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Crafting a Cozy Home for Your Elderly Dog

Soft and Comfy Bedding for Elderly Dog

You and your pooch have been together a long time. You’ve played countless hours of fetch, snuggled together on the couch to watch TV and you’ve even sneaked her food table scraps when no one was looking. In other words, you’ve established a special bond over the years. That doesn’t disappear just because puppy is getting long in the tooth. There are, however, some changes you’ll need to make to ensure that your aging dog is happy and comfy. Below are a few tips for crafting a cozy home environment for your elderly dog. Soft Bedding Over Hard Floors When[...]

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The Collar Still Fits! 5 Ways to Help Your Pup Lose Weight

Cute and squishy Pomeranian dog on her pink fashionable clothes

There’s nothing cuter than a pleasantly plump puppy with squishy cheeks and a round belly. But what happens if that baby fat never goes away? What if your canine companion actually starts to pack on the pounds over time? Don’t worry, you wouldn’t be alone. The Association for Pet Obesity Prevention found that over half (54 percent) of dogs were overweight or obese in 2015. Besides extra poundage being bad for your dog’s health, it may make their favorite activities difficult, from jumping into the car for a joy ride to strutting about town on leash. You want pet collars[...]

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Should You Buy a Puppy from a Breeder?

Puppies Waiting to be Adopted

If you’re new to the concept of dog ownership, understanding the pros and cons of purchasing your new pup from a breeder can be confusing. If your purchase from a reputable breeder, you’re sure to get a pup who looks and acts the part of a noble breed, free from upsetting past experiences that could cause later behavioral issues. If you adopt a dog from your local humane society, you’re saving them from a life of abuse and neglect. You’re giving a shelter dog a second chance at life, and they will forever be grateful for that, just as you’re[...]

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3 Wilderness Hacks to Get Your Dog Adventure Ready

Dog at Campground in Front of Man Playing Guitar

What is the one family activity that everyone tries to do as soon as the summer hits? Camping! An American summer tradition, camping brings the family together and helps them to reconnect to each other and get back to nature; Facebook isn’t everything! Packing up the car with the tent, sleeping bags, lantern, matches, water bottles, food and insect repellent, (the list goes on) there’s a special someone you shouldn’t forget to bring along: your loyal pupper! Equipped with hiking booties, a personalized dog harness and their own outward hound pack, your dog can hike the trails with you, go[...]

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