Category: Dog Care Tips

Celebrating Halloween with Your Dog

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A lone dog howls in the distance as moonbeams dance on excited trick-or-treaters, streaming through neighborhoods in search of delightful treats and wicked tricks. The howling continues in the distance. Perhaps the dog, looking sadly out of his window, has only one wish: To join in the celebration of the creepiest, spookiest, silliest night of…

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How to Train a Therapy Dog for Volunteering at Hospitals and Nursing Homes

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Do you ever look at your dog and think, “How did I ever get to be so lucky”? Volunteering for animal therapy work with your dog is the perfect way to share the joy they bring with those who need it the most. Nursing home residents, hospital patients and domestic violence shelter residents forget their…

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How to Read Your Dog’s Poop

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Do you go out into the backyard and scoop up your dog’s poop once a week? Or do you clean up their droppings immediately? If you’re feeding a raw or home-cooked diet, or if you’re not sure if their commercial kibble diet is right for them, you can look at their poop daily to assess…

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5 Fun Games Your Kids Can Play with the Dogs This Summer

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The kids are home on summer break and now you have to keep them and the dogs happy! Why not kill two birds with one stone and think about some simple games that your kids can play with the dogs this summer? These games will be well liked by most dogs and encourage gentle and appropriate interactions…

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How to Safely Bike with Your Dog

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Does your dog zoom around the house after a 5-mile hike? Bike runs are a fun way to bond with your dog and provide daily exercise in a short amount of time. Without the right training and equipment, however, you or your dog could get seriously injured. Use these tips to safely bike with your…

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Canine Heat Stroke Signs and Prevention

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Dogs love to play outside, but they don’t know how to tell us when they’re getting dangerously hot. It’s up to us to be proactive in keeping them comfortable and safe. Get to know how heat stroke affects dogs and what you can do to prevent it: What IS Heat Stroke, Anyway? Your dog’s core…

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