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Preventive Care

Can Dogs Get Sunburns?


Can dogs get sunburns? While it’s not as common in dogs as it is in humans, dogs can get sunburned—especially in areas where their coat is thin. The ears, top of the nose, groin, and belly are most at risk, particularly in dogs with white or light-colored coats and/or pink skin. In this article, we’ll...

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Dog Nutrition

The Gene Behind Increased Appetite in Dogs


Have you ever wondered why some dogs always seem to be hungry? If you have a food-motivated dog, you’re not alone. It turns out that genetics may offer clues behind food motivation, and understanding the science can help you manage your dog’s increased appetite more effectively. In this article, we’ll take an in-depth look at...

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Preventive Care

The Importance of Regular Vet Visits for Your Dog


Dogs are part of the family, and like any other family member, they need routine medical checkups and preventive care. From vaccinations and parasite prevention to early detection of diseases, regular visits to the veterinary clinic are essential for your dog’s health. In this article, we’ll explain what happens during a routine veterinary checkup and...

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9 Best Gifts for Dog Moms


Every dog mom knows the joy and happiness that comes from sharing their life with a four-legged friend. Their wagging tails, wet noses, and unconditional love make every day a little bit brighter. But when a special occasion rolls around, finding the right gift for your favorite dog mom can be a challenge.  In this...

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