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Bath Tips and Tricks for Your Dog

Here’s the skinny on canine skin. It’s a dog’s largest organ—yep, it’s an organ, just like the eyes, heart, or kidneys. All dogs depend on healthy skin to...
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Chunky Puppy, Fat Dog

How to manage your dog’s weight throughout life to keep him happy and healthy. Got a roly poly pup? So cute, right? You just want to squeeze those...
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Do Dogs Dream? And Why Does It Matter?

Last night as my husband and I relaxed in front of the TV, I suddenly grabbed his arm and gestured to our Lab mix, Rio, who was sprawled...
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Does My Pet Need a Multivitamin?

Who doesn’t remember chomping down on a chalky orange- or grape-flavored Fred or Wilma Flintstone vitamin or soft, sugary gummy vitamins? For mothers concerned about fast-food diets and...
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How Nutrition and Diet Can Help Treat – and Prevent – Pet Medical Issues

A Corgi named Miakoda hadn’t even reached her first birthday when she started exhibiting concerning medical symptoms: lethargy, vomiting, and diarrhea. She also became reactive to other animals,...
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People Foods: Which Are Safe and Which Can Harm My Dog?

What’s healthy for you to eat is doggone safe for your canine pal, right? The short answer: sometimes. Determining what people foods are safe, risky, or downright dangerous...
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Puppy Dog Eyes

When dogs look into our eyes, it’s a gift. Making eye contact with humans or with other animals is not a common behavior—it can be seen as an...
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Separation Anxiety: When Your Dog Has a Panic Attack If Left Alone

Broken teeth. Ripped paw pads. Bloody slashes on the chest and head. Roger the terrier mix hadn’t been in a fight. He’d been left alone. His pet parents...
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The Talkative Canine

You read about dogs who bark to let their owners know the house is filling with carbon monoxide. Four-legged heroes! You thank your dog for barking when someone...
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Tooth Talk: What to Know About Your Dog’s Chompers

When we think dogs, we think teeth. And they’re not just for biting! Those pearly whites are the canine equivalent of fingers. Dogs use them to eat, of...