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Is your dog's mood affecting their digestion?

Is your dog's mood affecting their digestion?

As a human, you probably experienced various moods when it comes to food. Have you ever heard of the term ‘hangry’? This term identifies when you feel angry because you...

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Why Your Dog is Vomiting and What You Can Do About It

Why Your Dog is Vomiting and What You Can Do About It

In most cases, vomiting is a rare or a onetime event usually caused by ingesting something old or bad. These occasional events usually clear up on their own and don’t cause...

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Is My Dog Vomiting or Regurgitating

Is My Dog Vomiting or Regurgitating

The following information will help you understand the difference between vomiting and regurgitating and let you know what you can do to help your dog! Seeing your dog vomit or...

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Food Allergies In Dogs - What Does The Gut Have to Do With It

Food Allergies In Dogs - What Does The Gut Have to Do With It

Does your dog love eating their current food but suffer from a variety of symptoms including frequent ear infections and excessive scratching? If so, your dog might be experiencing an...

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Bloating In Dogs

Bloating In Dogs

Stomach bloat in dogs is also known as Gastric Dilatation and Volvulus (GDV) which can lead to an emergency situation. Bloating happens when food or gas stretch your dog’s stomach. ...

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Stalled Digestion In Dogs

Stalled Digestion In Dogs

Intestinal blockage or obstruction is a common reason for slow digestion in dogs. Dogs are naturally curious and use their nose and mouth to explore their environment. Chewing on random...

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How To Help Dogs With Irritable Bowel Syndrome

How To Help Dogs With Irritable Bowel Syndrome

Irritable bowel syndrome is a reaction to irritation in the intestinal tract. Many dogs experience recurring diarrhea or vomiting that is often linked to a poor diet. A common sign...

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Food Intolerance In Dogs

Food Intolerance In Dogs

Discovering if your dog has a food intolerance isn’t always easy. Sometimes the signs and symptoms go unnoticed by pet parents until they are chronic and require a visit to...

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Is My Dog Constipated

Is My Dog Constipated

Figuring out if your dog is constipated can be a confusing process. Since your dog doesn’t speak your language they produce specific signs and symptoms that let you know there’s...

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How to Stop Your Dog from Eating Poop

How to Stop Your Dog from Eating Poop

Watching your dog eat their own poop, or worse, the poop of others is disgusting to see. Coprophagia, also known as poop eating, is natural for dogs that just gave...

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Diabetic Dogs: Balanced Fiber Blend Slows Down Digestive Process and Helps Reduce Blood Sugar Spikes

Diabetic Dogs: Balanced Fiber Blend Slows Down Digestive Process and Helps Reduce Blood Sugar Spikes

Your fur baby is so sweet they have developed diabetes! As a pawrent, you are most likely wishing it was as simple as your pup being too sweet. Unfortunately, many...

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How to Help Older Dogs with Arthritis through Fiber Supplements

How to Help Older Dogs with Arthritis through Fiber Supplements

Oh No! Your fur baby is getting older and experiencing pain. Arthritis is a common ailment dog's of all breeds and ages confront during their lifetime. Sometimes, arthritis causes other...

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Recurring Dog Ear Infections

Recurring Dog Ear Infections

What’s that smell? Is a strong odor coming from your fur baby’s ears? Canine ear infections are common and often caused by yeast overgrowth in the microbiome. Recurring dog ear...

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How to Keep Your Dog as Healthy and Regular as Possible After Being Diagnosed with Cancer

How to Keep Your Dog as Healthy and Regular as Possible After Being Diagnosed with Cancer

Oh no! Your worst nightmare just happened! The veterinarian said the words “your dog has cancer.” This devastating moment is experienced by pet parents around the world. It often leaves...

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Dog Cancer: Supporting the Rest of the Bod

Dog Cancer: Supporting the Rest of the Bod

As a pet parent, you need to stay strong when your fur baby is diagnosed with cancer. Some cancers are life-threatening while others aren’t. Either way, all cancers have a...

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Signs of Overweight and Obese Dogs and How to Resolve Using Fiber

Signs of Overweight and Obese Dogs and How to Resolve Using Fiber

Your little fur baby might look cute all chubbed out and porky but it’s bad for their health. A survey taken by the Association for Pet Obesity Prevention revealed that...

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Why Supplements Are Important To your Dog's Health

Why Supplements Are Important To your Dog's Health

Your little food monster might be obsessed with eating but are they getting the right amount of nutrition? Dog food often contains a wide range of ingredients that provide good...

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What Does Healthy Dog Poop Look And Smell LIke

What Does Healthy Dog Poop Look And Smell LIke

Being a pet parent isn’t always easy, especially when you add the task of smelling and looking at your little poop monsters feces! Sometimes that smell can really make turn...

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Signs My Dog Needs Fiber

Signs My Dog Needs Fiber

Your little munchkin probably gobbles their food and goes on their merry way to enjoy their day. However, did you know that most dog’s don’t get enough fiber in their...

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7 Reasons Dogs Fart and 7 Ways to Stop It

7 Reasons Dogs Fart and 7 Ways to Stop It

An embarrassing, yet quite common health problem in dogs is flatulence. Not only does fart making the air unbreathable sometimes, but it can also create abdominal discomfort and bloating. In...

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How To Deal With Your Dog's Diarrhea

How To Deal With Your Dog's Diarrhea

Your little poop monster did it again! They had diarrhea all over your carpet and now you have a messy brown stain that will never go away! Diarrhea is basically...

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Grain and Gluten-Free Supplements are Important to Your Dog’s Health

Grain and Gluten-Free Supplements are Important to Your Dog’s Health

Your little food monster might be obsessed with eating but are they getting the right amount of nutrition? Dog food often contains a wide range of ingredients that provide good...

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How Do I Make My Dog’s Poop Easier to Pick Up?

How Do I Make My Dog’s Poop Easier to Pick Up?

Gross! There’s nothing worse than picking up hot steamy soft dog poop! As a pet parent, you might be challenged to clean up after your dog when they have soft, smushy poop....

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How Do I Make My Dog’s Poop Smell Better?

How Do I Make My Dog’s Poop Smell Better?

All poop stinks! However, if your dog’s poop is the stinkiest at the dog park, it can cause an embarrassing situation. Unusually smelly dog poop is a sign your dog might be...

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