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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.

Dog Whining: 7 Reasons Your Dog is Crying

It can be difficult for pet owners to listen to their dog whine and cry persistently, and not know why they're doing so, or...

4 Reasons Why and When Dog Parks Can Be Dangerous

Enjoying summer with your pooch in a dog park while he runs around freely can be fun, and it's also be a great way...

What to Do If Your Dog Eats Chocolate

Most dog owners are aware that chocolate can be toxic to dogs. However, even with all the necessary precautions, our pets sometimes find a...

Dog in Heat: A Guide for Pet Owners

Dealing with a dog in heat can sometimes be a frustrating experience for owners who never had to deal with it before. But even...

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,...

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