Monthly Archives: August 2015

Did you Hear That? A Quick Guide to Dogs’ Ears

By the time a dog’s hearing is completely developed, it’s about 4x stronger than a human’s, and also has a wider range, meaning they can hear frequencies we can’t – which explains why some dogs despise the vacuum cleaner, because … Continue reading

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A Dog’s Sense of Smell: Understanding their Strongest Sense

Much like humans rely on sight to make sense of their surroundings, dogs rely on their sense of smell. By smelling something, dogs are able to decode a lot more information about it than by simply staring. That’s because the … Continue reading

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National Immunization Awareness Month

August is National Immunization Awareness Month and, while the focus is supposed to be on humans, we’re taking the opportunity to bring that attention to our pets. As a pet owner, routine vaccinations may be the easiest obligation we have … Continue reading

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Assistance Dogs: Saving Lives on Four Paws

Each year in the pet realm, the first week in August is International Assistance Dog Week, a wonderful awareness holiday dedicated to recognizing and appreciating the incredible work assistance dogs do. Through ample training, testing, and patience, assistance dogs are … Continue reading

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