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Canine Acupressure & TCM
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Benefits of Canine Acupressure and Massage
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Utah Dog Massage

OH No, Not the Cough!!! Kennel Cough and Your Dog

Oh no, your dog is suddenly coughing and sneezing!  The infamous kennel cough or canine cough is a highly contagious respiratory disease that your dog can get from a virus or bacteria.  It can cause inflammation and irritation in your dog’s throat and lungs. Similar to how we catch a cold when we are in …

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Gentle Leaders May Not Be So Gentle – A Better Way to Stop the Pulling

Loose leash walking makes going for walks an enjoyable and bonding experience. One of the first things pet parents do when they find their dog is taking them for a walk (or maybe a run is the more appropriate word as the pet parent is being pulled down the street) is to go to the …

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What’s Causing my Dog’s Diarrhea? A Look at Coccidia and Giardia in Dogs

There are many different things that could cause your dog’s loose stool, from eating too many liver treats or too much dairy, to just not quite feeling right, but before if the issue goes on more than a day or two, make sure you are able to rule out Coccidia and Giardia. Coccidia and Giardia …

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Does your dog show signs of separation anxiety?

Does your dog go a little too crazy when you are away?  It could be a sign of separation anxiety.  We all want our dogs to be jumping with joy whenever they see us because it makes us feel loved and important.  But if the stress of you being away is causing problems, it’s time to address what …

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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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Finding a Doggie Daycare or Boarder You Can Trust

For most of us pet parents, sooner or later we need the services of a doggie daycare or boarding facility.  Even for those of us who try to include our dogs in everything we do, situations come up where are in need of having someone we trust take care of our dog.  Whether it’s for …

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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 …

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Dog Travel Tips and What to Bring Along on Your Next Pet Friendly Vacation

I’m a big fan on traveling with my dog, and know first hand that a few dog travel tips can help you make it a great experience.  In my opinion, it’s all in the planning and making sure you do your research ahead of time. You will have a much more successful and fun trip if …

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Taking Great Photos of Your Dog

There is nothing I love more than taking great photos of my dog.  This isn’t always as easy as the end result makes it look.  Dogs don’t have the longest attention spans, are often quick to give into distractions and very rarely hold still.  Even harder than getting a great shot of a dog, is …

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Car Safety for your Dog – Keeping your Dog Safe while you Drive

Keeping your dog safe while driving in the car is one of the most important things you do as a pet parent.  We’ve all see the cute image of  a dog enjoying the breeze as  his parent drives happily along.  The reality however, is that your dog needs to be restrained for his safety as well as …