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How to Make Vet Visits Less Scary

Does your dog hate the vet? Here are 5 tips from Whole Dog Journal to help make your dog’s vet visit stress-free. Vet visits can be stressful for the beings on both ends of the leash! Veterinary care is a necessary part of responsible dog ownership, and, fortunately, a little pro-active planning and training can […]

Choosing a Quality Dry Dog Food

Most of us know that our dogs will eat anything, but feeding your dog a high quality well-balanced food is one of the best things a responsible pet owner can do for his or her pet. A good food serves as a health foundation and will strengthen the immune system, maintain digestive health, keep your vet […]

Diarrhea Home Remedies

If you have a dog at home, the occasional diarrhea episode is to be expected. It’s not really a matter of if your dog will experience it, but when. Knowing what to expect when your dog has loose stools – and how to manage it – is good to have, especially before you need it. […]

Human Behaviors That Stress Out Your Dog

Your dog can become stressed for a variety of reasons. For example, dogs on leashes typically feel stress when they encounter another dog, especially not on a leash. This is probably because it’s difficult to greet the other dog in a natural fashion while being tied to its owner. But there are triggers by humans that […]

Prevent Fleas & Ticks In a Non-Toxic Way

Tick and flea season is rapidly approaching, and it is time to start thinking about prevention for your furry friend. Tick and flea control can be challenging for pet owners, especially when you are searching for a product that is natural and non-toxic. Dogs Naturally Magazine breaks down the establishment of fleas and ticks on […]

Titer Testing: An Alternative to Annual Vaccinations

For those of us that share lives with our pets, preventative health care, including vaccinations, is typically at the top of our lists. Our veterinarians send us post cards recommending that our pets be vaccinated annually for rabies, parvovirus, distemper, and MLV (modified live virus). Here’s what your vet doesn’t tell you: Over-vaccinating can cause diseases. […]

Puppy Love: Study Explains the Bond Between Human and Dog

Have you ever looked into your dog’s eyes and wondered, “why is my dog so charming?” What is it about your dog’s adoring gaze that makes it so powerful? A new study by Japanese scientist Miho Nagasawa seems to have found the answer, and it has to do with something called the cuddle chemical, love hormone, or oxytocin. Oxytocin […]

5 Benefits of Feeding a Raw Diet

When you believe that fresh is best, that belief makes it into every meal – including your pet’s! As a pet owner, it is your responsibility to make sure that your pet’s needs are being met, including a healthy diet. The quality of your pet’s diet will have a direct impact on his general health and […]

Fish Oil and Omega-3 Fats: Dietary Supplement or Dietary Dilemma?

A recent article surfaced on social media from an anonymous dog owner that noticed her three-year-old Neopolitan Mastiff became terribly lame after eating 8 fish oil tablets a day. One day, her dog had trouble rising and it was discovered that he was suffering from Vitamin E deficiency. She immediately stopped giving him fish oil supplements […]