7 Reasons You Should Be Walking Your Dog More

Taking your dog out for his regular stroll can sometimes feel like the last thing you want to do but dog walking isn’t just about the health of your four-legged friend—it’s a fantastic opportunity to boost your own mental and physical health as well!  Most dogs need to be walked at least once each day, though some dogs,
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Is Avocado Safe to Feed My Dog?

While humans may love them on just about everything, avocados have long been a controversial topic in the pet health community. While it appears that the general consensus feels avocado, in small doses, isn’t harmful, we decided to check with a few respected sources to get their opinions. According to the ASPCA: While avocado is toxic to
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Sunday Funday With Your Dog in SF

There are so many dog friendly places in San Francisco. In fact,  San Francisco was ranked in the top 10 cities for outdoor pet friendliness. However, there’s sooo much more fun you can have with your pup,  so we put together a list of our personal favorite dog friendly places in San Francisco including parks, restaurants (brunch
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Teach Your Dog to Stay in 5 Simple Steps

“Stay” is a command that tells your dog to remain stationary where you place them until they are released. This command is often bundled together with other commands such as “sit” or “down” to help your pup know what is expected of him. Because the simple act of remaining still can be a huge challenge for some dogs,
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5 of the Easiest Dog Breeds to House Train

As most dog owners have experienced, a new dog can sometimes spell trouble for your floors! A key to longevity in your budding relationship will be taking the time to make sure your pup is house trained before she starts to develop bad habits. If done the right way, potty training can be a breeze and bonding experience
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Why Dogs Eat Poo: It's More Common Than You Think!

Yes, it’s fairly disgusting to talk about but not an entirely uncommon behavior to our canine friends. Eating poo (aka coprophagy) is actually an evolutionarily behavior designed to keep our pals healthy and safe from predators. Though our modern pups are domesticated and housebroken, they still have the deep, instinctive mentality of their wild ancestors. Below are some
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How Service Dogs Help with Anxiety and Depression

Dogs have long been mans’ best friend and service dogs take that friendship even further. These dogs are some of our most important allies in fighting anxiety and depression. A service dog can offer a comforting touch when they know their owner feels down. Properly trained service animals are reliable companions who can spot signs of emotionally upheaval
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10 Pawesome Pit Bull Facts

Pit Bulls may very well be the most misunderstood dog breeds out there. Whether you’re pro-pit, or prefer the company of a more docile dog, there’s no denying the natural talent found in these magnificent creatures. Fact #1: Pit Bulls Are Just About the Nicest Dogs Out There Don’t judge a book by it’s cover!
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5 Ways to Spot Arthritis in Your Dog

Arthritis is one of the most common health problems in older dogs so as an owner you will most likely have to deal with it at some point during your dog’s life. But did you know that even young dogs can begin to feel arthritic symptoms well before middle age? Arthritis causes inflammation within the joint that can range from
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7 Resolutions to Improve Your Dog's Life

You’ve likely been asked about your New Year’s resolutions for the past couple of weeks, but how about incorporating your favorite being in those good intentions? This year, try dedicating time to a few of these resolutions and rest easy knowing you’ll be benefiting your dog this year and beyond. I will learn to listen.  It’s
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