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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 on the Fourth of July

By Terry Jester I can’t think of a more stressful or dangerous holiday for our pets than the Fourth of July. It is the most likely holiday for your pet to end up in the emergency veterinary hospital, or worse. Chicken bones lodged in your dog’s throat, snatched from the family’s picnic. Firecrackers tied to… Read the rest »

Keep your dog cool this summer

By Nancy Cope The most important thing in the summer is to keep a fresh supply of water available at all times. Just like humans, dogs need water to stay cool and hydrated in the heat. Refill the dish whenever you see that it’s empty, or consider a water bowl with a reservoir above.

Help your dog cope with grief

Dogs may go through the five stages of grief -- denial/isolation, anger, depression, bargaining, and acceptance.

By Karen A. Soukiasian Like people, dogs grieve when they lose a beloved owner or animal companion. And just like people, dogs may go through the five stages of grief — denial/isolation, anger, depression, bargaining, and acceptance. Just as people don’t experience all five stage or go through them in any special order, neither do… Read the rest »

3 tips to make your pool safe for your dog

There are no reliable statistics as to how many accidents involving family pets and swimming pools happen each year since most go unreported, but Veterinary Pet Insurance puts the number in the thousands, with many of these incidents being preventable. Pool owners need to be familiar with their pets’ physical capabilities along with proper safety… Read the rest »

Summer safety: Prevent canine heat stroke

canine heat stroke

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