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Senior Dog Month

As a loving and responsible pet parent, it’s important that you become aware of the best ways to care for your senior dog. Being informed will help you ensure their utmost health and comfort. When a dog enters their golden years is dependent upon their size and breed. Below is a guide to determine the age that your dog is considered a senior: Small breeds: 10-12 years old Medium size breeds: 8-9 years old Large and giant breeds: 5-7 years old Senior dogs need our attention even more with age and they have different care requirements than a younger dog....

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Flea & Tick Prevention: Protect Your Dog Naturally

  Fleas and ticks are not only an itchy nuisance, but can transmit a number of diseases, and put your pets, and you at risk. Before heading outdoors, it's important to prepare for flea and tick season by taking precautionary measures thatprotect your pet and family. When taking these preventative steps, pet parents may mistakenly use harmful flea and tick methods. These methods include sprays with dangerous toxins, chemical-filled shampoos, and certain medications that are considered unsafe for dogs. Unfortunately, there have been many reports warning pet parents about the negative side effects of toxic flea and tick products. Certainmedications...

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Why Organic Matters

The term “Organic” has been used for many years, but many people are not aware of what organic really means and why it matters. If you are interested in learning more about the benefits of an organic lifestyle, keep reading this Blog post as we dive into the true meaning of organic.   What exactly does “organic” mean? The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) states that the goal of organic foods and organic farming is to "integrate cultural, biological, and mechanical practices that foster cycling of resources, promote ecological balance, and conserve biodiversity."   Simply put, if you see a...

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The Importance of Ear Care

Can you remember the last time you cleaned your dog’s ears? If you’re having a hard time remembering, you are not alone. Many pet owners tend to forget about their furry friend’s ears when it comes to their at-home grooming routine. Even though ear care often gets overlooked, it is an extremely important part of your dog’s overall health and wellness. Why Dogs Need Their Ears Cleaned Your dog’s ears make the perfect breeding ground for various bacteria, yeast, parasites, and foreign bodies that can cause ear infections. One of the reasons our four-legged friends can be prone to ear...

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9 Tips for Healthy Dog Dental Care

A healthy and happy dog includes their dental health.Not having a home dental care routine can put your furry friend’s teeth, gums, and overall health at risk. Dogs can experience symptoms of dental disease like bad breath, painful infections, tooth loss, or even life-threatening conditions to vital organs like their heart and kidneys. You can help save your pet from the pain of dental disease and an expensive run to your veterinarian by brushing your furry friend’s teeth and gums. Here are 9 tips for practicing healthy dog dental care: Start your dog’s dental care routine as soon as possible...

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