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Dog Scooting: Why is My Dog Dragging Its Butt and How...

Do you ever find how funny or cute it is to see your dog rubbing butt on the carpet? Some dog owners find themselves...

Hybrid Dog Breeds: Adorable Crossbred Canines

Hi dog lovers! Are you planning to get a dog? Don't know the difference between a purebred and a mixed breed?  And what about those hybrid...

Degenerative Myelopathy in Dogs: Causes, Symptoms, and Treatment

Ensuring your dog lives a good life can sometimes involve making hard decisions. Degenerative myelopathy is a scary disease.  If you've ever seen a dog...

Hypothyroidism in Dogs: Causes, Symptoms, and Treatment

Is your dog becoming sluggish?  Many people attribute behavioral changes and inactivity to old age.  But what if we told you that there might be an...

The 7 Best Dog Daycare Alternatives for Any Occasion

Personally, I don't like the idea of leaving my dog behind, but sometimes it is impossible not to.  Whether you are planning a vacation, a...

Possession Aggression in Dogs: The Ultimate Guide

There is nothing wrong with a dog that wants to protect its loved ones, but it can lead to hurt when they act aggressively. Possession...

Chemotherapy in Dogs: Everything You Need To Know

Hearing a cancer diagnosis for your dog is heartbreaking.  Cancer affects almost 25 percent of all dogs. The shock of a cancer diagnosis is real...

Dog Throwing Up Yellow Foam: Should You Be Concerned?

This is often due to a change in diet or eating too fast.  However, frequent vomiting or yellow foam can indicate an underlying problem. All dog...

How to Prepare Your Dog for Boarding: 5 Ways To Set...

Vacations are always looked forward to, but what do you do when your dream vacation doesn't allow dogs? As hard as it is to leave...

Hemangiopericytoma In Dogs: Causes, Symptoms, and Treatment

We all want our dogs to be as healthy as possible, but sometimes diseases and illnesses appear without warning. One of the most common cancers...

Leukemia In Dogs: Causes, Symptoms, and Treatments

Although no one likes to think of the worst with our furry companions, cancer in dogs is more common than we realize. Leukemia in dogs...

Docker Dog Breed Profile

The Docker is a mixed breed dog, combining the Dachshund and a Cocker Spaniel. These dogs range in size from small breed to medium...

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4 Tips & Tricks for Navigating Peak Flea and Tick Season

Here it comes... the dreaded peak flea and tick season. For us pet owners, while we love those sunny beach trips and walking in the...
Can I Afford A Dog

Can I Afford A Dog?

Owning a pet is expensive. It’s more than just planning for food and toys. If you’ve been asking yourself, can I afford a dog, here is everything you need to know. A big part of being a responsible pet owner is preparing for the endeavor financially. Creating a consistent budget can help you plan for routine expenses like food, treats and toys, as well as unexpected expenses like vet visits in the event of an emergency. Asking the question can I afford a dog is a very responsible thing to do. Many pet owners don’t plan a budget before adopting a dog, and that can get you into a lot of trouble.
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How to Get Rid of a Dog: The Right Way

Are you faced with the challenging decision of how to let go of your furry companion? We understand that circumstances change. And even...
Why Are Dogs So Loyal?

Why Are Dogs So Loyal?

One of the best qualities of our canine companions is their unwavering loyalty. Why are dogs so loyal? There are amazing stories about the unmatched loyalty of dogs - dogs that have sat on their owner’s graves, waited patiently for months for their owners to return from war and even stories of dogs walking thousands of miles to reunite with their masters.
Why Do Pets Make Us Happy?

Why Do Pets Make Us Happy?

Nothing beats the feeling of seeing a happy dog or friendly cat come running over to you looking for a pat on the head or a scratch behind the ears. Why do pets make us happy? Pets do a lot more than just keep us company. The unconditional love that they provide us with is priceless and incomparable to any love that we get other humans.

Dog Names Starting With Z

Are you looking for dog names starting with Z? Well, you're in the right place! Getting a new pup would mean preparing for a new set...
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How Many Dogs Are Too Many?

We've all been there. Pet owners of one dog think, "Maybe I should get one more." Then, once you get the second dog, you'll...
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Can Dogs Get Sick From Humans?

If you have been caring for dogs for quite a while now, you must have known we can get sick from them. Rabies, giardia—name...
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Dandie Dinmont Terrier Breed Profile

Not a lot of people know about this breed, but the Dandie Dinmont Terrier is not something you should ignore when you chance upon...
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Dog Names Starting With Y

Do you plan on getting a pup? Do you have a new furry addition to your family? If you do, you're probably pondering what would...