Summer Heat

Summer’s not over and those lingering hot days can really sneak up on you and your pet. Every year over 5,000 pets die from exposure to the excessive heat inside cars. When taking those last minute road-trips and traveling with you cat or dog make sure you remember that your pets can overheat much faster […]

Pupsicles Review – Scott River Ranch

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Bones are a good way for your dog to get both physical and mental stimulation, they also help clean your dog’s gums and teeth. Scott River Ranch has 100% Organic bones from grass fed cows.  Make sure whenever you offer your dog a bone that the bone has not been cooked and that you supervise […]

Dog Diarrhea and My Offended Nose

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Between my husband and I Sadie and Rusty get out for a walk pretty much everyday. Sunday, when Chris was out walking  Sadie and Rusty, they found something nasty to eat. Chris told them to leave it but not fast enough it turns out. Fast forward a day to Monday, Chris comes home from work, […]

Dogs may help detect cancer

We know dogs can sense of smell is amazing but did you know dogs are better at detecting cancer than routine blood test? Dogs are being trained on how to sniff out cancer and they’re doing an excellent job of it. With early detection cancer patients are more likely to survive. Who says you can’t […]

Sweetheart or pet?

If you were forced to choose between your pet and your significant other, who would win? It seems most people would choose their significant other. However, a recent poll discovered that 14% of people asked this question said they would choose their pet over their other half. I’m willing to bet those same 14% are […]

Health Advantages of Pet Ownership

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  This is a guest post written by Bobbi from All Dogs Big and Small. Bobbi believes dogs should receive the best possible care and her store has nothing but all natural and healthy items. There are those who question, are we humanizing dogs too much? Expensive outfits, designer collars, organic treats and feed, human […]

Why Feed Puppy Food and When to Switch to Adult Food

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  This is a guest post written by Lorie Huston, she is an amazing veterinarian who is always willing to share her knowledge with others without reserve. Anyone who has cared for a puppy realizes how quickly they grow. Sometimes, it seems as though you can see them growing overnight. This rapid growth means that […]

Five Indoor Dog Games

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  Sometimes it is hard to get your dog outside for his all-important walk. Here is a list of indoor games to play with your dog when it’s too cold, the snow’s too deep, your dog is sensitive to heat, or the weather outside just won’t let up long enough to let you your pooch […]

New Year’s Resolutions for a Happy Dog

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It’s that time of the year when we look back and see the things we want to change for the coming year. We resolve to bring in the New Year with changes, which will make for a better year to come. I propose to you, as a responsible pet owner, to include your pet among […]

Christmas Safety Tips for Your Dog

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  With Christmas right around the corner, I thought it might be helpful to give a few tips on how to keep our pets happy and healthy throughout the holiday season. Several of the plants commonly purchased for decorations during the Christmas season are poisonous to pets and children, such as poinsettia and mistletoe. Choose […]

How to Choose a Dog Trainer

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Whether you just adopted a new puppy, or are interested in modifying the behavior of your adult dog, it’s important to find a quality dog trainer. Not only someone who gets results, but someone who also works to improve the relationship between you and your dog. Today there are many people who call themselves dog […]

How to Choose A Doggy Daycare

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It seems like everybody is jumping on the doggy daycare bandwagon these days, and for a good reason. Your dog gets exercise while you’re at work and gets to play with other dogs. New puppy owners also don’t have to worry about their puppy sitting alone in a crate all day. However, it’s a good […]

How to Find a Pet Sitter

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As pet owners we love our pets, but no matter how much we enjoy being with our four-legged companions sometimes it’s not always practical to have them with us. That being said, I hate leaving my dogs behind or alone. I usually feel like I’m being selfish and abandoning them. So when I do have […]

12 Tips for Finding a Lost Dog

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Have you ever lost your dog? Losing your best friend can be a very scary experience and cause a lot of stress. This last weekend, while I was out walking my dogs a car driving by stopped. The driver asked me if I had seen his dog, and unfortunately, for the driver of the car […]

History of the Pit Bull Breed

Pit Bulls were once the favorite dog of the United States, think World War Two and The Little Rascals. This incredible video by Kenn Bell of the Dog Files shows that Pit Bulls are just dogs no more no less. The Pit Bull problem isn’t the dogs, by any means. The pit bull problem is people. The people […]