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Make Sure Your Pets Have a Safe New Year's

December 27, 2018

New Year's Eve is one of the most popular times of year for people to gather with friends and family to celebrate both an end and a new beginning. Unfortunately for many pets, this can be a scary...

How to Avoid Dog Bites during the Holidays

December 24, 2018

Did you know more than 4.5 million people are bitten by dogs in the United States annually? According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, approximately 1 in 5 dog-bite victims...

Dos and Don'ts for Washing Your Pet

November 7, 2018

Well, the holidays are almost here. Friends and family will be stopping by or sitting down to enjoy a great meal. But, what is that smell? It seems that when Fido had to roll all over some dead...

Is Catnip Harmful for Your Dog?

November 7, 2018

The short answer is NO. Even though some cats freak out at the aroma of catnip, it is 100% a normal response. There is nothing addictive or lasting about smelling or ingesting catnip. Once the...

Does Your Dog Have Kennel Cough?

October 5, 2018

Although a runny nose, sneezing and low-grade fever are common symptoms of the disease, an unmistakable honking cough is the most telltale sign that your dog has kennel cough. While Bordetella is...

Can a Dog Remember a Littermate?

October 4, 2018

Although a dog's memory is not like a human's, it does share crucial DNA with the wolves from which dogs descended. Considering dogs are still pack animals, it is logical to assume that the longer...

Health Tips for Diving Dogs

September 18, 2018

If you are an adult swimmer, you probably don't spend a lot of time in your pool retrieving objects from the bottom. Although many dogs prefer to fish his or her ball out of the water with their...

Should You Be the One to Bathe Your Dog?

September 11, 2018

If bath time for your dog is total chaos, you might want to read our collection of helpful tips. After all, dogs don't seem to mind living a smelly life near as much as they dislike being bathed....

Problems That Can Cause Your Dog Grief

August 15, 2018

Since your best friend can't speak, it is often difficult to tell when they are uncomfortable or feeling pain from natural aging. As a pet lover, you never want your dog to suffer in silence from...

Can True Friendship Develop Between Pets?

August 7, 2018

The old notion that dogs and cats can't live together in peace and harmony is simply bogus. Truth is most can. However, there may be some preparation and time needed for them to get acquainted....


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