9 Tips for Introducing Toddlers to Dogs (and Dogs to Toddlers)

There’s nothing cuter than seeing a puppy and a kid playing together. However, the situation is not always ideal. To avoid problems and...

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So, you love animals and you love YouTube – it makes perfect sense that you should start your own Pets YouTube channel. It...
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Fecal Test for Dogs: What It Is, When It’s Done, Costs, and More

A fecal test for dogs (stool sample) is a standard way of testing the feces content in veterinary clinics which can tell you...
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The New Puppy Shopping Checklist

As a slightly obsessed dog-mom who has been preparing her younger brother for his first experience in dog ownership, I have spent the...
7 Unexpected Ways You Could Be Harming Your Dog

7 Unexpected Ways You May Be Harming Your Dog

There is no question that as pet owners, we love our dogs and we try to take good care of and provide for...
My Dog Was Bit - 5 Things You Should Do Immediately

What to Do If My Dog Was Bit?

When your own dog is attacked by another, it can be a scary moment. The flurry of teeth, fur, growling, and yelps creates...
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15 Things to Do Before Booking a Dog Hotel

When you're traveling and can't take your dog with you, booking a room at a dog hotel may be the best choice. Dog...
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Glaucoma in Dogs: Causes, Signs, Treatment

Glaucoma in dogs is an eye disease characterized by damage to the optic nerve and peripheral vision loss which is caused by the...
Do Dogs Like Music and Why

Do Dogs Like Music?

Dogs react to unfamiliar noise: thunder causes a fearful response, where the sound of a siren brings out a howl. One recommended way...
New Puppy Checklist - 15 Things You Must Do

New Puppy Checklist: 15 Things You Must Do

Before bringing home a new puppy, there are a few things to do to make their home-coming comfortable and safe. Preparing a new...
15 Most Common Dog Myths Debunked

15 Most Common Dog Myths Debunked

There are many fascinating dog myths and facts out there - some true, some false. These myths have been passed down by generations...
8 Most Dog Friendly Hotels and Hotel Chains in the U.S.

8 Most Dog Friendly Hotels in USA

No pet owner ever wants to leave their pets behind, but traveling with dogs can sometimes be complicated. This is especially true when...
The 5 Psychological and Behavioral Signs of Dog Abuse

5 Proven Signs of Dog Abuse

Despite the fact that FBI labeled animal abuse a major problem worldwide, little is known about how to determine whether a dog has...
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14 Best Watch Dog Breeds

Some breeds can be predictable "stand-by dogs" as they watch a crime take place, but others are considered the best watch dogs for...
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TOP #122: How to Start a Pet Franchise

Dan Barton, CEO of Splash and Dash, and I discuss launching a franchise in the pets industry and all related details in this new podcast episode.
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9 Most Common Dog Health Issues

Veterinary medicine has made a lot of progress in predicting future health problems in dogs, and veterinarians (and owners) are now much more...
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5 Best Types of Crates for Dogs

There's many different types of crates for dogs: soft crates, plastic and wooden, metal crates, big or small, fold-able and not, heavy duty...

History of Dogs Through Science

Wolves are icons of pack behavior. Their collective strength is greater than their individual efforts. As Rudyard Kipling put it, “for the strength...
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16 Tips for Crate Training a Dog Effectively

Crate training a dog can be an effective method in providing the feel of peace and safety for dogs in your absence. It's also...
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Renal Diet for Dogs: A Guide on Feeding

Chronic kidney disease in dogs is a progressive condition with the prevalence of 25% of dogs from veterinary clinics, with 9-16% mortality rate....
Stomach Ulcer in Dogs - Causes and Treatments

Stomach Ulcer in Dogs: Causes and Treatments

The acids, proteolytic enzymes, and pepsin from the dog’s gastric lumen maintain the pH acidity level, which value is usually about 2. Any...

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25 Smart Dog Breeds That are Easy to Train

Pet owners often have breed requirements before adopting a dog: how easy they are to care for, how much exercise they need, how difficult...
25 Most Common Dog Behavior Problems

25 Most Common Dog Behavior Problems

Domesticated dogs today are much better today than 10,000 years ago at behaving the way humans wish for them to behave. Even so, there...
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3 Types of Dog Harnesses Compared

A well-trained dog means having better control on your walks. This can be achieved with training, but appropriate walking equipment can be just as...
Returning Dog to Shelter - 5 Things to Consider Before You Actually Do It

Returning Dog to Shelter? Consider This First

Having to return your adopted or rescued dog is never an easy decision, but sometimes it is simply necessary. According to ASPCA, among the...
Muscle Atrophy in Dogs - Causes, Prevention and Treatments

Muscle Atrophy in Dogs: Causes, Prevention, Treatments

Muscle atrophy is a medical condition when the mass of muscles deteriorates, resulting in muscle tissue loss, sometimes in localized areas and other times...
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14 Tips for Introducing Dogs to Newborns

Introducing dogs to kids and vice versa is an important step. As a dog owner bringing home a newborn from the hospital, there are...
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15 Dog Pregnancy and Whelping Tips

You’re expecting puppies, how exciting! Whelping is a term that covers the entire process of birthing puppies, from the first dog pregnancy stage to...
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10 Ways to Prevent Lyme Disease in Dogs

Unlike humans, Lyme disease in dogs is a less common scenario after being bitten by an infected by a tick. Instead, dogs will often...
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To raise a well-adjusted dog, you need ongoing socialization training. Without adequate socialization, the dog may grow up to be fearful or even aggressive....
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15 Sad Facts About Homeless Pets

The internet is full of sad homeless pets stories like the one of Al and Oolu. Al Ritch found the senior dog Oolu lost...

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