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Need Help Managing a Barking Dog?

January 10, 2019

Wouldn't it be great if you could quietly stop your neighbor's dog from barking all night? Of course, it would be. After all, you love dogs but you also love having a little peace and quiet....

Why Leash Training Is Important for Every Dog

January 4, 2019

So... you got a new pet over the holidays and are eager to teach your best friend all the things he or she needs to know. Starting with come, sit and stay, guarantees you will have the basics...

Make Sure Your Pets Have a Safe New Year's

December 27, 2018

New Year's Eve is one of the most popular times of year for people to gather with friends and family to celebrate both an end and a new beginning. Unfortunately for many pets, this can be a scary...

How to Avoid Dog Bites during the Holidays

December 24, 2018

Did you know more than 4.5 million people are bitten by dogs in the United States annually? According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, approximately 1 in 5 dog-bite victims...

Dos and Don'ts for Washing Your Pet

November 7, 2018

Well, the holidays are almost here. Friends and family will be stopping by or sitting down to enjoy a great meal. But, what is that smell? It seems that when Fido had to roll all over some dead...

Is Catnip Harmful for Your Dog?

November 7, 2018

The short answer is NO. Even though some cats freak out at the aroma of catnip, it is 100% a normal response. There is nothing addictive or lasting about smelling or ingesting catnip. Once the...

Does Your Dog Have Kennel Cough?

October 5, 2018

Although a runny nose, sneezing and low-grade fever are common symptoms of the disease, an unmistakable honking cough is the most telltale sign that your dog has kennel cough. While Bordetella is...

Can a Dog Remember a Littermate?

October 4, 2018

Although a dog's memory is not like a human's, it does share crucial DNA with the wolves from which dogs descended. Considering dogs are still pack animals, it is logical to assume that the longer...

Health Tips for Diving Dogs

September 18, 2018

If you are an adult swimmer, you probably don't spend a lot of time in your pool retrieving objects from the bottom. Although many dogs prefer to fish his or her ball out of the water with their...

Should You Be the One to Bathe Your Dog?

September 11, 2018

If bath time for your dog is total chaos, you might want to read our collection of helpful tips. After all, dogs don't seem to mind living a smelly life near as much as they dislike being bathed....


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