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Why Is My Dog Panting At Night?

by Jordan Ashley - Canine Specialist & Writer

Medically Reviewed by Dr. Catherine Barnette DVM - Veterinarian

From time to time, pretty much every dog pants. In cartoons it's the sign of a hungry dog, waiting for a comically sized piece of meat. In real life though, dogs pant for a variety of reasons. Most often, it's just to cool down. Although for a dog panting at night, anxiety might be the issue.

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7 Warning Signs of Pain in Dogs

by Grant Withers - Canine Specialist & Writer

Medically Reviewed by Dr. Catherine Barnette DVM - Veterinarian

As a dog owner, the safety and wellbeing of your pet is a top priority. Some of the signs a dog is in pain are easy to spot, such as limping or a visible wound. But other signs of pain may be more difficult to identify.

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Dog Joint Pain: Can CBD Oil Help?

by Grant Withers - Canine Specialist & Writer

Medically Reviewed by Dr. Catherine Barnette DVM - Veterinarian

Dog joint pain can be an extreme annoyance. In fact, some dogs may not want to move at all due to their pain. Just like humans getting these pains all the time's dogs can suffer from their joints aching all the time.

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Bacterial Infections in Dogs - Different Types and Treatment

by Dr. Sara Ochoa DVM - Veterinarian

Medically Reviewed by Dr. Shana Schank DVM - Veterinarian

Has your dog recently been diagnosed with a bacterial infection? Quickly noticing that there is something wrong with your dog will help you be able to fix these issues and get your dog back to its normal healthy and happy life.

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What is CBD for Dogs? The Ultimate Guide to Hemp and CBD Oil for Dogs

by Grant Withers - Canine Specialist & Writer

Medically Reviewed by Dr. Catherine Barnette DVM - Veterinarian

The more research that is done on CBD and CBD oil for dogs, the more it seems capable of revolutionizing medicine as we know it. With that being said there is still plenty unknown and research is still being done all the time, So what do we know?

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How to Teach a Dog to Fetch

by Nicole DeVault - Professional Dog Trainer

Teaching your dog to fetch serves many purposes. It allows for positive engagement between you and your pet. You can easily tire your dog out without much effort from you.

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Coconut Oil for Dogs - The Ultimate Guide 2022

by Grant Withers - Canine Specialist & Writer

Medically Reviewed by Dr. Catherine Barnette DVM - Veterinarian

Because SitStay is all about good healthy dogs, we have many people ask us all the time about a variety of supplements for their dogs. One of the most common that comes up is coconut oil for dogs. Many of our customers want to know if coconut oil is good for dogs.

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How to Teach Your Dog to Not Bark at Strangers

by Amber LaRock - Professional Dog Trainer

How do you teach your dog to not bark at strangers? In this article, we’ll dive into the basics of teaching your dog how to mind their manners, and help you end this pesky canine habit for good!

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How to Teach a Dog to Heel

by Grant Withers - Canine Specialist & Writer

Walking is extremely beneficial for your dog, and for you! Most dogs are not born knowing the proper way to follow or heel while going on a walk. It is up to us to teach them this valuable skill which makes everyone happier and healthier in the long run!

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PTSD Service Dog Training Manual

by Grant Withers - Canine Specialist & Writer

PTSD or post-traumatic stress disorder is becoming an increasingly serious problem in our society with people lives changing due to fear, anger, or anxiety. One of the best remedies for this is a service dog trained for PTSD companions. These dogs are amazing and there are a lot of success stories for the work they do every day.

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Police Dog Training 101

by Grant Withers - Canine Specialist & Writer

Police dog training covers many responsibilities and usually, each dog has a specialization like a drug and explosive searching, or just a patrol K9. These dogs all have the same drive and intelligence that put them ahead of the rest and this is due to the training and the bond with their handlers. But it is not all on the dogs, the handlers must know what they are doing as well.

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Dog Agility Training for Beginners

by Grant Withers - Canine Specialist & Writer

One of the best ways to get a dog to behave better, calm down, and stay fit is to begin dog agility training. Agility training is a series of obstacles that form a course for your dog to follow your directions through the correct order of obstacles.

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Dr. Erica Irish DVM

Veterinarian

Erica has worked in the veterinary field since 2006, starting out as a veterinary technician before graduating from the UF College of Veterinary Medicine in 2013. As a general practitioner in an animal hospital, she has many interests and is especially interested in dermatology, cardiology, internal and integrative medicine.

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Dr. Sara Ochoa DVM

Veterinarian

Sara is a graduate of St. George's University with a Doctorate in Veterinary Medicine. Sara has been practicing Veterinary Medicine for the past 4 years treating small animal and exotic animals. She owns a dog, cat, rabbit, and tortoise. She has extensive knowledge treating all species of animals with a passion for surgery.

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Dr. Catherine Barnette DVM

Veterinarian

Catherine is a veterinarian and freelance writer based in Florida. After 14 years as a small animal general practitioner, Dr. Barnette now focuses on creating educational content for veterinary teams and their clients. She shares her home with her husband, daughter, one dog, two cats, and a rescued white dove.

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Dr. Shana Schank DVM

Veterinarian

Shana is a veterinarian, writer and mother of 3. She graduated from Iowa State University, School of Veterinary Medicine in 2007. Dr. Schank has a diverse background including Equine Medicine, Shelter Medicine, and Private Small Animal Practice. Dr. Schank prides herself on being adaptable and able to jump into any situation and work with anyone.

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Amber LaRock

Professional Dog Trainer

Amber is a Licensed Vet Tech with a degree in Veterinary Technology. Recently she has specialized in veterinary and animal-related content creation and social media management. When she is not working she loves spending time with her furry friends exploring the outdoors.

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Nicole DeVault

Professional Dog Trainer

Nicole is a professional dog trainer who has been in the business for about 5 years. She has two dogs of her own. Both of her dogs are rescues who came to her with their own set of issues. Working with troubled dogs is where her passion for dog training started. Nicole specializes in off-leash obedience.

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Grant Withers

Canine Expert & Writer

Grant is an award-winning writer for SitStay with a passion for pets and especially dogs! Grant loves writing about furry little goofballs and aims to educate pet parents about anything and everything regarding their dogs.

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Trevor Crotts

Inventor, Canine Expert & Author

Trevor is a product developer, manufacturer and pet industry expert. The original inventor of the truly orthopedic dog bed, Trevor has changed the pet industry with his solution based approach to pet products. He is a World Branding Award winner for Best Dog products, and he is here to share with our readers some of his unique insight.

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