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Holiday Stress and your Dog

The holidays are a busy time of year at most households.  It can also be a bit stressful for both you and your dog. Usual routines get interrupted by more frequent comings and goings with holiday shopping, parties and festivities.  Cold, snowy days and shorter daylight hours might interrupt your usual walk routines and suddenly …

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Thanksgiving with your Dog

Thanksgiving is such a wonderful holiday to bring family and friends together. With a little planning, your fur baby can enjoy the celebration too. If you are cooking a plain turkey at home, there’s no reason your dog can’t enjoy a little of the meat along with you! In Chinese Medicine, turkey is a neutral to …

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Dog-O-Lanterns, cookies and witch hats for Halloween

Everyone loves seeing their dog all dressed up in a cute Halloween costume.  There are so many adorable dog costumes out there, who can resist taking photos and sharing them on Instagram and Facebook. But remember, some dogs hate being dressed up. Pay attention to the signs your dog is giving you. Be respectful of your …

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My Furry Valentine

Does your Valentine have four legs, fur and cute little black nose?  For many of us, our dogs are our Valentines.  Who else loves us so unconditionally and is always there, no matter what?  While your dog needs to stay far away from the V-day chocolates, there are many other ways to show your furry …

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Halloween Dog Safety Tips

Halloween is one of our favorite times of the year. There are so many cute dog costumes, fun dog-friendly events to attend and scary yard decorations.  But Halloween can be downright frightful for your four-legger. Here are some Halloween dog safety tips to keep your holiday enjoyable for everyone. Candy is for the kids with …