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Where to Buy Dog Food to Save Money

If you have a big dog, more than one medium or large dog, or, like me, you sometimes foster for a shelter or rescue...
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What is the Best Flea and Tick Prevention for Dogs?

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12 Items to Include in Your DIY Dog First-Aid Kit

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Bloat in Dogs is Deadly

Stomach bloat is something that every dog owner should be aware of. Knowing the early signs of bloating in dogs and the best ways to prevent it can mean the difference between life and...
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The Problem With, “May I Pet Your Dog?”

It used to be that if folks wanted to pet your dog, they just reached out and did it. Happily, in today’s more well-informed world, there’s usually a quick, “May I pet your dog?”...
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A Healthy House for Your Dog (and You, Too!)

Maintaining a healthy home is in everyone’s best interests. Here are simple steps that can lead to a healthier home environment for you, your dogs, and your family.  NONTOXIC, PET SAFE CLEANERS In recent years nontoxic...
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Dog Food, Protein, and Sustainability

What if we could give millions of pets a healthier, happier life and, in the process, make our planet healthier, too?” That’s the question that a pet food company called Jiminy’s was founded to...
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On The Fence

I’ve been fostering a very special scruffy-faced pup for a little more than two months now. It pains me to say that, while I truly do love him to pieces, I am still on...
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Flat-Faced Dogs: Tragically Cute

Brachycephalic dog breeds, while incredibly cute, are the result of repeated passing on of genetic defects of the bones of the face and skull. While these anatomical defects create the cuteness we can’t resist,...
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Why Do Dogs Hump (and What You Can Do)

You may be embarrassed by your dog’s proclivity to mount other dogs, cushions or pieces of furniture, or even (horrors!) humans. You are not alone; dogs all over the world can be seen wrapping...
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Help! Why Does My Dog Eat Poop?

Why do dogs eat poop – especially their own? It’s so gross! There’s nothing worse than when your dog eats a fresh piece of poop and then, in response to your shrieks of horror...

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Drug Ads for Veterinary Products

Something I noticed while on the elliptical machine at the gym (while trying to notice anything but my heart and respiration rate): There are...