Month: September 2019

(Picture Credit: Andrea Calzona/Getty Images) When we think about our beloved dogs, we often think of how happy-go-lucky they are. We tend to think of their best versions, tongues out while running and playing in the backyard and having a great time. But sometimes things happen in life and we, as pet parents, are not
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(Picture Credit: Getty Images) “Can dogs eat pumpkin?” You may be asking this question if you want to share a fall pumpkin treat with your dog, or maybe you’ve heard pumpkin is good for an upset tummy. Humans can eat pumpkin, so is it safe for dogs? The short answer is yes, your dog can
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(Picture Credit: Hillary Kladke/Getty Images) Hydrotherapy, or water cure, for dogs is a form of occupational or physiotherapy that uses water resistance to rehabilitate injuries and relieve pain. From Greek roots, the word hydrotherapy means “water healing.” But does this type of therapy have benefits for dogs? In fact, there are many benefits of hydrotherapy
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Russell Terriers are super smart and highly trainable. Photo: Petful 1. Key Characteristics of Russell Terriers AKC Group: Terrier Height: 10–12 inches Weight: 11–13 pounds Life Expectancy: 12–15 years or longer Formerly named the Jack Russell Terrier, this high-energy dog is smaller than the Parson Russell terrier. A working breed with a strong hunting instinct,
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(Picture Credit: Getty Images) Acupuncture is a therapeutic process during which a practitioner inserts fine needles into your dog’s body to help control pain and cure chronic ailments. It’s a very old practice in humans and in animals; something very much like acupuncture was practiced in India more than 7,000 years ago, and there is
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Saint Bernards are known for search and rescue of humans stranded in extreme weather conditions. Photo: Grigorita Ko 1. Key Characteristics of Saint Bernards AKC Group: Working Height: 26–30 inches Weight: 120–180 pounds Life Expectancy: 8–10 years Saint Bernards are large, muscular and powerful dogs whose coats vary in colors and patterns. They may have
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(Picture Credit: Purple Collar Pet Photography/Getty Images) Whenever we’re sad or depressed, we try to find things that will make us feel better. We’re also lucky enough to be able to communicate and vent out our issues to others who care about us when we need to. The same can’t really be said for our
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