Category: Health & Wellness

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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Spring Health Tips for Dog Owners in Upstate New York!

With April heralding the approach of warmer days ahead, you might be feeling eager to stow your winter gear and hit the grass with your furry friend in tow. Or perhaps you’re looking to celebrate spring with a bit of sprucing up around the home. Whatever your goals for the changing seasons, check out these […]

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Pet Tech: Get Trained in Pet First Aid and CPR

by Jennifer McDonald Recently, I completed my re-certification at the Pet Tech PetSaver CPR & First Aid class at Milton Manor Pet Spa & Resort. Pet Tech is the first international training center dedicated to CPR, First Aid & Care for dogs and cats. Twyla and Cassi, our class instructors did an amazing job of […]

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No BonBons for Bowsers

Keep chocolate away from your dog. It’s almost here. That mid-winter holiday created by florists, jewelers and chocolatiers as an excuse for people to give roses, baubles and heart-shaped boxes of chocolates to their sweethearts. Those of us who love our dogs may also want to shower them with a special treat to mark the […]

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