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Heat Stroke In Dogs: Pay Attention to Signs

Heat Stroke In Dogs: Pay Attention to Signs

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Have you heard of hyperthermia? That is a rise in body temperature beyond the normal range. It usually occurs due to inflammation in the body or a hot environment. When a dog is exposed to extreme elevated temperatures, he can suffer from heat stroke or heat exhaustion. If your dog suffers from heat stroke, that […]

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  July 7, 2020   No comments
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 8, 2020   No comments
Keep Your Dog From Becoming Lost

Keep Your Dog From Becoming Lost

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It’s scary how quickly a dog can become lost! There are several steps you can take to keep your dog from becoming lost.  Here are some suggestions: Disclosure: This post contains affiliate links. We receive a small commission on goods purchased via these links, at no additional cost to you. Accompany your dog outside  Often, dog […]

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  May 28, 2020   No comments
Dogs Roll In Smelly Stuff: Why Do They Do It?

Dogs Roll In Smelly Stuff: Why Do They Do It?

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Ever been walking with your dog and suddenly he begins rolling in something smelly on the ground? The May 2020 issue of Whole Dog Journal shares reasons why dogs roll in smelly stuff.. Disclosure: This blog post contains an affiliate link. We receive a small commission on goods purchased via this link, at no additional […]

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  May 11, 2020   No comments
Easter Egg Hunt Fun With Find It Game

Easter Egg Hunt Fun With Find It Game

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There will be many Easter egg hunts happening this weekend, so why not plan one for your dog or cat using the find it game? Disclosure: This post contains affiliate links.  We earn a small commission on goods purchased via these links, at no additional cost to you. Many of my pet clients love to […]

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  April 8, 2020   No comments