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Diabetic Service Dogs

Diabetic Service Dogs and Diabetic Alert Dogs Dogs possess an incredibly powerful sense of smell. That’s why we use these impressive animals to detect the presence of drugs, explosives and other contraband, ultimately helping to keep society safer. A trained diabetic service dog (also called diabetic alert dogs), as a result, can detect odors that […]

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Therapy Dogs In School

Therapy dogs are canines that are trained to provide comfort and affection to people in retirement homes, nursing homes, hospices, schools, hospitals and disaster areas, and to people with autism. Therapy Dogs work in animal-assisted activities and animal-assisted therapy, typically alongside their owner/handlers who consider them the canines to be their personal pets. Schools across the […]

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Homemade Dog Treats

DIY Homemade Dog Treat Recipes Cooking wholesome, tail-wagging treats for the dog in your life   Do you ever get the feeling your furry friend eats better than you? A once uncommon complaint of many pet owners has become increasingly true as more people seek easy dog treat recipes as an alternative. People are no longer […]

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Gluten Free Dog Food

In recent years, we’ve seen a rise in gluten free dog food. This popularity has mirrored the rise in similar products for people as many dog owners choose to mimic their own food choices when choosing a food for their pet. These diets are particularly helpful for those that have celiac disease, intolerance to glutens in general, […]

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Definitive Guide to Xylitol & Dogs

      Sugar substitute xylitol is a sugar alcohol commonly used as an ingredient in sugar-free candy, sugar-free baked goods, and sugarless gum (and some other products, such as peanut butter.) It is also commonly an ingredient in some pharmaceuticals and oral health products such as chewable vitamins and throat lozenges. Xylitol is a popular […]

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Are these foods toxic to dogs?

Can a table scrap really hurt your dog? Well, that depends on what it is and what’s in it. If it contains the sweetener xylitol, it can cause your dog some real problems. In fact, according to your veterinarian, there’s a lot of people food your dog and cat should never eat. And, it’s not […]

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