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Shelly Graves

Shelly Graves
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Shelly lives in Iowa with her husband and Australian Shepherd named Tex. She's been an animal lover since she was a child. Currently, she enjoys reading and writing about dogs, and spending time with her family and getting involved in all things pets.

Cinnamon for Dogs: Uses, Benefits and Side Effects

We know cinnamon has health benefits for people, but have you ever wondered if it’s safe for your dog to chew on a cinnamon...

6 Reasons to Pick Up Your Dog’s Poop

For some dog owners, it may sometimes seem like an imposition to pick up dog poop, but it’s our responsibility. And the reason it's...

Dog Arthritis Massage: Its Benefits and How to Do It

Do you suspect your dog suffering from arthritis? Do you see your dog experiencing discomfort and you feel helpless about your dog in pain?...

10 Dog-Friendly Backyard Ideas on a Budget

A dream backyard for the dog isn’t about you concocting weird and crazy expensive playgrounds; it’s about working towards addressing the needs and wants...

7 Tips for Dog Owners Working from Home

With the ongoing outbreak of COVID-19, a lot of people have been forced to work from home. This is not an easy transition, especially...

5 Dog Products to Stock Up On While Sheltering in Place

Sheltering in place is not something that many of us had to do before, but with the outgoing coronavirus outbreak, it has become the...

How Much Does It Cost to Neuter a Dog?

Having your dog neutered is an important decision, and some dog owners feel uncomfortable about it for different reasons. It's important to weigh the...

Low Cost Dog Vaccinations and Where to Find Them

Vaccines provide your pet dog with protection against many dangerous diseases. Unvaccinated dogs that live in cities and mix with other animals, or that...

What Do Dogs See?

Have you ever wondered what your dog’s experience of life is compared to your own? Our pets live alongside us, and most of us...

Wheatgrass for Dogs: Uses, Benefits and Side Effects

If you have ever witnessed your dog munching on the lawn, you may find yourself wondering if there are any potential benefits of wheatgrass...

Dog Eating Sticks: Why and What to Do

Of course we’ve seen dogs with a stick in his mouth; dogs love to play and fetch a stick – he often will wind...

The Best Gifts for Veterinarians

A veterinarian is absolutely indispensable for our pet’s health and well-being, not to mention our own peace of mind when our dogs get sick....

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