Tips + Health

How to Ace the Foster-Dog Application

 

You did it: you decided to commit to the life-saving work of fostering a dog. Maybe a pair of puppy-dog eyes, longing for a home of their own, caught your eye on Facebook. Or maybe you learned that each year, more than 1.5 million dogs and cats are euthanized in overcrowded shelters. Either way, you’ve […]

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How to Safely Remove a Tick

 

Spring has officially sprung, and while that means sunshine, gallivanting in nature, and all the grilled meats you can handle, it can also mean lots and lots of ticks fur dogs and their humans. Of course, pet parents know how important preventatives are, but even the best of the best can’t guarantee your dog will […]

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How to Be a Good Dog About Town

 

This article is brought to you in partnership with The Anti-Cruelty Society in Chicago. If pupper’s gonna be your big-city adventure bud, he’s gotta be safe, pawlite, and comfortable all over town, whether you’re sippin’ puppuccinos, enjoying a little re-tail therapy, or gettin’ your fetch on at the dog park. Here’s your cheat sheet for […]

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6 Ways to Make Your Yard More Dog-Friendly

 

This article is brought to you in partnership with High Profile Green, an all-natural lawn services company in Minneapolis. Doggos lurve to be out in the yard: chasin’ squirrels, sniffin’ bushes, and sunbathing naked. Here are six ways to make your yard a safe and beautiful dog-hooman haven. 1. Fertilize and prevent weeds safely. Serious […]

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5 Ways to End Discrimination Against Pit Bulls

 

Here’s a fact that’s tough to face: people discriminate against dogs. Dogs. You know, those lovable, friendly, sometimes blocky-headed pals whose primary interests include ear scritches, treats, and belly rubs. We think we speak for all of us when we say, what the pup? The discrimination is usually directed against dogs with big ol’ noggins — […]

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