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Blue-Green Algae Poisoning in Dogs: What You Need to Know to Keep Your Dog Safe

You may have seen stories in the news recently about dogs who suddenly died after swimming in lakes and ponds containing blue-green algae. To avoid a similar tragedy happening to your pet, we’ve compiled the following information about this poisonous algae and what you can do to protect your pets. Read post »

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2019 Summer Reading List for Dog Lovers

‘Tis the season of the beach read! Are you a dog lover in need of a new book to bring to the beach, the lake house or your favorite deck chair in the backyard? Check out the 2019 edition of our annual Summer Reading List for Dog Lovers. Enjoy, and happy reading!  Read post »

Yorkie sitting with Dad at Dodger Stadium

Dog-Friendly Major League Baseball Games for the 2019 Season

The 2019 Baseball season is officially underway! Did you know more and more MLB teams are inviting fans to bring their dogs to the ballpark for selected games? Find out if your favorite team hosting a “Bark in the Park” event this season by checking out our list below. Don’t miss out, share with your friends, and let’s play ball!  Read post »

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The Top 10 Most Popular Dog Breeds in America in 2018

Today, the American Kennel Club announced the results of their annual survey of the most popular dog breeds in America, and once again, the Labrador Retriever took the top spot. For 28 years in a row, the Lab has been #1 on the list, which is determined by the AKC based on the number of registrations received. In fact, the top eight breeds are all the same as last year.

The only change from the 2017 list is in the last two spots. Last year’s #9 breed, the Yorkshire Terrier, dropped to #10. Meanwhile, the German Shorthaired Pointer rose from #10 in 2017 to #9 in 2018. That’s the highest rank the GSP has ever achieved since its AKC debut in 1930!  Read post »