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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.

8 Potential Dog Labor Complications and Signs

Helping a dog to give birth is a very serious process that sometimes comes inherent with potential problems and unexpected issues. Below is a...

Do Dogs Like Music?

Dogs react to unfamiliar noise: thunder causes a fearful response, where the sound of a siren brings out a howl. One recommended way to help...

How to Clean and Maintain Outdoor Dog Kennels

Outdoor dog kennels are great. They give your dog the chance to get some fresh air while also providing a space where your Fido...

12 Human Foods for Dog’s Shiny Coat

Quality food helps your pooch stay in top shape not only on the inside but on the outside as well, and some help to...

Wheatgrass for Dogs: Uses, Benefits and Side Effects

We've all seen our dogs munching on the lawn. And usually, it's because their stomach is upset. But did you know there is other grass they...

How to Massage Gas Out of a Dog in 3 Simple...

I'm sure, at some point, you have experienced this yourself—excessive gas, so uncomfortable, you can't even sit still. But if you think we humans have...

5 Tips to Naturally Help Dogs with Anxiety

It’s tough to deal with a dog that has severe anxiety issues but it happens even to the best of our pets. Thankfully, there...

Where to Find FREE Dog Food Samples?

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

Metamucil for Dogs: Its Uses, Benefits and Side Effects

HUMANS can take fiber supplements safely as needed, but is Metamucil for dogs safe? If your dog is like mine, who often gets constipated, you've...

4 Best Heated Self-Warming Dog Beds and Pads: What is It...

You’ve likely run across the self-warming dog bed while shopping for other items for your pup, particularly among winter dog supplies (even though it's...

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...

How to Save Money with Homemade Dog Food Cooking

The costs of feeding a dog are one of the major concerns dog owners have which impacts their decision of adopting a pet. And...

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New Canine Respiratory Illness Spreading Across US; Experts Advise ‘Caution Rather...

Years after the COVID-19 pandemic, there's a new viral disease in town spreading around the US... but this time, it's affecting dogs. More than 200...

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A veterinarian is absolutely important for our pet’s health and well-being. And not to mention our own peace of mind as well when our...
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Dog Anal Glands Problems: Signs, Causes, and Treatment

W hile dog anal gland problems are usually not life-threatening, they are relatively common, except for anal gland cancer. Sadly, when untreated, they can affect your...
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How to Make Homemade Flea Spray for Dogs (3 DIY Flea...

Learning how to make homemade flea spray for dogs will save you money and reduce your pet's exposure to harmful chemicals and toxins. Here's 3 best recipes.

15 Velcro Dog Breeds and 4 Simple Tips to Lessen Their...

Picture this: You are trying to sneak into the kitchen for some midnight snack without waking anyone up. Suddenly, you felt a pair of eyes...
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2-Legged Therapy Dogs Help Inspire Amputee Patients in Rehab Hospital

MALVERN, PHILADELPHIA—Cyrus, Lucky, and Deuce are dogs on a mission: inspire the patients of Bryn Mawr Rehab Hospital in Philadelphia to get back on...
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Can Dogs Eat Duck? 6 Awesome Benefits of Duck for Dogs

If you’re a long-time dog owner, maybe this question has run through your mind... “Can dogs eat duck?” Has your dog recently begged for a...
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Can Dogs Eat Spicy Food? Things to Expect and 5 Simple...

Some humans enjoy the sensation when eating spicy stuff, but some can’t even stand the heat.  If you’re a fan of spicy food, you have...
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How Many Teeth Do Dogs Have? A Closer Look At Their...

You might have thought about this question while brushing your dog's teeth. “How many teeth do dogs have?” Do dogs have the same number of...
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Why Do Dogs Roll in the Grass? Here’s 5 Surprising Reasons...

You might notice your dog's appreciation of grass when you walk outdoors.  So, if you are wondering, "Why do dogs roll in the grass?" there...