Category: Health & Wellness

Refreshing and Tasty Summer Treats Your Dog Will Love

The temperature is rising and your dog is having a blast splashing around in their kiddie pool. Make your dog’s summer extra special with tasty treats that also help them cool down while playing in the hot sun. You can make homemade cool summer dog treats right in your kitchen. Check out the easy recipes […]

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How to Recognize and Treat Bug Bites on Dogs

As a pet parent, there will come a time when you need to deal with your adorable dog getting bug bites. While most bug bites are uncomfortable but harmless, some can lead to viruses, parasites, or life-threatening bacteria. This is why it’s essential to recognize and treat bug bites on your dog immediately and seek […]

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How To Protect Your Dog from the Summer Heat

Sunshine, blue sky, and warm weather scream summer has arrived! Dogs enjoy taking walks and playing outdoors in the fresh summer air but did you know your dog could be at risk for heat exhaustion or heatstroke? Many pet parents don’t realize dogs can experience heatstroke and it doesn’t take much for it to happen. […]

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Signs Your Dog is Suffering from Seasonal Allergies

Your dog’s little sneezes might sound cute but there is a chance they are suffering from seasonal allergies. Grass, mold, pollen and dust can activate allergies in dogs and humans alike. Environmentally triggered allergies are popular this time of year and your adorable pup is not safe from the suffering. Since dogs can’t tell you […]

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Top 5 Ways Dogs Can Make 2021 New Year’s Resolutions Stick

The New Year has finally arrived and it’s time to leave the past behind. Research has revealed that 74.02% of the people in the United States make resolutions but less than 8% stick to them throughout the year. If you are making New Year’s resolutions but are afraid you won’t achieve them, ask your dog […]

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Benefits of Hiring a Saratoga Dog Walker

Are you a busy pet parent who skips walking your dog because you are too tired? Or, do you leave your dog home alone for several hours at a time while you are at work? If your answer to these questions is yes, you need a Saratoga dog walker to give you peace of mind! […]

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Flea & Tick Prevention Options for Your Dog

Although flea and tick prevention is a good idea year-round for your dog, it is especially important during the warmer months. During the spring and summer, flea and tick populations explode. Both these pests can cause a variety of health issues in your pets. They can also bring them into your home where they can […]

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Exercising Your Dog in Winter

It’s tempting to hole up for the winter months and snuggle with your dog on the couch instead of venturing outside, but it’s not a good idea for either of you. Too much time sitting indoors isn’t healthy and your dog will end up bored and restless. To make sure your pet is getting enough […]

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How to Treat Arthritis in Dogs

As your dog ages, he may develop arthritis, inflammation of and damage to the joints, that leads to pain, stiffness and difficulty with mobility. Chronic arthritis due to age and wear and tear on joints is common in dogs, although it is more common in some breeds and tends to be more severe in large […]

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Common Cancers in Dogs

As a pet owner, when you hear the word “cancer” you are devastated. In most cases, dog owners first suspect there is something wrong when they discover a lesion or growth on their pet or their pet begins to show signs of illness. Sometimes, however, cancer is diagnosed when it shows up on blood work […]

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