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7 Tips on Safely Traveling Cross-Country With Your Dog

Dog Food Storage Mistakes You Wouldn’t Want to Make

Does Your Dog Shed? Tips On How To Help!

Behavior Changes in Senior Dogs

Weird, Winter Pet Risks When Winter Arrives & Sickness Thrives

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7 Tips on Safely Traveling Cross-Country With Your Dog

Summertime means driving trips with our family and dog. Before you know it, vacation time will be here, and it'll be time to hit the road.  There are seven critical things you should consider before you leave with your special loved one in tow.

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Dog Food Storage Mistakes You Wouldn’t Want to Make

You spend a lot of time and money choosing just the right food for your dog. You consider the nutrients, the calories, the artificial fillers, and you work hard to make sure that your dog is eating something healthy and formulated just for them. But did you know that even high-quality dog food can become unhealthy?

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Does Your Dog Shed? Tips On How To Help!

If you’re like many dog owners, you’ve probably been cleaning your house only to find an unexpected bundle of hair in a hidden place—a floor vent, a lampshade, even a neglected corner. It’s a little bit gross, of course, but it also speaks to the difficulty of staying on top of all that hair. There are a couple of ways to tackle this difficult conundrum. One is to focus on your dog’s health; shedding is a natural process, but there are ways that you can help to mitigate it. Having the right tools, for example, is a good first step....

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Behavior Changes in Senior Dogs

With having a senior pet there are a lot of things to look out for such as illnesses, lumps/bumps, behavioral changes and dental issues. I know with my senior dog I have noticed a lot of changes, the one change that I first noticed was in his behavior. He started to have separation anxiety issues, and some other behavior changes such as compulsive licking of his forearms. These are just two of the behavior changes you might notice in your senior dog. Unfortunately, it’s common to start seeing behavior changes in your senior dog before you see signs of arthritis...

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Weird, Winter Pet Risks When Winter Arrives & Sickness Thrives

Weird, Winter Pet Risks When Winter Arrives & Sickness Thrives   We always want what’s best for our pets and when the temperature begins to drop, our likelihood of catching the common cold or the flu rises exponentially. Usually we’ll try to steer clear of those who are infected and take recommended precautions, like getting a flu shot or pounding some extra vitamin C, to ensure we won’t suffer from these wintertime blues. When it comes to our pets, there are some breeds of canines that are simply “snottier” than others. Imagine those “snorting” cute, little pugs, some tenacious terriers...

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