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Pet Travel Safety: Make Sure Your Pet Buckles Up

Pet Travel Safety: Make Sure Your Pet Buckles Up

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This post contains affiliate links Recently, I was talking to my brother about pet travel with his dog. He said the dog (a Pomeranian) sits on his lap while he drives. Upon hearing this, I cautioned him about the dangers of not having the dog restrained while driving. The caution about wearing seat belts while […]

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  June 19, 2017   No comments
Bananas: Healthy Dog Treat?

Bananas: Healthy Dog Treat?

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  My dogs LOVE bananas!  Every time they see me with one, they come over wanting a bite.  I split the pointy end piece between them, their fruit bite of the day. I’m a big believer in feeding healthy treats, and bananas fill the bill. Health Benefits of Bananas For Your Dog They’re also rich […]

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  April 19, 2017   No comments
Dog Behavior:  Your Dog Is Watching You

Dog Behavior: Your Dog Is Watching You

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  Ever notice your dog will steal food when you aren’t in the room?  This dog behavior is known by many of us, but recent studies indicate there may be more to it than we realized. Background Studies conducted in 2009 by the Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology indicate dogs may use a higher […]

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  April 13, 2017   No comments
World Spay Day: It’s The Day To Talk Spay

World Spay Day: It’s The Day To Talk Spay

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Today is World Spay Day. Here are some facts on the benefits of spay/neuter and what happens when pets are not spayed or neutered. Why Spay and Neuter Is Important A dog or cat as young as 4 months of age can get pregnant. Litter mates can produce a litter! Cats typically enter their first […]

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  February 28, 2017   No comments
5 Ways To Healthy Skin And Coat For Your Dog

5 Ways To Healthy Skin And Coat For Your Dog

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Having healthy skin and coat makes your dog look and feel better.  If you notice your dog scratching often he may have an allergy, adrenal problems or a parasite of some kind. Dry skin problems may be easy to correct, or might involve a visit to the vet to determine the underlying cause and set […]

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  February 11, 2017   No comments
5 Steps to Keeping Your Dog’s Crate Clean

5 Steps to Keeping Your Dog’s Crate Clean

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Our dogs often think of the crate as a safe haven, but he/she won’t enjoy crate time if the inside isn’t clean. Here are some recommendations for keeping dog crates clean: Launder Bedding Regularly When shopping for crate mats, look for ones that can be thrown in the washer or have a removable washable cover. Be […]

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  February 6, 2017   No comments
Making Meal Time Fun For Your Dog

Making Meal Time Fun For Your Dog

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Does your dog tend to gobble his food?  Is your dog acting out because he’s bored and needs some mental stimulation? The “find-it” game Most dogs seems to instinctually catch on to this game quickly.  Hide small portions of food at various locations in your house, then tell your dog to find it.  This will […]

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  January 31, 2017   No comments