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This post contains affiliate links. Read more here. Not a substitute for professional veterinary help. As our pets get older, joint pain and other issues often appear, causing discomfort and threatening to slow them down. The joint supplement Cosequin has recently exploded in popularity, but another supplement, called Dasuquin, isn’t far behind. Cosequin and Dasuquin
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This post contains affiliate links. Read more here. Not a substitute for professional veterinary help. If we could have looked into a crystal ball two years ago, who would have dreamed we’d be strapped to this wild Coronacoaster? And could we have anticipated that this would be the golden age for our beloved cats and
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This post contains affiliate links. Read more here. Not a substitute for professional veterinary help. There is little in this world more exciting (and adorable) than a new puppy. They’re cute, curious, and always learning—which is why puppydom is a great time to introduce your new pal to the routines that will become part of
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This post contains affiliate links. Read more here. Not a substitute for professional veterinary help. Obesity in dogs is a major problem in the United States. The Association for Pet Obesity Prevention (APOP) reports that over half of U.S. dogs are overweight, with approximately 25% of them considered obese. A big part of the problem?
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This post contains affiliate links. Read more here. Love “Shark Tank”? What’s not to love about watching people bring ideas for products that range from ingenious to … interesting? Here at Rover, we’re naturally queued into “Shark Tank” dog products featured on the ABC show. Cute outfits? Check! Healthy treats? Check! Innovative technology? Check! The
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A therapy dog named Theo loves meeting new friends. The friendly Golden Retriever has cheered hospital patients and residents at assisted living facilities, helped schoolchildren in reading programs, and offered stress relief to college students studying for final exams. Now that children as young as 5 years old can receive the Covid-19 vaccine, he and
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This post contains affiliate links. Read more here. Not a substitute for professional veterinary help. How many coats can one have? Well, in the case of some dogs, two! There’s a wide variety of double-coated breeds out there, including the Great Pyrenees and the Newfoundland on the larger end and the Miniature Schnauzer and Pomeranian
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This post contains affiliate links. Read more here. Not a substitute for professional veterinary help. This article is an overview of patellar luxation (or, luxating patella) as a condition and is not meant as professional medical or veterinary advice. If you suspect your dog has patellar luxation, be sure to consult directly with your veterinarian.
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This post contains affiliate links. Read more here. Not a substitute for professional veterinary help. This article is not meant to serve as medical or veterinary advice. If you are concerned that your dog may have glaucoma, or is experiencing eye discomfort of any kind, please get in touch with your veterinarian immediately. Glaucoma may
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Everybody wants to be the dog’s favorite! In short, it’s all about socialization, attention, positive association, and personality. But let’s get into the nitty-gritty details so you can learn how dogs choose their favorite person—or, you know, if you just want proof that you’re number one. My dog loves me, but he loooooves my youngest brother, Jacob. It’s
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It may sound alarming, but tracheal collapse in dogs is a relatively common condition, especially in smaller breeds. Luckily, there are ways for pet owners of dogs who are predisposed to the condition to prevent a collapsed trachea as well as manage symptoms in dogs already diagnosed. If you notice any worrisome symptoms in your
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Not a substitute for professional veterinary help. When your dog licks you, do you think, “aw, sweet,” or “ew, gross!”? Whether you love the slobbery affection or prefer a dry snuggle, most dog owners are familiar with the phenomenon. So, why do dogs lick so much? And why does it sometimes seem as if dogs
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