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What you should consider before gifting a pet this holiday season

Gifting a pet is a major financial and emotional commitment for the recipient. And if it doesn’t work out, it can negatively affect the pet and animal shelter. Here’s why.

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Your next dog-treat recipe from Dr. Kwane Stewart

Before reaching for your plain ground turkey and brown rice, you’ll want to read Dr. Kwane Stewart’s tips for cooking your dog homemade treats.

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Dr. Kwane Stewart shares: tips for exercising with your dog

Exercising is a great way to bond with your pet, but Dr. Kwane Stewart explains how to tell if your pup has has enough of the workout.

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People of the pack: artist Jay McClellan turns pet photos into art

How two rescue dogs helped encourage an aspiring artist to start painting pet portraits full-time.

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Don't let your dog hang their head out the car window. Here's why

Letting your pup hang their head out the car window is unsafe for so many reasons. Luckily, there are alternative ways for them to smell the fresh breeze.

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Dr. Antin shares: How to trim a dog’s nails

Like people, dogs’ nails can grow too long, and the growth can pose safety risks for them. Dr. Evan Antin has tips for trimming your pup’s nails at home and shares what to expect at a nail-trimming appointment.

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Trainer Michael Hill shares 3 ways to stop dogs from food begging

If your dog barks at you for food, it’s OK to want to curb that behavior. But there are some things you shouldn’t do when training your dog.

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6 qualities of great service dogs, according to Dr. Kwane Stewart

Service dogs make life easier for their parents, but there are some do’s and don’t for people passing them on the street.

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Dr. Kwane Stewart shares why you should adopt less-adoptable pets

Did you know that some pets are considered less adoptable? We couldn’t believe it either.

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Dr. Evan Antin shares: Eastern vs. Western pet medicine

Eastern veterinary medicine might be less invasive than Western practices, but it’s not always as successful. There are advantages and disadvantages for both types.

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Dr. Evan Antin shares: a pet parent’s guide to vet office etiquette

Ensuring your pet has a smooth vet visit has a lot to do with you. These are the most common faux pas pet parents make while at the vet office.

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Do you feel happier after petting your dog? A study explains why

A recent study proves that petting dogs benefits humans, but we’re not the only ones benefiting from the affection.

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Feeling stressed? Your dog probably smells it

A study found that dogs can detect stress or anxiety in humans based on smell.

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Belly bands might be the solution to preventing a dog’s accidents

If your pup is struggling to control their bladder, belly bands might be a great solution.

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5 ways to keep your dog safe and happy this Halloween

Halloween should be scary for all of the right reasons, meaning it shouldn’t involve your pup’s safety. These safety tips can help to ensure your holiday is celebrated without a hitch.

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Is your trained dog acting out? They could in their teenage phase

Celebrity dog trainer Michael Hill shares tips on how to navigate your dog’s teenage phase.

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Your cat’s toy box isn’t complete without these toys

Making sure your cat isn’t bored will prevent health issues. These toys will help set you up for success.

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Considering a dog harness? Bring our guide to the store with you

Are you heading to the pet store to pick out your dog’s first harness? You’ll want to make sure it meets all of your pup’s individual needs.

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Do dogs get tired of barking?

It’s normal for dogs to express themselves through barking. But if their vocalizations are excessive, you’ve likely asked yourself: Do dogs get tired of barking?

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Read these safety tips before hiking with your dog

Heading for a hike with your pup? There are a number of things you can do to prepare for and avoid any potential safety hazards.

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Is your vet Fear Free certified? Here’s why it’s important

Fear Free seeks to limit the stress associated with visiting the vet’s office. But its benefits stem beyond the four walls of the animal hospital.

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A day in the life of an emergency room veterinarian

Animal emergency hospitals differ from your usual vet’s office. This is what it’s like to spend the day at a pet emergency room.

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Tips for keeping pets safe on movie and television sets

Here’s a behind-the-scenes explainer of what it’s like to be an animal actor.

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What’s normal when it comes to dog panting?

Did you know that your dog's panting could be caused by reasons outside of fatigue?

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