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3 Steps to Becoming a Vet

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Have you ever thought to yourself “Man, I love dogs; I’d really love to work with dogs all day long.”? Those are exactly the thoughts that I had when I was busy selling my soul to the call center

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Breed Spotlight: The American Pit Bull Terrier

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Did you know that there are several related breeds that are all colloquially called the “pit bull”? When we talk about the pit bull today, we most often mean the American Pit Bull Terrier – but other

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7 Things to Consider About Adopting a Second Dog

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You know what’s better for a dog lover than a dog? Two dogs! Before I had Janice and Leroy, I had never had more than one dog at a time. But I knew, from pet sitting as a teenager, that having multiple

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7 Weird Things Dogs Do With Their Noses

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If you are a dog lover, there is nothing about them that doesn’t fascinate you. The way that dogs use their noses has always caught my attention. The way they communicate, explore, navigate, and so much

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7 Things to Consider Before Microchipping Your Dog

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I’ve spoken before on the blog about the time that Jake, my childhood dog, ran away. I was in my early teens, and he didn’t show up to greet me off the school bus one day. It was a pretty scary day

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Complete Guide to Buying Pet Insurance

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In many of the posts on this blog in the past, I’ve touched on the idea of pet insurance. However, I’ve never dived into this topic completely, and this past week, the topic is on my mind. Long time

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7 Ways to Conquer Bath Time with Your Dog

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Bath time is always an interesting time in the home of any dog owner. Some dogs, like my Janice, will handle the water like it’s no big deal. They get in, they stand still, and then they get out. Sure,

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How to Spot and Treat Hypothyroidism in Dogs

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Welcome back to the blog, readers. Today I wanted to talk to you about a severe condition that more and more dogs are developing all the time. Just like their human counterparts, dogs are growing more

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Breed Spotlight: Scottish Deerhound

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Welcome back for another breed spotlight! Lately I’ve been thinking about hound dogs, and the many breeds of hound that aren’t as popular here in the states as they are in Europe or other parts of

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11 Benefits of Adding Olive Oil to Your Dog’s Diet (Video)

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Every so often in the dog lover’s community, we hear about a new treatment for various ailments. Yogurt heals the gut, sweet potatoes help with dental health, fish oil protects your puppy’s

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