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5 Reasons to Foster a Pet During the Holidays
5 Reasons to Foster a Pet During the Holidays
  As the holiday season nears, it brings with it the excitement and chaos of parties, family get-togethers, shopping, and cooking. It also stirs up in us the spirit of giving and helping others. By now, you are likely thinking about what gifts to buy a loved one, or how to help your local charity or animal shelter. Donating money to an animal shelter or buying items on their wish list is always...
Dog Pooping in the House: Why and What to Do
One of the proudest moments of being a dog parent is the joy you feel when you’ve successfully potty-trained your new puppy. As your dog gets older, though, they may have a few accidents every once in a while. But what if your dog starts pooping in the house more than a few times? This behavior would definitely be abnormal for a house-trained dog. Let’s take a look at some of the most common...
What You Need to Know About Raw Food Diets for Dogs
You may be considering a raw food diet for your dog for a variety of reasons. Some people want their dog’s food to more closely resemble what their wild ancestors would have eaten (the idea of biologically appropriate raw food). Some believe their dog’s overall health, and especially their haircoat, would benefit from a raw food diet. Some pet parents feel that raw is better because the...
Marking in Dogs
Marking in Dogs
You may wonder why your dog is urinating in so many places when you take them out for a walk. This type of behavior is known as urine marking. Urine marking in dogs is a natural behavior where dogs release small amounts of urine in various locations. Both male and female mark, but it’s more commonly seen in male dogs. Urine marking can quickly become a nuisance behavior if your dog starts...
Signs of Anxiety in Dogs and Puppies
There’s been a huge shift in understanding and treating human anxiety over the past decade. Our canine counterparts also feel stress and anxiety, but they can’t verbalize their feelings, which makes it hard to know when they’re feeling anxious. When you become a dog parent, you take on the job of recognizing what causes anxiety for your pup. If you lessen these causes, you can make your dog...
Do Dogs Get Jealous?
Do Dogs Get Jealous?
Jealousy is defined as a desire to possess something that someone else has, or a feeling of unhappiness or anger because you fear someone you love is liked by another. But do dogs get jealous like humans do? Do they feel jealous when we spend time with or give attention to other pets or people? Can Dogs Get Jealous?In short, dogs do get jealous, and those feelings of jealousy are strikingly...