6 Best Tips for Traveling with Dogs

6 Best Tips for Traveling with Dogs If you’re a dog owner who’s planning on taking your pet on your next vacation, you’re not alone. Millions of Americans take Max or Bella along for the ride, and billions of dollars are spent to ensure those four-legged loved ones are comfortable. Whether you’re traveling by car…

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What is Bully Whippet Syndrome?

If dogs competed in the Olympics, you would expect a Whippet would be best suited for the 100-meter dash instead of weightlifting, right?  Yet, some dogs with Bully Whippet Syndrome look like they could lift with the best of them. So what makes some pups of this breed look like Arnold Schwarze-doggy instead of the…

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Top Tips When Bringing Home a New Puppy

It has been said that bringing home a new puppy is a lot like bringing home a human baby—the puppy is hungry all the time, poops a lot, cries, and keeps its people up all night. On the other hand—or paw—a new puppy is entertaining, loving, delightful, and a source of sunshine in  our homes,…

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Coping with the Death of your Dog

Dogs have always been called “man’s best friend,” but that phrase just seems so, so—not enough, doesn’t it? A dog is so much more than a best friend; they are often your constant companion, a confidante, your therapist, your exercise buddy, and sometimes the one thing that can make you smile and lift your mood…

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New Breeds at Westminster Dog Show 2019

Established in 1877, the Westminster Kennel Club is the oldest organization in the United States dedicated to the sport of purebred dogs. Every February at Madison Square Garden in New York City, more than 3,000 dogs compete in a variety of contests, including agility, obedience, and conformation. The conformation competition is the spotlight of a…

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Choosing the Right Dog Breed: 3 Top Tips

Are you considering bringing a furry dog-friend home this year? Good for you! Research published in Time Magazine shows that having a dog can lower levels of stress for adults and kids, is linked to lower blood pressure, and can even decrease the risk of children developing asthma. On top of all that, dog owners…

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What Is DM In Dogs?

We often get asked, “What is DM in dogs?” Degenerative Myelopathy (DM) is a progressively-degenerative disease affecting the spinal cord. It can start with simple symptoms such as unsteadiness while walking or having trouble getting up. It can look like hip dysplasia in the early days, but then the dog starts dragging her rear limbs,…

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Facts about HNPK in Dogs

According to the AKC, 2018 marked the 27th year in a row that Labrador Retrievers were the most popular dog breed in the United States. And why not? Whether you prefer yellow, chocolate, or black, Labs make amazing family playmates, hunting companions, service dogs, and best buddies. In addition to all their positive and loving…

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