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5 Ways to Naturally Calm Your Dog

Having a naturally calm pet is not always as easy as it sounds. Many of us find that our furry companions sometimes go through various forms of anxiety related to separation from us, or even lack of mental stimulation. Often times, our pets can go through some pretty serious anxiety issues that require our care and attention! Helping your pets feel relieved throughout the day can actually be done through the use of a few natural remedies. Some you might have heard of, and others […]

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Dog Obesity and How to Manage Your Dog’s Weight

Are you concerned that your dog is or may possibly be overweight? You’re not alone. Dog obesity is a huge problem in America. According to a 2015 report from the American Kennel Club (AKC), over 50% of the dog population in the United States is overweight. Dog obesity increases the chance of your dog experiencing a variety of health problems and naturally have a shorter lifespan than non-obese dogs. If your dog is overweight, it is definitely something to be concerned about. How to Manage Your Dog’s […]

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Coffee for Dogs: Is It Safe?

Due to the gravity of this question, it’s important to be very direct and to the point. Coffee for dogs is a bad idea.  Some coffee drinkers, who can’t get through their day, without their morning coffee decide to share some with their dogs. Coffee contains caffeine, and in certain amounts, it can be fatal to dogs. With that being said, coffee should be kept out of the reach of dogs. No dog athletic or otherwise should be given coffee to drink. No matter how […]

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A Beginner’s Guide to Walking Your Dog

Everybody knows that regularly walking your dog plays an integral role in your dog’s health. However, many don’t fully understand why and, as a result, don’t take full advantage of its potential. By doing a little research with this guide to walking your dog you can change up your routine. This makes it so your pet gets the most out of their daily walk. Before domestication dogs were semi-nomadic carnivores who diligently maintained their territory and used scent markers to communicate with others animals of the […]

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How to Transition Your Dog to a New Food

If you’ve ever tried to change from one dog food brand or type to another, you probably ran into a few problems. When you’ve been feeding your dog a certain type of food for a certain amount of time, their body and preferences adapt to that food. Because of this, you should refrain from changing the type of food you feed your dog too often; however, under certain circumstances, it is necessary (eg, the dog food lacks proper nutrients and is making your dog overweight). […]

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