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Do Dogs Need Carbohydrates?

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Carbs have been blamed for everything from canine obesity to cancer. This is not only a shame but potentially harmful because the healthiest foods on the planet and the bulk of anti-cancer foods contain —…

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Why Dogs Love Nose Work

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Just think of all of the amazing jobs dogs have thanks to their nose abilities. They sniff out cancer, diabetes, seizures, illegal drugs, explosives, deceased humans, lost humans and much more. We can’t do these…

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How To Prevent Dog Bites

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The act of aggressing is often reinforced by positive consequences for the aggressor because the threat frequently moves away and leaves the aggressor alone. Threat displays range from a subtle lip lift to a full…

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Tips for Dogs and Fire Season

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It’s Fall, and California is burning again. I lived in Southern California for many, many years — both of my dogs are from there — and when the Santa Ana winds blow, the fire will…

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Bad Dog Breath — 8 Home Remedies

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I share my life with a pack of super-affectionate dogs who love bestowing kisses — and, not wanting to hurt anyone’s feelings by refusing a sloppy smooch, I’m motivated to keep their mouths healthy and…

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How to Tell If Your Dog Has a Cold

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I had just completed my physical exam and was beginning to discuss my findings when Dr. Google joined us. I was seated across from a smartly dressed, smartphone-wielding young client. As she flashed the screen…

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How to Choose a Dog Training Class

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Dog training classes are a great way to socialize and train your dog–and have fun at the same time! From puppy classes to dog manners to specialty classes such as agility, trick training and therapy…

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Puppy Dog Eyes: A Recent Development

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Pet expert Jackie Brown has spent 20 years following her passion for animals as a writer and editor in the pet publishing industry. She is contributing writer for National Geographic’s Complete Guide to Pet Health, Behavior,…

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