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How to Keep Your Dog (and Your Home!) Happy This Winter

Ah, winter time. There’s a chill in the air that makes everything feel cozy. The ground might be covered in a magical blanket of snow. But what to do when your pup is used to spending his time outside? And how do you keep your home clean with the mess he’s bound to track in? […]

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Disaster Preparedness for Pets: Disaster Kit Essentials

First Hurricane Harvey and now Hurricane Irma.  They’re a reminder that disasters can strike anytime, anyplace – and one right after the other.  So now’s a good time to check your disaster preparedness kit to make sure you’re all stocked up with necessities.  And that includes emergency supplies for your pets, including: A blanket from […]

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Adopting Senior Dogs: Why Their Love is Special

Puppies and young dogs love everyone. And who can resist their sloppy, friendly kisses and not love them in return? That’s one of the reasons most people decide to adopt a furry youngster from a shelter or rescue group. But what about senior dogs? Well if you adopt a senior dog, you’ll find they have […]

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Tips for New Pet Parents, Part 2: Puppies

In the first article in our series about bringing home a new puppy or kitten, we offered some basic tips for new pet parents. In this article, we’re going to offer some more specific tips—this time for pet parents who are welcoming a puppy into their home: Get them potty trained Puppies usually want to go potty about 30 […]

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6 Favorite Pet Tech Products From CES

More than 100,000 people converged in Las Vegas at the 50th annual Consumer Electronics Show (CES), the world’s largest consumer technology show. This year, more than 3,800 exhibitors showed off thousands of innovative new technologies – from the latest in computers and TVs to self-driving cars and a wealth of connected smart home gadgets. And, this […]

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Vet Q and A: Supplements for Dogs

Your dog is showing signs he has achy hips and joints. Or perhaps his skin is looking a little flaky. And you’re wondering if you should add a health supplement to his diet. To help you with this decision, we sat down with Dr. Sasha Naugler and Dr. Laura Wiles with our Vet Council for […]

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Celebrating Independence Day Like A Dog

Happy 4th of July, readers! Ever wonder how your dog celebrates The Fourth? Well, now we know! Here are the 10 ways your pup celebrates Independence Day…their way! 1. *YAAAAWN* “Can’t believe it’s the big day!” Good morning ?☕️??#rhodesianridgeback #ridgeback #dogwakingup #stilltired #goodmorningworld A photo posted by Lea Kehr (@malitheridgeback) on Feb 19, 2016 at […]

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Water Safety for Your Dog

Water can be a huge attraction for dogs and dog families throughout the warm weather months, whether it’s in a pool, a lake or river, or the beach. Many dogs love to swim and it can be great exercise for them, especially for those with hip and joint pain; water exercise puts less stress on […]

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5 Photos That Prove a Dog’s Unconditional Love is Actually Mutual

#mansbestfriend #furbaby #loyal #willneverbetrayyou #lovemydoggy #unconditionallove #dogs #cats #animallover A photo posted by Diane Nolan (@dianenolan25) on Aug 7, 2015 at 7:38pm PDT   One of the best things about a dog is the unconditional love in its heart. There are literally no strings attached and it’s one of the best feelings in the world. […]

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5 Summer ‘People’ Foods That Cats And Dogs Shouldn’t Eat, Plus 5 Healthy Alternatives

Ask almost anyone and they’ll tell you that summer is grilling season. From onions and steaks to peaches and corn, we Americans will put pretty much anything on the grill. And it’s for a few very good reasons: grilling puts the heat from cooking outside, saving air conditioning costs; there’s nothing like the taste of […]