All About Fostering
All About Fostering

Fostering isn’t just a wonderful opportunity for the dog, it helps shelters, rescue organizations, and the one doing the fostering! Let’s take a look at some of the benefits.

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Happy Holidays!
Happy Holidays!

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Coping With the Death of Your Pet
Coping With the Death of Your Pet

When a person you love dies, it's natural to feel sorrow, express grief, and expect friends and family to provide understanding and comfort. Unfortunately, you don't always get that understanding when a pet dies.  Some people still don't understand how central animals can be in people's lives, and a few may not get why you're grieving over "just a pet."

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Introducing Your New Dog to Your Pack 
Introducing Your New Dog to Your Pack 

When there is already a dog in a home introducing a second one can get a bit tricky.  It’s important not to throw two dogs together and expect they will automatically be best friends.  In the wild, dogs live in “packs” and they decide who will be the alpha or dominant dog, and they determine the pecking order for the pack.  If you do not establish the hierarchy in your home the dog will do it for you.  This is a bad thing and will usually lead to aggressive behaviors in your dogs.

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First Aid Kit for Your Pet
First Aid Kit for Your Pet

It’s not something you often think about and hopefully you’ll never have to do it but administering first aid to a pet can be a stressful situation, especially if you don't have the right supplies. Here are ten items to include in a pet first aid kit — it just may save your dog’s life.

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Hot Weather Safety Tips and Guidelines
Hot Weather Safety Tips and Guidelines

Warm weather can bring on additional challenges for dog owners with brachycephalic breeds like Boxers, Bulldogs, Shih Tzus, Pugs, Frenchies, and Boston terriers. Because of these pooches’ short skull shape and nose, they usually have a reduced ability to breathe in air; thus, causing them to overheat more easily than other, longer-nosed breeds. As a result, these short-nosed dogs tend to become more vulnerable to heat-related problems like heat stroke, which can be life-threatening.

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