What Dogs Can Smell That We Can’t

What Dogs Can Smell That We Can’t

It’s already widely known that smelling is part of a dog’s natural behavior — they use it to understand the environment around them and pick up information. A typical dog’s nose contains up to 300 million olfactory receptors or odor receptors. That’s a pretty large number, considering we humans only …

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Keep Your Puppy’s Paws Safe This Winter

Keep Your Puppy’s Paws Safe This Winter

Dogs are pretty well-equipped to deal with varying temperatures. Even still, ice and snow can be pretty damaging to our dog’s paws. Think of how extremely cold weather, ice, and snow affects your skin — it’s not much different for our canine companions. Cold can cause cracking and drying of …

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Avoid These Trendy Pet Diets

Avoid These Trendy Pet Diets

There are a lot of diet trends for our pets, but how do you know which ones are actually healthy for your dog? Even though we are all trying to do what we believe is healthy for our beloved pets, there is a lot of misinformation and misleading advertising out …

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Is a Raw Diet Safe For Your Pup?

Is a Raw Diet Safe For Your Pup?

The raw diet trend for pets has been increasing in popularity in recent years — at least among pet owners. The popularity continues to rise, despite criticism from countless scientists and veterinarians. They say that bacteria found in raw food products could pose health risks to both pets and their owners. …

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Find the Best Apartment for You and Your Doggo

Find the Best Apartment for You and Your Doggo

When looking for a rental home, there are plenty of things to consider. It needs to have a certain number of bedrooms, or you prefer a large kitchen. Location and price are usually really big deciding factors. But what about your pet? Something like 90 percent of Americans consider their …

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No Chocolate for Fido

No Chocolate for Fido

With Halloween coming up, talking about dogs and chocolate is important. I know that most pet owners know that dogs can’t have chocolatey treats. And honestly, it’s a conversation I’ve had a thousand times. I’ll have it a thousand more, if it means saving one dog. Because despite the fact …

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Is Your Dog Sick?

Is Your Dog Sick?

Since our dogs can’t communicate verbally when they’re not feeling well, it’s extremely important to learn to recognize the signs. As their owner, you know their habits and behaviors better than anyone else. Knowing what to look for is your best line of defense against illness. Any sudden changes in …

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What to Look for When Shopping for Pet Food

What to Look for When Shopping for Pet Food

When you’re buying food for yourself, you likely check the nutrition label. By now, you’re likely aware that there are plenty of products out there that claim to be healthy, but it’s all just in an effort to sell you products! Those “fat free” products could be loaded with sweeteners, …

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Microchips Are Essential- Is Your Pet’s Updated?

Microchips Are Essential- Is Your Pet’s Updated?

I encourage having cats and dogs microchipped to every pet owner I meet. Having your pets, even indoor-only cats, microchipped is an incredibly important step in keeping your furry friend safe. Microchips increase the likelihood that you’ll be reunited with your pet should they ever run away, get lost, or …

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Is Pet Insurance Worth It?

Is Pet Insurance Worth It?

As a pet owner, you likely know just how expensive a trip to the vet can be. On top of that, serious health scares can be really pricey. This is what makes pet insurance so attractive to many pet parents. But is pet insurance worth it? How much does it …

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