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Why Your Dog’s Diet May Be Making Them Tired and Cranky

Why Your Dog’s Diet May Be Making Them Tired and Cranky

You know that irritable ugh feeling after you’ve eaten a drive-through lunch? Turns out, a bad food choice—table scraps, eating too much, or a meal not optimized for your pup’s size—can make your dog feels similarly low-energy, cranky, or snappish. “A dog who’s not eating optimally will feel either lethargic or hyper, and that translates

How to Find a Dog Walker You Can Totally Trust

How to Find a Dog Walker You Can Totally Trust


Forget handing over the keys to your home—letting someone put a leash on your beloved pup and walk them when you’re not there can cause any pet parent to have a panic attack. A good dog walker or sitter will completely understand—and will do whatever they can to help put you at ease. Here’s what you

5 Things You Need to Know About GMOs Before Feeding Your Dog

5 Things You Need to Know About GMOs Before Feeding Your Dog


GMOs have been a hotly debated human food topic ever since genetically modified foods were introduced in the 1990s. But it’s also become a controversial issue in the dog food world for the same reason: government regulation of these foods varies so much, it makes us wonder if we really should be feeding our pups those altered ingredients. We

4 Stress-Free Alternatives to Boarding Your Pup

4 Stress-Free Alternatives to Boarding Your Pup


Between booking an extra seat on the airplane to finding the best hotel rooms for pups, we've all gone to some extremes to make sure they're right next to us for every leg of our journeys. But sometimes, no matter how you try to hack it, your vacation plans aren't dog-friendly. Nobody wants to 'board' anymore, so here are some

How to Prevent the Dreaded Pup Car Sickness

How to Prevent the Dreaded Pup Car Sickness


You’re psyched to hit the road this summer, but your pup might not be so thrilled if he’s throwing up in the backseat! About 7 million dogs suffer from motion sickness, according to a recent study, but only a quarter get treated for it. Like humans, some dogs get a disconnection between what their body’s sensory and