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How to Teach a Dog Tricks

This is a great article about teaching your dog some tricks found on www.dogster.com   First, the Basics “Tricks are like puzzles for dogs; teaching your dog new tricks not only challenges his mind, but enhances his focus and intelligence,” explains Kyra Sundance, California-based stunt dog show performer and trainer […]

Tear Stains

Causes of Tear Staining: Tear staining is most obvious in light colored dogs and occurs most often in toy breeds. The staining is often brown in color, but sometimes takes on a pinkish hue as well. This condition is caused by an overflow of a dog’s natural tears onto the […]

10 Easy DIY Howl-O-Ween Costumes

Do you want to take part in our Howl-O-Ween photoconcest, but have no costume? Here are some great DIY Dog Halloween costumes: Source: http://pugdemonium.blogspot.ca/2015/10/beanie-baby-dog-costume.html Source: http://www.hgtv.com/design/make-and-celebrate/handmade/15-diy-pet-costumes-for-halloween-pictures?soc=hgtvcom53804806&adbid=10153405423089213&adbpl=fb&adbpr=16801589212 Source: http://stories.barkpost.com/beggin-halloween-costumes/?utm_content=buffer13979&utm_medium=social&utm_source=pinterest.com&utm_campaign=buffer Source: http://www.buycostumes.com/ideas/spider-dog-costume/ Source: https://www.buzzfeed.com/amazonclouddrive/boooo?utm_term=.vyal3Gk7Z#.uxXv68qyr Source: https://www.homesalive.ca/blog/20-funny-creative-and-outrageous-pet-costumes/ Source: https://www.homesalive.ca/blog/20-funny-creative-and-outrageous-pet-costumes/ Source: http://www.costume-works.com/harry-potter-dog.html Source: https://www.flickr.com/photos/jason_coleman/306843686/ Source: https://dogvacay.com/blog/12-dogs-who-are-making-the-best-out-of-their-cones-of-shame/  

Excessive Paw Licking in Dogs – It May Not Be Allergies

Great article about excessive paw licking and great tips to prevent it! This article was written by DR. PETER DOBIAS, DVM and featured in the IVC JOURNAL ~ SUMMER 2014.   For any practicing veterinarian, paw licking and chewing is a very common complaint and often, even with holistic approaches can be difficult to treat. Conventionally, […]

Facts about Kennel Cough

What is “Canine Cough”? Infectious tracheobronchitis, also known as Kennel Cough is a highly contagious, upper-respiratory disease that is spread by any one of three infectious agents (parainfluenza, adenovirus, or Bordetella) or any combination there of. Most often it is passed on through the air, it can also be transmitted […]

10 Tips for a safe Halloween

We all love Halloween, but please make sure to keep your dogs safe! Here are some great tips for a happy and safe Howl-O-Ween: 1. No tricks, no treats: That bowl of candy is for trick-or-treaters, not for Scruffy and Fluffy. Chocolate in all forms—especially dark or baking chocolate—can be […]