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6 Tips for Bringing Your Dog to Brunch

There’s no doubt that we have an unwavering love for our four-legged friends. But just how socially acceptable is it to bring our canine companions with us to a brunch reservation with friends or family members rather than leaving them at home on the weekend? More often than not, we are inseparable from our furry companions, and having to leave ...

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Doggy Getaway: Amelia Island

Nestled along the Atlantic Ocean and close to the Georgia state line lies a gem of a doggy getaway in Florida called Amelia Island. There’s so much to see and do packed on this little island, plus plenty of dog-friendly spots means you don’t want to leave your pup at home. We decided to explore what Amelia Island had to ...

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The Stingray

I lost my girl August in March of 2019. She had been battling bone cancer. At the time of the diagnosis, the doctor told me, “I’m not going to predict how long you have with her. Bone cancer is tricky. It could be six months, it could be a year.” I was grateful he did not place a timeline on ...

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Getting That Perfect Pic of Your Dog

After the year we’ve had it’s understandable you might want to catch some of the better parts of it on camera, including our dogs. They’ve helped us through a lot in 2020, and been by our side the whole time – but they don’t make it easy for us to catch them in all of their goofy glory. If you’ve ...

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New Campaign Takes on Racist, Classist Dog Breed Restrictions

Animal Farm Foundation (AFF) announced the launch of the Dogs, People, and Housing Insurance Project to end exclusionary dog breed restrictions in the housing insurance industry. These restrictions are often used as a way to discriminate against individuals based on their class or race.  This initiative reflects AFF’s unwavering commitment to challenge laws and policies that keep dogs and people ...

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7 Common Stressors for Your Dog This Summer

Have you ever thought about how stressful summer activities can be for your pets? Here are seven common stressors to watch for this summer, and how you can help avoid them. 1. Heat Stress. Naturally, dogs are most active first thing in the morning and again in the evening, then they tend to sleep during the day-time hours. Try to give them ...

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Don’t Forget About Dental Health

February is Pet Dental Health Month and it’s one aspect of care many pet parents tend to overlook. Healthy teeth and gums are just as important for your dog as they are for you! While a dog’s tolerance for “brushing” may vary, it’s a good habit to get into early on. Similar to humans, plaque on a dog’s teeth can ...

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Pets are Motivators and Confidants, Poll Says

Humans’ best friends were more important than ever in 2020, according to a recent poll of policyholders.* An amazing 54 percent of pet owners responding to the poll said their pets “gave them a reason to get up every morning” as they struggled to deal with isolation in a time of social distancing. In addition, 47 percent said their pet ...

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Walking Your Dog CAN Boost Your Wellbeing!

By Dr. Margit Gabriele Muller  We all know that walking dogs is good for us. It’s great fun for both us and our furry companions but it also has amazing benefits that boost our wellbeing. But what is the science behind this? Fact #1: Mental wellbeing The world is experiencing an unprecedented mental health crisis due to the impact of the Covid-19 ...

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Is Sleeping Next to Your Dog Good for You?

Does thinking about your dog sleeping alone in a different room make you toss and turn at night? In a time where most of us are feeling a lot more stressed, anxious and lonely than usual, dog experts at tails.com have some good news – having your dog sleep beside you in bed is actually a lot better and beneficial ...

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