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Top 5 Tips to get Rid of your Dog’s Bad Breath

   Find out what’s causing your dog’s bad breath and how to prevent it from coming back! As much as you may love getting kisses from your pup, sometimes getting up close and personal with your dog also means getting a nose-full of their foul breath. If your dog’s breath is getting harder to stomach, it may be time to…

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Turmeric For Dogs (The Definitive Guide)

WHAT IS TURMERIC You’ve probably heard of turmeric. You know, the orange spice that gives curry its deep, earthy flavor and is commonly used in Thai and Indian dishes. In fact, there is a good chance you have some in your cupboard. A member of the ginger family, turmeric is native to Southeast Asia and the Middle East and is popular…

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MEDICAL MARIJUANA and PAINFUL PETS

Dr. Robert J. Silver DVM, MS, CVA If you have a heart beat and can read, its likely you’ve seen mention of “pot for pets” or “medical marijuana for pets”, or something like that. Maybe your neighbor’s dog wasn’t doing so well, limping around, or has cancer, or epilepsy, and they gave their dog some cannabis, and its doing much…

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Top 13 Most Poisonous Plants for Dogs

With summertime just around the corner, people (and their pets) will be spending a lot more time outside, enjoying the nice weather.  Unfortunately, allowing your dog to roam around the park or even your yard comes with a whole new of set of risks you have to watch out for. One of the dangers I’m referring to is plants. That’s right,…

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The Scary Truth About Fish Oil for Dogs

Everything you’ve ever thought about the health benefits of fish oil is wrong… It’s true! For years, we have heard about the health benefits of fish oil. Whether you slurped up a spoonful of cod liver oil or you were lucky enough to just take the capsules, chances are you’ve probably been on the fish oil train at one point or…

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Preparing Your Home for Your Newly Adopted Pet

By Dr. Karen Becker, DVM Adopting a new pet is a very exciting, fun time for family members (including the new furry addition). It’s also typically a somewhat stressful period as everyone makes the adjustments necessary to integrate the new addition into the household. Planning ahead can make a big difference in managing everyone’s stress during your pet’s first few…

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Dogs With Diarrhea: Causes, Treatments & Tips

THE SCOOP ON YOUR DOG’S POOP: Why it happens and how to remedy this messy situation! Help! My Dog has Diarrhea No pet parent wants to see their dog sick, especially with such uncomfortable symptoms. With the stinky messes, constant bathroom trips outside and unavoidable household cleanups–diarrhea in dogs is not a pleasant experience for anyone involved. And due…

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Dog Vaccinations: To Do Or Not To Do?

You’re a responsible pet parent… You adore your dog. That’s why you purchase quality pet food, make sure they get adequate exercise, and follow your vet’s vaccine recommendations to a T. You are a top notch pet parent and we commend you for that! But what if I told you that not only were you being taken advantage of, but one of…

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Ultimate Guide to Using Coconut Oil for Dogs

  Asking the question for pet parents everywhere: Is coconut oil good for dogs? Quick answer: YES! This tropical fruit is not only a delicious treat for humans, but it also provides significant health benefits for the furry friend in your life. Organic coconut oil, if processed correctly, can give you all the essential nutrients needed for a healthy body inside…