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Pups on the Trail

Pups on the Trail

Pups on the Trail  Many dog owners love the versatility of being able to bring their dog with them while they hike, explore, or just get outside. For many, nothing beats the feeling of climbing through the trees or up mountains with their furry friend conveniently by their side. But like a lot of activities, bringing along your pup does require a couple extra steps of preparation to make sure things go as smoothly as possible. Just like humans, dogs also experience ache and fatigue from extended time exercising. It’s important to take care of your pets and aid them...

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Flying With Pets

Flying With Pets

Flying with pets Everyone knows that flying in general can cause high levels of anxiety, but once you throw pets into the mix the levels only increase. As pet owners we never want to leave our pets behind while we go on vacation or leave for any reason, but it can be difficult to justify putting them through the stress of travel. New environments of any kind can be extremely challenging to navigate. Airports especially are packed full of new people, smells, sights, and overall stimuli. Even humans new to flying are often extremely overwhelmed by the airport and TSA...

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Dog Books for Dog Lovers by Dog Lovers

Dog Books for Dog Lovers by Dog Lovers

You may be really getting into books lately which makes sense due to lockdowns and New Year’s resolutions. If you love dogs and would love to read a tale about a pup, I’ve got a list of books you can choose to dive into.  Fiction Killing Trail by Margaret Mizushima The human-canine units are quite fascinating and to find out more about this K-9 duo in this mystery series.  A View to Die For by Richardson Houston This is a mystery series that combines the life of an extraordinary man and dog. This golden retriever and man travel from Colorado...

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10 Things You Do That Annoy Your Dog

10 Things You Do That Annoy Your Dog

There are definitely things you could probably say that your dog does that annoys you, but your dog cannot speak and tell you what annoys them about you, so I’m here to speak on behalf of your pup. There are probably a few things you already know that you do that annoy your dog. For example, I know my dog hates when I blow air into his face, but it is kind of hilarious. You are supposed to annoy your friends and pets a little bit, right? Staring Dogs do not love being stared at for a long period of...

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Why Can't I Share My Chocolate With My Dog?

Why Can't I Share My Chocolate With My Dog?

While chocolate may be your favorite food in the world, it is not safe for your dog! This is quite well known but you may be confused why you can’t let your dog take a lick of your chocolate cake, so here is some information you can keep under your belt. Chocolate has a chemical compound called theobromine. It is toxic to dogs and naturally found in cacao. It is also found in other foods such as tea plants and certain nuts. Theobromine is a chemical along with caffeine that gives people a “happy rush” which people tend to enjoy...

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