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

Easter Baskets: Potentially Deadly Hazard for Pets

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Besides Valentine’s Day, veterinarians warn pet owners that Easter weekend is one of the deadliest times of the year. As chocolate toxicity cases continue to rise, experts are noticing many pet owners remain unaware of the other potential hazards the Easter Bunny brings. This year, make sure your holiday fun is pet-safe by being mindful of the following Easter hazards: … Read More

The Healthiest Easter Candy for Your Dog

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Kids aren’t the only ones who enjoy finding Easter candy around the yard. Every-bunny loves a challenging “treat hunt”–even the laziest pups! Knowing this, keeping your pup happy and healthy during the holiday season is important. In honor of the month, we’ve sniffed out the healthiest dog-friendly candy (aka, raw dog treats) for your pup. Ps: Our pack hopes you … 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

Urgent Dog Food Recalls Due to Vitamin D Toxicity

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The Food and Drug Administration has recently issued a food recall on numerous dog food brands due to a variety of alarming issues, including “potentially elevated levels of vitamin D.” The American Veterinary Medical Association has an extensive list of the brands that the FDA has recalled. According to USA Today, several of these brands include: “Ahold Delhaize, ELM Pet Foods, Inc., Kroger, Lidl … 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

3 Genius Tips for Improving Your Dog’s Teeth

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You love your dog, and you care about their health. You routinely take them on walks, you ensure they eat quality food and treats, although, oftentimes it isn’t until a vet-check-up that you realize you may have forgotten about their dental health. So, how should we as pet-pawrents make sure our pups’ teeth stay clean and healthy? Here are 3 … Read More

3 Clever Exercises for Your Lazy Pup

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Making sure your lazy pup gets proper exercise can be a challenge, especially when their favorite pastime is napping. Just like snooze sessions, exercise needs to happen daily to keep your dog healthy and happy. We’ve gathered 3 clever exercises that’ll make your pup jump up even when they just want to be lazy. Grab a bag of your pup’s favorite treats … Read More