Common Digestive Problems in Dogs
Mar12

Common Digestive Problems in Dogs

Chances are, your dog will have a few digestive problems in his lifetime. Understand what the most common issues are, and what do to when symptoms arise. Digestive problems are among the most common reasons people take their dogs to the vet. There are two types – acute and chronic – and how they’re treated depend on the causes and symptoms, which can range from vomiting and diarrhea to inappetence and weight loss. Top acute digestive...

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12 Common Dog Parenting Mistakes
Mar09

12 Common Dog Parenting Mistakes

We all strive to do the best for our dogs, but we may overlook or misunderstand some aspect of canine care. Check this list of some of the most common dog parenting mistakes, and how they can be corrected. As much as we love our dogs, nobody’s perfect, and we sometimes make errors when it comes to their care. Most of us also know people in our neighborhoods who really aren’t caring for their dogs as well as they should be. Education...

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Top Tips for Finding The Best Dog Bed
Mar09

Top Tips for Finding The Best Dog Bed

Your dog’s sleeping arrangements can help or hinder his well-being, so it’s important to buy him a bed he loves! Here are a few tips to help you in the hunt. Like us, dogs need adequate sleep to thrive. In fact, the average adult dog requires 12 to 14 hours of shut-eye a day! So selecting the right bed for your dog is an important step in ensuring his health and happiness – but the options seem endless. Is it better to shop for...

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The Best Ways To Treat Cracked Paw Pads
Mar08

The Best Ways To Treat Cracked Paw Pads

Follow these tips for treating your dog’s cracked paw pads before they get worse! Your pups paws aren’t just cute to look at – they also serve several important functions. Paw pads act as shock absorbers to protect your dog’s bones and joints, create a barrier between his feet and dangerous elements such as ice and hot asphalt, and are essential to his balance and mobility. In addition, a dogs paw pads contain scent and sweat glands...

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Dog Gently Returns Kisses From Baby Girl
Mar07

Dog Gently Returns Kisses From Baby Girl

A lot of patience and love goes into introducing a dog to a baby and it is a big event for any dog lover. For this family, their German Shepherd welcomed the new baby immediately. A puppy himself at the time, Larry was immediately smitten with baby Quinn. “This is my daughter, Quinn, and our white German Shepherd, Larry. Larry is 9 months older than Quinn and has been obsessed with her since we brought her home.” Larry is gentle and...

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Final Plea For Bonded Pair of Dogs to Be Adopted Together Reaches Far and Wide
Mar07

Final Plea For Bonded Pair of Dogs to Be Adopted Together Reaches Far and Wide

“Well, guys, this is our last plea and final attempt. Unless there is a miracle, Han and Solo are going to have to be separated.” That’s how Dogs Without Borders opened their post in hopes of finding two special dogs a forever home together. The Los Angeles dog rescue broke the heartbreaking news on their Facebook page on February 13, 2019. The two dogs, named Han and Solo, had a dramatic rescue story, which the rescue shared: “Last...

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Puppy Gets Super Emotional Watching ‘The Lion King’
Mar07

Puppy Gets Super Emotional Watching ‘The Lion King’

Every child can point to the Disney film that made them very sad. After all, many feature emotional moments where a child loses a parent. Well, it seems that some dogs share the same sentiment. That is certainly the case with Luna, who reacts emotionally when she sees The Lion King is on TV. Or more specifically, the scene where Simba reacts to the death of his father, Mufasa. The waterworks flow whenever we watch it, and for Josh...

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Dog Was Adopted, But He Refused To Leave His Mate Behind
Mar06

Dog Was Adopted, But He Refused To Leave His Mate Behind

Even though he found a loving home, a loyal dog named Ben trekked 10 miles in the freezing cold to be with his one true love … a dog named Jade. The love story between Ben and Jade is wonderful and unlike any I’ve heard before! The two stray dogs met and fell in love on the streets of Terre Haute, Indiana. Ben, a 4.5 year old mixed breed and Jade, a 1-year-old German Shepherd mix, were well known in the community. Good Samaritans made...

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Three Orphaned Kittens Dumped At A Shelter Adopted By Shelter Dog
Mar06

Three Orphaned Kittens Dumped At A Shelter Adopted By Shelter Dog

This sweet dog is a new mother to a litter of puppies and kittens, but you have to see the special way she treats her adopted babies! Mary, a Beagle mix, was pregnant when she arrived at the Animal Shelter of Pickens County in Jasper, Georgia. No sooner had she given birth to her litter of puppies when she stepped forward to help the shelter care for three kittens that were dumped at their doorstep. As soon as she was introduced to...

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How to Name Your Dog
Mar04

How to Name Your Dog

So you’ve finally picked the perfect pooch. You researched breeds and mixes. You considered age, gender and types of fur. Now that darling new family member is looking up at you, and it’s time to name him. The choices are endless. You can give him a typically human name or a typically canine name. You can name him for his appearance, his heritage or his personality. In choosing a name that will make both him and you happy,...

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Lonely Shelter Dog Who Was Lost Without His Bucket Finally Finds A Family
Mar04

Lonely Shelter Dog Who Was Lost Without His Bucket Finally Finds A Family

A lonely shelter dog named Slim, who has been waiting to be adopted for nearly a year, has a favorite toy – a bucket! Rescue Me Ohio writes that Slim “loves his bucket and is lost without it!!” Slim was rescued from an abandoned house in December 2014. The Pit Bull mix was emaciated and scared and taken to Ashland County Dog Shelter in Ohio, where he’s been ever since. Rescue Me Ohio writes: “He is approximately 4 to 5 years old, a...

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Can Dogs and Cats Be Friends?
Mar04

Can Dogs and Cats Be Friends?

When people use the phrase, ‘they’re like cats and dogs’, they’re talking about people that don’t get along at all. This is based on the general idea that dogs and cats usually get along pretty badly. However, it’s becoming more and more common to see dogs and cats living together in homes. You might also see a puppy affectionately greeting a kitten when they’re out for a walk. So, is this actually an impossible friendship? Everything...

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Cop Finds Abandoned Dog In Vacant House And Ends Up Taking Him Home
Mar04

Cop Finds Abandoned Dog In Vacant House And Ends Up Taking Him Home

Sometimes all it takes is being in the right place and the right time to save a dog’s life. On March 20, 2016, Officer Ashley Acord from the Baltimore Police Department was on patrol when she observed suspicious activity around a vacant house and stopped to investigate. While she was investigating, she found a Pit bull inside and tied to a door knob. The young dog was groomed pretty well and did not show any signs of aggression so...

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This Woman Built Her Dog A Bedroom Under The Stairs And The Details Are Impressive
Feb28

This Woman Built Her Dog A Bedroom Under The Stairs And The Details Are Impressive

If you are a dog lover, this exciting little story about a dog with his own room – no, seriously, it was designed specifically for him – is going to make you squeal in delight. This little chihuahua named Pancho demanded his own room when his mom moved into a new home after retiring. She perfectly decorated the under the stairs room so that it was a tiny room for her tiny dog. Pancho uses the room regularly and it’s so cute to see...

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How to Tell if My Dog Needs Calcium
Feb27

How to Tell if My Dog Needs Calcium

Your dog needs calcium at any stage of its life, but particularly when it’s growing so that its bone density remains optimal throughout its entire life. A dog’s daily diet has to include an adequate amount of calcium to ensure its healthy development. There are some specific signs that indicate that your dog needs calcium. Would you like to know what they are? Read on! Dogs need calcium First of all, it’s important that you keep...

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Can a Dog Eat Raw Food?
Feb27

Can a Dog Eat Raw Food?

Whether dogs can eat raw foods or not is a controversial subject. Some are in favor and some are against it. The latter strongly criticize those who feed raw foods to their dogs. Here we’ll discuss the latter to try to find out what is the source of their beliefs. Sometimes logic leads us to the right path, sometimes it doesn’t. So, what’s the logic behind the idea that a diet of raw food is the best one for our dogs? Is it the...

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Basic Training You Should Give Your Puppy
Feb27

Basic Training You Should Give Your Puppy

Some things you shouldn’t do when training your puppy is humanize her, punish her, or not provide a special space for her in the home. When you get a puppy for the first time, you might be a little lost as regards training them. The worst thing you can do is to not give your puppy any basic training. However, there are other pitfalls to avoid too. We’ll give you some practical tips to set you on the right path. The dangers of...

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Meet the Strangest Dog Breeds
Feb27

Meet the Strangest Dog Breeds

Strange dog breeds get a lot of attention because of their interesting appearances. Today, we’ll tell you about some of the strangest dog breeds. Nature can sometimes surprise us and really make our jaws drop. Today, we want to show you some of the strangest dog breeds of all. Some of them will make us laugh, while others might have us questioning if they’re even a dog. The strangest dog breeds Chinese Crested Do you remember...

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