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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.

Dog Teeth Whitening: Here Are Your Options

Many studies show that we first notice a smile when we meet a person. We take a mental note of the person’s teeth, mouth,...

Metamucil for Dogs: Its Uses, Benefits and Side Effects

Dogs can suffer from irregular bowel movements just like humans do. One of the most common problems is constipation, which can be treated with...

Can Dogs Drink Milk?

Back from when we were kids, we heard stories and saw commercials telling us about numerous benefits of milk, and we generally assume that...

Dog Scared of Farts? Why and What to Do

Our pets can be are scared of many things which don’t seem concerning to us. If you have a dog, you certainly know their...

Reasons Why Your Dog Is Having Trouble Pooping

When your dog is having trouble pooping, there can be a plethora of reasons why they are having problems. It's important to understand the...

12 Benefits of Neem Oil for Dogs and What You Should...

Neem oil, which is extracted from the neem tree, is highly regarded, often recommended, and widely used in homeopathic and natural medicine communities. Neem...

10 Coolest Dog Mom Shirts Every Doggy Mom Must Have

Whether you are a “dog mom” yourself or you are looking for a perfect gift for a woman who is also a dog lover,...

12 Human Foods for Dog’s Shiny Coat

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

The Best Fly Repellents for Dogs

Every dog owner understands how important it is for their dog to spend time exploring the great outdoors. Unfortunately, along with the enjoyable weather...

The Pros and Cons of Fresh Dog Food

There are many benefits to feeding your pup fresh dog food, but you should carefully consider the downside before you make the switch or...

4 Reasons Why Your Dog’s Stomach is Hard and What to...

When your dog’s stomach swells or hardens, there may be a serious cause for concern, or it may just be a case of your...

How to Massage Gas Out of a Dog

Humans are not the only ones that experience excessive gas; dogs suffer from flatulence as well and can ultimately have worse gas than humans....

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Dog Leaking Urine - Causes and Treatments

Dog Leaking Urine: Causes and Treatments

It is not unusual that older, primarily female dogs, suffer from urinary incontinence (dog leaking urine) when they have no control over the bladder...
How Long Can a Diabetic Dog Go Without Insulin

How Long Can a Diabetic Dog Go Without Insulin?

Diabetes in dogs is one of those chronic diseases that can be managed with certain precautions and drugs, particularly insulin. Insulin goes a long...
Dog Throwing Up White Foam - 11 Most Common Reasons Why

Dog Throwing Up White Foam: 11 Most Common Reasons Why

A dog throwing up white foam can either be due to some mild reasons or more serious causes. Hopefully, it's only a digestive problem,...
Lenticular Sclerosis in Dogs - Causes, Symptoms, Treatments

Lenticular Sclerosis in Dogs: Causes, Symptoms, Treatments, Diet

Have you noticed a strange discoloration in one or both of your dog’s eyes and wondering what that is? There could be several reasons...
How to Shop for Dog Doors

How to Shop for Dog Doors, Pick the Right Type and...

Installing a dog door in your home can be a life saver for both you and your dog. Dog doors are in particular very...
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How Much Does It Cost to Cremate a Dog?

Losing a beloved pet is never easy, but having plans in place before the grief and trauma of the experience sets in can be...
Dog Pregnancy Stages and What to Expect When Dog Is Expecting

Dog Pregnancy Stages and What to Expect When Expecting

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22 Signs and Symptoms That Require an Immediate Vet Visit

In most cases, if your dog looks like they need urgent medical attention, it is probably so. Some apparent medical conditions always require care...
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