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How This Website Can Increase Your Dog’s Health

Dog Health Database

Have you heard of the Canine Inherited Disorders Database?  This website can increase your dog’s health. I was recently introduced to the site while I was doing research for another story and now I find myself checking it regularly for facts. The CIDD site is bursting with easy to locate information about the inherited health risks

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Jones Natural Chews Gave My Dogs An Adventurous Treat Sensation

Jones single ingredient chews

Disclaimer: This is a sponsored post for Jones Natural Chews. I received products and/ or compensation for my honest review of these dog treats. Like a lot of pet parents I am pretty picky about the food and treats Cody and Bailey eat. I’m always on the lookout for items that are made in the

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How To Find A Pet Sitter For Your Handicapped Dog

Find A Pet Sitter

Do you know how to find a pet sitter for your handicapped dog? If you are the pet parent of a paraplegic  dog or cat or any pet with disabilities, you know taking care of their needs is a demanding 24/7 job.  While I like to call our paralyzed pups “handicapable” because of all the life,  energy, and love they

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Dog Wheelchair Review 2016

Dog wheelchair review

The invention of the dog wheelchair has given the gift of mobility to thousands of dogs, cats and a wide array of other animals who would have been left helpless because of paralysis, disease, old age and spinal injuries. The popularity of these carts has grown so much that I thought it was the perfect

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How A No-Knuckling Sock Trains Dogs To Walk

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Can you guess why this dog is wearing a strange contraption on his rear leg?   Let me reassure you that it is NOT a device to torture a dog, although it kind of looks that way. The boot is actually a unique tool called a No-Knuckling Training Sock that provides support for dogs who

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Health / Daily Care

Spina Bifida Won’t Stop Mickey And The Padded Bum Crew

Mickey

I am thrilled to share this guest post from fellow blogger and animal lover Nikki Carvey. Trained as a journalist in the UK, Nikki now makes her home in Los Angeles where she says she “complains less about the weather.”  Nikki has always had a passion for English Bulldogs and she writes

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Can You Pass the Pet First Aid Quiz?

Pet First Aid Quiz

April is National Pet First Aid Awareness Month sponsored by the American Red Cross. It was created to teach pet parents the lifesaving skills they need in the event of an emergency with their dog or cat. Learning first aid is important for all pet parents, but for those of us with disabled pets knowing

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Amazing Pets

How An Infection Caused This Dog’s Paralysis

Infection caused paralysis

Did you know that a bacterial infection can cause a dog to lose the ability to walk? I didn’t know this was possible until I interviewed a pet parent named Julie about the Cocker Spaniel she rescued and how a chronic ear infection caused this dog’s paralysis. Like many Cocker Spaniels, Bandit was prone to

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Easter Bunnies on Wheels

Easter Bunnies on Wheels

Happy Easter! It’s that time of year when we welcome the big floppy eared Easter Bunny and enjoy the baskets of delicious chocolate eggs and other treats he delivers. Did you know the tradition of the Easter Bunny in America dates back to the 1700s? As my tribute to the bunnies everywhere, I am sharing

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