knowing what is poisonous to dogs is vital to keeping your dog happy and healthy! Read More

All You Need To Know About Your Dog’s Stress
5 years ago

All You Need To Know About Your Dog’s Stress

As with humans, dogs feel two kinds of stress: eustress comes from something good like chasing a ball, getting a new toy, and greeting you when you come home. Distress comes from something your dog perceives as bad like getting a vaccine shot, having a stranger in the house, being ill or injured and moving to a different home. Read More

Two Diseases Every Dog Owner Must Be Aware Of
5 years ago

Two Diseases Every Dog Owner Must Be Aware Of

We’ll also assume that your dog is over 6 years old. Autoimmune diseases can strike any dog at any age, but are more prevalent in “senior” purebreds. Keeping it simple, think in human terms of AIDS, lupus and (sometimes) fibromyalgia. These diseases interfere with the body’s ability to fight off infections; a common saying among human physicians is that nobody dies of AIDS; they die from AIDS-related complications like pneumonia, infections, and cancer. So it is also in the canine world. Read More

5 Steps to Choosing a Vet for Your Dog
5 years ago

5 Steps to Choosing a Vet for Your Dog

  1. Reputation and Recommendations: Instead of simply pulling a name out of the phonebook, choose your vet based on recommendations from your neighbors, friends and even rescue organizations.  When collecting opinions, …
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Halloween Safety Tips For Your Dog
5 years ago

Halloween Safety Tips For Your Dog

The children all look forward to getting dressed up in their costume-best, going door-to-door with their large pillowcases, boasting the phrase “trick or treat” while scoping each sweet entering the …
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Dog Skin Conditions and Solutions for Relief
6 years ago

Dog Skin Conditions and Solutions for Relief

Is your dog’s behavior out of control to the point of “almost tearing its hair out?” If your dog is going through such discomfort, there may be a problem with …
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