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Are Your Dog’s Paw Pads Hairy? It Might Be Hyperkeratosis. Here’s What To Do.

  What Exactly is Paw Pad Hyperkeratosis in Dogs? The prefix “hyper” refers to overstimulation, and “keratosis” comes from the word “keratin.” You most likely recognize that word from your shampoo bottle, and that’s a good place to start. Keratin is a type of fibrous protein used as one of the main ingredients in hair, … Read More

United Faces Another Dog Dilemma After Dog Placed On Wrong Flight

A United Airlines flight was diverted from its intended destination of St. Louis, Missouri to Akron, Ohio when it was discovered that a dog in cargo had been loaded onto the wrong plane. Flight 3996 left from Newark, New Jersey on its way to St. Louis when the airline discovered there was a canine passenger aboard who … Read More

Every Purchase Of Good Reasons Dog Treats Helps Those Living With Autism And Developmental Disabilities

Do you have Good Reasons for choosing the treats you give your dog? Vicki Sylvester has been working with people with disabilities as the CEO of Community Based Services, a non-profit in Westchester, New York, for over 35 years. Community Based Services (CBS) helps those with autism and other developmental disabilities learn life skills, find … Read More

Rescue Dog Hilariously Invents His Own Agility Routine At Crufts Dog Show

The world famous Crufts Dog Show just celebrated its 127th year. A very different show than it was in 1891, it now features working dogs and rescue dogs alongside traditional show dogs. Baron Kratu von Bearbum is one of the fabulous pups that participated in the Rescue Dog Agility event. Described by owner, Tessa Eagle Swan as … Read More

Granola Barks Review (Organic, Healthy & Crunchy Dog Treats)

Crunchy, healthy, certified organic… doesn’t that sound yummy? Sorry, these aren’t for you, though. They’re for your pup! Read our first-hand review of Granola Barks dog treats… The post Granola Barks Review (Organic, Healthy & Crunchy Dog Treats) appeared first on read more

Q&A: Why will my dog only potty inside?

Buffy was doing great at our previous home in terms of going potty outside. She had a fenced in backyard and went without any issues. She had accidents inside the house, but they were always close to the door to the backyard. We had to relocate to a downtown apartment last week. She walks on … Read More

6 Natural Ingredients To Soothe & Heal Your Dog’s Dry Nose

The moist, spongy skin of the canine nose captures scents “tens of thousands of times” more efficiently than our own. It is the tool dogs use to investigate the world around them. Since pups effectively “see the world through their noses,” the skin is constantly exposed to sun light, extreme temperatures, allergens and various substances that can … Read More

How To Heal Your Dog’s Tight, Uncomfortable Elbow Calluses

What Is An Elbow Callus and What Causes Them? Sometimes called pressure sores, dog elbow calluses can appear as a result of your dog’s body protecting the bone (the ulna) that protrudes from the leg. Continual trauma caused by your dog laying down on hard surfaces causes the skin to thicken in order to protect … Read More

5 Tips For Building An Unbreakable Bond With An Adult Rescue Dog

Puppies are often a first choice when it comes to rescuing a new family member, but mature dogs face a different kind of fate. They’re passed up for reasons like their size and looks, and many adopters decide against adopting adult dogs because they’re worried they won’t find that unbreakable bond all dog owners value. … Read More

Q&A: how long should we use the pee pads?

We are picking up our new Yorkie puppy in 2 days! She is 8 weeks. She’s been using a pee pad in her current home and has done very well, meaning going on the pad exclusively. But this week has pooped a couple of times off the pad and out of the pen area. That’s … Read More

Glee Actor Matthew Morrison Expresses Outrage Over Animal Abuse On Movie Set

The producers of a Chinese science fiction movie called Crazy Alien are being accused of animal abuse toward a German Shepherd who was appearing in the film. The movie stars Matthew Morrison, who played Will Schuester on the show Glee, however he was not on set when the alleged abuse occurred. According to PEOPLE, an unidentified whistleblower contacted PETA in … Read More

Dog Is Stolen From Shelter Moments Before Being Adopted

Brad, a 5-pound Yorkie, was stolen right out of his kennel at PAWS Atlanta while his hopeful future mom was signing his adoption paperwork. He had only been at the shelter for a week and had already had several people inquire about him. Kay Kenimer had seen Brad’s picture online and had her heart set on … Read More

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