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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.

Most Common Dog Breeds Prone to Seizures

The short answer is yes, dogs can have seizures. But it is important to know how dogs can have seizures and why. Seizures are...

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...

Tito’s Handmade Vodka Shows Their Love for Dogs

When most people think of vodka, dogs are among the last things that come to mind, but Tito’s Handmade Vodka is an exception to...

13 Best Dog Food Brands in Canada

According to a recent survey, approximately 35% of Canadians have a dog in their home. Over 50% of those dogs have no health issues...

Blue-Eyed Beauties: 11 Blue-Eyed Dog Breeds

Is it the rarity? Or the stark contrast to typical brown eyes? Whatever the reason, blue eyes on a dog’s face captivate us. If...

Ooh-la-la: 11 Most Popular French Dog Breeds in the United States

French dogs occupy a space in more and more American hearts. According to the American Kennel Club’s rankings for 2020 (based on its 2019...

Brussels Griffon Dog Breed: Everything You Need To Know

Brussels Griffons are adorable little dogs with big personalities. Made popular by the movie, “As Good As It Gets,” they are easily recognizable by...

What Will It Cost to Microchip a Dog?

It may sound like something from a sci-fi movie, but microchipping has been around for almost a quarter of a century. Since 1996, microchips...

19 Easiest Dog Breeds to Train

Anyone who has ever owned a dog knows how difficult some dogs can be to train. And a dog that is difficult to train...

Shih Tzu Dog Breed: Everything You Need To Know

Shih-poos, Shorkies, Havashus, Mal-Shis, Schweenies, Shichons (Teddy Bears), and more ... they’re all mixed breeds that have become popular due to the qualities of...

The Only Socks You Should Gift Dog Lovers This Holiday

If you were like most kids growing up, you were probably less than amused when you received a pair of socks as a gift....

12 Popular Chinese Dog Breeds

Asia is a massive continent with a rich, ancient history. It should be no surprise that it is home to a wide variety of...

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With the unfortunate increase in recalled dog food products, dog owners need to monitor pet food companies closely. From toxic mold to Salmonella to...
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Dogs can develop stones just like humans. A large part of therapy for struvite crystals in dogs is the diet. Here we will talk...
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A few days more and we'll be well into Christmas Eve. We will all be getting ready to celebrate the best holiday time of the...