Golden Doodle running excitedly towards the dock on a lake by Roberto Nickson via Unsplash

Blue-Green Algae Poisoning: What You Need To Know And How 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 »

Take A Hike: How To Keep Your Dog Safe While Hiking, dog hiking

Take A Hike: How To Keep Your Dog Safe While Hiking

Hiking is the perfect way to give your dog a full day of exercise while exploring new surroundings and new smells. Whether it’s a casual mile in the woods, a day-long journey scaling a high-altitude peak, or anywhere in between, there are some safety precautions you should be taking to keep both you and your dog safe.

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dog in window, How Separation Anxiety Affects Your Pet And What You Can Do About It

How Separation Anxiety Affects Your Pet And What You Can Do About It

As the world slowly reopens, your kids head back to school, and you head back to the office, your pets may be spending significantly more time home alone. This change in day-to-day routine could lead to your pet developing separation anxiety.

Here’s how to help your pet prepare for changes to their routine, spot the signs of separation anxiety, and treat it if it arises.

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Two Dogs, Introducing Another Dog To Your Home: How To Prepare And Do It Successfully

Introducing Another Dog To Your Home: How To Prepare And Do It Successfully

You’ve crunched the numbers, got the blessing of your dog (or reached a tentative agreement with your cat), found the perfect candidate at your local shelter, or decided on a reputable breeder, and now it’s official. You’re ready to introduce a new four-legged family member into your home.

Bringing a new dog into your home is a big deal! But, before you get too excited imagining the prospect of your new pup becoming best friends with the dog you already have at home or cuddling up and sharing naps with your cat, you’ll have to consider the best way to introduce them to your home.

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