Vaccines – why does my dog need them?

Vaccinations are a hot topic today, not just for humans but also for our furry friends. From claims they have cancer-causing ingredients to shortening a dog’s lifespan, some pet parents are wondering if vaccines are really worth it. Core Dog Vaccines The CORE vaccines are highly recommended for all dogs: meaning all dogs are considered to…

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Canine Influenza: What you need to know

Canine influenza (CI, or dog flu) in the U.S. is caused by the canine influenza virus (CIV), an influenza A virus. It  is highly contagious and easily spread from infected dogs to other dogs through direct contact, nasal secretions (through coughing and sneezing), contaminated objects (kennel surfaces, food and water bowls, collars and leashes), and…

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Walking your Dog for Weight Loss

By December 12, 2013 · 0 Comments
bulldog walking in the queen city, Charlotte

When you combine exercise with proper diet and lifestyle, you extend the years you’ll have to hug and love and snuggle with your four- legged friend. Walk with your dog every day, and you’ll enhance the bond you share—and know you’re doing both yourself and your pet a world of good. Of course, make sure…

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