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7 Tips for Choosing a Great Vet

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Last week, it was time to take Janice and Leroy in for their annual vet appointment. After getting the usual round of vaccinations and a good physical, they spent the rest of their visit getting attention

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Is My Dog Going Gray? 3 Reasons for Canine Graying

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I think we can all agree that puppies are the cutest animals on Earth, but there’s something just as adorable to me about a wizened older dog with gray around its muzzle. A face like that says, “I’ve

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How to Reduce Inflammation in Dogs the Natural Way

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Just like the human body, the canine body can experience inflammation for a lot of reasons. One of the most common is arthritis – when the joints become arthritic, the constant strain on them can make

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How to Help a Dog With Bad Gas

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Does your dog suffer from a bad case of gas? Any pet owner knows that dog farts are not pleasant for anyone in the house. Your nose isn’t happy, your guests are wondering what that smell is, and clearly

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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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