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What Types and Forms of Glucosamine Are Available for Dogs?

Is your dog starting to have pain or mobility issues due to his or her age? Glucosamine is one of the most popular supplements for dogs for hip support, joint support and arthritis. Usually glucosamine is combined with chondroitin and MSM to…
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Maybe it is Time for a Dog Trainer

One of the tougher decisions we have when owning a dog is deciding whether some form of training is needed. On the surface, our dog's behavior seems reasonable, and any issues are played off as unique quirks that we've learned to love. But those…
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3 Healthy Dog Habits That You Should Start Today

Owning a dog is certainly one of the most joyful experiences that we get to have as humans. There are few things in life that compare to the bond and companionship that comes with having a best friend with four legs and a fur coat. Families…

Making the Decision to Get a Dog

So, you decided to have a pet dog. Making this decision is something to be taken seriously. Let’s take some factors into consideration: Dogs require a substantial investment of your time and money for a significant number of years. …
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Five Simple Tips to Help You Care for Your Older Dog

As our pet dogs get older their needs change, as caring owners we want to do everything we can to help them ease comfortably into old age. So in this blog post I am going to share five simple ways that you can make your senior dog’s life…
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Five Essential Considerations Before Purchasing a Pet Snake

Purchasing any new pet needs a lot of thought. However, snakes need special considerations prior to making a final decision. Continue reading for five key things to bear in mind. Snakes need special environments Most snakes require a certain…

So You Want to Open a Veterinary Clinic

There are few things in life more satisfying than becoming a veterinarian. Being able to make a career out of helping others keep their pets healthy. It can be emotionally grueling at times, but also incredibly satisfying. If you’re going…
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Emotional Support Animals and You

In a world filled with stress (especially right now), many people have turned to emotional support pets. These allow people with a myriad of physical and mental health issues to leave a more comfortable life. There’s a lot of questions and…

Some Wild Animals that People Keep as Pets

Like many of you in quarantine, I’ve turned to binge watching to cull my boredom. That means lots of Netflix, Hulu, and the newest season of HBO’s Westworld. But there is a show that has caught the national eye, Tiger King. This insane…
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Adopting or Fostering During a Pandemic

Over the past couple weeks our world has been turned upside down. The coronavirus has become a pandemic and led to countless illnesses and deaths. With it has come extreme measures by the government to stop the spread of this deadly virus. Quarantines…
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Kid Friendly Cafes for the Holidays

The best way to enjoy all the benefits of a wonderful, child-friendly cafe, is to hire the services of one. With kids' activities available in just about any cafes, it is not impossible to take your child to a cafe that is actually a playground.…

Pros and Cons of Owning a Cockapoo

Cockapoos are extremely popular, so if you have considered welcoming one of these lovable, warm and intelligent crossbreeds into your home, we are not surprised. However, as dog ownership is not something you should take lightly, you need to…

Adding a Fluffy Cat to Your Home

Out of all the breeds of cats out there, I love some good old fashioned fluffy cats. Sure they don’t bode well for my allergies, but they look majestic. And there may not be anyone better to cuddle with. As you might expect, there are some…
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How Do You Keep A Dog Safe And Healthy?

  Dogs have been man’s best companions for tens of thousands of years. And there’s no surprise that there are 89.7 million dogs in the United States alone. Keeping your dog safe, happy, and healthy becomes crucial for mankind because…
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Creating A Dog-Friendly Yard With A Few Simple Steps

Having a backyard space that your dog can enjoy is great. However if that space isn’t designed for your pooch, you may end up doing more harm than good for your pet. So here are some simple ways you can help make your yard doggie-friendly.…
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Fall Dangers and Adventures for Your Dog

As we reach the midpoint of October, my favorite part of the season is here. The weather dips a bit, leaves change, and crisp outdoor air becomes a refreshing relief from the humid Summer. I just love fall. But with this time of season comes…
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Quality Dog Gear is Worth the Cost

On occasion I head over to Reddit and look for information or the viral videos. But one subreddit has caught my attention and become valuable. It’s the /r/buyitforlife sub which features people discussing products in our lives that we can…
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Advantages of Registering Your Service Dog

As a service dog owner, the joys of leading a more independent life with a treasured companion far outweigh much of the hassle you may receive when you are traveling around with your dog. But unfortunately, many service dog owners do experience…
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Assisting You In Your Attempt To Find Pet Friendly Accommodation

Holiday use is something every person or family tries to take advantage of as often as possible. These experiences help lift people out of their hectic, traditional way of life and search for the pure pleasure of visiting specific places, parks…
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Comfortis for Dogs and Other Flea Removal Tips

Finding out your dog has a flea infestation is dreadful news. Your first thoughts are with your dog who is on the front lines dealing with them. These suckers bite and cause great discomfort. Tiny red bumps form that they can’t help but scratch.…
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Why Brushing is so Important

Brushing our dogs often feel like something that comes out of necessity to keep our home clean. The more we brush, the less our dog sheds. And if you let your dog sleep on the bed or sit on the couch, excess fur can be an enormous pain to clean. But…
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Apartment Hunting as a Dog Owner

If you've spent some time in your life moving from apartment to apartment, you know how dreadful the experience can be as a dog owner. The first thing you'll notice is a "No Pets Allowed" notice on a large percent of the listings. Some just…
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The Helpless Feeling of Caring For an Arthritic Dog

There’s a feeling of helplessness that overcomes us when our dog is in pain. Watching them struggle to move, we’d do anything to make them feel better. Recently I’ve encountered this with my parents dog “Russ”. He’s 11 years old…
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A Bearded Dragon and a Dog?

While I was carousing around Reddit the other day, I found a photo of a dog with some kind of lizard on his back. They both looked comfy and completely safe with each other. I was flabbergasted and decided to look more into this lizard which…
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What are the different types of training for your dog?

Dog training is the most important part of owning a dog. It is the application of behavior analysis. Dog training dates back to at least Roman times. There are a variety of established ways of dog training some of the better known ones are clicker…
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Should I Use a Collar or Harness?

Ask a dog owner the best way to walk a dog and you'll get an array of answers. For decades, using a collar was the preferred way to control your four-legged companion. But a recent surge in the use of dog harnesses has made the routine task…
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Sleeping Comfortably With Pets

Sharing your bed with your dog or cat does not necessarily have to be a nuisance. In fact, sleeping with your pet can be quite comforting. According to a recent study conducted by Mayo Clinic, and published by Time Magazine, sleeping with…
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Healthy Sleep Habits and Pets

It is easy to separate you and your pets’ sleep when you’re taking care of hamsters or fish. But when you share a living space with your furry friend, things tend to be pretty different. An indoor dog or pet can have various designated spaces…
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2 Ways Pet Parents Waste Money Proven by Simple Mathematics

Buying expensive pet products and supplies is not an absolute waste. Mainly because, expensive pet items such as dry dog food, often contain better ingredients. Simply put, you get a better product for paying more. However, there are ways…

AmazonSmile and Pet Charities

If you're like me, you can't live without Amazon. I find myself buying almost everything I need from them including toilet paper. It's a huge convenience and just a way of life. So when I learned that a small percent of that money I was already…