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Preventive Care

In addition to regular vet visits, maintaining your dog’s health at home can help them stay happy and healthy later in life. Find tips, resources, and best practices for preventive care.

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Dog Teeth: How to Maintain Your Dog’s Dental Health

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Disclosure: This article contains affiliate links, meaning that Embark may receive a small commission if you make a purchase. All linked products have been reviewed by a veterinarian. You’ve got the brush-twice-a-day thing down pat for yourself and go to the dentist regularly, but you might be asking, how often should I brush my dog’s...

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What Your Dog’s Poop Can Tell You

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There’s more to dog poop than scooping. Although it may not be your favorite topic to think about, your dog’s stool can reveal a lot about their health. Sending a stool sample from your dog for analysis can tell you a few things about their gut health, like whether the bacteria that make up their...

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Signs of Allergies in Dogs: Types and What to Look For

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Dogs and people share many traits, among them having allergies and allergic reactions. But not all allergies show up the same way, and at first glance, pet parents might not know if their dog has seasonal allergies, food allergies, or something else. ‌Understanding the signs of allergies in dogs can help reveal possible solutions, including...

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What To Do If Your Dog Has Diarrhea

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Sometimes diarrhea is actually a normal response. It can be an effective way for the body to purge itself of a toxin or pathogen. But sometimes, especially if it lasts for more than 48 hours, diarrhea can be a sign of an underlying health problem.  What’s really going on when your dog has diarrhea? How...

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How to Protect Your Dog This Summer

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Pool parties, festivals, hiking—summer is here. Those of us with dogs know that none of our summer activities would be complete without our four-legged pals. Below are a few scenarios with safety tips to help you and your dog make the most of this fun season. Water safety Dogs love a refreshing swim in the...

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5 Paw Protection Tips for Summer

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Summer is a great time to be a dog parent. The weather is warm and there’s an endless list of outdoor adventures to enjoy, from long city walks to strolls along sandy beaches. But what about when the weather is too warm? Hot weather can be uncomfortable for dogs, especially when their paws touch hot...

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On the Move: The Many Benefits of Exercising Your Dog

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You’ve probably seen viral videos of dogs who run off to retrieve their own leashes when it’s time for a walk or refuse to come back inside from a day of exercise at the park. And you’ve likely witnessed your own pet’s excitement at the prospect of an outing. It’s no wonder she’s so excited...

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All About Overheating in Dogs

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The sun is out and your dog’s tongue is out, it’s time for fun! There’s no rain, no work — finally, you and your dog can hit the trails early, chill poolside, or go to the beach and play ultimate frisbee. Whatever summer activity you choose, when it comes to fun with your four-legged friend,...

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9 Ways To Use a Dog GPS Tracker To Manage Your Dog’s Health

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It should surprise no dog lover that dogs, just like people, live longer and healthier lives if they stay in great physical condition. Getting enough exercise not only helps your dog stay physically fit, but also helps to reduce incidences of destructive behavior. Dogs who are under-exercised or bored are more likely to tear around...

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Top Winter Dog Accessories to Keep Your Pup Warm

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When winter weather arrives in the North, we ready ourselves with coats, scarves, hats, and warm blankets, but what about our four-legged friends? These winter dog accessories will help you get your pup ready for the chilly weather, too! From coats to shoes, blankets to beds, these products will prepare them for even the coldest...

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Winter Care for Dogs: Keeping Your Dog Safe & Healthy This Winter

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Cuddles with your furry friend are extra welcome on cold days, but the winter months also carry some unique challenges for dog health and safety. So, with the coldest weather ahead of us, we’ve put together a few tips on winter care to help you keep your dog safe and healthy this winter. Winter Care...

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