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WIGGLELESS DOG BACK BRACE AND IVDD

schnauzer/terrier back brace

WIGGLELESS DOG BACK BRACE AND IVDD Rocket Hitchcock is a 7-year-old Schnauzer/Terrier mix. His hobbies include going for investigative strolls in the neighborhood, playing long games of low-intensity chase with members of his toy collection and convincing us (his two dads) that he has not had enough bacon treats and that we should really do something to remedy the situation.  During the first few years of his life, we noticed …read the full article.

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How Much Sleep Should My Dog Have

Dogs and Sleep

How Much Sleep Should My Dog Have As humans, it is common knowledge that we need about 8 hours of sleep per night, give or take an hour or so, to remain healthy, wealthy and wise. And as humans who are also dog owners, we probably don’t give much notice to how long or how often our four-legged friend sleeps. After all, they pretty much sleep when they want to, …read the full article.

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Canine Flu

Canine Flu

CANINE FLU Flu, flu Go Away! This time of year we are focused on getting our own flu shots, preparing our medicine cabinets for the cold months ahead, digging out our hot water bottles and buying boxes of tissue, but what about our furry friends? Protecting your best friend from canine influenza can be daunting. Until 2004, when an equine influenza virus was detected in greyhounds, many people didn’t even …read the full article.

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Dogs And Summer Heat

Dogs and summer heat

Dogs And Summer Heat Summer Safety Tips The joys of Summer have officially arrived and it is time to get outdoors and breathe! Your furry friends are just as excited as you are to frolic in the meadows, run down the beaches, and play with their mates. But before you open the hatches and let them run free, here are a few friendly summer tips to keep in mind: Seasonal …read the full article.

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Zen-Pup

yorkie back brace

Zen-Pup Who doesn’t love a spa day? Pampering ourselves and feeling cleansed from head to toe, flushing out toxins and releasing anxiety, thus emerging renewed and revitalized. Wouldn’t our precious pooches agree? They love a good massage and even if they grudgingly go through the bath routine, they love the way they feel afterwards! So maybe it’s time to make their experience as relaxing and enjoyable as we do ours. …read the full article.

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Summer Fun With Your Dog

Summer Fun With Your Dog

Summer Fun With Your Dog Surf’s Up-Dog Living in Southern California has many advantages, one of which is living near the crashing waves year-round! Although it is fairly moderate in our area, we can’t escape the blistering heat waves that come crashing along as well however. During the summer months, keeping your pooch cool is a must – with or without his shades! Here are some fun-in-the-sun events to take …read the full article.

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Canine Cancer

canine cancer

May is National Pet Cancer Awareness Month Cancer. Even today, it’s a word that sparks fear in the hearts and minds of most who hear it. I went through it myself and my precious pup June did too. Only she didn’t make it. Everyone knows at least one person in some way affected by this terrible disease. However, few people think of cancer in conjunction to their cat or canine. …read the full article.

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Dog Massage

Dog Massage

Dog Massage — Give your pup a treat! If I had to bet, I would guess that you like a massage from time to time? As a licensed massage therapist I know how much I love both giving and receiving massages. Massages have so many proven benefits, some of which include: increased circulation, improved digestion, strengthened immunity, stress relief, and muscle relaxation. But what if I told you that your …read the full article.

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Prevent Heat Exhaustion In Dogs

Prevent Heat Exhaustion In Dogs – Never Leave Your Dog In A Parked Car You’ve all heard the horror stories and seen the pictures. It is never safe to leave us dogs unattended in a parked vehicle especially during the summer months when the weather is warmer and the humidity is higher.  Temperatures in a vehicle can reach 10 to 20 degrees higher than outside; with the lack of air …read the full article.

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Dog Obesity

dog obesity

DOG OBESITY Dog Obesity is on the rise and creates severe health issues. We know someone who loves her dog so much she thinks she is being a good dog owner by feeding her dog things like spam and cheese every day for meals. You guys think you are treating us dogs to nice things when actually you are causing us harm. Studies have shown that about 40% of America’s …read the full article.

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