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10 Tips To Help Prevent Flea Bites On Dogs

10 Tips To Help Prevent Flea Bites On Dogs

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(Picture Credit: Getty Images) Fleas aren’t just gross. They’re a nuisance for dogs that can cause itching, injuries, and secondary skin conditions. If left untreated, dogs can hurt themselves with all the scratching, which leaves them open to infections and other issues. Of course, the best way to treat a flea infestation is to prevent…

What To Consider When Buying A Life Jacket For Your Dog

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(Image Credit: Colleen Gara/Getty Images) Have you ever thought about getting your dog a life jacket for boat rides and water activities? It might be an odd thing to consider. Why does my dog need a life jacket? Can’t dogs swim? We like to think that our pets have retained all of their wild instincts, but…

Would Your Solo Dog Benefit From A Fur Sibling? Fostering Is One Way To...

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(Picture Credit: Julia) About five years ago, we were a single Shih Tzu dog family. George quite enjoyed being the only dog in our home, but then a friend of mine went to a rescue to foster a dog and brought me along. One very sweet, shy little pup, came and sat at my feet…
7 Signs Your Dog Is Having A Seizure

7 Signs Your Dog Is Having A Seizure

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(Picture Credit: Westend61/Getty Images) There’s nothing worse than the feeling of knowing something is wrong with your dog and not being sure what’s going on. It’s even more anxiety-inducing when the symptoms have a wide, vague range, like muscle spasms and drooling. If your dog is acting “off” and suddenly falls to the ground with…
Degenerative Myelopathy In Dogs: Symptoms, Causes, & Treatments

Degenerative Myelopathy In Dogs: Symptoms, Causes, & Treatments

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(Picture Credit: Getty Images) Degenerative myelopathy in dogs, also known as chronic degenerative radiculomyelopathy and German Shepherd myelopathy, is a hereditary disease. It causes fibers in the brain, spinal chord, and nerves to break down over time. This condition usually appears in dogs over the age of seven years old and is more common in…
Prostate Cancer In Dogs: Symptoms, Causes, & Treatments

Prostate Cancer In Dogs: Symptoms, Causes, & Treatments

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(Picture Credit: Getty Images) Prostate cancer in dogs is a rare but deadly form of cancer that can easily metastasize and spread to other organs and areas of the body, including the lungs, bones, and lymph nodes. It can affect both neutered and non-neutered male dogs of any breed, though it’s more common in large…
5 Of The Best Items To Give Your Dog More Personal Space

5 Of The Best Items To Give Your Dog More Personal Space

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(Picture Credit: Cavan Images/Getty Images) Dogs are wonderfully social creatures. There’s nothing like having your beloved pooch accompany you on a long walk, a trip to run errands, or lounging and relaxing together in the garden. But it’s also vital that you grant your resident canine a little personal space from time to time. Adding…

5 Of The Best Toys To Bond With Your Dog During Shelter In Place

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(Picture Credit: Carol Yepes/Getty Images) Living through a shelter in place situation can be tough. But along with taking all of the necessary personal steps to safeguard your family and your community, it’s important that you don’t overlook your dog’s welfare! One of the best ways to reassure your dog that all is calm and…
Spring Cleaning: 12 Must-Have Items To Help Dog Owners Tidy Up

Spring Cleaning: 12 Must-Have Items To Help Dog Owners Tidy Up

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(Picture Credit: Ivan Ozerov/Getty Images) It’s the time of year to start spring cleaning, and dog owners in particular know how difficult that can be. We love our shedding, drooling, accident-having best friends, even when they track in mud from the wet, spring weather or roll around in some fresh, pollen-covered flowers. But we also…
Is Your Dog Afraid To Let You Out Of Their Sight? Here’s What You Should Know

Is Your Dog Afraid To Let You Out Of Their Sight? Here’s What You...

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(Picture Credit: Getty Images) Do you have a velcro dog? Dogs are pack animals, and you are your pack’s leader. It’s natural for your dog to want to follow you. While some dogs follow their owners everywhere they go out of sheer love, sometimes the reason why dogs stick to their owners like velcro is…