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The Stress-Free Way to Brush Your Pup's Teeth

The Stress-Free Way to Brush Your Pup's Teeth

We get it—brushing your dog's teeth is probably not at the top of your list. Maybe you feel like you don't have time, you don't know how to do it, or that your pup hates it! But brushing their teeth to prevent long-term plaque and tartar build-up can protect them from gum disease and tooth loss down the road.

How to Calmly Handle Your Pup Throwing Up (and Make it Stop!)

How to Calmly Handle Your Pup Throwing Up (and Make it Stop!)

Your normally happy-go-lucky pup grimaces, whimpers, and heads into a corner. Then you spot it: The remains of the dinner he wolfed down earlier. Even if he's smiling, tail-thumping (and yup, trying to eat the vomit seconds later) seeing your dog get sick is always a disconcerting experience for pet parents. Vomit can be a result of many things, from

6 Natural Ways to Prevent Nonstop Shedding

6 Natural Ways to Prevent Nonstop Shedding


You're not a true pup parent until you've had to face the daily struggle of finding your dog's hair on everything and everyone around your house. Seriously, how are our pups not bald by this point?! Spring is typically the time when they shed the most—but as many of us (and our couches) know, it can happen all year

How to Keep Your Pup and Toddler Happily Occupied

How to Keep Your Pup and Toddler Happily Occupied


So much has changed since I went from being a dog mom to a human mom: after I got through the initial newborn boot camp and figured out how to make my five-year old Chocolate Lab, Gus, feel more comfortable around my son, Noah, there was a brief period of peace when they would happily sit side by side (perfect

Natural Ways to Ease Your Pup’s Stiff Joints

Natural Ways to Ease Your Pup’s Stiff Joints


It’s tough to see your once sprightly pup, who used to bound through the dog park, hobbling around with stiff legs. It’s not that he’s getting lazy in his old age, though—there’s a good chance he’s suffering from canine arthritis: Up to 70 percent of pups will develop degenerative joint disease, as their cartilage