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Dog Dental Care 101

In an effort to educate pet owners about the need to provide their pets with good dental hygiene the American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA) has designated February National Pet Dental Health Month.

Because of the types of bacteria that reside in a dog’s mouth, coupled with what is usually a diet low in simple sugars, only about 5% of dogs ever develop cavities, but that doesn’t mean they don’t need dental care. Like humans, dogs are susceptible to periodontal disease, and like humans, that can lead to painful swelling of the gums, tooth loss, and even infections that can be life-threatening. Read post »

three Azawakh dogs

Meet the Azawakh, the Newest Dog Breed Recognized by AKC in 2019

In the early days of 2019, the American Kennel Club announced that a new dog breed will join their ranks this year – the Azawakh. Before these slim hounds make their debut on the dog show stage, we’ve gathered some fun facts about this unique new breed. Enjoy, and good luck to all the dogs competing next month at the 2019 Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show in New York City!  Read post »

Kooikerhondje dog

2018: The Year in Dogs

2018 is almost over, and DogTails wants to review it the way we know best – the Year in Dogs! Below are some of the most memorable dog stories of the past year. Enjoy, and a Happy New Year to hound and human alike. Here’s to a great 2019!  Read post »

DogWatch Holiday Gift Guide 2018

DogWatch’s 2018 Holiday Gift Guide: 15 Awesome Gifts for Pets and Pet Lovers!

Still looking for the perfect gifts for the pets and pet-obsessed folks in your life? Look no further! The DogWatch Annual Holiday Gift Guide is back and ready to help you impress and delight all the pets and pet lovers on your list. Check out our top 15 picks below!  Read post »