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The Link Between Animal Cruelty and Violence Against Humans

The public often condemns animal abuse and domestic abuse as separate issues, but there is evidence clearly linking the two.

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Human Health Benefits Related to Dog Ownership

You’ve probably heard about all the emotional benefits that come along with having a furry friend – joy, love, companionship, loyalty, compassion. But, what about the physical health benefits?

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A Guide to Fido’s First Aid Kit: What’s in Your Doggy Bag?

In celebration of First Aid Kit Awareness, we’ve put together a comprehensive list of items to include in your dog’s emergency medical kit.

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What Does Your Dog’s Poop Mean?

It may be a gross topic, but let’s face it – if you’re a responsible dog owner, you’re picking up your dog’s poop multiple times a day. So, you might as well know what to look for to determine whether your dog’s poop is normal or problematic.

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Heartworm in Dogs: Causes, Prevention and Treatment

Learning your dog has heartworm can be awfully frightening. Fortunately, there are ways to prevent your dog from getting a heartworm infestation.

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The Dark Truth About Smoking Around Your Dog

We all know smoking around others can be detrimental to even a non-smoker’s health, but what about smoking around your dog? Let’s examine the consequences of this common, yet dangerous habit on our furry friends.

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Spring Cleaning Applies to Your Pooch, Too!

Spring is in full swing, and if you haven’t already begun your Spring Cleaning, you’ve likely gotten the itch to start. When making your “laundry list” of cleaning “to do’s,” don’t forget to add pet care to your agenda.

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Brachycephalic Dogs: The Truth About Those Adorable, Pushed-In Little Noses

The first thing you probably notice when you see a pug, boxer, or bulldog is that cute, wrinkly, smooshed-in face. But underneath those wrinkles is a medical condition to be aware of, which can negatively impact a dog’s quality of life.

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Pro Packing Tips for Your Pup’s Stay With a Sitter

As excited as you are to take some days for yourself, leaving your furry friend with a pet-sitter can seem slightly stressful. But not to worry, this stress can be avoided with a little preparation and a well-packed bag. Here is a list of essentials for a successful and stress-free stay for your pup while you are away.

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Bloat: A Serious Condition Every Dog Owner Should Know About

Bloat occurs when a dog’s stomach fills with gas, food, or fluid and causes the stomach to expand. As a responsible dog owner, it’s crucial to understand the warning signs as awareness and action could very well save your dog’s life.

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Chewsing the Pawfect Bone: Is There Such Thing?

When you give your dog a chew bone, you may think you’re simply giving him a tasty treat to snack on. But, in fact you’re doing much more.

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Dog Recall Alerts

We all want the best for our pets, and one way to ensure that your pets are healthy, happy, and safe is to keep an eye on the Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA) recall list. There are many reasons that a dog food might be recalled, and a recall does not always mean that the dog food is unsafe.

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3 Ways to Tell You Picked the Right Pet Sitter

Choosing a pet sitter can be incredibly stressful. We all love our pets like family and want the very best for them! But how do you know if the sitter you’ve selected is the right one for your dog?

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