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We know you love your furry companion and we want to help you both live life to the fullest.
That’s why we’ve created Dog’s Best Life – an online magazine to provide information for dog lovers to help you keep pet happy, healthy, playful and loyal.

Protect your dog against Lyme disease

By Karen A. Soukiasian Lyme disease is a zoonotic, bacterial, vector borne disease of the Borrelia burgdorferi group. It got its name from the towns of Lyme and Old Lyme, Connecticut, because in 1975, numerous cases with similar symptoms suddenly emerged in that region. In 1982, the bacterium was isolated and named. It was also… Read the rest »

What your dog/car combo says about you

In many ways, the dogs people adopt say a lot about them. For example, an active person might enjoy doing agility with an on-the-go border collie or hiking with a muscular Labrador while someone who is outgoing and cheerful might be attracted to the always-happy golden retriever. The same concept applies to people and their… Read the rest »

Do barometric pressure changes affect your dog?

By Karen A. Soukiasian Studies on humans, have shown barometric pressure changes cause numerous physical, emotional, and behavioral changes. They include, headaches, mood variations, and complaints about more aches and pains. Perhaps you, or someone you know, claims they can predict the weather better than the weatherman, simply because you feel changes in your body… Read the rest »

Healthy dog: How to determine if it’s allergies or hot spots

By Nancy Cope Many dogs suffer from allergies and hot spots each year. Owners often wonder how to tell if their dog is allergic to something. Dogs have skin reactions when allergic on top of watery itchy eyes. So if your dog is scratching too much they could just have an allergy or a hot… Read the rest »

The 5 stages of successful dog training

By Karen A. Soukiasian Puppies and dogs learn by association, consistency and repetition. To acquire the appropriate association, it is up to you, to make it as simple as possible for your dog to make the connection of what you are commanding and the expected behavior. Keep training sessions short, interesting and fun. End them,… Read the rest »