Category Archives: Dog Health

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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The Health Benefits of Swimming for Dogs

Swimming is great exercise but it’s also low impact. When walking and running, a dog or a person must bear their body weight on their leg and foot joints. When swimming, the body is supported by the water and there is far less strain on any one part of the body. For that reason it’s ideal for injury rehabilitation and exercising older dogs.

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