Helpful Resources

Having a  Healthy Pet

Having a Healthy Pet is an important part of dog ownership. One of the most important factors is knowing your dog and being cognitive of all the little things and noticing ‘cause and effect’ and tracking the things that seem to impact your pet’s life.

Since they cannot speak it is important to be very attentive to their actions and any influences or indications that seem to impact their lives.

You are their caretaker and sometimes they will even try to make things obvious for you to observe as they do try to communicate with us. The more you can learn about your dog, the better chance of being there for them when they need you.

Wellness Resources for Your Dog

Feel free to review our helpful resources on how to care for your dog.

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Flea & Tick Prevention

It is always best practice to first and foremost, think when going in areas that might be areas where insects such as fleas and ticks can thrive, and always inspect & clean or bathe your dog when getting home from the outdoor areas that are more susceptible to insects.  You can also use sprays to […]

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Dogs In Group Settings

As a responsible and loving pet owner, it is your job to ensure your dog is in a safe environment at all times and you aren’t putting your pet in a risky or unsafe position.  Do not let your dog(s) play in areas that have pet waste and don’t let your dog eat feces “poop” […]

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How To Care For Your Dog’s Ears

Your dog relies on their ears to help them better understand the world around them.  Take care not to expose your pet to loud noise. “Depending on the noise, dogs’ sensitivity to sound can be similar to our own, or hundreds of times more sensitive” – Source National Geographic, The Genius of Dogs An important […]

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Safe use of Drugs

IMPORTANT: As a responsible pet owner who loves their pet(s), please take the time to research any / all drugs that are suggested or recommended or prescribed by your pet care provider.  If you have any questions, please consult with your pet care provider’s and discuss any questions or concerns you might have. Ask them […]

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Vitamins and Minerals

Vitamins and Minerals are very important for Optimal Pet Health and there are many options available for these available.  We suggest using vitamins that contain limited ingredients and not using Vitamins or Minerals that have artificial food flavorings, artificial coloring, or harmful preservatives.  If you are feeding your dog a home-prepared diet or a raw […]

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Judicious Use of Anti-Biotics on your Pet

Safe use of Drugs IMPORTANT: As a responsible pet owner who loves their pet(s), please take the time to research any / all drugs that are suggested or recommended or prescribed by your pet care provider. If you have any questions, please consult with your pet care providers and discuss any questions or concerns you […]

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Care for Your Dog’s Skin and Coat.

How often your dog needs to be bathed depends on a variety of factors including the type and length of their coat and their activity level. Dogs with allergies may need more frequent baths with medicated shampoo. Bathing your dog provides a good opportunity to check them over for signs of skin problems or other […]

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Environmental Factors

As a dog owner, you need to make sure the environment is safe before allowing your dog to spend time there. Tour dog parks, dog daycares, and boarding facilities before using them. Be sure the area is clean and that dog poop is quickly picked up. It’s critical that dogs are not given the opportunity […]

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Training and Exercise

We developed several brands of exercise equipment for dogs so that the dogs and their owners can interact with each other in an activity level that would generate health benefits for both.  Our products are designed to provide; strength training, cardiovascular conditioning, balance & agility and obedience or human bonding training.  Our products are designed […]

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Choosing The Right Food

One of the most important decisions you will make as a dog owner, is what food and treats to offer your pet. Be sure to check with your veterinarian on their recommendations. It’s also important to do your own research on what other people are saying about certain dog foods. It is important to monitor […]

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TAKE THE TIME TO READ ABOUT VACCINES – Your dog is depending on you to carefully read and evaluate the risk and benefits of each vaccine. It can be stressful to your dogs’ body getting multiple vaccines all at once, please discuss with your veterinarian, so you do not overwhelm your dogs’ body with multiple […]

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Caring for Your Dog’s Paws

It is best to examine your dogs’ paws on a regular basis. Paws need to be cleaned and toenail groomed on a reasonable schedule. The paws can harbor bacteria or fungus, so it is important to constantly examine and clean these. The pads provide insulation and cushion when dogs are walking. Dogs’ paw pads need […]

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Heartworm Prevention

This is very important to make sure your dog is on a Heartworm Prevention medicine. Remember, even if your dog is on prevention medicine, it does not guarantee 100% to prevent heartworm. Talk with your veterinary about which prevention medicine they feel is the best and as a pet owner, it is best to read […]

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Choosing your Veterinary Care

We suggest having a primary care veterinary and a secondary option, in case your primary veterinary is not available. You should also understand and do research on the best emergency care options in your area.  Sometimes the best emergency care options may be the closest university veterinary services as many of the veterinary colleges offer […]

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Caring For Your Dog’s Teeth

Taking care of your dogs’ teeth is very important.  When a dog has bacteria from tarter and plaque in their mouth, it can cause additional health problems and teeth should be kept as clean as possible. There are many organic toothpaste and toothbrushes on the market. Sometimes brushing your dogs’ teeth is not enough and […]