(Picture Credit: Alina Potopeanu/EyeEm/Getty Images) Back in the days of hunters and gatherers, protein and nuts were the main ingredients of every meal. This did our ancestors well, but more than this, even the animals and pets would enjoy the same food and benefits. This is why a common trend now for pets is feeding
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Dogs can’t have peppermint hot chocolate (and they definitely can’t have peppermint schnapps…), but they can have mint dog treats that taste delicious—and kill bad breath. We’re rounding up the easiest homemade minty dog treats that can be whipped up in no time. Happy DIY-ing! Looking for a tasty way to improve your dog’s occasional bad breath?
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(Picture Credit: Getty Images) Before your family wakes up to see what trinkets Santa left under the tree Christmas morning, be sure that you have taken all of the proper precautions to keep your dogs and cats safe this holiday season. Here are a few Christmas safety tips to help you keep your fur family
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(Picture Credit: Getty Images) Can dogs eat peanuts? The short answer is yes, dogs can eat peanuts, but there are some big exceptions and things you should know before you feed them to your dog. Peanuts are high in beneficial, healthy nutrients for your dog, but they should only be eaten in moderation, and only
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(Picture Credit: Getty Images) You’ve probably seen dogs out for a happy, safe morning jog with their owners, eagerly keeping up the pace and having a great time. You’ve also probably seen dogs dragged along as they try to catch their breath while their owners pull their leashes, running too fast for their pup to
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This post contains affiliate links. Not a substitute for professional veterinary help. Your dog’s nose can give you signals as to your dog’s health and wellness. However, it’s perfectly normal for your dog’s nose wetness to change and occasionally even dry out. The myth that a dry dog nose equals a sick dog has been
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(Image Credit: Shaw Photography Co./Getty Images) It’s hard to imagine a more picture-perfect family image than children and their beloved dogs. It’s so iconic you can almost imagine a Norman Rockwell painting of it. But the truth of the matter is that children and dogs don’t necessarily get along automatically. Like all cohabiting animals, they
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Trainer Annie Grossman of School for the Dogs, one of NYC’s most respected dog training centers, has plenty of wisdom to share with dog people. She covers common dog behavior questions and training tips in her weekly podcast. We’ll be sharing some of those responses right here in a regular feature! Have a training question of your
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(Picture Credit: Andy Cross/The Denver Post via Getty Images) Your yard and gardens are wonderful for relaxing, playing and entertaining. However, they can also be dangerous for your pets. Stated by Christina Selter the Pet Safety Lady, “protecting our pets from potential hazards in our yards is of the utmost importance.” Dogs and other animal
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This post contains affiliate links. Read more here. Nothing makes a cuter holiday picture than your dog posed in front of the Christmas tree. But dogs and Christmas trees aren’t always the perfect mix. Decorated trees pose hazards to dogs, like breakable ornaments and electric lights, and curious dogs can be hazardous to the tree. Don’t worry: you
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Picture Credit: Peter Cade / Getty Images Dogs are our friends, family, and sometimes even our coworkers. However, they’re still animals, and we cannot speak to them the way we talk to our human companions. We need to understand what they’re saying in their language–through their tail wags, barks, and growls. Many of us have
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When his marriage of 17 years abruptly ended, Bobby Humphreys’ life was completely derailed. The one thing that pulled him out of the jaws of a profound depression was his friend Connie and babysitting her son’s Chihuahua while he was in the hospital. Welcome home While trying to find his own puppy to love on,
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(Picture Credit: Elizabethsalleebauer/Getty Images) Almost every dog seems to have a matching personality type in people’s heads. We think of Golden Retrievers as friendly. Shih Tzus are regal and aloof. Chihuahuas appear to be very nervous. Collies are affectionate. Some stereotypes are cute, while others are harmful. Most of us know at least one dog
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(Picture Credit: Westend61/Getty Images) Just a few days into the New Year, people are hard at work trying to keep their New Year’s resolutions. They’re working out at the gym, or making a tighter budget, or maybe creating an online dating profile. But this January is also National Train Your Dog Month, so make a resolution
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(Picture Credit: Getty Images) Question: Why is my dog suddenly aggressive toward other dogs? Answer: Without meeting your dog, it’s impossible to know for sure. That said, here are some of the most common reasons dogs begin to show aggression toward other dogs: 1. The Dog Is Coming Into Adolescence Adolescent dogs are little fur-covered
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