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Rachel 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.

Are Dogs Allowed in Airports? And Tips for Air Travel

Over the last few years, there has been a 40% increase of animals being transported via airplanes, with the largest increase in 2018. It's...

The 12 Best Credit Cards for Pet Owners

Credit cards can be a beneficial tool for pet owners if they’re used appropriately. They can be a great way to earn extra perks...

15 Best Audiobooks for Dogs With Anxiety

Over the last few years, audiobooks have become immensely popular as more people choose to listen instead of read their novel or non-fiction. Did...

6 Types of Small Dog Clothes That Your Pooch Needs

If you are thinking about buying clothes for your pooch, you are probably wondering is that something that he really needs. It depends on...

Heated Dog Blankets and Beds: Are They Useful and Safe for...

Despite all the fluff and fur, pets may need help keeping warm, particularly during the colder seasons. While heated dog blankets can come with hazards,...

7 Things to Consider Before Buying and Installing a Dog Door

Whether you’ve got a pup that’s extremely active or one who loves to drink lots of water and needs frequent bathroom breaks, the idea...

Can Bed Bugs Travel on Dogs?

In the past few years, there has been more talk about bed bugs than ever before. The main reason for this was the bed...

What’s Wrong With My Dog? The 5 Best Symptom Checkers Online

It's normal to be worried about your dog if you notice some changes in his health or behavior. If the issue doesn't appear urgent,...

Mud, Dirt, Debris and Dog Walking: 8 Tips for Keeping Things...

How many times have you come home from a walk with your dog and ended up cleaning mud or dirt from your floor or...

Indoor Dog Toilet for Winter: A Necessity or a Waste of...

Some dog owners choose to get an indoor dog toilet for their pets during the winter to spare them from going out into the...

10 Ways to Keep Your Dog Busy During the Day

If you’ve ever had a dog destroy your couch, bed or half your kitchen out of boredom, then you know how important it is...

9 Cons of Being a Dog Owner (And Why It’s Still...

Even being the biggest fans of dogs doesn’t mean that owners are blind to some of the drawback of pet ownership. Having a dog...

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