DogiZone Blog

Interactive Dog Toys: Brain Games for Smart Pooches

April 3, 2018

Ways to Stimulate Your Dog’s Brain  There are a lot of breeds of dogs that are known for high levels of intelligence and the need for mental stimulation. These include Border Collies, German Shepherds, Poodles, Australian Cattle Dogs, Golden Retrievers, Schnauzers, Labs, Papillons, Dobermans, Rottweilers, and the list goes on. However, all dogs, either purebred…

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Dog Safety In The Winter

January 24, 2018

Winter Safety to Keep Your Dog Safe While some dogs are definitely not up to being out in the cold, other dogs are very excited about the cold weather, the snow on the ground, and all the new things to see and do. Even dogs that are not necessarily outdoor winter dogs do benefit from…

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Thanksgiving Tips For Dogs

November 22, 2017

How to Keep Thanksgiving Fun and Safe for Your Dog Dogs are a very important part of many families, so it only makes sense to want to include them in the holiday festivities. For some families, particularly when everyone is traveling home, this sometimes creates a challenge as several families bring their four-legged family members…

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Preventing Dog Bites: A Guide For Owners

March 14, 2017

In most states and localities, controlling a dog of any breed or type is the responsibility of the owner. While there are some exceptions, legal liability always rests with the aggressive dog’s owner. The most common exceptions are if the dog is guarding or protecting and on or her own property or if the individual…

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First Aid for Dogs

March 7, 2017

Dogs are a lot like children; they are always getting into things. Knowing a bit of first aid for pets and having a dog-friendly first aid kit on hand is always a good idea. It is also worth having one in your vehicle and taking a small version in your backpack or hiking gear. It…

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Halloween Dog Safety Tips

October 3, 2014

Halloween is a fun-filled holiday for both kids and adults, but can be a frightening time for even the most confident dogs. Avoid unnecessary stress and dangers this year by following these 7 easy Halloween dog safety tips:   Halloween treats are for people only! All forms of chocolate — especially baking or dark chocolate —…

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Coughing Etiology

October 24, 2012

As the ‚Äúseason of the cough‚Äù is upon us, we thought it would be wise to share some medical insight into the etiology of ‚Äúcommon colds & coughs.‚Äù Typically at this time of year, many dogs (just like their human counterparts) develop mild, upper respiratory infections (URI‚Äôs) manifested by a dry, non-productive cough that is…

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How To Choose the Right Veterinarian

February 23, 2011

A Veterinarian is a very important person to find if you have animals in your home. If possible, you should research to find a good Vet before you bring your pet home. If you move or your Vet leaves or you feel you must change Vets, do so promptly before your pet needs them. If…

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