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Why Trimming Your Dog’s Nails Is Important

Trimming your dog’s nails may seem like an inconvenience, but it’s actually essential to your dog’s overall health. Here’s why trimming your dog’s nails is important, and a few different ways that you can make the process easier on you … Continue reading

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How to Dog Proof Your Yard

If you’re lucky enough to have a backyard, then chances are that’s your dog’s favorite place to be. When your dog spends a lot of time in your backyard, it’s important to dog proof your yard as much as possible … Continue reading

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Common Health Problems in Large Dog Breeds

We all want our canine best friend to live happy, healthy lives forever. But the truth is, the large/giant breed dogs are more prone to health issues – giving them a shorter lifespan. To shed some light on this, we … Continue reading

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Do Dogs Get Bored in Their Crate or Kennel?

 Dog ownership can be challenging not just for us, but also for our dogs. Difficult choices often need to be made from veterinary care, housing locations, training and determining what to do with your dog while at work or going … Continue reading

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Which Animals Get Along With Dogs?

There are pet owners, and then there are those of us who just can’t settle for having only a dog as a pet. Take my friend for example; she’s not happy unless she has a miniature zoo at home. After … Continue reading

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What It Means If Your Dog Is Shaking

  Understanding the reasons why your dog shakes or trembles, and what you can do about it. Turning to look and find your four legged best friend shaking can be a heart wrenching experience for most dog owners. But even … Continue reading

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Austin Pet Laws You Should Know

Part of owning a pet requires that you take on many responsibilities above and beyond the normal course of feeding, training and veterinary care. While it’s true those are basic needs and  expectations, you’ll also find that different municipalities have … Continue reading

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What to do if Your Dog Gets Quilled by a Porcupine?

It’s a sticky situation that you never want to encounter — You’ve let your canine friend out to do their business and explore, but instead they have tangled with a defensive force of nature worse than a skunk. Your inquisitive and playful pooch … Continue reading

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Do Dog’s Paws Get Cold in Winter?

The great southern state of Texas is noted for it’s warm temperatures and sunny skies. Certainly no threat of freezing cold temperatures here, right? In fact, the average winter temperatures in Austin range from 40°F to a pleasant 73°F. While considered mild, … Continue reading

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Paw Gnawing: Why Dogs Chew on Their Feet

It can produce the most annoying sounds that grind on your nerves like a dripping faucet. That never ending paw gnawing and incessant licking! Those of you that ever experienced it, know oh too well the unforgettable lip smacking and slurping noises we’re referring … Continue reading

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