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Quick Guide To Dog Walking Insurance & Bonding

Girl walking two dogs on leashes (caption: guide to dog walking insurance and bonding)

Being a professional dog walker may be your dream come true, but it’s also a risky business. The most obvious risk is your liability if the dog you’re walking bites someone. But many dog walkers don’t consider the significant costs involved with injuries to pets or damages to the property in your care…

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Sick As A Dog: Can Dogs Get Colds?

Can Dogs Get Colds: Dog sick on bed

Does your dog have the sniffles? Watery eyes? Is he sneezing and coughing? Can dogs catch colds? Yes, they can, and the symptoms can range from mild to severe depending on the type of cold virus he’s caught (just as human colds can vary in severity). How do you know when your dog has a cold or something worse? How do you treat his symptoms? Not to worry — we’ll give you everything you need to know about dogs and colds so you can be sure you’re taking good care of your precious pup…

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Top Dog: Charlie The Golden

Charlie The Golden sitting in blue bandana

In as little as a year, Charlie went from a newborn pup to an internet star with an Instagram following of over 140,000 fans. This self-proclaimed “certified weirdo” has proven to be quite the entertainer, growing a massive fan base in just a short time. We were excited to have the opportunity to get to know Charlie in our exclusive Top Dog interview…

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Legitimate Emotional Support Animal Registration

Girl traveling and holding dog in her lap with blanket

Studies show that being around dogs can help relax and calm people in as little as 10 minutes. It’s no wonder that people suffering from anxiety and depression commonly use dogs as emotional support animals. Find out how to accurately obtain emotional support animal documentation and provide proof that your condition requires the need for an animal when renting a home or traveling…

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Fish Oil For Dogs: Could Your Dog Benefit From It?

Fish Oil pills

If your dog eats a diet consisting mostly of Omega 6 fats, aka heavy in grains and plant-based oils, he may need fish oil to help balance out his diet. However, if your dog eats a grain-free diet consisting of raw, grass-fed meats, supplementation probably isn’t necessary. Either way, you’ll want to consult your vet before adding anything new to your dog’s diet. But, if you’re curious about what fish oil can do for your dog keep reading…

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Can Dogs Eat Bones? The Ultimate Guide To What’s Safe And What’s Not

Dog eating bone

“Throw a dog a bone” — a common saying we’ve all heard, but, in reality, is it a good idea to give your dog a bone as a treat after your meal? We all know dogs consider a bone a prized possession, but how do you know which bones are safe, and what do you do if your dog eats a bone that’s not safe for his health? Find out all the answers to your questions and more in our comprehensive guide to safe bones for dogs…

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Dog Euthanasia: When Is It Time To Say Goodbye?

Sad pug

Euthanasia of a pet is one of the toughest things — if not the toughest thing — a pet owner may ever have to do. Yet this is a decision everyone must be prepared to make when they commit to taking on the responsibility of giving a pet a forever home. This article discusses the unfortunate process of dog euthanasia; when it’s the right time, and how to cope when your friend is gone…

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