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Are You Wasting Money at the Vet?

Veterinary care sure is expensive, isn’t it? And it’s even more so when we sabotage our own pet’s care. Think that sounds crazy? You figure...
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Dog Car Harnesses Review

Cars were invented for humans to travel in, comfortably and safely. It’s only recently that we humans started bringing our dogs with us everywhere...
Why Does My Dog Stink?

Why Does My Dog Stink?

Oh, my. What’s that smell? If your dog is in the room, it could be really bad breath, dreadful flatulence, leaking anal glands, skunk...

Help with Palliative or Hospice Care for Your Dog

In my 13 years as a veterinarian, I’ve worked in emergency and general practice, as a freelance writer, a volunteer with the homeless population...

Chronic Ear Infections in Dogs: What You Need to Hear

Given that itchiness" is the most common reason for veterinary visits

Dog Daycare: What You Should Look For

Many modern dog owners turn to dog daycare facilities as a source of socialization and exercise, especially in cases where dogs are otherwise home...

Wireless Dog Camera Review

Many of us wonder what our dogs do when home alone. How is my young puppy handling the first few trials of being crated...

5 Simple Steps to Improve Your Dog’s Quality of Life

If there were something simple you could do that would make your dog much happier, you’d do it in a flash, right? Every day I...

Don’t Wait! Prevent Collar Accidents

I’m not one of those dog owners who has her dogs wrapped in cotton wool, constantly looking to protect them from any and all...

A Counter-Conditioning Protocol for Nail Trimming

1. Determine the location of touch your dog can tolerate without reacting fearfully or aggressively. Perhaps it’s her shoulder, perhaps her elbow, or maybe just...

What’s The Best Grinding Tool For Your Dog’s Nails?

There are dozens of grinding tools on the market – products specifically for trimming dogs’ nails, as well as rotary tools designed for woodworking...

Grinders vs. Clippers: What’s Best for your Dog’s Nails?

Maybe it’s the telltale click-clack as your dog moseys across the kitchen floor. Or the unmistakable and often painful raking sensation when she jumps...

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Dogs Are People, Too!

An author recently asked for the rationale behind an edit I made to her article. The sentence originally referenced something that worked well “in...