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The Best Dog Dry Skin Remedies That Really Work!

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If you see your dog scratching often, your first thought may be a dreaded flea infestation. But it’s just as likely that your dog could have dry skin. Dry skin is just as uncomfortable for a dog as having

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The Best At-Home Itch Relief for Dogs

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So many pet owners are quick to assume that an itchy dog has fleas – but there are many reasons that a dog could be itchy. From seasonal allergies to bacterial infections, you may be surprised to learn

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9 Fun Ways to Beat the Heat with Your Dog

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While it’s not quite summer yet, you’d be surprised at how many pet owners all over the nation are already looking for ways to cool off with their pups.  Janice and Leroy aren’t actually the biggest

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9 Facts About Canine Parvo and the Parvo Vaccine

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I have a sad story to tell you this time around. Regular readers know how careful I’ve always been about choosing adoptive parents for the puppies that Janice and Leroy have blessed me with, and I’ve

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7 Ways to Help an Older Dog Stay Active

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Every now and then, I start thinking about fond memories of my first Boxer, Gloria. She was an absolute sweetheart of a dog who sold me on the breed, and it’s why I have Janice and Leroy today. One thing

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13 Ways to Prepare Your Home for Guests with Dog Allergies

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Just because the holidays are over and we’re headed into summer, doesn’t mean that you stop being a host. One thing I’ve found in my life is that people will find just about any reason to go visiting,

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8 Tips for Dealing with Bleeding Nails

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Every now and then, I lament the fact that I have to be so independent when it comes to taking care of my dogs. I’ve trained both my dogs to be still and calm during a nail clipping session, and I’ve

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7 Things to Know About One Common Canine Illness

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Summertime often means family vacations, road trips, and taking off on a whim to enjoy the nice weather and being out of school. For your dog, this could be an exciting time to hang out with the family

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The Essential Guide to Doggie Diabetes (Video)

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One of the most popular posts that my co-blogger, Franklin, ever wrote for this blog was “Your Dog is Not a Human, So Don’t Feed Him Like One!” In it, he introduced you guys to a lot of common human

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5 Ways to Help Your Dog Handle Car Sickness

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For many people all across the nation, the summer time means a lot of time is spent driving. From one beach party to another, from one round of visiting friends home from college to another, from one quick

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The 411 on Heartworm Prevention for Dogs

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I wandered out into my yard this morning to find crocuses poking their pretty little heads up around the base of the tree where I planted them – glorious little bursts of color that tell me spring is

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Persistent Pupillary Membrane in Dogs

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As puppies develop in the womb, one thing that happens is that the eye develops. The iris of a dog’s eye, or the colored ring, starts off as solid tissue, which is called the pupillary membrane. As the

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