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Can Dogs Eat Fruit?

Can Dogs eat fruit? It’s normal to want to spoil your dog by sharing some human table scraps or your favorite fruit snack. In the summertime when fruits are ripe they can often be in abundance and seem like a healthy snack. If it is safe for you to eat, it must be OK for dogs to eat, right? Not …

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Gabapentin for Dogs

What is Gabapentin? Gabapentin is a drug that can be used as a treatment for seizures or chronic pain in dogs. Some know this medication by the brand name Neurontin. It is important to note that Gabapentin is not FDA-approved for canine use. However, some veterinarians do prescribe it and find it safe for dogs. So, as long as dog owners obtain veterinary approval …

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Is Glucosamine Good for Dogs?

Joint pain and arthritis in dogs have a number of causes. However, the most common factor is natural aging. Affecting over half of all dogs in their lifetime, arthritis is a degenerative joint condition that most often affects joints in the hips, lower back, knees, wrists, and elbows of our canine pets. It hurts us to see our once active …

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How Do You Know if a Dog is in Pain?

As a pet owner, the safety and well-being of your dog is a top priority. However, dogs and humans don’t share the same language. Therefore it can be difficult to tell when your dog is in pain. Some of the signs a dog is in pain are easy to spot, such as limping or a visible wound. But other signs of …

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Joint Care Chews For Dogs

For pet lovers, nothing is more difficult to see than a dog or cat suffering from pain. Joint diseases in pets limit their movement, cause severe discomfort, cause stress and sometimes even aggression. Even before these problems occur it is important to look out for the welfare of your pet. Joint care chews for dogs and cats can help provide …

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How to Choose the Best Joint Supplement For Dogs and Cats

 More and more people are conscious of their diets and supplements when it comes to joint health. They are also increasingly asking about what they’re giving their pets, searching for supplements with ingredients on par with what they would consume themselves. Just like us, our pets get the same joint aches and pains as they enter their senior years. It’s hard …

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Can Dogs Get Coronavirus?

Back in May, we wrote a blog about pets and Coronavirus. Now we are into the warm Summer months and the pandemic appears to still be a serious problem, especially in the Southern and Western United States. We are revisiting this topic to share what is known about the question: Can dogs get Coronavirus? In the concern over the spread …

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Pet Playlist – How to Build a Music List For Your Dog or Cat to Enjoy

We love to make our pets feel good. It is only natural to do this. Our pets love us unconditionally, and we do all we can to make their lives calm and comfortable. So what about playing music to entertain and comfort our pets? According to a survey of 5000 people, 80% believe pets enjoy music and 71% play music …

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Dog Joint Health: Frequently Asked Questions

When it comes to dog joint health, we want to keep our pets as mobile and free from pain and inflammation as possible. Most dogs will suffer from joint issues at some point in their life. Arthritis affects dogs as commonly as it does humans. We have put together some frequently asked questions regarding dog joint health causes and treatments. …

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Hay Fever, Pollen, Seasonal Allergies and Pets

Can Dogs be Affected by Seasonal Allergies? Dogs and cats can suffer from seasonal allergies and hay fever from pollen, just like humans. Allergies in pets are common. And, it’s that time of year when you might notice your pet scratching, sneezing, or coughing. This is especially true if the windows are open. The spring allergy season is expected to …