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22-year-old Gino Wolf loves salmon treats, napping by the fire, and cruising his California neighborhood in a roomy luxury wagon. The adorable Chihuahua mix was named Guinness World Records’ “Oldest Dog Living” on November 15, 2022, inheriting the title from Pebbles the Toy Fox Terrier, who passed away in October. Gino’s dad, Alex Wolf, credits
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So, your dog’s not a fan of your at-home spa day, but his coat requires regular brushing, and you want to keep his nails manageable for his own comfort. What can you do? Here are five tips to help make grooming a bit more pleasant for all involved: Practice all the parts of a grooming
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Picture it: You have just returned home from a dinner party to find that your dog has urinated on the kitchen floor – again. She has always been a good dog about going outside to do her business. Why is she suddenly leaving large puddles of urine in the house? There are many reasons why
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iHeartDogs is reader-supported. When you buy via links on our site, we may earn an affiliate commission at no extra cost to you. You could bathe your dog every time its paws get filthy, but the best dog wipes are a more convenient option. Specialized wipes may even remove odors and clean sensitive areas such
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Vaccination requirements for your dog are higher if you participate in dog classes or events. Credit: Yellow Dog Productions Inc. / Getty Images Determining your dog’s vaccine schedule starts with a list called “core” vaccines for dogs. These vaccines are necessary for all dogs without exception. Other vaccines are recommended for some dogs, based on
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Most of us love to share what we eat with our dogs. But what about sharing some of the healthier items that we drink? Let’s take a look at some of the more common beverages we may want to share with our dogs. Can my dog drink almond milk? Yes, dogs can drink almond milk
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Pour the entire skunk-spray deodorizer recipe on the dog who got sprayed by the skunk and let it sit for 5 minutes, then rinse. Repeat, if necessary. Credit: Tonkovic / Getty Images When your dog gets sprayed by a skunk, there’s more to worry about than how to remove skunk smell from the dog. Although
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There are few things worse than dealing with diarrhea in your Cavalier! We asked our 800,000 members from Cavalier community on facebook the following question: “What’s the best food for a Cavalier with a sensitive stomach?” We’ve summarized the best responses below. Always remember to check with your veterinarian before making changes that affect your Cavalier’s
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How do you know if your dog is going blind? That seems like a simple question, but it isn’t. While people are highly visual, dogs are excellent at using their other senses to compensate for a loss of vision. The classic waving your hand in front of your dog’s eyes to test his vision reaction
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iHeartDogs is reader-supported. When you buy via links on our site, we may earn an affiliate commission at no extra cost to you. If you’re on the hunt for the best dog harnesses but not sure which one to choose, we’ve got you covered! The search can be exhausting with so many different harness options
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Recognizing signs a dog is going into labor soon is important. Your dog has three stages of labor in dogs with specific signs that help you know when your dog is in labor. A dog’s gestation period—the length of time your dog is pregnant—is 63 days. Be aware, however, that it is not the breeding
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Most skin infections in dogs are caused by Staphylococcus (Staph) bacteria. The most common culprit in dogs is Staph pseudointermedius. This infection is different from MRSA (Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus), the super bug that can be deadly to people. And, although MRSA is highly contagious and can transfer from dog to person, Staph pseudointermedius in a
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