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What’s The Best Pet Insurance Company For 2020?

 

Best Pet Insurance Comparison

As dog owners ourselves, we understand that the day to day expenses can add up and the cost of pet insurance is one that may appear unnecessary at first. Much like our health insurance, however, pet insurance is there when the moment comes that you need to fall back on the financial support an insurance plan can offer. And if you don’t have the plan already in place, you will likely find yourself in a tight spot…

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What Are the Benefits Of Auto Ship Dog Food?

Dog sitting on ground with dog food bowl (caption: Auto Ship Dog Food Benefits)

Recent trends have resulted in many more dog owners making their dog food purchases online. Such a practice not only lends to more responsible pet ownership, but also more cost savings for dog owners. Below we will take a look at some of the benefits of online dog food shopping and online auto-shipping programs…

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Life Expectancy Of Dogs: How Long Will My Dog Live?

Pug in old man's arms (caption: Life Expectancy Of Dogs)

Larger animals tend to live longer than smaller ones…most of the time. Think about it. A human lives longer than a cat, which lives longer than a rat, which lives longer than a fly. But why isn’t this true when it comes to animals within their species? A person who weighs 150 pounds will most likely live longer than a person who weighs 300 pounds. This is because of increased health risks for the person who weighs 300 pounds. When it comes to dogs though, how can you compare a Great Dane to a Chihuahua? Their anatomic builds are completely different and their lifespans reflect this…

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What Do Lumps On Dogs Mean?

Dog with lump on ear

If you have an older dog, then you are no stranger to finding miscellaneous bumps and lumps on them. In fact most dogs over the age of 7 will have developed one or more of these bumps upon inspection. But what are these lumps and bumps on dogs and when should you be concerned…

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Interview: Rocco & Roxie Supply Co. Co-Founders, Morgan And Matson Magleby

Rocco & Roxie team photo (caption:Interview: Rocco & Roxie Supply Co. Co-Founders, Morgan and Matson Magleby)

The Magleby family started Rocco & Roxie, a Utah-based dog product company, in 2013. This family-run business has a big heart for helping pets and maintaining a high-quality standard for its products. By testing with their own pets, Rocco the dog and Roxie the cat, they build trust by using only the best ingredients and recipes that their pets use and approve. Our exclusive interview explores the company, learning how they started and successfully manage a growing national product line with loved ones…

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Best Dog Food For Weight Loss

Overweight lab in grass (caption: Best Dog Food for Weight Loss)

Is your pup packing on the pounds? Overweight dogs can suffer from many of the same health problems that heavy humans do. If you’re concerned about your dog’s extra pounds, it’s time to make some changes to his diet and lifestyle. Where do you start? Getting your dog in shape takes some planning, but we’re here to help. We have some quick tips and our picks for the best dog food for weight loss…

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Best Pet Dental Insurance: What Coverage & Exclusions Are Common?

Dog with white teeth up close (caption: Dog Dental Diseases and Insurance)

Puppies have 28 teeth and often enjoy chewing on wooden furniture, rocks, and other items that aren’t labeled as “chew toys.” This can lead to foreign body ingestion and opens up the risk of tooth destruction. As puppies age, they lose their baby teeth, and their adult teeth grow in. All breeds have 42 teeth as adults. Whether it’s playing with a toy, wrestling with a furry pal or pet parent, or getting injured accidentally by a car or something else, it’s common for dogs to experience dental issues due to illness or injury….

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How To Express A Dog’s Anal Glands & Other Questions Answered

Dog laying on back

Yeah, not the most pleasant subject to discuss, but hey, you’ve surely dealt with your dog’s puke and potty accidents before. And this is for your beloved pup’s comfort — and ultimately his health. If your dog suffers from occasional anal gland issues, you’re in the right place. Read on to learn how to spot the signs of impacted glands, how to express dog’s anal glands and what you can do to help prevent frequent blockages. If not taken care of immediately, blocked anal glands can lead to a severe infection…

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