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Fruits and Veggies Dogs Can and Cannot Eat

September 23, 2019

While many human foods are perfectly safe for dogs to eat, some are very unhealthy and downright dangerous. It is critical to know which fruits and vegetables you can feed your dog so you can ensure their safety as they digest differently than humans do. Eating the wrong foods can lead to long-term health problems…

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Tips to Keep Your Dog’s Breath Smelling Fresh

June 17, 2019

As a dog owner, you have most likely experienced some smelly kisses and you’re probably aware that one of the worst things a dog can have is bad breath. Just like in humans, the build-up of plaque and tartar can lead to the development of bacteria that causes bad breath, which is why taking care…

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How to Property Potty Train Your Puppy

April 24, 2019

Are you in the process of adopting a puppy or dog, and need to prepare for potty training? This blog can help get you started. Below are some tips and tricks to ensure you’re on the right path to properly potty training your puppy. GIVE THEM ROOM Give your puppy a decent amount of freedom…

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How Often Should You Wash Your Dog and Other Bathing Tips

March 26, 2019

Although most dogs would much rather skip the bath, bathing plays an important role in the health of your dog’s coat and skin. While dogs do not require daily baths the same way as we do, they still require regular baths. How regular for your pup depends on several factors including the type of coat…

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Keeping Your Dog Happy, Healthy, and Warm in the Winter

February 7, 2019

Here are some helpful tips to keep in mind for when those winter months strike and you want to ensure your dog is safe and well taken care of. LIMIT YOUR DOG’S TIME OUTDOORS Even the toughest of dogs aren’t meant to spend time outdoors in freezing temperatures. No matter how thick their coat is,…

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Prepare Yourself with a Pet First Aid Kit

January 23, 2019

Most homes have first aid kits prepared in case of an emergency with you or a loved one, but it rarely crosses a pet owner’s mind to have a first aid kit prepared for your dog or puppy. You never know when disaster will strike, so it’s always important to be prepared! In this blog,…

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The Importance of Puppy Socialization

November 13, 2018

Behavioral problems are one of the leading reasons for the relinquishment of dogs into animal shelters. Hundreds of thousands of dogs are euthanized every year in the U.S. as a result of overpopulation in shelters. It’s a shame to think that a lot of these puppies could have been spared if only the proper steps…

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Benefits of Doggie Daycare

September 18, 2017

Doggy daycare can be a great option for pet owners. If you’re a working pet parent, you know how difficult it is to leave your dog all day. Daycare is a great option to keep your dog occupied while you’re gone. Here are some reasons why doggie daycare might be a great option for you…

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What is Puppy Socialization?

January 4, 2017

Puppy socialization starts when they are about 3 weeks old and ends at around 16-20 weeks. This is a crucial time in a dog’s life because it is when they are most receptive to learning. A puppy that is not socialized properly is likely to be anxious or afraid when in contact with certain people,…

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