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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.

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...

17 Small Dog Breeds That Are Good With Kids

Choosing what dog to adopt is never an easy decision, but the stakes are raised when children are involved. Options are limited further when...

4 Tips on How Pet Owners Can Prepare for and Deal...

The ongoing coronavirus pandemic is affecting people all across the globe. COVID-19 is a novel virus and there are still a lot of things...

13 Most Common Signs of Allergies in Dogs

Dog allergies are very common. The 2018 survey from Banfield Pet Hospital looked at the data from 2.5 million dogs. It showed that 0.2%...

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

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Fecal Test for Dogs: Types, Procedures and Costs

A fecal test for dogs (stool sample) is a standard way of testing the feces content in veterinary clinics which can tell you a...
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10 Dog Medication Side Effects You Should Never Ignore

From antibiotics to pain killers, every dog medication we give our pets has the potential for side effects. Some of those side effects are...
20 Dog Pregnancy Tips for a Successful Birth

20 Dog Pregnancy Tips for a Successful Birth

The arrival of puppies can be a fun and exciting time but there many things that you should know about and prepare beforehand. Below...
13 Banned Dog Breeds 2020

13 Frequently Banned Dog Breeds

Some countries and U.S. states pass breed discrimination laws now, banning owners from adopting certain dog breeds. The way these laws work can be...
8 Tips on How to Train a Dog Not to Run Away and Safely Walk Off-leash

8 Tips on How to Train a Dog Not to Run...

Having your dog run away when off-leash and then go missing is a terrifying feeling. If you have a pet that doesn't really listen, learning...
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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 past...
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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 our...
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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 hotel...
Glaucoma in Dogs - The Pet Owner’s Guide

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 increased...