All posts by Alison McEvoy

Best Dog Toys with a Heartbeat to Help Your Puppy Sleep Through The Night

Welcoming a new puppy into the family is a fun, and exciting occasion, but it can also be a frustrating one sometimes, as both pup and pet parents adjust to living one another and the puppy makes the transition from tiny fluff ball to adult dog. One of the things that can be most frustrating […]

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Ataxia in Dogs (Loss of Balance): Symptoms, Causes, Treatments

 If your pup suddenly seems uncoordinated, like she’s losing her balance and even seems to be walking and acting like she’s drunk then obviously it’s a cause for concern. While her symptoms could indicate a number of things, one may be a condition called ataxia, something that can affect a dog quickly, at any age […]

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How To Train Your Dog To Come When Called in 3 Simple Steps

Learning how to train your dog to come when called can be a difficult task, but it’s not impossible. Recall training is an important skill for your dog to learn because it helps keep them safe. If you follow the simple, actionable steps in this post you will be able to train your dog to reliably […]

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Why Do Dogs Circle Before Lying Down?

If you’ve watched a fair share of dogs fall asleep you’ve probably asked yourself at some point, “Why do dogs circle before lying down?”. It’s a behavior that many pets (cats and dogs) exhibit and it leaves you feeling curious.When your dog sleeps in your bed this circling routine can be a little annoying, but […]

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The All-Time Best Puzzle Toys For Dogs In 2020

Just like their human companions, dogs get bored. And bored dogs can often quickly become naughty, destructive dogs, especially when left alone. Bored dogs can also become lethargic, depressed dogs. As neither of these is anything any pet parent wants for their pup, themselves or their home then finding ways to keep canines amused and engaged […]

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How to Make DIY Dog Diapers

When you think of diapers, you probably picture babies, but diapers aren’t just for human babies; they can be helpful for four-legged babies, too.  Whether you have a puppy that is having a difficult time getting the hang of house training or your senior dog has developed incontinence, dog diapers can come in handy.  It […]

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6 Top Tips for Dog Owners Working From Home Due to the Coronavirus

We may all be disturbed and at least a little distressed by the thought of being confined to our homes for what might be several weeks or more because of the precautions being taken to help stop the spread of the Coronavirus disease (COVID-19)‎. Our dogs on the other hand? They’re pretty excited. All the humans […]

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Can Dogs Get Coronavirus?

People have a lot of questions about the virus that has now been classified a global pandemic, the novel coronavirus or COVID19 as it is more commonly being referred to. As the disease spreads and evolves some of these questions are being answered, while others may only be solved over time as experts and researchers learn […]

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Zinc Poisoning in Dogs

Zinc is a common element. It’s found in all kinds of household items and also occurs naturally in many foods and beverages. The body needs a certain amount of zinc to maintain a healthy immune system and good thyroid function. For pets, however, consuming too much zinc can be dangerous, leading to zinc poisoning in […]

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Polymyositis In Dogs

All pups, large or small, need strong, healthy muscles to thrive and truly enjoy themselves when out and about with their family or when playing by themselves. There are some canine diseases that make that hard however, and can lead to their muscles wasting away. One such condition is polymyositis in dogs.What is polymyositis?Polymyositis is […]

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