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Fecal Incontinence and Your Dog

Fecal Incontinence and Your Dog: A Survival Guide Part II

In my last post, I talked about fecal incontinence and your dog and how you can prepare with the right supplies. Supplies make coping easier, but they are certainly not all you need in your arsenal as you set out on this new journey. Fecal Incontinence and Your Dog - Preparing…
Fecal Incontinence in Dogs

Fecal Incontinence and Your Dog: A Survival Guide

It was just over a year ago that Jet began experiencing fecal incontinence. The first time it happened was when he had an intestinal bug. At the time, we put his incontinence down to the bug and didn't think much of it...until he recovered from the bug and it began…
Why is My Dog Pacing?

Why Is My Dog Pacing?

Something that I hear often in the foster, rescue, and the canine community in general, are questions pertaining to behavioral issues. One question that pops up repeatedly is: why is my dog pacing? Today I want to cover 5 of the possible reasons that your dog might be pacing and…
Talk to Your Senior Dog

5 Things You Can Do to Help with Your Dog’s Failing Eyesight

There are numerous things that can impact your dog's eyesight, most notably, age. As your senior dog gets older, you may notice that they begin to stumble or move uncertainly in areas where they were once more confident. As Jet has aged and his beautiful eyes have begun to cloud,…
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What’s Causing Your Dog’s Itchy Paws?

This Christmas we went to visit my parents and their terrier, Finn. Finn was adopted from Elizabeth's Animal Rescue and Sanctuary in Florida. Finn is a wirehaired dachshund with a little bit of something else peppered in. He is an avid barker at bunnies and squirrels and he has a…
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10 Businesses That Support Shelter Dogs and Rescue Organizations

While I generally buy what I have to buy when I need it, if there is the opportunity to buy those things from a business that supports shelter or rescue dogs - then I'm going to do it. These 10 businesses put in the extra effort to support dogs in…
When Does My Dog Need a Coat?

When Does My Dog Need a Coat?

When does my dog need a coat? It's a question I've not heard enough this winter because too few people understand that it's not just small dogs that benefit from winter clothing. First, let me preface by saying that I don't believe that dogs should be worn as accessories. I…