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Pet Travel Safety

If your travel includes bringing your furry family, you might want to invest in a little extra preparation and planning to make the trip smoother for both you and your pets. 
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Everything You Need to Know Before Adopting a Shiba Inu

The ancient Shiba Inu from Japan is compact, agile and independent and was originally a hunting dog.
Cat on car

Liver Disease in Cats. Common Causes, Symptoms and What to Expect

When your sick cat receives a diagnosis of ‘liver disease’, it may feel like there’s a firm explanation about what’s wrong with your fur-friend. However, what many owners don’t realize is that liver problems come in all shapes and sizes.
Dog on the laptop

Should You Test Your Dog’s DNA?

DNA analysis has revolutionized many things from forensic medicine to pup-ternity tests (see what we did there!) so DNA testing has to be a good thing. Right?
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The No Fear Way To Trim Your Dog’s Nails

Unless your pet is a very active outdoor dog his nails will need to be trimmed on a regular basis – anywhere from once a week to once a month.
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Why Does My Dog Drink More Water?

If your dog is drinking more water, should you be worried? Sometimes increased thirst in dogs is healthy and sometimes you should consider seeing your vet.
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First Night Home with a New Puppy. What to Expect

When you bring a new puppy home, he might feel sad and lonely. We discuss how to make your new pup feel loved, secure, and, above all, safe.
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5 Warning Signs of Bloat That Could Save Your Dog’s Life

Bloat in dogs is a common and often fatal emergency. There are ways to reduce the risk and recognizing the symptoms early could save your dogs life.
Irish Wolfhound

Irish Wolfhound

Irish Wolfhounds are independent by nature, but bond very closely to their families. They were trained to think independently in their hunting past, rather than relying on close direction.
Boston Terrier

Everything You Should Know Before Adopting a Boston Terrier

Known as the ultimate gentleman for its dapper good looks and gentle nature the Boston Terrier makes a great apartment pet and loves kids.
Bulldog in the back of a car

Anal Glands: What Are They and Do I Need to Express Them?

As a dog lover you should be aware of these glands and how to care for them to keep your dog healthy.
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Things You Should Know Before Getting a German Shepherd

German Shepherds are an incredibly popular breed, known for their bravery and intelligence. They are a breed that needs a job to do, whether as a service dog or as a highly trained companion.
Cat drinking water from a tap

Why Does My Cat Drink More Water?

There are many reasons a cat may drink and pee more, of which the chart toppers are kidney or liver disease, overactive thyroid glands, and sugar diabetes. But thirst can occur for other reasons, not all of which are worrying.
Overweight golden retriever lying in the grass

Hypothyroidism in Dogs. Symptoms and Treatment.

Hypothyroidism is a fairly common, easily managed disease as long as dog owners are in tune to their pup and know the presenting signs.
Chihuahua in a park


The ultimate small-space pet, the Chihuahua is big on personality in contrast to its tiny stature.