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Tips To Help Stop Your Dog From Sitting Down On Walks

Some dogs just love walking on a leash and getting some exercise and fresh air. Sometimes, your dog will be tired, bored or just not up for the walk, so he might sit (or even lie) down and not get up. The problem is that once your dog starts sitting down on his or her…

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Can Dogs Eat Avocados?

Most of us love avocados, not only because they taste great, but they are also super-healthy. With all the nutrients, natural oil, the good saturated fat and great taste, avocados are in many of our refrigerators or in our fruit bowl getting ready to ripen. When doling out avocado slices or cooking with it, your…

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Can Dogs Eat Grapes and Raisins?

While we humans love grapes and the quick sugary sweet taste it gives us, they are not safe for dogs. This is not one of those fruits that is OK in small doses.  Grapes are not safe for dogs, ever! Grapes and raisins, which is really a dried form of grapes, are not only unsafe…

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Can Dogs Eat Tomatoes?

Tomatoes are a favorite among humans and most of us have tomatoes at home in our kitchens or even in our gardens. There are some humans who just hate tomatoes, but most of us love them and how they are a wonderful addition to salads, sandwiches and any type of pasta. Tomatoes are filled with…

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Dog Body Language – What’s Your Dog Telling You?

Dogs are very expressive animals that love to share their feelings. They show their feelings by licking us, pawing us or even just by sleeping with us to express their gratitude and love. Dogs will also use their faces and bodies as a way to let us know what they want or how they are…

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Dog Age Calculator – Convert Human Years To Dog Years

If you have a new dog or even an older dog, you might not know his or her exact age.  There are ways to determine your pup’s age from vet visits to the condition of your pup. How about human years?  The old human years to dog years practice has been around for centuries. The…

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Can Dogs Eat Shrimp?

If you are a seafood lover, you might also be a big fan of shrimp. After all, it’s a good source of protein and the most reasonably priced seafood you can purchase.  And it tastes great too! Shrimp can be added to salads, sautéed or even just boiled. While we humans need to watch the…

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Why You Should NEVER Give Xylitol to Your Dog

You’re probably thinking what the heck is Xylitol? For the newly initiated, xylitol is a substance that is mainly used as a sugar substitute. While xylitol has been around for decades, it has become very popular because of its low sugar content, calories and its ability to fight plaque. Can Dogs Eat Foods with Xylitol?…

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Can Dogs Eat Watermelon?

Watermelon is a favorite summer fruit during the summer and most of us love it.  It not only tastes great, but it is so refreshing. It’s a great way to keep you and your kids hydrated as watermelon has 90% water.  It is a delicious and nutritious low calorie treat. Is it OK for dogs…

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Can Dogs Eat Lettuce?

For many of us, lettuce is a staple in our daily diets.  We use all varieties of lettuce for salads, to add to sandwiches and even tacos! There are many kinds of lettuce that we enjoy including spinach, arugula, kale (hugely popular these days) and just plain old iceberg lettuce. Is it OK for us…

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