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Melatonin Is Safe for Dogs

Melatonin dosage charts are on supplement packs made for dogs, but we caution you to check with your veterinarian before using melatonin.
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Whole Dog Journal’s 2022 Approved Canned Dog Foods

Here you’ll find a list of pet food companies that make the kind of foods that meet our canned dog food selection criteria. We’ve included ALL the information we gathered from each company on our approved foods list. Here’s the most exciting part about the table, however: It’s a searchable database that you can use to find appropriate foods for your dog!
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Why Do Dogs Kick Grass?

Dogs sometimes kick or scratch the ground with their hind feet after they poop. We don’t know exactly why they do it, but they seem to enjoy it, so give them room to kick!
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Tips For Grooming An Anxious Dog

Is your dog a nervous mess when it comes to being groomed, brushed, or clipped? Here’s how to keep your dog calm for grooming.
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Why Do Dogs Yawn?

What’s it mean when your dog yawns? Humans are more likely to yawn when bored or tired, but dogs tend to yawn more when they are mildly stressed. If he yawns when you pet him, he’s probably a little uncomfortable.
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Dog Ramps: Does Your Dog Need One?

Age, arthritis, and injuries can interfere with your dog’s enjoyment of beds, sofas, and rides in the car. Dog ramps can help inactive dogs enjoy their favorite places again.
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Diabetes in Dogs

Learn the symptoms of diabetes mellitus (including increased water consumption, urinary incontinence, and UTIs) so you can quickly seek a diagnosis and treatment if you see them in your dog.
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Can you (not!) dig it? What to do if your dog digs where you...

To absolutely prevent unwanted digging, give your dog a dedicated digging spot and prevent his unsupervised access to the places where you don’t want holes.
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Using Enrichment to Meet Your Dog’s Needs: A Fun and Humane Tool For Solving...

Enrichment not only improves the quality of your dog's life, but is a fun and humane tool that can solve a dog's behavioral issues for your benefit.
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Dog Vaccine Requirements

Determining what vaccines are necessary for dogs depends somewhat on his lifestyle. A stay-at-home dog doesn’t need as much protection as a dog encountering many other dogs.

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Boone Has Lost His Off-Leash Privileges

I walk with my dogs in a number of locations in my local “wildlife area,” which consists of thousands of acres of land surrounding...