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A dog owner prepares to brush her pup’s teeth with animal-approved toothpaste and toothbrush. Her furry friend is relaxed and calm.
All About Dogs

Dog Grooming Tips

Regular grooming is an essential part of responsible dog care. If you don’t have a routine, start small. Brush one day, bathe the next, and trim the nails. The shorter you can keep each session, the better. Brushing Tips Dogs need to be brushed regularly to keep their coats healthy and free of mats and tangles. While this may seem like a hassle, you can easily do it with the right tools and techniques. Below we will share the best ways to brush your dog’s fur. So if you’re looking for information on keeping your dog’s coat healthy and looking

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A dog is checked by the veterinarian for the possibility of diabetes. Your pet care provider may request various tests to confirm the diagnosis.
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Protecting Your Dog From Diabetes

You may be surprised and disheartened if you learn that your dog has diabetes. But with proper care, your beloved pup can live a long and healthy life. Just like in human beings, this form of condition is marked by a lack of insulin, the hormone that keeps blood sugar in check. When an animal or human has diabetes, its muscles have trouble converting glucose into energy. An excess of glucose builds up in the blood, causing a state of hyperglycemia. If left untreated, this will develop into severe health problems. Types of Diabetes Type I The cells responsible for

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An injured dog sits next to his first aid kit his owner put together for emergencies. Read here to see recommendations on items that should be included in all pet first aid kids.
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A Checklist For Your Dog’s First Aid Kit

Do you have everything you need in case of an emergency with your dog? Many people assume they will take their pet to the vet if something goes wrong, but what if you can’t get there in time? All good dog parents want to keep their pups safe, which means being prepared for potential doggie disasters. One of the best ways to be ready is to create a first aid kit for your four-legged friend. First Aid Kit Items What exactly do dogs need in a first aid kit? Some of the items are probably obvious, but others may be

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Dog Breeds That Don’t Shed (Much)

​​Just because you love dogs doesn’t mean you love having their fur all over your house. After all, who wants to sit on a couch that’s more hair than cushion? Or be forced to run their vacuum daily (okay, weekly) basis? And if you have allergies, a dog that sheds a lot can leave you sneezing, wheezing, or even covered with a nasty rash — not fun. In contrast, while not all low-shedding dogs (there’s no such thing as a dog who doesn’t shed at all) are hypoallergenic, they can help to keep you from pulling your hair out —

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A mischievous dachshund has made a mess of electronic cords that were not correctly stored. Learn how you can keep cords away from your puppy here.
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Puppy Proofing Basics

The day has finally arrived: Your new bundle of fur is coming home! After a long search, you found the right puppy for you and your family — and now the preparation begins. As a responsible pet lover, you will need to provide a safe environment for this little puppy. Preparing your home and yard for the new family member is similar to doing so for a curious toddler — you want to eliminate all dangers. Your pup will want to investigate every electrical cord, every closet, and every rut in the yard, and he won’t distinguish between your favorite

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A dog sits outside after a long walk, the heat causing him to drool more than usual. Monitor your pup for unusual symptoms that could point to more severe health issues.
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Why Is My Dog Drooling So Much?

Dogs are beloved for many reasons, from their unwavering loyalty to cute little tails. But of all the traits you love about your dog, her tendency to drool a lot probably isn’t one of them. You should be willing to forgive your pet’s drooling as a natural function that helps him eat and digest food. If your dog seems to have more saliva than usual, it could be a sign of a problem, and it’s better to be safe than sorry. Reach out to your vet to talk about your dog’s excessive drooling. Below are listed some common causes and

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Abrasions On Your Dog

When the top layers of skin are abraded, and tissue under the skin is not disturbed, we refer to this injury as a skin abrasion. Most superficial scrapes or wounds no longer than an inch or two can be treated with first aid, and larger or deeper abrasions require professional medical attention. Types of Abrasions Injuries can affect each dog differently. Knowing the difference of each type will aid you in understanding how to care for your pup and the type of first aid you or possibly your veterinarian will need to administer. Bites and Punctures A puncture can happen

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Misconceptions About Shelter Dogs

The love of a dog is like no other. Deciding to get a dog is a big one, but you’ll be countlessly rewarded every single day you get to spend with your pup. However, the most significant decision is deciding where to get your dog. When getting a dog, you should always consider checking out your local animal shelters to adopt your newest family member. Every year, 3.9 million dogs enter animal shelters, and about 1.2 million of those dogs are euthanized because they haven’t been adopted. There are tons of lovable, adoptable dogs waiting to go home with you

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a girl bonds with the new family dog
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Duplicated: 10 Best Dog Breeds For Families – [#2912]

Best Dog Breeds for Families Of course, the best way to have a family-friendly dog is to ensure that the dog considers every human member of the family as its Pack Leader. That being said, here is Cesar’s Way take on some of the best dog breeds for families. Bulldog The great advantage of bulldogs? They’re sturdy, so they can take anything that rambunctious kids throw at them, while they’re not very energetic. End result? A dog that will put up with a lot. They’re also not picky about where they live, so both small apartments and large houses are

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Overweight dog stands outside in the grass for exercise.
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How To Get Your Dog Back In Shape

As many people know, the obesity epidemic in America doesn’t just affect humans; it extends to our canine companions as well. A 2015 study showed that 52.7% of dogs in the U.S are obese! This statistic is frightening, as obesity in dogs brings with it a whole host of problems like joint damage and immobility issues. Even with these potential problems, many Pack Leaders still struggle with determining how to get a dog to lose weight. What’s the best routine? What changes need to be made? We will walk through these answers, teach you how to get your dog back

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