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Can Dogs Get Ebola

Can Dogs Get Ebola?

It's one of the biggest questions being asked today.
Keep you dog cool this summer

How To Keep Your Dog Cool This Summer

Summertime in all its glory is nearly upon us, and, while we may love the summer, it is important to protect ourselves from too much heat exposure, as it can be dangerous.  Our pets...
Preventing heatstroke in dogs

How To Prevent Heatstroke In Pets

The warmer weather is finally coming back upon us, and we'll soon be spending more time outside. It's at this time of year when we're also a little more prone to want to bring...
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How to Identify Less Obvious Forms of Animal Cruelty

Animal cruelty goes far beyond yelling or hitting. Sometimes the abuse isn't visible at first glance. Fortunately, there are ways for the savvy eye to recognize when an animal is mistreated even if it's not...
ibuprofen and your pets

The Dangers of Ibuprofen for Pets

Before using Ibuprofen for pets, it's important to learn of the dangers involved.It's upsetting when pets are hurting. Whether it's a sudden injury or something that's crept up with age, most pet owners want...
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Are Bones A Safe Treat For Dogs?

Dogs and bones go together like peanut butter and jelly. It seems as though the two are an inseparable attraction, as if there's no other treat that would make a dog so happy. Canines...
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What To Do When Your Dog Eats Something They Shouldn’t

As the owner of four dogs, I've had my share of trips to the vet for one reason or another, but one of the scariest visits is the one where a dog has eaten...
How to Help Pets Cope with Separation Anxiety

Dangers of Alcohol Poisoning: Drunk Dogs are No Laughing Matter

Can my dog drink beer? We're sure you've probably seen or heard how comical a drunk dog can be. Shoot, you might have even been tempted to give your dog just a little taste...
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20 Common Household Items That Can Kill Your Pet

We do everything we can to keep our pets safe. However, there are many things in our households that can easily harm our pets. Unfortunately, many pet parents aren't aware of these common household items. You...

Best Way to Treat Dog Splinters

When your best friend gets a thorn in his paw, it can be painful for both of you. Dogs will try their best to forge ahead and not let on that they are hurt, but...
Pet Halloween Costumes

Tips for Safe, Comfortable Pet Halloween Costumes

Helpful tips when dressing up your pet for Halloween.
baylor football player beats dog

Baylor Football Player Beats Dog – But His Punishment is….?

Video Of Football Player Beating His Dog Surfaces In late June, a video surfaced of Baylor's wide receiver, Ishmael Zamora, viscously beating his dog. Throughout the video the dog screams, while Ishmael repeatedly whips the dog with...
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Major Dog Food Brand Has Issued A RECALL

Dog owners, read up! A major dog food brand has issued a recall.Nature's Variety has issued a voluntary recall on their Instinct Raw Chicken Formula with a best by date of April 27, 2016. According...
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Snakebite Safety Tips For A Safe Summer With Your Pet

Every year, some 300,000 cats and dogs are bitten by venomous snakes in the U.S. Summer is the most active season for snakebites because snakes spend most of their time out and about basking...
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Dog Park Do’s and Don’t’s

Dog parks are wonderful things, right? They allow dogs everywhere the opportunity to run free, exercise, socialize, and soak in the great outdoors – a great thing considering most homes don't actually have adequate...
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How to Keep Your Animals Safe in Cold Weather

As we roll from fall into winter and the weather turns downright frosty, here are some basic tips about winter pet care.Cats Outside: Some felines love to go in and out, in and out. But...
Dog-Friendly Gardening

7 Tips For Dog-Friendly Gardening

There was recently a story in the news about action star Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson losing one of his beloved French bulldog puppy to poisonous mushrooms found in a backyard.  The poor pup had the...
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Is Cinnamon Toxic To Dogs?

With the holiday season coming up, the question that has many canine owners concerned is: Is cinnamon toxic to dogs? Most dog owners use cinnamon at some point or another when cooking. And while...

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