National Pet Memorial Day

Second Sunday in September People love their pets. We quickly grow attached to our pets. National Pet Memorial Day is an opportunity to bring closure to the departure of our beloved pets. It allows us to fondly remember our departed pet(s). There … Read More

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Scary facts about Lyme disease in dogs

Lyme disease is a scary thought for people, with approximately 30,000 cases of the illness being reported to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) every year. But are you aware that Lyme disease can also affect dogs? Like … Read More

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Dog Care Tips for a Healthy Summer

During the hot summer months, your dog can suffer from all sorts of season-specific problems. To make sure you keep your dog healthy this summer, it helps to have some advice. Here are some tips to help make sure your … Read More

Barking dog?

Is your barking dog driving you crazy?   Before calling it bad behavior, consider the possible causes since barking is dogs’ most useful form of vocal communication, and serves a variety of functions. Reasons Dog Bark Territorial Barking: excessive barking in response to … Read More

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Xylitol and dogs

Is Xylitol dangerous for dogs?   Most people have heard of the alternative sweetener called xylitol. This sugar substitute is often recommended for diabetics and has been praised for its ability to reduce the process of tooth decay. Xylitol has … Read More

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Best dog breeds for assisted living communities

Pets in an assisted living community.   No matter the size – it is important to choose the right dog for pet ownership in an assisted living community. Moving into an assisted living community should not require one to give up … Read More

How to spot service dogs
Service Dogs and How to Spot Them

How to spot service dogs.   Service dogs are specially trained to assist people with disabilities. Service dogs are more than just guide dogs for the blind. Service dogs are working dogs. In addition to hearing dogs and guide dogs, … Read More

How much should my dog eat
How much should your dog eat?

“How much should my dog eat?” Dogs come in all shapes and sizes, so it can be tough to decide just how much your dog should be eating. Feed him too much and you’ll have an overweight pooch that could … Read More