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Learning About Your Dog’s Health From its Poop

Aside from the cuddles, playtime and trips to the dog park, one major component of dog ownership is something much less fun: picking up poop. Pet parents get all too familiar with their dog’s poop every day, whether it’s outside in the backyard or in the park during a walk. Although poop is gross, it […]

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Must-Have Pet Essentials for Travel

Going on a road trip with your pet can seem like a daunting experience. Most people assume that pets will immediately be stressed or hate travel, but many pets actually enjoy the ride, especially when their owners are calm and pack everything important. Regardless of whether your pet loves or hates traveling, it’s extremely important […]

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How Do I Stop My Dog from Eating Things It Shouldn’t?

Dogs have a knack of getting into things they shouldn’t. Almost every dog owner around the world has exclaimed, “No! Don’t eat that!” to their pup at least once in its life. If your dog loves to chew and swallow everything in sight—whether it’s people food, sticks, animal feces or even foreign objects like shoes […]

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My Dog Feels Warm: Does it Have a Fever?

Dealing with a sick pet is often much harder than dealing with a sick child. While children can vocalize their concerns and how they are feeling, and quick at-home tests can provide proof of fevers and illness, dogs are unable to provide us such accurate information. Instead, sick dogs will show us they are ill […]

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Phew! How to Manage Your Dog’s Stinky Gas

Just like humans, our dogs can’t help but let out a little toot every once in a while. Flatulence, or farting, is a perfectly natural part of your dog’s daily bodily functions. However, sometimes dogs get a bout of the most offensive-smelling farts possible and just can’t stop tooting. If your dog constantly produces gas, […]

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Should You Really Be Letting Your Dog Gnaw on Sticks?

It’s practically a fact of nature: dogs love sticks. Pet owners are hardly surprised when they let their dogs out to pee and the dog returns with a branch—often one much larger than the dog can reasonably carry! For most owners, sticks aren’t a huge cause for concern. They’re natural and similar to a bone, […]

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Antlers, Plastic Chews, Rope Toys and More: What’s Safe and What’s Not?

Pet parents are never surprised to find their dog chewing on things—even things they’re not supposed to be chewing. That’s why we purchase a plethora of toys and chews to keep our pups occupied. Unfortunately, not all dog toys are created equal, and some actually pose threats to our dogs’ health. Before you rush to […]

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How to Take Care of a Dog Who Underwent Surgery

When it comes to post-surgical care for your dog, it is true that there is no such thing as a standard procedure, since surgeries vary for different pets. This is why most veterinarian clinics are willing to keep them post-op, not only to let them recover from their surgeries, but to also keep dogs warm […]

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Keeping You and Your Dog Safe While in the Car

Our dogs love to join us on trips in the car. The new sights, sounds and smells are delights to a dog’s senses and provide them with mental stimulation they might not get inside the home or on the daily walk around the block. But although Fido may love the idea of hopping in the […]

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Introducing Your Dog to a New Puppy Safely

Many dog owners are not simply one-pet kinds of people. If you’re making the decision to add a new puppy to your family when you already own an older dog, it’s important to think carefully beforehand. While getting a new pet may be extremely exciting and fast-paced for you, it must be a slow and […]

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