Overweight Dogs Face Health Problems

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Dogs can be influenced by their human’s behavior, particularly when it comes to diet and exercise. Despite having the best intentions, our own unhealthy habits may put their well-being at risk. There are several ways to improve your pup’s health, which can allow both of you to live happy and healthy lives. Always consult with your veterinarian before attempting to put … Read More

How To Be An Eco-Friendly Pet Parent

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Earth Day is observed each year on April 22nd to promote environmental consciousness and encourage the conservation of our planet. Currently, Earth Day is observed in more than 190 countries annually. Ps: Our pack hopes you ruv the treats and products we recommend! Just so you know, BYOD may collect a share of sales or other compensation from the links on … Read More

Xylitol: The Dangerous Ingredient Hiding in Your Household Goods

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Xylitol is an alcohol that naturally occurs in small amounts in plant fibers, including fruits and vegetables, and can also be extracted from birch wood and corncobs. It is commonly used as a sweetener but can also be used for medical purposes. Humans with a healthy metabolism naturally produce small quantities of xylitol. Xylitol as a refined sweetener is frequently … Read More

Is Raw Dog Food Actually Healthier?

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There are a variety of options to choose from when considering dog food. A large portion of people feed their pups processed kibble or wet food; although, numerous pawrents have become interested in the raw food diet. A raw diet is not practical at all times, but incorporating a raw food diet into your dog’s current diet could provide several … Read More

Your Dog Will Go Bananas for These Raw Dog Food Treats

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Whether you have been wanting to explore raw dog food, are looking for a new treat for your pup, or perhaps you have a few extra bananas hanging around, this recipe is a quick and easy way to fulfill all three. Disclaimer: Always check with your veterinarian before feeding your pup new treats, particularly if your pup has any allergies or … Read More

The Controversial Dog: History of Pit Bulls

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Pit bulls may conjure up a variety of images. These may be images of love and compassion or of fear and aggression. These dogs have a far-reaching past that stretches across the Atlantic Ocean. Dogs commonly referred to as pit bulls are characteristically playful, friendly, athletic and have a strong desire to please people. Although, pictures in the media often … Read More

The Yellow Dog Project: A Global Movement to Give Your Dog Space

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Numerous dog owners have begun using yellow ribbons, leashes, bandanas and other attire to signify that their dogs require more space while in public. The color yellow was chosen as a preventative measure, so others do not intrude into their dog’s space. The Yellow Dog Project is meant to raise awareness and to educate, rather than stigmatize dogs who wear … Read More

What Dog Parents Need to Know About CBD and THC

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A hazy storm is rolling across the country. Ten states, along with Washington, DC, have legalized marijuana for adults 21 and over. Medical marijuana is legal in 33 additional states. As more and more people are able to legally access marijuana, there is an increased interest in how the substance can affect dogs. Always be aware of your own limits … Read More

Do Dogs Understand Time?

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Many pawrents notice that their dogs have an uncanny sense of when a certain activity is about to happen, such as when they are about to leave for the grocery store or when it is time for their pup to receive a mid-afternoon snack. These incidents seem to indicate that pups do have some concept of time. Research suggests that … Read More

8 Interactive Dog Toys to Stimulate Your Pup’s Mind

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Just like humans, dogs are social creatures. Unfortunately, due to the high demands of work and social commitments, many of us are finding it harder to spend quality time with our pups. Whether you are headed out the door for work, school, or some other obligation, there are some pawsome ways to relieve your pup’s boredom. Here are eight interactive … Read More