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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

4 Things You Need to Know About Your Pup's Teeth

4 Things You Need to Know About Your Pup's Teeth


As humans, brushing our teeth twice a day is just one of those things we do without thinking twice. Our pups' teeth, however, usually don't get the same treatment. Stinky breath aside, dogs' oral health is often overlooked until it's too late and they need teeth pulled or worse. In fact, by the time they are 3 years old, most

Trainer Hacks for Getting Your Pup Bundled Up

Trainer Hacks for Getting Your Pup Bundled Up


Winter has come… and that means bundling up for both you and your pup. You’re dressed and ready to go out the door for a walk, but pouring sweat from doing battle with your pup over her coat and booties! Putting them on doesn’t have to be so stressful—follow these tips from our go-to trainer Rachel C.

Why Dog Meditation Is a Thing and How To Do It

Why Dog Meditation Is a Thing and How To Do It


An update from the world of canine wellness news: Dog meditation is officially I thing. But before you (and your pup) roll your eyes, know that it’s much less kooky than it sounds—and it could have real health benefits for both of you.

Meditation—and mindfulness, the in-the-present mental state it brings—have been shown to improve your