Month: April 2020

This post contains affiliate links. Read more here. Dog lovers know firsthand how toys, dishes, and assorted doggie accessories can go from neatly organized to exploding all over your home like dog hair in the spring. We’ve rounded up some products and projects to help contain the clutter, whether it’s your endless leash collection or
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(Picture Credit: K_Thalhofer/Getty Images) Can dogs eat ice? You might be asking this because you are looking for a cold summer treat for your dog, or maybe because some ice fell out of the freezer door and your pup accidentally ate some ice. Humans can eat ice, but is it also safe for dogs to
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Pampered and beloved by aristocrats in Renaissance Europe, the darling bichon frise is no stranger to the spotlight. These white powder puffs are natural-born performers who delight in entertaining their families. Bichon frise puppies are peppy, they’re playful, and they’re endlessly curious companions. The breed’s French name translates to “curly-coated,” which is certainly an apt
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This post contains affiliate links. Read more here. Looking for an artistic outlet or a soothing way to relieve stress? Paint by number kits are the perfect way to spend an evening indoors and many even feature our favorite subject: dogs! Whether it’s a colorful pop art take or a realistic portrait, dog paint by
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(Picture Credit: rgbspace/Getty Images) Let’s be honest. Marijuana legalization is becoming a thing. No judgment here. If you use it, that’s your decision. However, it’s imperative that you do so responsibly. You must make sure to at least keep the weed out of reach of those who can get hurt by it, including dogs. That being
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This post contains affiliate links. Read more here. As a dog owner, you spend a decent amount of time cleaning up after your dog. Scooping poop several times a day gets you pretty familiar with your dog’s digestive system, so it doesn’t take long to notice when something is off. Diarrhea is fairly common in
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Life is full of the unexpected, and dealing with the unexpected can be a lot more difficult if you have a pet. That’s why it’s not too surprising that every now and then, you might drop your dog off for doggy daycare and find that you can’t pick them up on time. You may not
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With his fluffy, magnificent coat, the Alaskan malamute is one show-stopping canine. Not to be confused with the smaller-boned and speedier Siberian husky, malamutes are muscular powerhouses capable of some pretty impressive physical feats. These dogs were bred to pull heavy loads, and it shows—they’re incredibly strong, rugged, and built for endurance. One of the
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This post contains affiliate links. Read more here. If you compare the ingredients in a grocery store brand of dog food to a premium recipe, you’ll notice a stark difference. Cheap dog food tends to make heavy use of grains, often listing them before the primary source of protein. Grains aren’t necessarily bad for dogs,
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Not a substitute for professional veterinary help. Sneezing, itching, watery eyes…if you have a seasonal allergy, you know the drill—and the discomfort. But what about your dog? Dogs can suffer from seasonal allergies too, but the signs can look very different and so can the treatment. Dogs also experience allergies differently depending on the stage
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None of us want to leave our pets behind several times a week, but sometimes it can’t be avoided—especially if you work outside of the home. You may be able to leave your dog at home and know he’ll be just fine when you return, but you also may need to look for options when
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Not a substitute for professional veterinary help. Catapulted into the spotlight once the hit television series “Lassie” came onto the scene in the 1950s, the rough collie represents the ultimate family dog. Intelligent, affectionate, and intensely devoted to their humans, rough collies certainly have some admirable traits. Originally hailing from Scotland, this herding dog was
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This post contains affiliate links. Read more here. Easter is almost here, and while you’re busy putting together treats and hiding eggs for your kiddos around the house, don’t forget that your dog wants in on the festivities, too! One way to make dogs feel extra special is by putting together a DIY dog Easter
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This post contains affiliate links. Read more here. Not a substitute for professional veterinary help. Welcoming a new puppy into the family is an exciting time in which you’ll discover all sorts of fun ways to bond. But, raising a brand new puppy is also a lot of work, and one of the things you’re
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This post contains affiliate links. Read more here. Not a substitute for professional veterinary help. While there is a lot of buzz in the dog food (and human!) world about grain-free diets, the truth is that dogs have been eating diets supplemented with grains since they were first domesticated. We asked Leslie Brooks, DVM and
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