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What Breed is Your Mutt?

Our dogs don’t wonder where they came from – they’re dogs – but more and more of their owners are discovering how that information can help them provide better pet care. This July 31 is National Mutt Day, and Royal Canin, a global leader in pet health nutrition, is encouraging mixed breed pet owners to discover the secrets of their ...

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How to Soothe Travel Anxiety in Your Pet

Travel is a fun way to bond with friends and family as you make new memories, and bringing your pet along for the ride can ensure an amazing time. However, traveling can be stressful for many pets, so you’ll want to keep a few of these tips in mind. Designate a Petter Have someone along for your trip whose sole ...

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5 Halloween Safety Tips

We’re sure your poodle dressed up like a little devil or your dachshund running around in a hotdog costume has to be the cutest thing ever, but when your fur babies turn to the treats it’s another story. Help keep your pets safe this Halloween with these tips from David York, owner of Barking Hound Village. Keep Halloween décor such ...

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3 Fun Birthday Party Ideas for Fur Babies

Hosting a birthday party for your fur baby is not only fun, but it’s a great way to socialize your pooch. Instead of heading over to a local dog park, which may be filled with large dogs that overwhelm your tiny little guy or overexcite your sweet center of attention, hosting a party at home makes it possible for you ...

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Does Your Dog Have the Back to School Blues?

One family member in particular has a tough time transitioning from summer days to school year: your pet. In a survey of nearly 4,000 Americans conducted by Petplan pet insurance, pet owners reported a spike in separation anxiety in pets who lose summer companions to the classroom. Of those surveyed with “back-to-schoolers” in the household, 26% said their pet shows ...

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He’s Friendly! I Promise!

by Chloe Anderson We’ve all been there, our dog is enjoying themselves in the park, chasing a ball and you become a little distracted by a text or conversation with friends. You take you eyes off them for just a second? Only to look up and see them bounding across the park towards an unsuspecting canine victim. This is the ...

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A Guide to Moving with Pets

Whether it’s a move down the street or a trek across the country, moving with your pets can be overwhelming for both you and them. Larry Hawk, president of the ASPCA, says, “Moving is very stressful for a family. That stress is also experienced by the pets.” The universal rule of moving is to be as prepared as possible; however, ...

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Changing Your Puppy’s Diet from Commercial to Homemade

by Lew Olson, author of Raw and Natural Nutrition for Dogs Oftentimes, the first time we see our new puppy is after it has been whelped and reared. Chances are the puppy you bring home will not have been whelped and reared on a natural diet. We hope that once you get your puppy home, you will choose to feed ...

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Sun Protection Tees

Our dogs may be covered in fur but that doesn’t mean they are immune to sunburn. Summer is only half way over so there are plenty more hot days to come. Gold Paw Series offers the perfect sun-protection option with their new Sun Shield Tee. This shirt for fido offers UV protection but is designed for warm weather comfort. The ...

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An Unlikely Friendship

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The duck and the dog? Yes! These best friends live in Atlantic Beach, North Carolina. It’s amazing how these creatures can form such a tight bond.

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