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Seasonal Allergies and Your Pet – How to Help!

Watery eyes, irritated paws, incessant itching, and sneezing- sounds familiar? Just like humans, dogs can be affected by dreaded seasonal allergies. Stuffy noses and itchy skin are definitely no fun, and it’s the responsibility of a pet parent to take care of their pup when they’re feeling under the weather. Read on to learn some…

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Doggie Dates: Dog-Friendly Restaurants in Elizabethtown, PA

As restrictions begin to be lifted, it’s finally time to (safely!) begin moving back to normal routines. Especially as the weather starts to warm up, people are looking for ways to get out of the house and enjoy the many amazing things that Elizabethtown has to offer. Looking for a way to include your favorite…

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Three Human Foods You Should NEVER Feed Your Dog

Most people are familiar with the big no-no’s for furry friends. Kids grow up learning not to feed dogs chocolate and grapes, but the list of harmful human foods for dogs is much longer than that! Read further for three more human foods to never feed your pup, ones that you may not have even…

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Dangers of Using Hydrogen Peroxide

That dark gray bottle of Hydrogen Peroxide has long been a staple in first aid kits and medicine cabinets. The foaming bubbles are a must-have for cleaning minor scratches and wounds, on humans and dogs alike! However, research in recent years has discovered that peroxide not only kills any bacteria at the wound site, but…

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Signs of Stress In Dogs & What To Do

Just like us humans, dogs can feel stressed from time to time! Whether it be from a change in their routine, a health problem, or an environmental factor, there are multiple different factors that can affect your pup’s stress level. Luckily, it can be relatively easy to determine whether or not your dog is feeling…

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