Help! My Dog Has A Blood Blister?

So, you got Rover a new chew toy. One with an extra loud squeaker. You know, the type that makes him tilt his head and perk up those cute ears every time it makes a sound. Needless to say, he loves it. Just look at him go, chewing that thing for all he’s worth! Then, …

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Why Are My Dog’s Balls Peeling?

Why are my dog’s balls peeling? Now that’s an unusual question, one you don’t expect to hear in polite company, yet a valid concern for many pet owners. You’re probably seen your dog licking his privates a thousand times and you know what those parts look like. You don’t remember any peeling so it’s quite …

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Can Dogs Eat Black Rice?

Most of us spoil our dogs something rotten, don’t we? If we treat our dogs like VIPs or royalty why don’t we go the whole hog and give them food fit for kings- and queens? In today’s article, I’m going to be looking at one such food. Black rice is a food that has been …

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Can Dogs Eat Lamb Bones

Did you know that the average amount of lamb eaten by an American was just over a pound in 2020?  Which is a huge drop from the five pound average consumption which was seen in the 1960s? And that this is peanuts when you think that the average for chicken per person is over 200 …

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Does Kibble Make Dogs Poop More?

Five and a half years ago, we moved our dogs from kibble to raw food. And don’t worry, this isn’t the start of a lecture extolling the virtues of how great raw food is  But it is a story of how big and noticeable one of the changes was after making a switch. We have …

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Can I Use Human Conditioner on My Dog?

Are you almost tearing your hair out because your dog just won’t stop scratching? Or is that you are tired of trying to sort out the tangles and matts in your dog’s coat? Are you thinking that perhaps if you use human conditioner, all of your troubles will end and that your dog will have …

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Can Dogs Eat Raw Lamb?

Dogs have evolved from wolves and, as such, they’re supposed to eat a raw diet. Nowadays, with so much readily available and affordable commercial dog food, few pet parents feed their dogs raw meat. Unless, of course, you’ve converted to the BARF theory and want to offer your pet the chance to eat what they …

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My Dog Drank Hot Chocolate

Did you know that 80% of adults in the U.S. eat chocolate, and each year Americans eat about 2.8 billion pounds of chocolate? It’s no secret that we love chocolate, and the varieties and different forms they come in make it even more delectable. But certainly not for our pets!  Every responsible pet parent understands …

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My Dog Ate Chocolate But Is Acting Fine

With America consuming 2.8 billion pounds of chocolate each year, there is bound to be some form of chocolate or candy in almost every household.   As a responsible pet parent, you must already know to never give your dog chocolate, even a little piece of it. But what if your dog accidentally stumbled on your …

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8 Reasons Why Your Dog Is Acting Out

Did you know that as well as “acting out” dogs or humans for that matter can also “act in”? Acting out is all about a display of behaviour which is inappropriate, anti-social or just down right dangerous. It is a great phrase because it is so literal. If a dog acts out, for some reason …

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