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WHY DO DOGS EAT GRASS?

If only they could talk, we would just come out and ask them. “So, Buddy, I’m wondering why you eat grass now and then. Aren’t you getting what you need in the food I’m feeding you? I mean, I just want to understand. It’s not like it’s as embarrassing as that other nasty habit you have … you know, [...]

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POWER BARS & OTHER TIPS FOR YOUR ACTIVE SPORTING DOG

The choices in competitive and recreational dog sports today are endless. It’s just another affirmation that we are including our pets in every aspect of our lives, from care at home to vacations to participating in our active sports lives. Dog sports are a great way to keep our canines both physically and mentally active. It goes beyond the [...]

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FIDO FRIENDLY VACATIONS

As the tide rises for dogs becoming one of the family, so has the trend toward offering pet-friendly vacations. We’ve gone way beyond making sure we’re feeding our dogs wholesome, healthy dog food and giving them creature comforts at home. Just as we look forward to a summer vacation with our kids, it now includes taking Fido along.We’re not [...]

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DANGEROUS DOG FOOD INGREDIENTS

Many of us are in the habit of reading our food labels, but do you do the same for your dog food products? If you are interested enough to read this blog, I think you already do. But for some just starting to, or wanting to, this refresher will help you demystify the bad ingredients hiding in some labels [...]

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DOG OWNERS ... BEE-WARE!

If you and your dog have had the unfortunate experience of being under attack by bees or wasps, you already know how terrifying it can be. Long after the physical effects of the bee stings are under control, the emotional impact can still take its toll. Knowing what to do when attacked, or better yet knowing how to avoid [...]

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DEALING WITH DOG CAR SICKNESS

Why is it that some dogs can leap into a car at the height of family chaos and packing frenzy, hang their heads out the window, endure the stop and start of traffic congestion and think it was a great outing? And then there are the others – the one in five dogs that suffer from motion sickness and [...]

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ANXIETY ISSUES AT DOGGIE DAYCARE?

Doggie daycares are a great answer for many reasons – lack of exercise, stimulation and social time with other dogs. But many dog parents consider them the answer to all sorts of behavioral issues such as destructive chewing, nuisance barking, mouthing/biting and separation anxiety. A good doggie daycare provider can go a long way toward meeting many of those [...]

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SUPERFOODS FOR YOUR DOG

Adding whole, fresh foods, such as fruits and vegetables, to your dog’s diet has super benefits. Not only will your dog consider it an exciting addition to his everyday diet, he will benefit from the excellent nutritional value. Fruits and vegetables are packed full of vitamins, minerals and antioxidants and dogs just love the natural sweetness and goodness.Once they’re [...]

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TESTIMONIAL: The antidote to an antibiotic-related upset stomach

Kona was a transport dog from PAWS NELA, in Louisiana. I adopted him last August. He is about 2 years old, and a love of a dog! He lived in 2 different shelters down south for over a year, and the minute he came up to the Humane Society of Chittenden County, I fell in [...]

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THE ABCs OF HEARTWORM DISEASE

If you’re like most dog moms, you give heartworm prevention medication because your vet told you to. But do you really know much about heartworm disease? Learn about what causes heartworms, the symptoms, treatment and how you can prevent this life threatening disease.Causes of HeartwormsThere is only one way a dog can get heartworms – by the bite of [...]

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