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Activities to Ease Dog Anxiety and Boredom

April 12, 2024 By admin

They say a tired dog is a good dog. Mental enrichment and stimulation is a surefire way to make any dog tired, but is especially beneficial to those who are anxious, or simply bored. A lot like humans, dogs can make some silly decisions when their anxiety or boredom are left unchecked. Some may destroy couch pillows, some may have accidents in the house, but regardless these are behaviors we want our dogs to avoid. Simple activities and enrichment exercises require little effort from the owner but make a world of difference in easing the side… Read More
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Why Is Grooming Good for Your Dog?

April 10, 2024 By admin

Dogs are one of the most popular family pets in the United States and around the world. They provide us with companionship, love, and a sense of security. According to a Global Pet Industry survey, 27% of pet owners used pet daycare services during the past year. Many also obtain dog grooming services for their beloved family pets. If you are considering having your dog groomed, here are some reasons why grooming is good for your dog. Healthy Coat and Less Shedding One of the most common reasons people seek the help of dog grooming services is to care for… Read More
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Dog Food Allergies 101

April 8, 2024 By admin

It can come in many forms, presenting with persistent itching with no obvious cause, irritable bowels, or even a refusal to eat. Dogs with food allergies can be an anomaly to diagnose, but it’s something a lot of pet owners struggle with. Because food allergies in dogs can vary a great deal, it’s important to know that it could be a long journey to finding what exactly your dog is allergic to. Below are the basics to help you get started with finding a solution. What is a food allergy in dogs?… Read More
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4 Pet Safety Tips for Spring

April 1, 2024 By admin

At long last the trees are beginning to sprout leaves and the grass really is becoming greener. As you begin to plan warm-weather adventures and spend more time outdoors, it’s easy to forget that Spring brings hidden dangers for our dogs. With a little bit of extra care, you can ensure your pup can finally end his cabin fever and stay safe while doing so.     Ticks and fleas Two of the biggest dangers to our dogs during spring and summer are actually quite little. Ticks and fleas… Read More
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5 Easy Ways to Socialize Your Dog

March 23, 2024 By admin

Dogs are pack animals and naturally tend to be quite social – although some prefer solitude, and that’s okay! Dog socialization is a key aspect to leading a happy and worry-free lifestyle. To socialize your dog properly takes a lot of intentional work. While most people associate dog socialization with puppies – which is very important – it’s never too late to socialize your dog. Adult dogs benefit from socialization work just as much as puppies do. Some dogs may never be social butterflies, but here are five easy ways you can introduce a dog of… Read More
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Preparing a Puppy for Boarding and Daycare

March 18, 2024 By admin

Part of being a dog parent is accepting that we can’t be home all the time and our dogs can’t accompany us everywhere. That’s where boarding and daycare facilities come into play. Both provide safe and reliable options for your dog to be monitored, exercised and loved on when you need to be elsewhere. These are especially great options for puppies who require a bit more supervision when you need to be away. And just like sending your children to school, your puppy may need a bit of prepping before going to daycare or boarding. Read More
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Banish Bad Dog Breath Once and For All

March 11, 2024 By admin

There’s nothing quite like puppy breath, but as your dog ages those sweet kisses may turn a bit funky. It’s not uncommon for dog owners to overlook dental hygiene until it’s a bit too late. Luckily, there are simple solutions when it comes to beating bad dog breath. The first thing to note is that bad breath can have many causes. From poor diet, to age, to more serious things like kidney disease. At a starting point, it’s always best to have your dog evaluated by a veterinarian to dispel anything more serious going on than… Read More
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4 Benefits of Using Dog Boarding Services

March 4, 2024 By admin

According to the American Pet Products Association, over 90.5 million households nationwide are home to at least one pet. Your dog is there to greet you every day when you get home from work! Leaving home can instantly fill you with anxiety because you have to leave a family member behind. However, dog boarding services can give your companion the home away from home they need. Here are four benefits to consider. 1. Expert Care The staff at dog boarding facilities have years of experience to ensure your pet has the specialized care they need. Staff can quickly provide supervised… Read More
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Easy Ways to Trim Your Dog’s Nails

March 3, 2024 By admin

Grooming is an essential part of dog ownership. Keeping our canine companions smelling good is a perk for us, but it also means a healthier coat and skin. But quality grooming goes beyond just giving our dog a bath, it includes keeping their nails in order. Trimming your dog’s nails is easier said than done for most. Many dogs are uncooperative, pulling and tugging on their paws as we try to keep hold. Luckily, technology is adapting, and owners are getting creative when it comes to providing an enjoyable nail trimming experience for their pup. How… Read More
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Prioritize These 4 Canine Vaccines for Spring

February 28, 2024 By admin

Spring is on its way, or so the groundhog said. And with the warmer weather comes plenty of new bacteria and viruses for dogs and humans alike. Since we’ve spent most of the winter cooped up, missing out on the bright days ahead due to illness can be a downer. By ensuring your dog is up to date on his vaccines, you can rest assured that your springtime plans won’t be in danger. Here are some of the most recommended vaccines to have this Spring. Rabies – This highly transmissible disease that attacks the… Read More
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