Category Archives: Dog Health

The Benefits of Walking Your Dog + Giveaway

Dogs love walks, especially in spring when the weather has turned from frigid to comfortably warm. It’s this time a year that your dog is treated to new smells and fresh air. We welcome spring to all our visitors by … Continue reading

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Earth Day Tips for Going Green with Your Dog

In honor of Earth Day, which is on April 22nd, here’s an infographic that tells you how you can go green with your dog. The graphic provides 14 tips on how you can reduce your dog’s “carbon paw-prints” while helping … Continue reading

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Lhasa Apso Holds the Record for Longest Eyelashes on a Dog

At a whopping 13.6-cm (5.35-in), Prince Albert of Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada currently holds the world record for longest eyelashes ever measured on a dog. If you’re looking for a breed with beautiful long lashes, Lhasa apsos are certainly the breed … Continue reading

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Don’t Let Your Dog Get “Flipped” By Dog Thieves (Infographic)

Dog theft is on the rise, and it comes in more forms than just a backyard snatch-up. Shady dog nappers have been known to scout out popular off-leash locations, rob homes, and even “flip” dogs they promised a good home. … Continue reading

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What to Do When Your Dog Escapes

Alabama is a one year old German shepherd mix. Her owners thought she was secure in the backyard because the fence was tall and the all-metal gate had a fork latch. They discovered too late that Alabama had learned to … Continue reading

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Asking the Vet Tech Questions Your Pet Can’t Ask

For most pet owners, pets aren’t just dogs, cats, iguanas and parrots— they are family members. Finding a veterinary assistant or technician in the exam room instead of a fully licensed vet can make some pet parents a little uneasy. … Continue reading

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Downtown Dogs – Best Dog Runs in NYC

Dog runs were once an afterthought in the minds of city planners, but now are essential to every park in the city. A “dog run” is a designated section of a public park where pooches can play unleashed with their … Continue reading

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Choose a Veterinarian Who Doesn’t Make You Feel Like Crap!

I chose a veterinarian who made me feel like crap.  Actually, I made me feel like crap. A secret about me is that I’m crazy insecure when I’m stressed.  It has a little to do with (probably a lot) my … Continue reading

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Best Friends Forever – Tips on Caring for Your Aging Dog

A life-long friendship There’s nothing quite as captivating as a new puppy. Who could resist those big, trusting eyes, that wiggly bottom and those wonderful, wet kisses? But, while puppy charms may fade, the relationship between pet and pet parent … Continue reading

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Finding Car Insurance that Covers Your Dog

When the unthinkable happens and a dog is injured in an automobile accident, the pet’s injuries have not been covered by the automobile insurance policy, until now. One of the most innovative insurance advancements is pet injury insurance.

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