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An Ounce of Prevention is Worth a Pound of Cure – For Dogs

An Ounce of Prevention is Worth a Pound of Cure – For Dogs

Veterinary care is one of the largest expenses that dog owners need to budget for. Many of us don't put a lot of thought...
Reasons FOR Adopting Older Preloved Dogs

3 Reasons FOR Adopting Older Preloved Dogs

Many potential dog owners shy away from adopting a senior dog for a variety of reasons. But don't be fooled by the common thought!...
Dog Tear Stains

The Truth About Tear Stains on Dogs

Tear stains are an eye-sore (no pun intended). There's no doubt that they aren't pleasant to look at, but did you know there are also...
Benefits of a Dog Backpack Carrier & Why I Love Mine

Benefits of a Dog Backpack Carrier & Why I Love Mine

A dog backpack carrier is a type of rag suck that you sit your little pooch in and carry her in, whether at the front...
Dog Muzzles Aren't Just for Aggression

Let’s Talk: Dog Muzzles Aren’t Just for Aggression

Dog muzzles are a controversial piece of training equipment, but they can be used for more than just aggression - just make sure you...
homemade dog food

Benefits of Feeding Dogs Homemade Dog Food

The recent recalls and safety concerns in the pet food industry have led many dog owners to consider changing their pet's diet. There have been...
Dog Training Tips From Dr. Robert Mugford

Interview: Dog Training Tips From Dr. Roger Mugford

What a treat! This week I got to chat with world-renowned animal welfare advocate, educator and author Dr. Roger Mugford. He has long been referred to as...
nose work for dogs

The Importance of Nose Work for Dogs and How to Train Them

Everyone knows that dogs have much sharper sense of smell than us humans, but did you know that it's good for them to exercise...
Is Anesthesia Safe for My Dog

The Truth: Is Anesthesia Safe for Dogs?

Anesthesia - a common fear of pet owners, but do you need to worry? A lot of dog owners are more concerned about the...
How many calories a dog needs per day

Let’s Talk: How Many Calories A Dog Needs Per Day?

Unfortunately, it is impossible to correctly calculate exactly how many calories a dog needs per day. There are so many variables! Think about what...
How to Choose the Best Dog GPS Tracker

Interview: How to Choose the Best Dog GPS Tracker?

Most dog owners are on a budget. We understand the financial requirements of owning a pet, and of course we splurge a little too,...

Interview: Tips and Tricks for Family Dog Training

Each week I get the opportunity to speak with an expert in the pet industry, and this week I was fortunate enough to have...

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Dog Fur Dye - What You Must Know About It

Dog Fur Dye: What You Must Know About It

There has always been a fascination among some pet owners about dressing dogs in stylish clothes, and keeping pets included in the same trends...
10 Ways to Deal with Dog Mouth Warts

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...
Amazon Prime Day - Top Best Dog Supplies Deals

Best Amazon Prime Day 2019 Dog Supplies Deals We Could Find

It's Amazon Prime Day already, and we've checked every dog product's price history and street pricing to find the best deals with real savings....
3 Ways to Prevent and Treat Staph Infection in Dogs

3 Ways to Prevent and Treat Staph Infection in Dogs

A staph infection is a type of infection caused by the bacteria Staphylococcus. This bacteria lives freely within the environment and does not require...
Guide on How to Score the Best Dog Supplies Deals

Amazon Prime Day 2019: Where and How to Find the Best...

It's almost here - Amazon Prime Day for 2019 begins on July 15th at 12am PT, and many online shoppers looking for bargains and...
Leaky Gut in Dogs - A Real Thing or a Myth

Leaky Gut in Dogs: Real Thing or a Myth?

The legitimacy of leaky gut syndrome in dogs (and people) has been debated as the idea of the condition is a recent development, whether...

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....
How to Get Rid Of Dog Dandruff

How to Get Rid Of Dog Dandruff

Like people, dogs can suffer from dandruff, little white flakes scattered throughout their fur. Dandruff has both primary and secondary causes. Primary one is...
Dog Hair Loss - 5 Reasons Why It Happens and What To Do

Dog Hair Loss: 5 Reasons Why It Happens and What To...

It is not uncommon for a dog to suffer from alopecia, or hair thinning and loss. This condition is separate from the natural act...
What to Do If a Dog Eats Rat Poison

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...