Why Tennis Balls Are Dangerous For Your Dog

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No doubt about it, tennis balls are not the best choice  – and can be downright dangerous – when it comes to playing fetch with your dog.  Here’s why. Many tennis balls, even surprisingly those marketed as “pet tennis balls” can contain toxic materials in the glue and high amounts of lead in the lettering on […]

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Cool Ways Your Dog Can Beat The Heat

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Although dogs do have sweat glands on their nose and pads of their paws, they don’t sweat much.  So unlike us they can become overheated easily.  Overweight dogs, dogs with thick or dark coats, puppies, elderly dogs, short-nosed dogs, and dogs with health problems are even more susceptible. Read on for the top ways to help your dog […]

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Are Your Dog’s Toys Safe?


We all love to watch our dogs play.  It feels good to see them run and fetch and chase and just have fun!  And it’s almost as much fun for us, shopping for new dog toys, when we know how much joy our dog will get out of playing with them. There are so many dog toys on the […]

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Need A Tough Dog Toy?

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Have an aggressive chewer and need a tough dog toy?  How about one that’s guaranteed tough or you get your money back? Finding a safe toy for a dog that chews is a challenge, never mind finding one for an aggressive chewer.  With these dogs, some chew toys will last days, some merely hours. Enter Tux. […]

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How To Train A Cat

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Say what?  Train a cat?  You must be joking, you’re thinking.  We all know that cats have a mind of their own, and that they are not trainable. But they are.  A well established training method called Clicker Training has made it’s mark (no pun intended) with cats.  It’s not voodoo – it’s based upon […]

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