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Why Your Dog Needs a Life Jacket

Why Your Dog Needs a Life Jacket

Photo credits: @kodi_thecoloradopup As the weather shifts, people and dogs alike are spending more time outdoors. Humans and their furry companions spend a lot of that outdoor time in or around the water. It's a great way to cool off on a steamy day, and water play is excellent for low impact exercise. [...]

Summer Safety Tips for Dogs

Summer Safety Tips for Dogs

Summer time brings sun, outdoor play, gardening and family gatherings. With all that fun comes a lengthy list of possible perils for your furry best friend. Here are some tips to keep dogs out of harm's way this summer.Skin and Coat CareMany people think that shaving your dog will keep them cooler over [...]

One Dog's List of What to  Bring to the Beach

One Dog's List of What to Bring to the Beach

So, I’ve got an amazing 10 1/2 year old Nova Scotia Duck Toller Retriever named Camden. He is a beach connoisseur for sure. “Camden Tucker” is his full name after two of my favorite water places: Camden, Maine and Nantucket, Massachusetts. Often he goes by “Cam” or “Camden” except when he’s in trouble, he is [...]

5 Reasons Your Pup Needs a Dog Backpack

5 Reasons Your Pup Needs a Dog Backpack

Do you have a dog backpack for your furry friend? If not, you may be missing out on one of the most useful tools for pup parents in existence. They make your dog healthier, happier, and make your daily walks or weekend hikes an all around better experience. Need more convincing? Here are five real reasons why your dog needs [...]

Finding the Perfect Hike for You and Your Dog

Finding the Perfect Hike for You and Your Dog

We keep hearing about this mysterious thing called summer. While I’ve heard rumors that it has already paid visits to some very lucky residents throughout the US, from where I sit the warmer weather and sunshine has yet to make an appearance. The good news however, is that green grass, warm sun and longer days are on their way [...]

Lyme Disease and Tick Prevention

Lyme Disease and Tick Prevention

Lyme Disease Lyme disease is caused by infection with the bacteria Borrelia burgdorferi. The bacteria are transmitted to animals and humans by ticks. Lyme disease can cause a variety of signs, but the most common are fever, joint swelling with lameness, lethargy and loss of appetite. Less often, some dogs may develop a very serious and life-threatening complication affecting [...]

Snowshoeing with Your Dog

Snowshoeing with Your Dog

Keeping active and staying fit with your dogs during the winter can be difficult but don’t worry, there are plenty of fun ways to do so! One excellent way is by taking up snowshoeing. Even though snowshoeing has existed for thousands of years and was first created as a solution to the difficulty [...]

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