10 Ways to Adopt a Shelter Sweetie During Adopt a Dog Month

Do you ever look at your rescue pup and think, “who saved whom”? We know the feeling. Even though they were technically adopted, they feel like one of your own. You can’t imagine your home without them, and life before Fido seems like a distant memory. Though your shelter sweetie has no doubt enriched your life, he or she may exhibit some anxious or unruly behaviors you’d like to see shift. Continue reading “10 Ways to Adopt a Shelter Sweetie During Adopt a Dog Month”

Top Health and Personality Traits of 6 Popular Small Dog Breeds

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Welcome to part two of our summer series that reveals key characteristics of specific small dog breeds. In these pages, you’ll discover health and wellness info to help you better care for your fur friend. Whether you’re curious about key facets of their personality, potential health complications, or ways to support their diet and style their coat, read on. Continue reading “Top Health and Personality Traits of 6 Popular Small Dog Breeds”

Grain Free and Taurine

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For the past decade, one of the fastest growing trends in the pet food industry has been the “grain-free” diet. These diets do not include corn, soy, and wheat, which are often seen as the “bad guys” by some pet parents.  However, recently some dogs fed “grain-free” diets containing mainly potatoes, peas, lentils, and other legume seeds as the main ingredients have been implicated in the development of a heart disease called dilated cardiomyopathy (DC). Continue reading “Grain Free and Taurine”