Month: July 2020

(Picture Credit: Hillary Kladke/Getty Images) Hydrotherapy, or water cure, for dogs is a form of occupational or physiotherapy that uses water resistance to rehabilitate injuries and relieve pain. From Greek roots, the word hydrotherapy means “water healing.” But does this type of therapy have benefits for dogs? In fact, there are many benefits of hydrotherapy
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(Picture Credit: Staff photo by Derek Davis/Portland Portland Press Herald via Getty Images) You may have seen cute videos online of dogs joining their owners at the Starbucks drive-thru and getting a tasty-looking Puppuccino. But what exactly is a Starbucks Puppuccino, and is it safe for dogs? Here’s the brief answer: a Starbucks Puppuccino is
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If there’s anything that can prove there’s at least an ounce of purity and good in this world, it’s a Golden Retriever puppy. Maybe you’ve checked out the Golden Retriever puppies in the pictures above and are already feeling the warm fuzzies in your heart. Golden Retrievers are somehow both majestic and completely silly; they’re
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(Picture Credit: Getty Images) Bone cancer in dogs, also known as osteosarcoma, is a condition that results in an abnormal, malignant growth of immature bone cells. It’s an extremely deadly and aggressive form of cancer that can easily metastasize, meaning it can spread to other parts of the body, especially the lungs. Usually bone cancer
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(Picture Credit: Getty Images) If you see a dog locked in a hot car, you’ll probably want to do something to save that pup. Every year dogs die in hot cars, even though many states have created laws that make it a crime to leave a dog in a hot car. Before you immediately start smashing
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(Picture Credit: Getty Images) It’s hard not to break down in tears when you watch a video of a dog reuniting with their beloved human after going without seeing them for months, or even years, on end. Maybe you’ve watched some videos of soldiers returning home to pups who greet them with emotional breakdowns after
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Rottweiler puppies sure are cute, as you already know if you’ve seen the pictures above. Unfortunately, Rottweilers, like Pit Bulls, have an unfair reputation that precedes them. Like any breed, Rottweilers can be aggressive and territorial if not properly trained or socialized. Luckily for you, aggression is not a trait this breed is known to have.
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(Picture Credit: Getty Images) World Spay Day is observed on the fourth Tuesday in February every year. In 2020, that falls on February 25th. It’s a day to promote awareness and encourage pet owners to have their female animals spayed–as well as neutering their male pets–to keep the pet population under control. Every year, hundreds of
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(Picture Credit: Angelika Rózanecka / EyeEm/Getty Images) Summer is great for spending more time outside, for both you and your dog. Unfortunately, some uninvited guests will also likely show up to your summer outings. Citronella is a common deterrent for pests like mosquitoes. But do you need to worry about it negatively affecting your dog?
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