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Canine Cannabis

Canine Cannabis

Category: Dog Life
Though a three-time cancer survivor, it was ironically arthritis that finally started slowing down Joy Dockrey's 10-year-old Bull Mastiff, Sammy. The 120-pound senior pooch could no longer jump into the car by himself and was suffering lots of age-related aches and pains. When the strong painkillers prescribed by Sammy's veterinarian starting "hurting his gut" and causing stomach issues, Joy, a palliative care counselor for people, sought out a more holistic alternative to traditional pharmaceutical therapies. more
Westminster

The Countdown to Westminster 2017 Is On!

Category: Dog Life
This year will mark the 141st annual Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show, which has been held since 1877. Only the Kentucky Derby has been staged longer—but by just one year. The 2017 show takes place Monday, February 13th and Tuesday February 14th, with Best in Show going down on the Tuesday evening. more
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What's the Deal with dog farts?

Category: Health
Dog farts. They’re (usually) a normal, if stinky, part of everyday life with a dog. A bit of daily gas is nothing to worry about but if your dog is continually dropping stink bombs, it warrants looking into further.  Why does my dog have a lot of gas?  more
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Overlooked Black Dogs

Category: Inspire
Big Black Dogs—or BBDs, as shelter workers call them—undeniably have it tough. Many animal shelter workers report that adoptable black dogs are frequently passed over in favour of lighter-coloured pups, leaving the black dogs to languish in shelters or, far worse, not make it out at all. more
Problem Dog Behaviours

Nip It in the Bud

Category: Dog Training
You visit your friend and her young dog practically mauls you in greeting as you walk in the door. He’s friendly—to the point where you’re left black and blue. “He’s just a puppy,” your friend shrugs. He may be a puppy, but he’s going to end up being a big dog with bigger issues if your friend doesn’t act soon.  more

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