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5 Steps to Giving Your New Puppy the Right Start

5 Steps to Giving Your New Puppy the Right Start

Puppies are an enormous, life-changing responsibility, but they bring great joy to our lives. It’s our job to be prepared, emotionally and logistically, in order to give them the best start that we can.

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How To Make Sure a Treat is Worth the Trick

How To Make Sure a Treat is Worth the Trick

The key to training with treats is to understand that not all treats are created equal. Here are seven easy tips to make sure your treat is worth the trick.

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6 Ways to Make Your Vet Visits More Enjoyable

6 Ways to Make Your Vet Visits More Enjoyable

Visits to the veterinarian are a part of everyday life and can be stressful for dogs and humans alike. Since we can’t talk our pups through everything that’s going to happen — although we may try — here are some tips and tricks to help make these visits more positive.

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5 Reasons Your Dog Needs to See the Vet Every Year

5 Reasons Your Dog Needs to See the Vet Every Year

It appears each year: The postcard or email from your veterinarian reminding you that it’s time for your dog’s annual checkup. But you think about your already overscheduled, hectic life and may find yourself asking, “Do I really need to take my dog to the vet every year? We went last year and everything was fine.”

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The Two Best Ways to Save Money on Pet Care

The Two Best Ways to Save Money on Pet Care

New advances in veterinary medicine can greatly increase the length and quality of a cherished pet’s life, but they often come with a hefty price tag. Here are two ways to save money and prepare for potential emergency costs.

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7 Tips for Fear Free Veterinary Visits

7 Tips for Fear Free Veterinary Visits

Here are a few tips for helping your pet feel less stress at the vet.

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Bobbing For Bones: 3 Steps to Swimming with Your Dog

Bobbing For Bones: 3 Steps to Swimming with Your Dog

Nothing beats the heat like having some fun in the water and now more than ever there are water sports we can include our dogs in – boating, swimming, paddle boarding and more. But how do you know if they are having as much fun as you are? Some dogs naturally love water and start swimming as puppies, but some aren’t so keen on the idea of playing around in the water.

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Dog Lovers: Six Reasons to Get “Appy!”

Dog Lovers: Six Reasons to Get “Appy!”

Smart phones have changed daily life for all of us, and it seems like there’s an app for everything.

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Documentary “Dogs on the Inside” Celebrates Second Chances for Dogs and People

Documentary “Dogs on the Inside” Celebrates Second Chances for Dogs and People

Looking for a great movie to watch while snuggling with your dog on the couch? If so, check out “Dogs on the Inside.” It’s an inspiring documentary about prison inmates who train homeless dogs for adoption.

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4 Steps to Start Running with Your Dog

4 Steps to Start Running with Your Dog

With the right training, your dog can be your best running partner. Here are some easy tricks to train your dog to jog with you, as well as tips for keeping your running buddy safe.

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Behold the Mighty Berry: A Nutritional Powerhouse for Dogs

Behold the Mighty Berry: A Nutritional Powerhouse for Dogs

Packed with antioxidants and other powerful nutrients, berries have the potential to help with many of the issues that plague our pooches and us. Learn more about how these superfoods can support your pup’s overall wellness.

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Pet Partners: Volunteering with Your Dog, Supporting Your Community

Pet Partners: Volunteering with Your Dog, Supporting Your Community

There are so many benefits to volunteering, but one that we, as dog lovers, hold dear is the opportunity to share the unconditional love and boundless joy our dogs have with others. Bonus benefit: we get to spend more time bonding with our dogs on a regular basis. If you are looking to volunteer with your pup, we recommend checking out Pet Partners.

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