Allergies and Your Dog’s Weakened Immune System

Did you know that like many people, dogs too are suffering from one form of allergy or another?  Whether the cause of the allergy is from food, environment or both; allergies are a major problem [...]

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Four Behaviors of Dog Owners That Are Considered Irresponsible

There are countless examples of bad behavior in the dog community, but most of the worst behavior comes thanks to those ill-considered dog owners. Like Mr. Miyagi said in The Karate Kid, “There [...]

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Getting Your Dog Ready for the Beach

It’s that time of the year when people start taking their dogs to the beach, but getting your four-legged friend ready for the beach can take some doing. Luckily, we’ve got a few [...]

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How to Gently Stop Dogs from Stealing Food

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The Silent Poison of Bromethalin

Rodenticides have begun to include what is being called a “new toxin of choice” called bromethalin. This poisons the central nervous system of the rodent and essentially causes [...]

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The Heat is On: Seven Tips for Keeping Your Dog Cool

The heat is coming for many parts of the country, so now’s as good a time as any to offer some suggestions about how to keep your dog cool in the summer. Dogs can get anything from sunburn to [...]

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Plastic Surgery for Dogs – Pet Owners Going Too Far!

In my day to day life of searching the Internet and other news sources for information to share with you about dogs, I’m rarely surprised anymore when I come across something stupid. But plastic [...]

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Researchers Close In On Why Big Dogs Die Younger

There are always exceptions, but new research from the April issue of American Naturalist suggests that big dogs die younger. The reason for this is that they age quicker than dogs of other [...]

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Study Reveals New Information About Canine Marijuana Toxicity

Marijuana is one of those hot button social issues that just never seems to go away, but what about canine marijuana toxicity? What used to be thought of as cute or amusing behavior is now up for [...]

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20 Amazing Facts About Dogs

With our pal Dr. Karen Becker recently delivering some surprising facts about dogs and the events of the last few days having graciously come to an end, I thought I would take a lighter look at [...]