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Letting Your Puppy Sleep in Your Bed? Here’s How to Do It Safely

I recently had one the best night’s sleep of my life with Indy, an 8-week-old Australian Shepherd puppy. He is a client’s dog and future service animal. He slept draped across my neck and snuggled under my arm. We stayed that way all night long, with only the occasional whimper from Indy when he slipped away from our shared warmth and …

Does Your Dog Find ‘Snacks’ on Walks? Here’s What You Should Do

Some dogs are picky eaters who will graze over a bowl of food all day and turn away most fruits and vegetables you offer up. And other dogs are major scavengers who will eat any food or food-like substance that crosses their path. When your dog is walking ahead of you and finds some unknown …

Older Dogs Need More Protein, Not Less. Here’s One Easy Way to Give It.

Some years back, an unfortunate myth began circulating concerning senior dogs and protein. This myth claimed that older dogs were at risk by consuming too much protein. While its possible some dogs with diagnosed kidney disease need to limit their protein, according to recent research and pet nutrition experts, most senior pups would stand to …

Is Your Anxiety Contagious To Your Dog? Here’s What You Can Do

(Picture Credit: Getty Images) Dogs are good at picking up on human emotions. That’s one of the things we love about them. They always seem to know when we need a cuddle to cheer us up, when we need a partner to share in our joy, and when we need a friend to act silly …

Can’t Adopt Or Foster? Here’s What You Can Do To Help Animal Shelters During The Pandemic

(Picture Credit: Pekic/Getty Images) It’s probably safe to say we’re all experiencing a sense of restlessness and anxiety right now during our nation’s various stages of shelter-in-place to stay safe amidst the COVID-19 outbreak. Beyond that, we’re feeling the urge to do something to help. Animal lovers are likely feeling a little helpless because their …

Is Your Dog Afraid To Let You Out Of Their Sight? Here’s What You Should Know

(Picture Credit: Getty Images) Do you have a velcro dog? Dogs are pack animals, and you are your pack’s leader. It’s natural for your dog to want to follow you. While some dogs follow their owners everywhere they go out of sheer love, sometimes the reason why dogs stick to their owners like velcro is …

Scientist Says Dogs Hate Hugs. He’s Wrong. Here’s Why.

Hugs are such an essential part of the way human beings show affection for one another. So naturally, we’ve extended that physical gesture to the dogs we love too. It seems simple and logical enough, but some scientists and ethicists debate whether dogs want to have arms wrapped around them and faces pressed into their …

Here’s What You Need To Know

You’ve likely heard about Coronavirus by now. It can be more than a little scary when a virus like this seems to spread so quickly, but as dog lovers, many of us immediately turn our thoughts to our pups at times like these. Especially if you’re familiar with the phrase, “Canine Coronavirus.” “Can my dog …

Here’s The Reason Why Your Dog’s Feet Smell Like Fritos

Despite the weird looks you get from people who don’t own dogs when you mention that your pup’s paws smell like Fritos, you aren’t crazy. Many dogs’ paws do smell like Fritos (or popcorn, depending on who you ask). The reason why they have that smell is rather mundane, but we’ll get to that. It …

Could Your Dog’s Food Be Shortening His Lifespan? Here’s How To Tell.

Obesity in dogs is a very serious problem, and it’s rates are increasing daily. It’s estimated that roughly half of all dogs in the United States alone are obese – that’s 35 million dogs! Obesity can cause many illnesses such as diabetes and even worsen joint and back problems. Obesity is also one of the …