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Beat the Heat and Sunburn on your Dog

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Beat the Heat and Sunburn on your Dog

  With Summer comes outdoor activities and fun times.  Of course, our pups are family members and that means they will be spending a good amount of time outside, hiking, barbequing, boating, swimming and picnicking.  Even at home, dogs love to lay in the sun. You are very likely protecting yourself and your human family members but what about your dog? UV rays are harmful to dogs as they are to humans. With some dogs, you may notice that the sun, not just the heat, is causing your dog serious discomfort. Some dogs are more susceptible to getting burned by the sun....

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Spring Plants That Are Dangerous for Pets

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Spring Plants That Are Dangerous for Pets

 and as the saying goes, we should all stop and smell the roses. But it’s important to keep in mind that some plants and fertilizers can be toxic to your pet in the springtime.

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7 Ways to Have the Best Valentine's Day with Your Pet

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7 Ways to Have the Best Valentine's Day with Your Pet

  On Valentine’s Day between love notes, bouquet of roses and boxes of chocolates. Don’t forget about your fur baby. Your pet is your best friend and biggest supporter.  Here are some ideas to show them how much you love them. Cuddle up with your pup and watch a movie or read a book. The ideal Valentine to your pet is to spend time with you and be your center of attention. Lounging in Louie de Coton made in Seattle ultra plush dog robes with satin trims are perfect pampering for your pup. Do something they love to do. Play...

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Why Do Dogs Sniff?

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Why Do Dogs Sniff?

  There is no doubt that dogs love to sniff, they look forward to their walk and sniffing time. Sniffing and smelling is our dogs’ primary mechanism for processing new information and observing the environment. Part of what makes dogs so incredible is their heightened sense of smell and ability to remember and recall certain scents. You may have heard the expression that dogs ‘see with their noses.’  But these creature’s amazing nasal architecture actually reveals a whole world beyond what we can see.  The Science of The Dog Sniff In the following video by Alexandra Horowitz, teacher and researcher at Barnard...

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10 Recommendations to Celebrate New Year’s Safely with Your Pets

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10 Recommendations to Celebrate New Year’s Safely with Your Pets

It is hard to believe 2018 is coming to an end and as you plan your New Year’s Eve parties, take into account your pets. It may be a joyous night for you, but for your little fur baby, it may be a night of anxiety. Much like the fourth of July, New Year’s Eve is full of loud noises that may stress out not only dogs but cats as well. Let’s take a look at our recommendations to keep your pets calm and safe through this year’s celebration. Make sure your dog gets plenty of exercise earlier in the...

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