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Animal Shelter & Rescue Needs

Numbering in the millions, dogs and cats in shelters are constantly in need. And with the new year, it’s just the time to commit to improving the lives of these furry sweethearts.  Learn what shelters need with our list of…

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Understanding Bloat in Dogs (GDV)

Have you heard of canine bloat? Read on to find out what causes bloat in dogs, how to prevent it, and to learn if your dog is susceptible. Canine Bloat: It doesn’t sound like anything to worry about, but this…

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Caring for Your Dog’s Ears

It’s true, your dog’s ears need regular care and consideration — in addition to ear rubs, of course. Read on for quick tips to care for your dog’s ears and signs there may be an issue. Arguably the silkiest and…

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A Dog, A Skunk, A Thanksgiving Tale

Did your dog have an unfortunate meeting with a skunk? Find out the best way to de-skunk a dog with the best tried and tested instructions to bring back your dog’s unique glorious scent. The classic American Thanksgiving story: Dinner’s…

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Thanksgiving Safety for Dogs

It’s tempting to share holiday foods with our beloved pets, but some are downright dangerous for dogs. Find out which Thanksgiving foods are safe for your dog to nibble. Our dogs are part of the family, so naturally, we want…

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Warm Up to Kennel Comforter Programs

So-called Cage or Kennel Comforter Programs are a novel way to help pets in shelters. Volunteers create and donate handmade blankets, knit beds, comforters for shelter pets in their communities to keep them warm and comfortable. Learn how to get…

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Choosing the Best Food for Your Dog

Are you choosing the best dog food for your dog? Be prepared with the knowledge you are providing the best possible choice for your unique dog. When it comes to choosing dog food, there’s no single food that’s best for…

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What It Takes to Become a Vet

Do you have what it takes to become a Veterinarian? Just how much training is required? Once you learn, you’ll be assured you and your pup are in good hands at the vet. Admit it – at least once in…

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Caring for Your Dog’s Cold

It’s true – dogs can get seasonal colds just like us. Read on to be prepared with the knowledge you need to care for your dog. Every year it’s the same story. Just as the glorious summer slips away, cold…

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The Physical Vet Exam in Ten Steps

Do you know what veterinarians are looking for during your dog’s physical exam? Learn what to look for so you can involve yourself in the process. Vets have all the luck. Their patients are cute, furry and don’t ask for…

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Tips for Preventing Dog Collar Accidents

Be aware of potential dog collar accidents and how you can keep your pup safe with a few preventative measures and supervision. It’s every dog’s must-have accessory. And yet, tragically the collar can be deadly in certain situations, even when…

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Dealing with Dog Separation Anxiety

Dog separation anxiety is common in varying degrees and can be difficult to treat. Find advice and see our resources to help lessen or eliminate it. There’s a reason dogs bark at school buses. Just like kids, they loathe back-to-school…

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