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Rachael Leanny

Rachael Leanny
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Rachael is a writer living in Los Angeles and an alum of UNC Chapel Hill. She has been a pet owner since the age of three and began dog-walking in 2015. Her nine-year-old Pug and best pal, Ellie, is the queen of sassy faces, marathon naps, and begging.

How Do I Know If My Dog Has a Fever?

The normal temperature of a dog is between 101 and 102.5 degrees Fahrenheit. If your dog's temperature is beyond this range, then the dog...

Dog Diabetes Cost and What to Expect

According to the 2016 State of Pet Health Report from Banfield, diabetes in dogs has risen by 79.7% since 2006. This is the equivalent...

40 Best Dog Breeds for Women

It's important to adopt a dog that will fit your lifestyle. All breeds are different, and some may be a good dog for one...

8 Best Weight Gain Supplements for Dogs

Dogs that are quickly losing weight or aren't able to gain weight to reach their healthy and normal body weight stage can at risk...

Slipped Disc in Dogs: Causes and Treatment

The most common reason for the appearance of paralysis in dogs is the intervertebral disc herniation or so-called slipped disc in dogs. Like people,...

How to Feed a Pregnant Dog

During a healthy pregnancy, female dogs increase their weight by 20% to 25% (1). Therefore, nutrition during that period should be of high quality...

10 Tips on How to Keep Dogs Cool Outside

Summer means continuously rising temperatures. While dogs love the great outdoors and crave exercise no matter the temperature, you must know how to keep...

20 Signs of Stress in Dogs [Infographic]

For us, stress signs are essential because that's what helps us navigate and function in our daily lives. For dogs, on the other hand,...

20 Crazy Dog Sitting Horror Stories

Using pet sitting or dog walking services done by professionals or simply asking friends to take your pet for a few days is a...

How to Cook Eggs for Dogs

First of all, can dogs eat raw eggs? After all, in the past, didn’t dogs used to steal eggs from birds’ nests and eat...

10 Most Indestructible Dog Beds

If your dog is a chewer who keeps destroying all those dog beds you keep buying, it means regular brands are no good no...

Coronavirus and Finances: 7 Ways Pet Owners Can Save Money and...

The ongoing Covid-19 pandemic isn’t scary only for health reasons. With how much it costs to care for a dog and rising unemployment, many...

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Puppy Shot Schedule: A Detailed Guide

After you've adopted a young dog, one of the first steps is to come up with a puppy shot schedule. The puppy will need several...
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15 Facts About Fear Aggression in Dogs

While some breeds are more aggressive than others, certain instincts exist in all canines. So even though most dogs are affectionate and loving to...
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Dog Poop Color Chart: What It All Means

When you walk your dog, you always pick up his waste. What do you do if the doo-doo looks strange? It may be a...
How to Fix Your Dog's Noise Phobia and Loud Noise Anxiety

How to Fix Your Dog’s Noise Phobia and Loud Noise Anxiety

Caring for a dog that is afraid of thunder, fireworks or other loud noises can leave you feeling helpless. The level of noise anxiety...
40 Tips On How to Make Your Dog Happy & Be the Best Dog Owner Ever

40 Tips On How to Make Your Dog Happy

One of the first thoughts that new dog owners have is, how do I make my dog happy? Fortunately, due to the demeanor of...
8 Signs Your Dog Is Experiencing Joint Pain

8 Signs Your Dog Is Experiencing Joint Pain

Early recognition, and limiting pain and distress are two key goals of proper dog care. Unfortunately, signs of joint pain in dogs are sometimes...

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It's time to cut your dog's nails , but you're not sure how to do it. Your dog is fidgety, you've never done this...