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Reverse Sneezing in Dogs

A regular sneeze is when air is forcefully exhaled through the nose, often as a single event but sometimes as several sneezes in rapid succession. What is a reverse sneeze in a dog? It is when air is repeatedly and forcefully inhaled through the nose, resulting in a snort that can look and sound alarming.…
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Nutrition, Exercise, and More! Pet Wellness Month is Almost Here!

October is around the corner which means it’s time to celebrate Pet Wellness Month! Dogtopia provides high-quality care to keep your pup healthy, happy, and having the Most Exciting Day Ever! In honor of Pet Wellness Month, here are a few ways to ensure you’re keeping your pup in their prime this fall and all…
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How to teach a dog to stay?

A crucial part of raising a well-behaved dog is proper dog training. Without formal training, your dog will not know how to behave in specific situations. One of the crucial commands that your dog must learn at an early age is stay. When you teach your dog to stay, training him in other commands becomes…
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Dogtopia Partners with Retired CSM Gretchen Evans on Dogs Save Lives Campaign

Highly decorated veteran and recipient of the Pat Tillman Award for Service at the 2022 ESPYS leads effort to raise awareness and funds for service dogs for veterans PHOENIX, Sept. 13, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Dogtopia, the national dog daycare franchise, announced today its new Dogs Save Lives campaign, which runs through Veterans Day on November 11 with retired Command Sergeant Major (CSM) Gretchen…
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Lemonade Delivers Digital Ease When It Comes To Pet Insurance For Your Dog

Gone are the days when you and your dog had to brave the wild and hunt for dinner. Lucky for us, living in the digital age allows you to order meals and have them delivered to your door so you and your pup can stay comfy on the couch. And food delivery via an app…
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Lemonade Helped Bentley Survive A Sudden Illness & They’ll Be There For Your Dog Too

When your dog is your best friend, life is pretty great. You’ve always got an attentive buddy to dine with come mealtime, and there’s always a wagging tail and sweet smile waiting to greet you when you come home from work. And no matter what you’re into, whether you and your pup are homebodies who…
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Obesity Changes Your Dog’s Fecal Microbiome

Could changes in your dog’s fecal bacteria populations indicate your dog is at risk for an obesity-related disease? Possibly. Molecular technology allows researchers to explore the populations of bacteria in dog feces and look for differences between normal weight and obese dogs. The goal is to use that information to help track health changes in…
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Can Dogs Get Concussions?

In case you’ve wondered, perhaps after suffering an automobile accident with your dog in the car: Yes, dogs can experience a concussion and the brain injury associated with it. Canine concussions happen because of: Accidents involving cars, motorcycles, or other vehicles Falling from elevated surfaces like windows, decks, or steep hillsides Being dropped or falling…
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8 Best Orthopedic Dog Beds (+ 1 To Avoid)

iHeartDogs is reader-supported. When you buy via links on our site, we may earn an affiliate commission at no extra cost to you. The Best Orthopedic Dog Beds – Here’s What Most Important We all know the pains of sleeping on a less than ideal mattress. Especially as we age, the importance of your dog’s…
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How long are dogs in heat?

Intact (unsprayed) female dogs will typically have their first heat cycle two to three months after they reach their full adult size. For smaller breed dogs, this is typically between 6 and 8 months of age but could be as early as 4 months. For larger breed dogs, this may be as late as 2…
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