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August 21, 2017

Mental Health Problems Dogs Can Suffer From

Most pet owners understand the importance of keeping an eye out for health problems that develop in dogs. Canines are capable of developing many of the same health problems that afflict humans. From rabies to a hookworm infection, it is vital to watc


August 19, 2017

6 Fantastic Fall Festivities for Fido


  Spring, summer and even winter all seem jam-packed with activities to participate in with your canine companion. But what about during the fall? Short of simply going for a walk, there are many pet owners like yourself that simply seem at a l


August 17, 2017

Help Your Pup Compete with the Heat


Summer times are usually great times for outside adventures and fun trips with your whole family, including your canine companion. However, summer is also the time when your pet is in danger of overheating and facing various medical issues. To limit


August 11, 2017

The Dog Days of Summer


With summer in full swing across the country, “dog days” really do refer to your dog as much as they do to you. Here are some tips for keeping your dog happy, healthy, and safe during the hot summer months.


August 10, 2017

Caring for Your Dog After Surgery


After a medical scare, it’s pretty exciting to welcome your dog home and start getting things back to normal. However, there’s still plenty to be done in the days immediately following an operation. It can take some time before your dog i


August 9, 2017

Introducing Your New Cat to Your Dog


So you’re ready to adopt a new cat into your family. However, there’s just one problem – you already have a dog. Of course, plenty of dogs and cats get along perfectly fine, but not all of them do. That’s why you need to be es


August 8, 2017

Top 10 Ways Your Dog Tells You She’s Happy


Your dog has an extensive repertoire of vocalizations, facial expressions, behaviors, and body language poses and actions by which she communicates with you. Since you live together on a daily basis, it’s usually not too difficult to understand


August 6, 2017

Proper Pet Toy Maintenance


  If your pet has a favorite toy, which most do, then you know how matted, mangled and disfigured it can become over time. In fact, pet toys in general become worn and dirty over time. These items can serve as sources of germs and bacteria that


August 4, 2017

15 Tips for Leaving Your Cat Home Alone During Vacation


Cats tend to be much more independent by nature, and therefore you can leave them at home alone more easily, and without worrying as much about their safety and happiness. However, that doesn’t mean you can just leave your cat without taking sp


August 3, 2017

How to Tell If a Pet Should Travel With You


There are definitely some animals that will have no problem traveling, whether you will be going by car or plane. However, it is vital to understand exactly what type of pet you have. If you are in doubt of which course of action to take, then there


August 2, 2017

Tips To Prepare Your Yard for a New Puppy


Welcoming a new dog into the family is beyond exciting. In many cases, it’s so exciting that you’ll forget to do any dog proofing before bringing your puppy home. Most people remember to take care of certain indoor matters, like hiding sh


July 30, 2017

Top 10 Longest Living Dog Breeds - Part 2


  Part 1 of this series profiled the dog breeds with the tenth through sixth longest lifespans. Part 2 profiles the top five longest living breeds.


July 29, 2017

Top 10 Longest Living Dog Breeds – Part 1


On average, dogs live between 10-15 years, with many living considerably longer. In general, small breed dogs live longer than large breed dogs, but of course environment and lifestyle are major factors in determining how long an individual dog will

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