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What Does a Tick Look Like on a Dog?

Ticks are a common problem for dogs and their owners, especially when your pet spends a lot of time outside, running in tall grass. While there...

Fly Bites on Dogs: Prevention, Signs and Treatments

Flies often seem like very unnoticeable creatures to us, but to our dog they can cause discomfort or even put them in danger. The difference is...

11 Dog Stomach Problems (Gastrointestinal and Digestive): Causes and Treatment

Gastrointestinal and stomach problems in dogs are common. They can be mild and barely noticeable or extremely serious and life-threatening. Most dog owners will have to...

How to Prepare Your Dog for Summer

Summer is a great time to spend afternoons in the sun, at the beach, hiking, and participating in many other fun activities with your...

The Best Fly Repellents for Dogs

Every dog owner understands how important it is for their dog to spend time exploring the great outdoors. Flies, in particular, are an especially persistent...

Flea and Tickborne Illnesses in Dogs: The Complete Guide

We give our dogs preventative medications every month to keep fleas and ticks at bay, but we are also protecting them against a whole...

TOP #77: How to Protect Your Dog from Parasites

I'm talking with Dr. Craig Prior of Companion Animal Parasite Council who explains how dogs attract parasites, and best ways to prevent and treat them.

Can Bed Bugs Travel on Dogs?

In the past few years, there has been more talk about bed bugs than ever before. The main reason for this was the bed...

CKD Risk In Dogs Increases With Tick Exposure

Dogs have no way of telling their owners about a tick infection, and if there are no tests done, prevention or treatment might be...

Study: Dogs and Wolves Share Parasites but There’s No Increased Risk...

Good news for hunters with gun dogs: even though grey wolves are known to be carriers of parasites and share the same ones with...

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4 Tips & Tricks for Navigating Peak Flea and Tick Season

Here it comes... the dreaded peak flea and tick season. For us pet owners, while we love those sunny beach trips and walking in the...
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Have Pet, Will Travel: Guide to Spring or Summer Trips with...

In Partnership with Merck Animal Health In my opinion, there's no better time to travel with your pet than in either spring or summer. The weather's...
Can I Afford A Dog

Can I Afford A Dog?

Owning a pet is expensive. It’s more than just planning for food and toys. If you’ve been asking yourself, can I afford a dog, here is everything you need to know. A big part of being a responsible pet owner is preparing for the endeavor financially. Creating a consistent budget can help you plan for routine expenses like food, treats and toys, as well as unexpected expenses like vet visits in the event of an emergency. Asking the question can I afford a dog is a very responsible thing to do. Many pet owners don’t plan a budget before adopting a dog, and that can get you into a lot of trouble.
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How to Get Rid of a Dog: The Right Way

Are you faced with the challenging decision of how to let go of your furry companion? We understand that circumstances change. And even...
Why Are Dogs So Loyal?

Why Are Dogs So Loyal?

One of the best qualities of our canine companions is their unwavering loyalty. Why are dogs so loyal? There are amazing stories about the unmatched loyalty of dogs - dogs that have sat on their owner’s graves, waited patiently for months for their owners to return from war and even stories of dogs walking thousands of miles to reunite with their masters.
Why Do Pets Make Us Happy?

Why Do Pets Make Us Happy?

Nothing beats the feeling of seeing a happy dog or friendly cat come running over to you looking for a pat on the head or a scratch behind the ears. Why do pets make us happy? Pets do a lot more than just keep us company. The unconditional love that they provide us with is priceless and incomparable to any love that we get other humans.

Dog Names Starting With Z

Are you looking for dog names starting with Z? Well, you're in the right place! Getting a new pup would mean preparing for a new set...
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How Many Dogs Are Too Many?

We've all been there. Pet owners of one dog think, "Maybe I should get one more." Then, once you get the second dog, you'll...
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Can Dogs Get Sick From Humans?

If you have been caring for dogs for quite a while now, you must have known we can get sick from them. Rabies, giardia—name...
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Dandie Dinmont Terrier Breed Profile

Not a lot of people know about this breed, but the Dandie Dinmont Terrier is not something you should ignore when you chance upon...