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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.

What to Do If Your Dog Has Fleas

Fleas are small, dark brown parasites that live outside, and are more prevalent in warm weather. Fleas thrive in temperatures between 65 and 80...

My Dog Has Bloody Diarrhea: Causes and Treatment

There's a huge number of potential causes for bloody diarrhea in dogs, and your vet is the only one that can diagnose the reason...

Dog Urine Killing Grass? 10 Ways to Fight or Prevent This

Dog pee can be a real problem for lawns. Because dog urine is high in nitrogen, in high concentration and over time, constant peeing...

How to Feed Underweight and Malnourished Dogs

The term malnutrition refers to dogs that have lost more than 10% of their normal body weight. They are thin, with prominent bones, especially...

Where to Find FREE Dog Food Samples?

Dog parents know the importance of a quality dog food brands. We want our dogs to receive adequate nutrition and none of the bad...

The Best Sun Protection Clothing for Dogs

It's hot out there now, and we're seeing sun in the sky more often now. Taking a walk with a dog in the late...

The Best Orthopedic Dog Beds

Some pet owners think that any soft material can make for a satisfactory dog bed, but substandard bedding can actually do damage to your...

Best Dog Illness Symptom Checker Online

Dogs get ill, they catch diseases and viruses outside or from other dogs, and they develop all types of health issues as they age....

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...

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Walk Dogs for Money- How Much You Can Earn and How to Start

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Dog walking is considered an income hobby for some, while others view it as a legitimate job or even a career. Whatever your views...
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10 Best Multivitamin Supplements for Dogs

There is a wide variety of vitamins designed to support one specific part of your dog’s body and health, but if you are looking...
How Much Does It Cost to Spay a Dog?

How Much Does It Cost to Spay a Dog?

Spaying or neutering a dog is a big part of being a responsible owner since it can prevent overpopulation and keep your dog healthier....
7 Best Dog-Friendly Home Insurance Companies

7 Best Dog-Friendly Home Insurance Companies

Finding the right home insurance can be difficult if you are a dog owner, which is a bit surprising considering how many Americans own...
13 Great Books for Homemade Dog Food Beginners

13 Great Books for Homemade Dog Food Beginners

If you’re like me, you like having a book to hold in the kitchen. Videos and websites are great, but when I am working...
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15 Great Homemade Dog Food Recipe Sites

So you have done your research, looked at the pros and cons, and made your decision. You are ready to start cooking for your...
How to Prepare Your Apartment Before Bringing Home Your First Dog

How to Prepare Your Apartment Before Bringing Home Your First Dog

Dogs are wonderful pets, and bring many families a lot of joy. If you live in an apartment and want to add a furry...
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Best Things for Dogs to Chew On (Store Bought and Home...

Nearly every dog you cared for or will in the future is going to chew, particularly as a puppy. It's a rite of passage...
9 Upsetting Truths About Dogs in Laboratory Experiments

9 Upsetting Truths About Dogs in Laboratory Experiments

Most dog lovers treat their pets as part of the family but in many laboratories around the world, there are dogs that badly are...