The Benefits of Having 2 Dogs

There are several advantages to adding a second dog to the family. Companionship: Two dogs in the family can provide each other with companionship while you are away at work or play. Owners with multiple dogs see a strong bond form between the dogs since they are pack animals and are naturally attuned to pack […]

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May is Pet Safety Month

May 9th is National Animal Disaster Preparedness Day. The Pooch Mobile’s goal is to help protect as many pets from harm as possible and bring to dog lover’s attention the very real risk of home fires. Responsible pet ownership is keeping pets safe and planning for those unexpected emergencies, so in a proactive effort The […]

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Dogs with Diabetes

Diabetes is a common condition for humans, but did you know diabetes is also relatively common in dogs? Type I diabetes is the more severe form of the disease as it is dependent on daily insulin injections for maintaining blood sugar balance. What are the signs of diabetes in dogs? Dogs that have diabetes will […]

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The Dangers of Chocolate and Dogs

Spring, the beautiful warm days, spring flowers and Easter Chocolate, such a wonderful time of the year. Dogs are such curious animals and are interested in new items we bring into our homes, like Easter lilies  and Easter Chocolate. All these items are very dangerous for our dogs, so please keep them a safe distance […]

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Eating Grass Is Good (For Dogs!)

Eating grass is actually a perfectly normal activity for both dogs and cats, and it is part of a normal healthy diet. Many people are surprised when they see their pets do this, and often assume they are sick, or lacking in some dietary nutrients. In actual fact, young grass shoots are a potent source […]

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Your Puppy’s Eating Habits

The right diet is critical to your puppy’s growth and development into an adult dog. Different breeds grow at different rates, so make sure to select nutrition customized for your puppy’s ideal adult size. Some guideline for feeding your new puppy: Give several small meals Don’t overfeed. Stick to recommended servings. Don’t give table scraps. They […]

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Learning Your Dog’s Body Language

Knowing how to read your dog’s body language is the key to understanding your dog. As dogs can’t tell you what the matter is, their body language does the talking for them. Confident Confident dogs stand straight and tall with their head held high, ears perked up, and eyes bright. Their mouth may be slightly […]

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Doggie Facts

The largest dog on record is a 343 lbs English Mastiff named Zobra, the smallest dog was a Yorkshire Terrier who weighed just 4 ounces. There are an estimated 400 million dogs in the world. An average dog lives 8 – 15 years. If someone in your household is allergic to dogs, bathe your dog […]

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