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Dogs and Dreaming: Understanding How Your Pooch Sleeps

As humans, we understand the concept of dreaming as stories and scenarios that our brains create while we are asleep. Our brains are full of activity throughout the night and conjure wild images and creations, usually during the rapid-eye movement (REM) stage of sleep. But although we understand dreaming (whether we dream regularly or not), […]

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Choosing How and When to Feed Your Dog

For our dogs, food might as well be the whole world. Our pups love food, so much so that they could eat all day if we let them, and they rarely pass up an opportunity to sneak a table scrap or two. While food is exciting for dogs, it can be extremely confusing for pet […]

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Natural Remedies for Itchy Bums in Dogs

Dogs do a lot of weird things, but perhaps one of the strangest, most irritating things they do on occasion is scoot. Yup, that’s right—the awkward, contorted-looking motion wherein your dog scoots its bum across your freshly-cleaned carpet, possibly leaving a nasty odor or stain behind. Pet parents know scooting well, but do you know […]

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Help Your Pets Stress Less During Your Holiday Parties

Holidays are a time of fun and cheer for many, but they can also be a time of stress and fatigue. Just like you may be feeling overwhelmed and exhausted from party planning and the whirlwind of guests coming and going from your home, your pets can also feel this way. Pet stress during the […]

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7 Behavioral Changes That Might Indicate Your Dog is Sick

Dogs don’t have the power of speech like humans do. This is why, when they get sick, they need to show us owners they’re hurting in other ways. While some illnesses have tell-tale signs like physical symptoms, others manifest in more “silent” ways, such as a change in behavior. Pet parents who know their dogs […]

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Holiday Hazards for Your Pets

It’s almost the holiday season, and homes around the world are getting ready to host parties and celebrations of many different winter holidays. In addition to the food, guest list and party schedule, pet owners should also be wary of one additional thing: potential hazards for their pets. Not all decorations and foods that are […]

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Reasons Behind Frequent Urination in Dogs

For dog owners who don’t have a doggy door or a gated yard for their homes, taking the dog outside can be a bit of an inconvenience. Sometimes, it seems like the dog whines every 10 minutes to go out and pee, even though you just took them out. While this may be an exasperated […]

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10 Fall Dangers That Could Affect Your Pet’s Health

Fall is a fun season for so many reasons—pumpkin picking, Halloween decorations, cozy sweaters, the changing of the leaves and the upcoming holidays, just to name a few. Pet owners tend to love fall because it’s a great time to take your four-legged friends out on beautiful, scenic walks and enjoy the crisp autumn air. […]

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Make Sure Your Pup Gets Exercise as Fall Comes to an End!

As temperatures continue to drop and fall gets closer and closer to winter, the way we interact with our pets tends to change. From feeding them more table scraps thanks to holiday parties to leaving them home alone more often as we prepare for upcoming travels, our pets must adapt to new routines at the […]

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Caring for Pets When Traveling for the Holidays

Thanksgiving is coming up, and soon after will be the hustle and bustle of holiday and New Year’s celebrations. All of these festivities are filled with family, friends and lots of fun, but they are also extremely busy times and can be stressful. Travel is common around the holidays. While traveling during such a busy […]

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