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dog-friendly cleaners

Dog-friendly household cleaners

These non-toxic alternatives to chemical-laden cleaners keep your house fresh and sparkling — and your dog safe and healthy. Green is...


Xylitol and your Dog

Xylitol is a class of sweetener known as sugar alcohol. It is found in a number of products we use every day, but did you know it could...

cocoa mulch toxin to dogs

The dangers of cocoa mulch

Melissa has a young Lab pup. She adopted him after her former dog, a collie named Tabitha, died a sudden and tragic death. Melissa had...

exercise for dogs

6 benefits of exercise for dogs

Life can be hectic, and it’s easy to get so busy that we forget to take proper care of ourselves. One thing that often falls through the...

dangerous dog toys

Are your dog’s toys safe?

Did you know the average American dog lover spends over a hundred dollars a year on treats and toys? At the same time, though, reports of...


Managing the toxins in your dog’s environment

It’s a fact that our air, soil, water and food are contaminated with man-made toxins that have a negative impact on our health – and on...

liver disease in dogs

Understanding liver disease in dogs

Liver disease is the catch-all term applied to any medical disorder affecting the liver and usually causing elevated blood levels of liver...

preventing plant poisoning in dogs

Preventing plant poisoning in dogs

At holiday time, we often hear warnings to keep our animals and toddlers away from poinsettias. If eaten, we’re told, the lovely looking...

chemical poisoning in dogs

Antifreeze poisoning in dogs

Until 1996, almost no data existed on the incidence of ethylene glycol (antifreeze) poisoning. In that year, the American Society for the...