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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.

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....

9 Best Gifts for Animal Shelter Employees and Volunteers

Animal shelters often rely on volunteers to function but whether this important job is done by paid employees or volunteers doesn’t really matter. They...

8 Potential Dog Labor Complications

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

5 Ways to Deal With a Spider Bite on a Dog

According to Britannica, there are more than 43,000 different species of spiders found in the world, with only a small percentage being considered dangerous...

10 Ways to Deal with Dog Mouth Warts

The first step that any pet owner should take if they suspect that their dog has mouth warts is take them to the vet...

3 Types of Dog Breathing Problems and What to Do

There are three main types of dog breathing problems that pet owners are likely to deal with, including labored breathing, rapid breathing, and panting....

What to Do If a Dog Eats Rat Poison

Rat or mouse poison is a very common substance used for getting rid of rodents in homes or backyards. It is very efficient in...

How Much Does It Cost to Euthanize a Dog?

Euthanasia of a dog, or more often referred to as "putting a dog to sleep," is not the topic we would like to discuss...

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