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Corgi and Siamese cat sleeping on orange pet bed

It’s Not Just Chocolate: 5 Lesser-Known Pet Poisons in Your Home

Most pet owners have heard about the dangers of pets ingesting chocolate, rodenticides or anti-freeze. But did you know that a number of other regular household products could also pose a risk to your pets’ health? In honor of Pet Poison Prevention Month, we’ve found five potentially poisonous items that aren’t as well-known, as well as some resources for pet owners to learn more about how to keep their pets safe. Read post »

Elizabeth and Rick Cornell with their 7 dogs

Dog Tails Dogs of the Month: Kaiser, Maisy, Jake, Jaxson, Czar, Tigger and Bliss

One dog can be a lot of work. Two dogs will definitely keep you busy. It takes a special family, however, to handle SEVEN dogs! Elizabeth and Rick Cornell of southeast Michigan share their home with seven large rescue dogs of various ages and breeds. We were introduced to Elizabeth by her local DogWatch Dealers, David and Kathy Downey of DogWatch by Laughing Labrador. We spoke to Elizabeth recently about her passion for animal rescue, managing some of her dogs’ medical needs, and life with her “crazy pack of dogs”!

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Airedale in a field of daisies

Arf-Choo! Dogs Get Allergies, Too!

Your dog has been scratching and licking himself a lot lately, his eyes are watery, and he keeps sneezing. Could it be a cold? Maybe fleas or other parasites? Possibly, but it’s also possible that your dog has allergies.

According to the ASPCA, 20% of pets may suffer from one or more allergies. Scroll down to learn more about the types of allergies your dog may have, common symptoms and treatment options for your dog.
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Dog in leaves

Homemade Dog Treat Recipes Featuring Fresh Fall Ingredients

Is your dog tired of his regular treats? Are you looking for a healthy option to use for training? Or do you just want to pamper your pup with homemade recipes that will make her smile? The DogWatch team has found some yummy dog treat recipes for you to try at home, featuring fresh fall ingredients like pumpkin, butternut squash, sweet potatoes and apples!
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