What to Do If Your Dog Eats Turkey Bones

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What to Do It Your Dog Eats Turkey Bones

Every Thanksgiving I remember the year Haley ate an entire turkey breast carcass. Yes, she ate the entire thing! That might have been the first time she discovered the joy of dumpster diving in the kitchen trash can. With all the commotion around the holiday, I had forgotten about the bones in the trash can when we left the house … Read More

12 Self-Help Tips for Dogs with Allergies

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12 Self-Help Tips for Dogs With Allergies

It’s surprising how many dog owners think that excessive licking and scratching is normal for dogs, but more often than not, allergies are the cause of all that itching and discomfort. In last week’s post, I talked about the drug Apoquel and how it’s helped Haley with her allergies, but there are also practical and natural ways to treat allergies … Read More

7 Benefits of Pumpkin for Dogs

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7 Benefits of Pumpkin for Dogs

Yay! The official start of the fall season is less than a week away and I’m ready to celebrate its arrival! The temperatures are slowly dropping, all the kids are back in school and I saw the first pumpkins for sale last week. I know it’s a little early, but I just had to buy a few. It’s almost time … Read More

How to Get Rid of Your Dog’s Bad Breath

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How to Get Rid of Your Dog's Bad Breath

Yesterday I posted What Causes Your Dog’s Bad Breath? Now, you’re probably wondering what you can do about it, right? I won’t keep you in suspense any longer, here’s what you need to know about how to get rid of your dog’s bad breath. If your dog has persistent bad breath, you should first see your vet to determine the … Read More

What Causes Your Dog’s Bad Breath?

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What Causes Your Dog's Bad Breath?

Does your dog have bad breath? When I was growing up, smelling a dog’s stinky breath was considered a normal part of having or being around a dog. We called it “doggie breath” and if we would have heard of someone back then brushing their dog’s teeth everyday, they surely would have been labeled as the “crazy dog lady” of … Read More

12 Simple Ways to Help Your Dog Lose Weight

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12 Simple Ways to Help Your Dog Lose Weight

Pet obesity continues to be a problem here in the United States. A survey conducted last year by the Association for Pet Obesity Prevention estimates that 52.7% of dogs in the US are either overweight or obese. But what’s more surprising is that 95% of dog owners identified their dogs as being normal weight. Our overweight dogs have an elevated … Read More