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Summer Safety Tips to Keep Your Dog Safe in the Heat

Summer is a great time to enjoy the outdoors with your dog, but it’s important to take some precautions to keep them safe from the heat. Here are some summer safety tips for dogs: By following these summer safety tips, you can help keep your dog safe and healthy during the hot weather. Additional tips: By following these tips, you

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Pool Safety for Dogs and Teaching Dogs to Swim

Summer is a great time to enjoy the outdoors with your dog, but it’s important to take steps to keep them safe around the pool. Here are some pool safety tips for dogs: Teaching Dogs to Swim If you’re thinking about teaching your dog to swim, here are some tips: By following these pool safety tips and teaching your dog

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Dog DNA Tests: Are They Worth It?

Dog DNA tests have become increasingly popular in recent years, as pet owners seek to learn more about their furry friends’ ancestry, health, and behavior. But are these tests worth the money? What do dog DNA tests do? Dog DNA tests analyze a dog’s DNA to determine its breed, ancestry, and potential health risks. Some tests also provide information about

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The Benefits of Microchipping Your Pet

Microchipping your pet is one of the best things you can do to keep them safe and secure. A microchip is a small, electronic device that is implanted under your pet’s skin, usually between the shoulder blades. It contains a unique identification number that can be scanned by a veterinarian or animal shelter. If your pet ever gets lost, the

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Alopecia in Dogs

Alopecia is a condition that causes hair loss in dogs. It can be caused by a number of factors, including: The symptoms of alopecia can vary depending on the underlying cause. Some dogs may experience only mild hair loss, while others may lose all of their hair. In some cases, alopecia may be accompanied by other symptoms, such as itching,

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Decrease in Thigh Muscle Mass Affecting Dogs

Muscle atrophy is a condition that causes the muscles to waste away. It can affect any muscle in the body, but it is most common in the thigh muscles of dogs. There are a number of reasons why a dog may experience a decrease in thigh muscle mass, including: Muscle Atrophy in Dogs If you notice that your dog has

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alopecia

Why Does My Dog Snore?

Snoring is a common problem in dogs, and it can be caused by a variety of factors. Some of the most common causes of snoring in dogs include: If you are concerned about your dog’s snoring, it is important to talk to your veterinarian. They can help you to determine the cause of your dog’s snoring and recommend treatment options.

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The Dangers of Feeding Dogs Nuts

Dogs are beloved companions to millions of people around the world. They are loyal, affectionate, and always ready to play. However, as much as we love our furry friends, it’s important to remember that they are animals with specific dietary needs. While dogs can eat many types of human food, there are certain foods that can be harmful to their

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Feeding an Arthritic Dog an Anti-Inflammatory Diet

In past blogs, we discuss fruits, vegetables, and foods that are safe to feed your dog. And, we gave a healthy recipe for homemade senior dog food. We thought we would revisit many of our pets favorite activities once again – eating! What foods not to feed an arthritic dog Every dog wants to eat what we are eating –

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Are Work Dogs More Susceptible to Joint Injury and Arthritis?

Canine arthritis is a painful condition. It makes every move difficult for dogs. It can also be hard to diagnose, especially in work dogs, because their obedience makes them stoic and more likely to hide any pain they feel. Unfortunately, by the time working dogs finally give in and start to show symptoms it likely means they’re in a lot of

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