Belgian Malinois Breed Guide

Belgian Malinois Breed Guide

by Claudia Bensimoun - Canine Specialist 11 min read

The focused and energetic Belgian Malinois still remains one of the most popular dog breeds around today. Here's what you need to know about this beloved and hardworking breed.
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Black Widow Bites in Dogs

Black Widow Bites in Dogs

by Dr. Erica Irish - Veterinarian 4 min read

What happens when a dog gets bitten by a black widow spider, and what can you do about it?
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Quick Health Tips & Questions for Dog and Puppy Adoption

Quick Health Tips & Questions for Dog and Puppy Adoption

by Amber LaRock - Vet Tech & Trainer 6 min read

In this article we’ll discuss the questions you should ask when adopting a puppy or dog, and help you make the best decision on your future furry friend!
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Bacterial Infections in Dogs - Different Types and Treatment

Bacterial Infections in Dogs - Different Types and Treatment

by Dr. Sara Ochoa - Veterinarian 5 min read

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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Spinone Italiano Breed Guide

Spinone Italiano Breed Guide

by Claudia Bensimoun - Canine Specialist 8 min read

The affectionate and fun-loving Spinone Italiano is one of the earliest dog breeds that was bred as a pointing dog. Here's what you need to know about this smart, energetic working breed.
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Diabetic Comas in Dogs

Diabetic Comas in Dogs

by Dr. Erica Irish - Veterinarian 5 min read

Diabetes in dogs can be difficult to control, especially in its early stages. This article will explain the signs and symptoms of diabetic comas in dogs, and the steps you can take to help your dog avoid them.
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Do Service Dogs Have To Be Registered?

Do Service Dogs Have To Be Registered?

by Amber LaRock - Vet Tech & Trainer 4 min read

Service dogs are professional pups that offer a world of help to those who need it. In this article, we’ll discuss the details of service dog work, and help you better understand how to register a service dog going forward.
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Weimaraner Breed Guide

Weimaraner Breed Guide

by Claudia Bensimoun - Canine Specialist 7 min read

The Weimaraner, also known as the Weimaraner Vorstehund, originated in Germany during the early 1800s. Here's all you need to know about this spirited breed!
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The Best Interactive Dog Toys in 2021

The Best Interactive Dog Toys in 2021

by Claudia Bensimoun - Canine Specialist 7 min read

Besides providing mental stimulation and easing boredom, interactive dog toys are an awesome way for your furry best friend to satisfy his instincts. Here's what you need to know!
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Frostbite in Dogs

Frostbite in Dogs

by Dr. Erica Irish - Veterinarian 4 min read

Prolonged exposure to below-freezing temperatures can increase the risk of frostbite. How does frostbite appear in dogs and what can you do to help prevent it?
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How to Get Rid of Dog Smell

How to Get Rid of Dog Smell

by Claudia Bensimoun - Canine Specialist 8 min read

Accidents happen. If you're wondering how to get the urine and dog smells out of the carpet and furniture in your home, here are some easy tips!
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Best Joint Supplement for Dogs in 2021

Best Joint Supplement for Dogs in 2021

by Claudia Bensimoun - Canine Specialist 7 min read

Claudia explains the benefits of joint supplements for your pup and takes a look at the best joint supplements available for 2021!
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How to Teach Your Dog to Not Bark at Strangers

How to Teach Your Dog to Not Bark at Strangers

by Amber LaRock - Vet Tech & Trainer 4 min read

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 Do Dogs Recognize Other Breeds?

How Do Dogs Recognize Other Breeds?

by Claudia Bensimoun - Canine Specialist 3 min read

A new study reveals that canines use both visual and cognitive cues to identify others of their species, no matter how different the breeds.
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What Jobs Do Police Dogs Have?

What Jobs Do Police Dogs Have?

by Amber LaRock - Vet Tech & Trainer 4 min read

Police dogs are hard-working pups with an impressive mission. So what jobs can police dogs have anyways? In this article, we’ll discuss the many roles that police dogs can fill, and how they prepare for their time in service!
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How To Train Your Dog To Ring A Bell To Go Outside

How To Train Your Dog To Ring A Bell To Go Outside

by Amber LaRock - Vet Tech & Trainer 4 min read

In this article we’ll dive into the details of bell training your furry friend, and give you all the tips needed to help your pup succeed!
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Tending to Wounds at Home

Tending to Wounds at Home

by Dr. Sarah Ochoa - Veterinarian 4 min read

Does your dog have a wound?  These are somethings at home that you can do for your dog’s wounds — and when you should take them to your vet. 
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The Calmer Canine: An Alternative to the Treatment of Separation Anxiety in Dogs

The Calmer Canine: An Alternative to the Treatment of Separation Anxiety in Dogs

by Dr. Erica Irish - Veterinarian 5 min read

Dr. Erica Irish discusses the common issue of separation anxiety in dogs, and how the Calmer Canine system may be a great solution for many dog owners.
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Stress in Performance (Working) Dogs: What We Can Learn from Fukushima

Stress in Performance (Working) Dogs: What We Can Learn from Fukushima

by Claudia Bensimoun - Canine Specialist 4 min read

Dogs, like people, can feel stressed, confused, and unloved. Many dogs that were abandoned in the Fukushima exclusion zone after the past nuclear crisis has had to survive many devastating effects.
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Top U.S Dog Boarding Facilities

Top U.S Dog Boarding Facilities

by Claudia Bensimoun - Canine Specialist 6 min read

If you’re planning a family vacation without your furry best friend this holiday season, you may need to choose between a pet sitter or boarding your furry best friend at a pet resort or dog boarding kennel during COVID-19.
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Border Collie Comprehends Over 1,000 Object Names as Verbal Referents

Border Collie Comprehends Over 1,000 Object Names as Verbal Referents

by Clauida Bensimoun - Canine Specialist 4 min read

Who said you can’t teach an “old” dog new tricks? A nine-year-old Border Collie, Chaser, was trained to understand the names of over 1000 objects.
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What Dog Food Ingredients Should I Avoid?

What Dog Food Ingredients Should I Avoid?

by Nicole DeVault - Canine Specialist 6 min read

These ingredients can be just plain unhealthy for your dog. Current research is bringing to light that many of these unhealthy ingredients can trigger allergies in your dog.
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Dog Agility: Build Your Course, Train Your Dog

Dog Agility: Build Your Course, Train Your Dog

by Amber LaRock - Vet Tech & Trainer 4 min read

In this article, we’ll dive into the details of dog agility, and discuss the steps of introducing your dog to your very own agility course.
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Separation Anxiety Dog Training – Training Them to be Alone

Separation Anxiety Dog Training – Training Them to be Alone

by Jessica Mabie - Canine Specialist 5 min read

Dogs with separation anxiety experience stress, confusion, and tension. Separation anxiety manifests when a dog is insecure when left alone and is separated from their human.
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Can Dogs Smell Cancer?

Can Dogs Smell Cancer?

by Dr. Sara Ochoa - Veterinarian 4 min read

Recent studies have shown that some dogs may be able to detect cancer in their owners, but this may not translate to all people.
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Raising a Show Dog – What to Do and What Not to Do

Raising a Show Dog – What to Do and What Not to Do

by Amber LaRock - Vet Tech & Trainer 5 min read

Raising a show dog can seem like a simple idea to strive towards, but there are a lot of requirements you might not be aware of. This article will help prepare you and your pup for the glam life of a show dog!
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Hypoglycemia in Dogs: Symptoms, Treatment and Prevention

Hypoglycemia in Dogs: Symptoms, Treatment and Prevention

by Dr. Erica Irish - Veterinarian 4 min read

From young puppies to dogs taking insulin for their diabetes, hypoglycemia is a very real risk and is also incredibly dangerous. This article will help you to prepare if this should ever happen to your pup!
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Roundworms in Dogs - Causes and Treatment

Roundworms in Dogs - Causes and Treatment

by Dr. Sara Ochoa - Veterinarian 4 min read

Certain different types of worms can affect your dog in different ways therefore, getting rid of them as soon as possible is important!
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Doberman Breed Guide

Doberman Breed Guide

by Amber LaRock - Vet Tech & Trainer 6 min read

In this article, we’ll discuss the breed’s history, physical description, police dog attributes, and more. Let’s get started!
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Canine Herpes Virus - Symptoms and Treatment

Canine Herpes Virus - Symptoms and Treatment

by Dr. Sara Ochoa - Veterinarian 4 min read

Is your puppy coughing or having discharge from their nose? They could have canine herpes virus causing these symptoms. Read this article to find out what you can do to help!
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Five Common Mistakes Vets See Owners Make When Caring for Their Dogs

Five Common Mistakes Vets See Owners Make When Caring for Their Dogs

by Dr. Erica Irish - Veterinarian 5 min read

At times, prospective pet parents can underestimate what goes into adopting a dog or puppy, and although their intentions may be good, there are some things that need to be corrected or left to the vets.
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Hypertrophic Osteodystrophy in Dogs

Hypertrophic Osteodystrophy in Dogs

by Dr. Erica Irish - Veterinarian 3 min read

Hypertrophic osteodystrophy is an orthopedic disease that affects young large and giant breed dogs. How do you look out for this condition with your own pup?Learn more from out vet.
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Jealousy in Dogs: What You Need to Know as a Pet Parent

Jealousy in Dogs: What You Need to Know as a Pet Parent

by Claudia Bensimoun - Canine Specialist 6 min read

Dog trainers have long been using jealousy as a training tool by removing unresponsive dogs during training, allowing the dogs to watch their handlers working another dog close by.
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Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever - Symptoms, Causes, and Treatment

Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever - Symptoms, Causes, and Treatment

by Dr. Erica Irish - Veterinarian 4 min read

Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever is a disease that is spread by ticks. This disease is caused by the spread of infectious bacteria called Rickettsia rickettsia.
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Button Training Your Dog

Button Training Your Dog

by Amber LaRock - Vet Tech & Trainer 4 min read

In this article, we’ll discuss the details of button training in dogs, and talk you through the training process step by step.
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Food Allergies in Dogs

Food Allergies in Dogs

by Dr. Erica Irish - Veterinarian 5 min read

Food allergies are one of the most common types of allergies for dogs. When diagnosed pet parents can begin to treat the unfortunate symptoms that pups suffer from. Read more to help your dog today!
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Lick Granuloma in Dogs

Lick Granuloma in Dogs

by Dr. Sara Ochoa - Veterinarian 4 min read

A lick granuloma is a spot on your dog that your dog is constantly licking at. These spots usually look perfectly normal at first, and as your dog continues to lick and bite at these spots can cause them to have an infected area.
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Arrhythmias in Dogs

Arrhythmias in Dogs

by Dr. Erica Irish - Veterinarian 5 min read

Like in humans, a dog’s heart is extremely important. It is a strong muscle that is constantly working to pump oxygen-rich blood throughout the body and to return oxygen-poor blood back to the lungs for more.
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CBD for German Shepherds

CBD for German Shepherds

by Claudia Bensimoun - Canine Specialist 10 min read

Let’s just say that we all adore this magnificent breed! In this blog, we’re going to discuss how CBD as a daily supplement can help your German Shepherd!
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The Best Harness for Dogs

The Best Harness for Dogs

by Jessica Mabie - Canine Specialist 5 min read

Using a body harness to walk your dog is a great way to gain better control safely. Dogs who tend to pull on walks often benefit from using a harness since it does not pull on the dog’s neck, causing them to cough.
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Brain Injury in Dogs

Brain Injury in Dogs

by Dr. Erica Irish - Veterinarian 5 min read

What are some of the signs of brain trauma, and what can you expect when you bring your pup to see his vet?
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CBD Dog Treat Recipes

CBD Dog Treat Recipes

by Nicole DeVault - Canine Specialist 5 min read

CBD is a healthy supplement that aids in many types of dog ailments. Check with your vet before giving your dog CBD. Once they’ve been cleared, here are some recipes for you to try that your pup is sure to love!
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