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Color Me Green...Or Not! The Best Dog Vomit Color Guide

Color Me Green...Or Not! The Best Dog Vomit Color Guide

Our dogs are great at many things. Unconditional love, being goofy for treats and leaving fur balls all over the place are at the top of the list.  But for...

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Responsible Pet Ownership Day: How To Be The Best Dog Parent

Responsible Pet Ownership Day: How To Be The Best Dog Parent

The third Saturday in September is known as “Responsible Pet Ownership Day.” This weekend, many spent their day loving on their doggos, just like they do every other day of...

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Oh No! Colon Blow! How To Help Dog Explosive Diarrhea

Oh No! Colon Blow! How To Help Dog Explosive Diarrhea

YIKES! It’s not just dog diarrhea all over the place. It’s dog EXPLOSIVE diarrhea and that’s the WORST kind. It seems out of control and on a roll. Here’s what...

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My Dog Just Yakked! What To Feed Dogs After Vomiting

My Dog Just Yakked! What To Feed Dogs After Vomiting

Oh no! It’s that dreaded, “Gluck, gluck, gluck” sound your dog makes when he’s about to barf. If your dog is like many dogs, it comes at 3:07 am, and...

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“Help, My Dog Is Throwing Up White Foam!” 

“Help, My Dog Is Throwing Up White Foam!” 

Have you ever found yourself saying or thinking, “My dog is throwing up white foam!” or “What does it mean if my dog throws up white foam?” Not only is...

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All Stopped Up: How To Help Your Dog Poop If He's Constipated

All Stopped Up: How To Help Your Dog Poop If He's Constipated

You know your good boy or girl is eating okay, but it seems like what’s going in isn’t coming out. If your dog is suffering from a case of FarFromPoopin’...

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Dog Digestion: How To Help Your Dog Poop

Dog Digestion: How To Help Your Dog Poop

It's potty time, but if your dog isn't pooping, you might be more frustrated than feeling like throwing a potty party. No worries, though...wanting to know how to help your...

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Dog has Diarrhea at Night

Dog has Diarrhea at Night

Diarrhea is no fun and there can be many reasons your dog is experiencing this uncomfortable ailment. Common symptoms of diarrhea in dogs include watery stool, increased volume of feces,...

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Why Does My Dog Fart So Much

Why Does My Dog Fart So Much

As a pet parent, you know your dog will fart from time to time, but it becomes worrisome when they are farting frequently. Sometimes dog owners think it’s just a dog...

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Why Give My Dog Probiotics AND Antibiotics?

Why Give My Dog Probiotics AND Antibiotics?

You may wonder why you'd give your dog probiotics AND antibiotics, and that's a great thing to wonder. It seems like they'd cancel each other out, right? The truth is,...

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National Pet Fire Safety Day: How To Keep Your Dog Safe From Fire

National Pet Fire Safety Day: How To Keep Your Dog Safe From Fire

It's National Pet Fire Safety Day, and we have a question: Do you have a fire safety plan for your dog? If not, read on for some tips on creating...

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Prebiotics Vs. Probiotics: Why Does My Dog Need Prebiotics Too?

Prebiotics Vs. Probiotics: Why Does My Dog Need Prebiotics Too?

You've probably heard of probiotics and that's because they contribute tremendously to healthy guts. But what are prebiotics? Even more specific, what are dog prebiotics and does your dog need...

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Digestive Enzymes For Dogs: Why Give Them Daily?

Digestive Enzymes For Dogs: Why Give Them Daily?

What are digestive enzymes for dogs? And why should you give dog digestive enzymes to your furry best friend with every meal? We've got the scoop on why to give...

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The Facts On Fiber For Dogs

The Facts On Fiber For Dogs

They say an apple a day keeps the human doctor away, and it's because fiber keeps your gut health in shape. The same is said for dogs, and dog fiber...

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Good Dog Gut Health: Should I Give Dog Probiotics Every Day?

Good Dog Gut Health: Should I Give Dog Probiotics Every Day?

You've probably heard a lot about dog probiotics and may even think they're great if your dog is having tummy troubles. But should you give dog probiotics every day? (Spoiler:...

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Ahhh-choo! How To Help Dog Seasonal Allergies

Ahhh-choo! How To Help Dog Seasonal Allergies

You may think this year's allergy season was the worst, and you'd not be alone. Experts suggest it was, and they're not going to get much better due to climate...

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My Dog Won't Poop! When Dog Constipation Gets Your Dog Down (But Not Out)

My Dog Won't Poop! When Dog Constipation Gets Your Dog Down (But Not Out)

Canine constipation is just what it sounds like: Your dog can't poop. Or your dog won't poop. Or your dog struggles to poop. And you don't really know (or care...

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Acid Reflux In Dogs: Why Dog Heartburn Rubs Fido The Wrong Way

Acid Reflux In Dogs: Why Dog Heartburn Rubs Fido The Wrong Way

Canine Acid Reflux, or dog heartburn is really the same that it is in humans. It's where the stomach acid in your stomach (or your dog's stomach) flows back through...

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Stinky Dog Breath: Why Does My Dog's Breath Smell Like Poop?

Stinky Dog Breath: Why Does My Dog's Breath Smell Like Poop?

Let's be real. Best friends as they may be, dogs do gross things. They like to eat cat poop as if it's a dessert, they have no issues going through...

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Dog Vomit: What's Making Your Dog Throw Up?

Dog Vomit: What's Making Your Dog Throw Up?

Dog Vomit: Is It Always A Bad Thing When Your Dog Throws Up? In short form? No, it is not always a bad thing when your dog throws up. In...

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Dog Diarrhea: Make It All Go Away!

Dog Diarrhea: Make It All Go Away!

Let’s just be real for a minute. When your dog has diarrhea, it’s just a crap situation for everyone. Pun totally intended. Because when your dog has diarrhea, what else...

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Dog Farting: When Your Gassy Dog Makes You Cry

Dog Farting: When Your Gassy Dog Makes You Cry

Because no one loves having a gassy dog. It’s not the best, and it’s also a sign that your dog’s gut health may be in trouble. Aside from Walter The...

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Consistent & Regular Bowel Movements In Dogs: How Much Should My Dog Poop?

Consistent & Regular Bowel Movements In Dogs: How Much Should My Dog Poop?

It’s the age-old question: How much should my dog poop? Okay, maybe it’s not an age-old question, but it’s one dog parents often have. Not only that, we also want to...

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Intestinal Malabsorption In Dogs: Is My Dog Absorbing Nutrients Appropriately?

Intestinal Malabsorption In Dogs: Is My Dog Absorbing Nutrients Appropriately?

What is nutrient absorption in dogs? Canine nutrient absorption is just what it sounds like--it’s the absorption of nutrients from the food you give your dog. Every dog food is made to...

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Signs of Dysbiosis In Dogs: Does Your Dog Have Leaky Gut?

Signs of Dysbiosis In Dogs: Does Your Dog Have Leaky Gut?

Leaky gut, or dysbiosis, is a term you may hear a bit more about these days in humans, as more and more physical conditions are connected to it. But what...

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