Category: Dog Care

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How Old Is Your Dog?

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If you’ve adopted a dog or taken in a stray, determining how old he is can be challenging. Fido may act like a big clumsy puppy, but looks can be deceiving. And that old formula, “Dogs live seven years for every one human year” isn’t really accurate, as that calculation only works if you know … Read More »

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Spotlight On Fire Dogs

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Today, October 1st, is National Fire Pup Day. Man’s Best Friend has held many different jobs throughout history. Fido has been a shepherd, guardian, tracker, and guide, to name just a few. However, fire dogs definitely rank up there with the best and bravest of our canine companions. A vet shines the spotlight on fire … Read More »

National Animal Safety and Protection Month

October is National Animal Safety And Protection Month! Of course, this topic is important all year long. Pets don’t always know what is and isn’t safe for them, and they can easily get into trouble. You’ll need to take a few steps to keep your four-legged friend happy, healthy, and, of course, safe. A local … Read More »

Signs of Doggy Dental Trouble

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Have you noticed that your dog’s breath has gotten pretty bad? Does Fido have unsightly gunk built up on his teeth? If the answer to either of those questions is yes, there’s a good chance that your canine pal has some dental trouble. Just like people, dogs can suffer from issues like gum disease, abscesses, … Read More »

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Keeping Fido Hydrated


Does your dog enjoy summer activities, like visiting parks and exploring trails? Many of our canine pals absolutely love this time of year. However, the heat can be dangerous for Man’s Best Friend. You’ll need to take a few precautions to keep Fido from overheating. The most important thing you can do here is to … Read More »

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Things You Should Never Feed Your Dog


Does your canine buddy fix you with that sad, soulful stare when you’re eating something that smells delicious? Dogs are pretty good at getting us to hand over yummy tidbits and morsels. While begging is bad manners, in this blog we’re going to focus more on safety. Not everything is safe for Man’s Best Friend. … Read More »

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