Are Certain Dog Breeds Inherently Dangerous? Debunking Common MythsIf you’ve had a dog or considered getting one, you’ve likely looked up information about the different breeds’ behavior, and you might have heard some claims that certain dog breeds are naturally “dangerous” or “aggressive” and wouldn’t make good pets. These claims are myths, and these myths only add fuel to the fire that is breed-specific legislation in dog liability [more]

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best breed for your familySpring is in the air and it’s the time of year when many family’s thoughts turn toward, “We should get a puppy!” That’s great and there are so many puppies and older dogs who are looking for their forever homes and forever families!

Before you rush out and get the first dog or puppy that you see, though, please take … [more]

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National Heartworm Awareness Month: How You Can Protect Your DogHappy April! This month, we’re celebrating National Heartworm Awareness Month. Heartworm is a severe and potentially fatal disease in pets that is caused by foot-long worms that live in the heart, lungs and blood vessels. It often leads to lung disease, heart failure and damage to other organs. Dogs are unfortunately natural hosts for these parasites, meaning that all … [more]

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Did you know: There are close to 90 million dogs living in households in the United States? With that dog bite preventionmany dogs, there is the very real possibility that a dog bite wil happen. Keep in mind that many dogs will never bite anyone, but it is important that every pet parent understand that any dog, of any breed can bite.… [more]

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Is Your Dog Fearful? Here’s How to CopeFearful dogs react to trigger situations in ways that humans view as “bad behavior.” These include but are not limited to barking, aggression, leash reactivity, snapping, and growling. While these are less than ideal for dog owners, it simply means your dog is trying to communicate his or her discomfort in that scenario. Whether your dog is fearful of strangers, … [more]

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In case you missed it, we shared an article about how to prevent dog bites on Super Bowl Sunday. We now want to share dog safety tips for Super Bowl Sunday because we know it will be a day filled with delicious snacks, treats and alcohol — delicious for the humans, potentially harmful for your beloved fur-babies.

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Decoding Dog Behavior: Reading Body LanguageThere is no shortage of ways your dog communicates with you each day. Since he or she doesn’t speak your language, your dog uses body language to communicate everything from excitement to fear, happiness and anxiety. As a responsible dog owner, it’s up to you to decipher what they’re trying to tell you to avoid an unwanted situation. Before reading … [more]

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What You Should Know About Excessive ThirstIf your dog has been experiencing increased or excessive thirst lately, there could be a few underlying causes. While some are standard and expected, others are more sinister. A healthy dog is a happy and well-behaved dog, which is why we’re mapping out some of the reasons that your dog might be overly thirsty. Remember, always protect your four-legged friend … [more]

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