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Cooldown cubers recipe for dogs

Looking to treat your dog to a homemade snack on a warm day? Try this recipe for Cooldown Cubers from Dr. Ernie Ward!
Pet Health

Another reason to beware of ticks: Rocky Mountain spotted fever

RMSF is carried by the wood tick, the American dog tick and the brown dog tick and is transmitted to your dog (or yourself!) through the tick’s bite.
Dogs

Are chlorine pools safe for dogs?

I often get asked if it’s ok for dogs to swim in the pool, and most people ask because they worry about the chlorine content.
Pet Health

How honey can help dogs with allergies

Honey has been used as a healing agent for thousands of years. The most common veterinary use of honey in dogs is for seasonal allergies.
Pet Health

Zika virus in pets

The latest unwelcome addition to the list of mosquito-borne diseases is Zika virus. Here is everything every pet owner needs to know about Zika virus.
Pet Health

The dangers of pythiosis

New research warns dog parents to keep their paws out of warm ponds and lakes due to a haunting disease known as “swamp cancer.”
Dogs

4 tips for teaching your dog to swim

Here are a few training tips that you can follow to teach your dog to love the water!
Dogs

Can charcoal ashes make my dog sick?

With cookout season in full swing, one concerned pet parent wrote in asking if grilling charcoal is safe for dogs. Here's our advice.