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How to Tell if a Dog is in Pain

By Jessica Mabie

This is not an easy question to answer. Dogs are so different from one another, and so are their reactions to pain. Ginger started scream-crying when the vet sprayed her leg with alcohol before a blood draw, which was clearly not painful. Daisy was hesitant picking up a tennis ball, and when she finally did, […]

Can You Use Neosporin on Dogs?

By Emily Pierce

Dogs can get into some sticky situations that end with them bounding away from their fun with little cuts and scrapes. While the injuries may not be anywhere close to life threatening, they can still result in infections, like any other wound. I had to look into this issue when I brought my dog Maggie […]

Acid Reflux in Dogs

By Emily Pierce

Acid reflux is one of those annoying parts of life that reminds me that no, I can’t eat three cheeseburgers at a cook out, even if those cheeseburgers are grilled to perfection and my ultimate weakness. It’s irritating, but I pop an anti-acid pill and I’m good to go. I never expected to see it […]

What to Give Dogs for Gas

By Emily Pierce

When I brought Shasta home, it was a dream come true. I’d been ready to adopt a Husky for some time, so I was totally in love with everything she did. When she nibbled on my fingers during the car ride home or barked at her reflection in the floor length mirror in my bedroom, […]

How to Get Dogs to Take Pills

By Jennifer Marshall

I’ve been lucky enough to love many dogs in my lifetime, many of which had to take medication at one point or another. Getting my dogs to swallow a pill has ranged from a difficulty level of zero where I could get my dog to eat a pill right out of my hand. If I […]

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