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For more than a thousand years, rice has been a staple food for humans. And not just that, the commercial dog food you buy for your pooch may also contain rice. In fact, if your pet has ever fallen sick, their veterinarian might have recommended a bland diet of white rice. 

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We love cuddles and kisses from our dogs. But this joy can be dampened when their breath stinks! While it’s normal for a dog to have a certain degree of bad breath, excessively foul-smelling breath can be a sign of a much bigger problem.


In this article, we'll delve into the top 10 reasons why your dog’s breath smells so bad and what you should be doing in such situations. We’ll also share some tips and tricks that’ll help you prevent bad breaths and promote better oral health in your canine companion.

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As pet parents, we’re always on the lookout for the perfect chew toy to keep our dogs happy, healthy, and active. Thankfully, we have plenty of options available, although some are better than others.


One such option is rawhide chews. You probably have heard some good and bad things about them, and in this article, we’ll put them all together to ultimately determine - is rawhide bad for dogs?


Let's start unraveling the truth and make informed choices for our furry friends.

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Whenever we talk about a dog’s well-being, a big emphasis is on their digestive health. Even vets place great importance on maintaining a healthy digestive system to promote your dog’s optimal health and happiness.

But despite all the awareness and efforts made by pet owners, digestive issues remain a common problem in dogs. What’s worse is that these issues can arise due to various factors, including diet, stress, infections, or an underlying health condition.

We fully understand how complicated it can get when you’re trying to better understand your dog's digestive health. That’s why we have compiled this list of the 15+ most common digestive issues that can affect dogs. This guide will help you identify these issues and address them effectively to prevent any major health complications.

But before that, let's discuss when you need to seek the help of a veterinarian for your dog's digestive issues.

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November has been designated National Pet Cancer Awareness Month. While most people know that cancer is a leading cause of death in humans, many do not realize that it is also a leading cause of death among pets, especially older dogs and cats. Like their human companions, animals can develop different types of cancers. Fortunately, many cancers can be treated, especially when detected early. The goal of National Pet Cancer Awareness Month is to educate the public about the most common cancers in pets and to teach pet parents how to recognize the signs and symptoms of cancer.
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When we talk about the gut health of our dogs, we often hear terms like prebiotics and probiotics. But have you heard about postbiotics? It’s a relatively newer kind of “biotic” that’s gaining a lot of recognition in commercial products.

In fact, it’s even claimed that postbiotics are just as beneficial for dogs as probiotics. In this article, we’ll try to decode whether or not postbiotics can help in promoting a dog’s health and well-being by discussing their various health benefits.

But first, let’s start by understanding what exactly are postbiotics.

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Every pet parent is familiar with those irresistible puppy eyes. When our dogs stare at us, whether for a treat or some attention, their big, round eyes leave us powerless. But sometimes, these stares seem to last an eternity, and you may wonder, "Why on earth is my dog staring at me?"


Unfortunately, the answer isn’t that simple because dogs can stare at humans for a number of reasons. In this article, we’ll explore 10 such fascinating reasons why your dog can't seem to take their eyes off you.

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Reading dog food labels and claims can sometimes feel like rocket science. There can be unfamiliar ingredients, percentages, nutritional claims, and other technical information that you need to decipher.

But that’s why we’re here! In this article, we will demystify dog food labels and common marketing claims to help you understand what’s good for your dog and what kind of unnecessary marketing jargon you should avoid.

In short, we’ll take you from a label-reading novice to a bona fide expert! But before that, let’s start by understanding how dog food labels are created and monitored and who sets the standards for labeling.

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A majority of your dog’s immune system is related to their gastrointestinal tract. So, for a happy and healthy dog, it becomes crucial for pet parents to prioritize the digestive health of their pups. Fortunately, you have a powerful tool at your disposal - Prebiotics!

By now, you may have already heard about how prebiotics are good for people, but do you know they’re also great for your dog? In this article, we’ll take a much deeper look into how exactly prebiotics can help support or improve your dog’s overall health. We’ll also share some natural prebiotic-rich foods that you can easily share with your dog.

First, let’s start by understanding what prebiotics are and how they work.

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Diarrhea is a very common issue that can affect dogs of all ages and breeds. However, for a pet owner, it can be frustrating and concerning to see your dog experiencing discomfort. 


To help them out, it’s best to first understand the potential cause of their diarrhea and then decide whether the situation requires home remedies or veterinary assistance. This process can sometimes be complex, so we’ll try to simplify everything and explain what you need to know about managing your dog's diarrhea.


In this article, we will discuss what you can give a dog when they have diarrhea and signs to look out for to determine the seriousness of the situation. But before that, let’s start by understanding what causes diarrhea in dogs.

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When it comes to choosing dog food, we’re spoiled with choices. There are so many options, from traditional extruded kibble, raw, fresh, and cold-pressed diets. It can be overwhelming to decide what's best for your dog.


What’s worse? There’s a lot of conflicting advice and deceptive marketing that make it even harder to determine the most appropriate diet for our furry friends. That’s why, in this article, we want to give you a comparison of different types of dog food and help you narrow down your options.


Let’s dive in.

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