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City Name for Urban Pup

Warning Signs of Cancer in Dogs

4 "Cool" Trends That Are Dangerous To Your Dog Or Cat

5 Serious Signs Your Senior Dog Might Be Sick

Do You Want Your Senior Pets To Live Longer?

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City Name for Urban Pup

City Name for Urban Pup Do you have a great vacation memory? Maybe you were born in a city you can't forget.  Is your favorite city Denver or Dublin? How about a big city name for your urban puppy. Live life on the edge and consider a city name for your pup. Paris ~  Origin: French      Meaning: From Paris/France Dallas ~ Origin: Scottish    Meaning: From the meadow dwelling Jackson ~ Origin: English  Meaning: Son of Jack/John Madison ~ Origin: English   Meaning: Son of Matthew Orlando ~  Origin: Italian     Meaning: Famous land Phoenix ~  Origin: Greek...

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Warning Signs of Cancer in Dogs

Warning Signs of Cancer in Dogs   There are so many things I worry about with my dogs and cancer is definitely one of them. I don't mean to sound like a broken record, but my Keira is turning 10 soon, and I feel this compulsion to learn as much as I can about aging pets. Cancer is the leading cause of death in dogs over 10 years old. If your dog can get an early diagnosis, they might have a better chance of survival with treatment. I need to know the warning signs of cancer-period. I think if I need to...

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4 "Cool" Trends That Are Dangerous To Your Dog Or Cat

4 "Cool" Trends That Are Dangerous To Your Dog Or Cat I don’t know about you, but I get really perturbed when I read about the hottest “trends” for pets, only to find out after a bit of research, that they’re actually very dangerous and often deadly. What is wrong with people? I’m sorry if I upset some readers, but this kind of behavior must end. The domestic dog is an animal "Canis lupus familiaris" to be exact. They are not human and shouldn’t be treated as such—think before you act, it may save your pet's life. Harmful Hair Buns...

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5 Serious Signs Your Senior Dog Might Be Sick

5 Serious Signs Your Senior Dog Might Be Sick Getting older is no fun. Neither is it for our senior dog I should know about aging because it’s happening to me right now. I like to think that I take good care of myself. After all, I watch what I eat (most of the time); only drink occasionally, and have my annual checkup and physical every year like clockwork. I’m aware of when something isn’t right and I need to see the Doctor right away. But, can you intervene the same thing about your senior dog? Do you know the...

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Do You Want Your Senior Pets To Live Longer?

Do You Want Your Senior Pets To Live Longer? My kids always ask me why I write about senior pets because to them it's heartbreaking to think about. How can I write about older pet knowing what the final outcome will be? Truth is, I hate the fact that Keira is aging, not knowing how much time I have left with her. She is the reason I’ve made it through many difficult times in my life and the passing of her will be just as hard, if not tougher. I think we can all agree that our pets don’t live...

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