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The Creepy Crawlies: Fleas & Ticks

The Creepy Crawlies: Fleas & Ticks

Category: Health
Fleas prefer certain hosts, but they’re not picky. The dog flea (that would be ctenocephalicles canis) is just as happy to chow down on your ankles if that’s what is available. Fleas can cause an allergic reaction called allergy dermatitis in some dogs and humans. Flea allergy dermatitis in dogs is characterized by severe itching—signs include constant scratching, chewing, licking, and whining. As few as one or two flea bites a week can cause a reaction, and symptoms will often persist for a while even after some form of flea control has been used. more
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Pandemic Pups: Adopted Dogs Offer A Furry Support System

Category: NewsBite
When 81-year-old Manhattanite Jane Isay met her potential new pet on a cold winter’s day mid-pandemic, it was love at first sight. She sat on a bench in Central Park and the graceful Poodle ambled over and poked her head under Isay’s knee. Within a couple of days Tiffany (Tiffy for short), was hers. “She is just the sweetest thing,” says Isay. “I love her.” more
5 Fun Sports for Dogs

5 Fun Sports for Dogs

Category: Play
Gone are the days when keeping a dog active involved the backyard and simply a stick or a ball. Today, dog lovers can participate in a whole array of different dog sports, ranging from dock diving to even dancing.  more
Summer Fun

Summer Fun!

Category: Dog Life
Got a bad case of fetch-elbow? Give your arm a break and your dog a good time with the GoDogGo Automatic Ball Launcher ($140). This awesome fetch machine lets you set the speed and distance of the balls so all you have to do is watch! Now available in Junior for smaller breeds.   more
Mini Muffins

DIY Eat: Good Dog Mini Muffins

Category: Health
Good Dog Mini Muffin Recipe Ingredients *Choose organic ingredients whenever possible. 4 whole eggs more

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