A Dog Toy That Smells Like Dog Butt? Yes indeed.

Category: Dog Life
There are many dog behaviours that we humans have a hard time comprehending, and of these, the ubiquitous butt sniffing probably tops the list. Think of it as the dog version of a handshake, but so much more. A dog’s sense of smell is 10,000 to 100,000 times better than ours so a lot of dog-to-dog communication is done through smell. When a dog greets another dog with a sniff to the butt, he is getting a biography of his potential new friend. more

Animal-only Crowdfunding Platform Celebrates Four Years of Helping Pets

Category: Inspire
When reporter Darcy Matheson was covering stories on pets, she saw a common and difficult theme: expensive vet bills and people struggling to pay them.  With that in mind, the animal lover and mama to two terriers herself, decided to start a crowdfunding platform that would help people raise money for animal projects, whether it be individual pet owners paying veterinary costs, or rescue groups looking to expand to help more furry friends.  more

What's the Difference Between Raw, Dehydrated, Freeze Dried, and Air Dried Dog Food, Anyway?

Category: Nutrition
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One Person Dog

The One Person Dog

Category: Dog Life
Some dogs love everyone the second they meet them. (Yes, Labradors, I'm talking about you.) Others, not so much. Have you ever met a one-person dog? A dog who was completely devoted to just one person and really couldn't care less about anyone else? This level of attachment can be fine for a dog who is also secure and confident, but it can be a real problem if he is so dependent that without his special person he can't function. more
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Pet Talk: Avoiding Heartworms & Other Mosquito-Borne Diseases

Category: Health
Fleas and ticks are not the only parasites that can cause problems for our dogs, cats, and other pets. Mosquitos are the number one vector of diseases and pathogens worldwide, but preventative medicine can make a big impact in reducing infection. more


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