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The Best Dog Life Jackets Anywhere

The Best Dog Life Jackets Anywhere

Posted by on Jul 28, 2014

{Note: We are not associated with Ruffwear in any way. We just really like their life jackets.} I must admit that I felt pretty silly years ago when I purchased a doggie life jacket for Maddie. After all, she is a Labrador Retriever and they all love the water and are great swimmers… right? But, Maddie had proven to us that she is a Lab who doesn’t...

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Keeping Your Dog Cool and Safe This Summer

Keeping Your Dog Cool and Safe This Summer

Posted by on Jul 7, 2014

The 4th of July has come and gone, so we know we’re really into the throes of summer now. While it can be a fun time with relaxed schedules and exciting outings, it can also be a difficult time for dogs. Since dogs don’t sweat like humans do, it can be more difficult for them to regulate their body temperatures. They only sweat through the pads...

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Consequences of an Overweight Lab

Posted by on May 19, 2014

If  you have a Lab, you know that in your dog’s opinion there is no such thing as too much food. Case in point: we were watching our neighbor’s dog, Tilly, this weekend and Shelby would stand by, watching and waiting, until Tilly was done eating so she could lick Tilly’s empty bowl and get every last morsel. But, just because your dog...

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Preparing for a Canine Emergency

Preparing for a Canine Emergency

Posted by on Apr 28, 2014

Would you know what to do if there was an emergency with your dog?   I was just reading an article about bloat and it is really scary. It made me realize there are lots of ways I should be prepared for a canine emergency, but I’m not right now. So, I made a list of some questions that would be good for any dog owner to ask their vet. I also think it...

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Poisonous Plants for Dogs

Poisonous Plants for Dogs

Posted by on Apr 21, 2014

April Showers bring May Flowers But be careful what your Lab eats, even in the house! I’ve always been aware that there are certain plants to avoid having in your garden because they are hazardous to dogs. But when Milo decided it would be a good idea to pull one of the flowers out of a vase on the coffee table, I suddenly realized I should probably...

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Good Flooring Options for Dog Owners

Good Flooring Options for Dog Owners

Posted by on Apr 14, 2014

Photo Credit: John Loo Creative Commons License I previously talked about my love of wood floors, even if you have a dog. However, not everyone wants to live with “distressed” floors or deal with getting their floors refinished. Maybe you’re part of that group of people, but you still like all the other benefits of having hard flooring....

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