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10 Tips for Hiking with Your Dog

Hiking is a great way to shake off stress out your system and get yourself a good workout. But when your dog tags along, your outdoor experience gets even better!

Dogs are the perfect hiking partners because they are actually more excited to get out in the woods than you are. They love to climb on boulders, leap over brooks, run up a dirt trail, and gain a new battery of smells and sights. Witnessing your dog’s energy and sheer enjoyment directs you away from the physical exertion involved in hiking. It only motivates you to go farther! Not to mention the breathtaking sceneries you’ll see along the way. read more

Doggy Poop: Treating Upset Stomach and Digestive Issues

I’m sure you already had an upset stomach before. The first thing you probably tried was some ginger ale, or cracker, or maybe Pepto-Bismol to settle down your tummy. But do you know what the best thing to do when your furry friend is suffering from some digestive issues is? As a dog owner, I understand when doggie is experiencing an upset tummy, he will naturally start to eat grass. For us, humans, it may seem like abnormal behavior, and we may wonder what is so delicious about that grass, but for dogs, it can reduce discomfort when the tummy is feeling sick. read more

The 5 Best Nail Clippers for Dogs

Just like human beings, dogs also need to have their nails trimmed on a regular basis to help prevent them from growing long. In order to achieve this from home, you will have to purchase a pair of long nail clippers. However, you will need to have some knowledge on canine nail clippers in order to be in a position of finding the best clippers for your dog. You also have to know how to trim the dogs nails without distressing or hurting her. read more

Best Breed of Cars for your Model of Dog

Take a long, hard look at your dog’s face. Remember it. Now, go out and look your car straight in the grill. Go down on all fours or kneel, it doesn’t matter. Let it register.

What do you see?

Chances are, you’ll see yourself (or a close resemblance, anyway) looking back at you. Coincidence? Not exactly. read more

6 Types of Cancer in Dogs

Most likely the first animals to be domesticated by early man, dogs haven’t been dubbed “man’s best friend” for no reason. Hundreds of millions of households around the world share their home with at least one dog. In addition to that, countless millions of canines are considered “free-range,” meaning they roam streets and neighborhoods around the world. read more

Small, but Mighty: Meet the Chihuahua

Chihuahua is an exceptional dog breed, even though special has no superlative. This is the smallest breed, yet the one with the most prominent personality. Amusing, loyal, friendly, they could satisfy the needs and desires of every animal lover who’s looking to introduce a new friend into the house. read more

Lyme Disease in Dogs: The Definitive Guide

It’s true that warm and sunny weather brings joy to everyone. However, it also brings certain concerns especially when we talk about a dog’s health.

Lyme disease in dogs is definitely one of the most common diseases that cause symptoms in only 10% of affected dogs. read more

Best Nylabones For Your Dog

Dogs of all ages, breeds, shapes, and sizes have a need to chew. They explore the world around them with their mouths, just like we explore ours with our hands. This is why every dog should always have a chew toy to fulfill this need instead of chewing other items you have in your home. read more

Senile Cats: Why My Cat Is Acting Weird And What To Do

Is your cat acting weird lately? Has your friendly feline lost interest in socializing and playing with their favorite friends? Is she or he eating, sleeping, or meowing more or less like they used to do? If so, then this post is perfect for you. Read on to know why your cat is acting weird and learn how you can manage those changes. read more

How You Can Help Stop Puppy Mills

You open up your local newspaper to see a breathtakingly adorable ad about a new litter of puppies on sale in your area! Captivated, you call the breeder immediately and set up a time to meet at a local dog park. Perfect! The next day, you receive your new furry best friend. read more