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  • Dog Breeds: Find the Best Fit For You

How To Find A Reputable Dog Breeder

Puppies peeking through fence(caption: How To Find A Reputable Breeder)

Congratulations! Adding a new dog to your family is exciting, but you’ll want to know who you should avoid when searching for the perfect dog for you. Finding a breeder who has the best interests of the dog and you is absolutely crucial…

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Hookworms In Dogs: Symptoms, Treatment, Prevention & More

Hookworms under microscope (caption: Hookworms In Dogs)

Dogs are prone to picking up all kinds of nasty worms that can do some serious damage. One common type is the hookworm. What are the symptoms to look out for? How are they treated? And how can you prevent your dog from getting hookworms in the first place? We’ll answer these questions and more. It’s important to note that hookworms can be especially serious and even fatal for puppies, so early diagnosis and treatment are key…

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Healthy Paws vs Pets Best: A Tight Race to the Finish

This is the tightest race we had this year in our rankings, but in the end we chose a winner between Healthy Paws and Pets Best. We explain our reasonings, but want to remind you that you should always get quotes for your specific dog because if coverage is similar (as it is for these 2 companies), then price may play a larger role in your decision making process along with customer service…

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Petplan vs Pets Best: Who’s Best In Class?

Trupanion vs Petplan

Petplan and Pets Best are 2 of the best pet insurance companies offering great coverage, competitive prices and quick claim repayments. So how do you choose between the two? As always, be sure to get your own quote to get an idea of what each will cost you. Additionally, consider the criteria we’ve laid out in this comparison below…

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How To Change Your Dog’s Food Safely

Dog eating out of bowl (caption: How To Change Dog Food)

Are you thinking about changing dog food brands or types because it’s less expensive? Or maybe your dog has been sick to his stomach and you want to try out a new food. It may even be that your vet thinks your dog is allergic to lamb. Whatever the reason for the change in dog food, you must take it very slowly to allow your pup’s tummy to adjust to his new food…

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Dog Toilet 101: Why Your Dog May Need One

Dog sitting on toilet reading paper: Does Your Dog Need a Dog Toilet?

Housetraining is part of being a responsible pet parent, but for some dog owners this task can come with obstacles and headaches. Adjusting to and overcoming these challenges can be difficult on both the dog and the owner. Thankfully, recent developments in the dog toilet industry offer pet owners more options…

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Embrace vs Healthy Paws: Who’s Top Dog?

Embrace vs Healthy Paws

Veterinarian bills can get pretty expensive, especially if your new pup likes to make frequent visits. Just the normal vaccines can get pricey! Maybe Embrace or Healthy Paws can help you out. Read Embrace vs Healthy Paws to find out how these companies can help reduce your vet bills, especially in times of emergency. Maybe they can even keep your pup healthy…

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Trupanion vs Petplan: Compare Price, Coverage And More

Trupanion vs Petplan

Always take your dog to the vet if you think they are ill or injured. You shouldn’t have to choose between your wallet and your pet’s health. That’s why they offer pet insurance! Sign up for pet insurance so you don’t have to think twice when an animal emergency arises or take money from your savings to pay for your dog’s expensive vet bills…

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The Alarming State Of Stolen Dog Laws & How To Prevent

Two dogs behind a cage

Do you often leave your dog unattended in your yard? If so, you’re unknowingly giving dog thieves an open invitation. Dog theft has been on the rise for several years now. What laws are in place to punish pet thieves? How can you keep your pet safe? What do you do if you think your pet was stolen? We’ll answer these questions and more…

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