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Helen Says, “It’s National Pet Hydration Awareness Month!”

Minnesota pups drink, swim, and play around water all summer long. As July comes to an end, these friendly safety tips can help keep hydration and water-related issues at the forefront of our minds for the rest of the sunny season. Keeping pups hydrated is hugely important during summertime, as dogs can develop heatstroke, kidney […]

Written by on July 30, 2021

Frannie Says: Spring is here!

Lots of dogs will celebrate the season by shedding their thick, soft winter undercoat for a breezier summer fur. And many dog-loving humans will start noticing extra piles of fluff getting in the way of their spring cleaning. Shedding is part of a dog’s natural rhythm, allowing them to adjust to changing seasons and temperatures. […]

Written by on May 7, 2021

Lyle Says: February is National Pet Dental Health Month

How Toothbrushing can put a Smile on Their Face (and Yours) Just like with people, your dog’s dental health is an important part of their overall health. Your pup’s bad breath can be more than a stinky annoyance. It can be a sign of gingivitis, gum infection, tooth decay or other more serious internal health […]

Written by on February 24, 2021

Winter Dog Grooming

Yes, you still need to have your dog groomed in the winter. Minnesota winter brings all sorts of fun activities for dogs. Getting to run around a frozen lake, wrestle with friends in the snow, or go for a winter walk is an extra special treat for cooped up pups. But the season of snow […]

Written by on February 1, 2021

Dog Blog: Holiday Edition – How To Avoid Disaster

Even as humans stay home for the holidays, the house itself can undergo major changes that are often extra tempting for dogs: decorations. Here’s our guide for what to watch out for: Christmas Trees: Christmas trees can be the star of the show in terms of holiday decoration, however, this new addition can often attract […]

Written by on December 23, 2020

PANDEMIC PUPS – How to help them adjust

Since March, humans have been bombarded with articles and studies documenting how our pets can save us during quarantine. To those of us who know first hand how comforting our dog’s presence is, this is no surprise. Dogs are helping us ward away the loneliness of social distancing, soothing our chaotic emotions, and distracting us with […]

Written by on December 10, 2020