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Andi Star: This Los Angeles pet sitter is truly a star
Andi Star: This Los Angeles pet sitter is truly a star

By Michael Benatar on Mar 11, 2021

Hi everyone! My name is Andi Star and I was born and raised in Houston, Texas. I absolutely adore dogs and all animals in general. That’s a given in my profession but really....I stop in my tracks if I see a pup anyyywhere!  

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Best CBD oil for dogs

By Christian Velitchkov on Aug 09, 2020

More and more dog owners are purchasing CBD for their pets. According to a recent report, pet products have racked up over $9.4 million in sales at regulated adult-use cannabis retailers in California, Color...

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Everything You Should Know About MSM for Dogs
Everything You Should Know About MSM for Dogs

By Twiz on Apr 03, 2021

Methylsulfonylmethane (MSM) is an organosulfur compound known to benefit joint health. But MSM is also used as a health supplement to treat common ailments for aging dogs. Proven as a safe supplement, MSM ca...

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How to Detangle Your Dog's Matted Coat

By Twiz on Mar 29, 2021

Here we go again! Our shaggy dogs can get their fur in a bunch so quickly. Long-haired breeds like Doodles, Cocker Spaniels, and Shih Tzu can seem like they have a new mess of tangled hair every time you tur...

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L-Tryptophan For Dogs And Cats: Is It Safe?

By Twiz on Mar 29, 2021

The amino acid tryptophan is commonly known as the reason we get drowsy after eating turkey. Once ingested and absorbed, human (and animal) bodies can use tryptophan to produce the neurotransmitter serotonin...

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Does your dog have itchy ears
Dog Has Itchy Ears? Here’s What to Do

By Twiz on Mar 16, 2021

What it Means When Your Dog Has Itchy Ears   When your dog’s ears are itchy, it could be from a variety of problems. The most common reason that they are scratching their ears so often is due to an ear infec...

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Giving Your Dog a Flea Bath: The Ultimate Guide

By Twiz on Mar 16, 2021

When Your Dog Needs a Flea Bath   It’s never a great start to the day if you find a flea (or multiple fleas) on your dog, but how do you know if they need a flea bath right then and there? If you find one or...

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CBD for Dogs with Arthritis
CBD for Dogs with Arthritis

By Twiz on Mar 09, 2021

Does your dog suffer from arthritis? Many pet owners use CBD oil to help relieve joint pain for dogs with arthritis. CBD oil has natural properties that aid in reducing pain and inflammation caused by arthri...

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How Much Sleep Do Dogs Need?
How Much Sleep Do Dogs Need?

By Twiz on Mar 09, 2021

The short answer is 9 -14 hours for most dogs but it can be more depending on your dog’s age and breed. This timeframe includes naps throughout the day and sleeping at night. If your dog isn’t getting enough...

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CBD Oil Dosage for Dog Seizures
CBD Oil Dosage for Dog Seizures

By Team Member on Feb 11, 2021

Dog owners with beloved companions who have endured seizures understand the feelings of helplessness and anxiety that stem from watching them suffer. The worst part is seeing them in pain and discomfort, and...

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Can Humans Take Pet CBD Oil?
Can Humans Take Pet CBD Oil?

By Christian Velitchkov on Feb 04, 2021

Giving your pets cannabidiol (CBD) oil is a growing trend where a Nielsen report found that 24% of pet owners use hemp-CBD for their pets, themselves, or both. This is mainly due to the perceived positive be...

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Hemp Oil Vs. CBD Oil For Dogs
Hemp Oil Vs. CBD Oil For Dogs

By Christian Velitchkov on Feb 02, 2021

The hemp plant offers a diverse array of fantastic wellness and medicinal properties that can be great for dogs. If you are new to CBD and hemp, you may be unfamiliar with the unique properties of each. CBD ...

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Dog Vomiting Blood? Here's What You Need to Do
Dog Vomiting Blood? Here's What You Need to Do

By Christian Velitchkov on Jan 27, 2021

It’s definitely terrifying to see blood coming out of your beloved dog's mouth, leaving you in panic mode. However, it’s essential to remain calm so you can think about how to help your furry friend. The...

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