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  • Fun fact: the term “pica” is a disorder characterized by eating things that aren’t food. For dogs, a very common form of pica is grass eating; in fact, in a small study of 49 people, 38 of them said their dog has eaten grass (or......

  • It’s no secret that what you feed your pet matters, as proper nutrition is one of the biggest contributors to your pet’s longevity and quality of life. It’s easy to assume that dogs can “make do” with whatever fills their bellies but, just like humans,......

  • Stress: we all know it, but some manage it better than others. Most of us are familiar with the feeling of being overwhelmed at times, but constant stress can be detrimental to your health. Long-term stress can cause insomnia, high blood pressure, abnormal heartbeat, anxiety,......

  • Most people who’ve dealt with puppies know that certain changes should be made to keep your puppy (and your stuff) safe. Young dogs can be a bit of a shock to a household, and puppy proofing your home isn’t just a one-time thing – it......

  • Most pet owners will admit to feeding their dog an ice cube on a hot day – it’s refreshing, it’s cold, and it’s water – a perfect treat, right? Overall, yes, ice is a perfectly acceptable treat and guarantees at least some water ingestion (making......

  • Spring is almost here and, even though we’re still bundled up in snowy conditions,  gardeners in some places may have done some preemptive planting to welcome warmer weather… Unless their pet’s digging habit has other plans. If your pet’s a digger, it can be a......

  • May 30th is National Rescue Dog Day, a shout out to all the rescue pups out there and, more so, an opportunity to bring attention to those still waiting for their forever homes. It’s true that you don’t know what you’re getting when you adopt......