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7 Things People Do That Dogs Hate

We love our dogs and consider them family. But that doesn't mean they appreciate everything humans enjoy. As responsible pet parents, it's important for us to learn their 4-legged language and communi…

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6 Ways to Comfort Your Senior Dog

My Labrador, Sanchez, just celebrated his 12th birthday. While I am very blessed that he is in very good health, it is not unusual for senior dogs to lose memory, eyesight and experience hearing loss.…

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Is This My Pet’s Last Birthday?

My beloved senior dog, Sanchez, is turning 12 this week. I am so blessed that he is in good health. When he was 9-years-old, he suffered from a slipped disc in his neck, and it was hard for me to imag…

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Happy Mother’s Day From Your Pet

Mother's Day is not the easiest of holidays for me. I am childless by choice and have never been called "mom." No human has ever said, "Happy Mother's Day mom, I love you!" But can we be mothers to…

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Do Dogs Really See With Their Noses?

What would it be like to experience the world as a dog? You might hear things you don't normally hear (dogs can hear almost double the frequency that humans can), and you might not see as clear…

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5 Steps to Reduce Your Pet’s Stress

April is National Stress Awareness Month. As humans we have a multitude of choices regarding ways to reduce our overall stress level, including taking yoga classes, drinking green tea, meditating, kee…

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Is Your Pet Your Sweetheart?

In 2006 there were more than 72 million pet dogs in the U.S. and nearly 82 million pet cats, according to the American Veterinary Medical Association, U.S. Pet Ownership & Demographics Sourcebook …

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Best and Worst High-Tech Pet Gadgets of 2014

If you are a pet parent, by now you are probably aware that high-tech gadgets are not only for the 2-leggeds in your family. Our dogs and cats can also benefit from modern technology. On the other paw…

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Top 10 Ways to Give Your Pet a Pill

"Dog food gone. Pill remains. Is Sanchez the only dog who does this?" I posted that on Facebook, and fans chimed in with very helpful and funny comments. Here are my favorites: Helpful comments: …

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5 Tips for Keeping Pets Safe On Halloween

Halloween can be pretty fun for children and adults, but the holiday can be scary for pets who don't understand that costumes are just for pretending. The witch showing up at the front door in the big…

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