How to dress your dog for winter

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Dogs’ wild ancestors, wolves, are perfectly adapted to their climate. Their fur is so well insulated, the snowflakes don’t even melt on their backs. Their legs are long and powerful, and they effortlessly run through the deepest snow. However, not all modern dogs were fortunate enough to inherit such snow-proof genes, and some could use Read More >

Why pregnancy and kitty litter don’t mix

woman and cat

You may have heard the common wisdom that proclaims, “Pregnant woman should not scoop the litter box,” but have you ever wondered why that is? It all has to do with an illness caused by certain single-celled organism, which is known as toxoplasmosis. What is toxoplasmosis? The parasite that causes toxoplasmosis is scientifically known as Read More >

How to keep your dog calm during New Year’s celebrations

dog and new year's noise

Ringing in the New Year, by definition, is very loud. Banging pots and pans, using noisemakers, and shouting countdowns can all be a bit too much for your dog. Even if your municipality doesn’t set off fireworks at midnight, thunderous bursts in the distance can still rattle your dog. Here’s what you can do to Read More >

Are Christmas trees safe for dogs?

pets and Christmas trees

Much of the Christmas celebration centers around the tree. From decorating to opening presents, it’s hard to imagine Christmas without this majestic symbol of the season. However, it’s important to keep your dog in mind when choosing and decorating your tree. Otherwise, a joyous occasion could end with a tragic costly trip to the vet. Read More >

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