Category Archives: Canine Health

LOADING A KONG

When we load a Kong, we hope that it will take Otis at least 30 or 45 minutes to empty it, and ideally, we want him to keep coming back to see if there’s more to be found. There is … Continue reading

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When is it Time to Say Goodbye?

Making the commitment to owning a pet means recognizing that one day you will have to say goodbye. Sometimes (just like with our human loved ones) we do not have a choice or a say as to when this will … Continue reading

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Thunder Terrifes Teddy!


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Chewie’s New Thundershirt™

YEAH, SURE… There’s a product on the market called a Thundershirt™ . It’s been out for over a year but I only recently discovered it. When I first read about it and watched some video of dogs wearing it, I … Continue reading

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Nikita’s Nutrition: How do I Know What to Feed my Dog?

Many pet owners have little or no idea what constitutes good nutrition for their dog. Most believe that if it’s sold at the store and says“complete nutrition” it must be fine, and so they will purchase the cheapest food they … Continue reading

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Tasty But Toxic: Part II – Plants and Miscellaneous Household Items

PLANTS AND OTHER MISC. STUFF IF THIS IS AN EMERGENCY AND YOU BELIEVE YOUR PET HAS INGESTED A TOXIC SUBSTANCE. DO NOT WAIT. CALL THE ANIMAL POISON CONTROL CENTER AT 888-426-4435. More than 700 varieties of plants have been identified … Continue reading

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Tasty But Toxic: Part I – FOODS

IF THIS IS AN EMERGENCY AND YOU BELIEVE YOUR PET HAS INGESTED A TOXIC SUBSTANCE. DO NOT WAIT. CALL THE ANIMAL POISON CONTROL CENTER AT 888-426-4435. Dogs love to eat. Dogs love to investigate the world around them and they … Continue reading

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