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Tips For Choosing The Right Pet

Having a pet is one of the great joys in life. Having a pet provides companionship, friendship, and unconditional love. But getting the wrong kind of pet can be a disaster. (Just ask anyone who brought home a puppy that was too energetic or loud.) That’s why it pays to spend time preparing for a new pet before you take the plunge. It starts by figuring out which animal would be best. 

Key Benefits of Exercising with Your Dog

Exercising with your dog isn’t only beneficial for you, but also for your pet. In this article, Jordan Walker, a pet blog enthusiast, and the lead content curator of Coops and Cages, explains the benefits of having dogs as exercise buddies. 

Flip Flops Dog

Back to the topic of Obesity

Ahhh, obesity; one of the most common canine (and feline!) conditions and the one I am most frequently compelled to write about. Surprisingly, few pet parents realize just how threatening obesity is to their pet’s health, so I thought I’d spend a little time on this one.

General Safety Tips for Pet Owners

There are several safety tips you can follow to help keep your pet safe. These come to us courtesy of the American Humane Association.

Don't Let Your Dog Ride In An Open Truck Bed

New Year’s Resolution: Fitness for You and Your Pet

Greedy DogThe New Year looks promising!  2015 is going to provide us with the opportunity to start fresh and keep on top of the goals that are most important to us.  Many of us resolve to eat better, exerci

The Pit Bulls’ NOT So Surprising Past

I’ve always been a lover of pit bulls. There are three in our building, all of whom I’ve rolled around on the floor and played with. I love them, and I trust them as I trust most pits.

Valentine's Day Gift Ideas from Opie & Dixie!

Valentine's Day PupAre you stumped because you don’t know what to give your four legged friend for Valentine’s Day? Why not treat your furry sweetheart to a day of pampering complete with Opie & Dixie products?

Does Your Pet Have Itchy, Flaky Skin?

This seems to be the season when everyone complains to me about their pet's itchy skin, often accompanied by dandruff. I'm told that their dogs obsessively chew on their feet and the base of their tails, and that their vets prescribe steroids and antihistamines to combat the problem. Clearly, if these "solutions" aren't working, why continue on the same, useless path?

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