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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.

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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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Do Hypoallergenic Dogs Really Exist?

Contrary to popular belief, there is no such thing as a truly hypoallergenic dog breed. Though, certain dog breeds cause fewer allergy symptoms than others.

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Common Puppyhood Illnesses: Coccidia

One fairly common illness that you may encounter is coccidia, also known as coccidiosis. We’ve spoken to our veterinary consultant, Dr. Sinn, to bring you everything you need to know about identifying and treating coccidia in your puppy.

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Don’t Fear the Dentist! Doggy Dental Care for Dummies

One of the most endearing dog characteristics is a big, wide smile. But if your dog has bad dental hygiene, his mouth may be the last feature anyone wants to see (or smell).

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What to Know about Spaying and Neutering

While spaying and neutering are safe and routine medical practices performed by veterinarians across the country, the average dog owner may not know why the procedure is done, the associated benefits and whether the surgery is necessary. So, we’re shedding some light on what can be considered a taboo subject.

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The 411 on Hot Spots

Does your dog itch, scratch and lick himself so often in certain places that the affected areas become red, hot, irritated, or even bloody and scabbed? This ailment, also known as “hot spots” or “moist eczema,” is caused by a variety of factors.

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Giardia-The Common Puppy Parasite

If you’re worried about your new puppy being infected by Giardia, have no fear. We’ve laid out all you need to know about Giardia, answering some common questions and debunking misconceptions about the ailment.

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Car Safety: The Right Way to Transport Your Puppy

Many puppy parents don’t think twice about shuttling their new furry baby around in a car. But, what most don’t realize is that there are strict laws around transporting your four-legged pal in a moving vehicle.

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Fido, the Petsetter: Air Travel Safety

Whether flying in-cabin as carry-on or flying in cargo, we’ve outlined the key steps you can take for safely and responsibly flying your dog. Follow these tips and feel good about bringing your pup on that next vacation.

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Epilepsy in Dogs: Is My Dog at Risk for Seizures?

Seizures don’t just affect those of us who walk on two legs. Our four-legged friends can also suffer from seizures, and if the fits of uncontrollable twitching turn into a pattern, your dog may have epilepsy.

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