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Why Pets Pee Indoors and How to Prevent It

As a pet owner, it can be frustrating when your dog or cat pee indoors on the carpet or floor. In young dogs, the problem usually can be resolved during puppy hood with proper training, but sometimes even housebroken pets can regress and make a mess. If your pet is inappropriately urinating inside the house, […]

Fall Health Concerns for Cats

Whether you have an outdoor or indoor cat, fall is an especially wonderful time to snuggle up with your feline as the temperature drops and the leaves start falling. However wonderful autumn may be, it can still bring about some health issues with your purring pet. Be sure to be on the lookout for these […]

November 2019 Dog of the Month: Jack

Meet Jack, our November 2019 Dog of the Month! This rescue pooch is an eight-year-old American Pitbull Terrier.  He was found on the streets in Philadelphia and has scars on his body; but he is the sweetest boy despite his past trauma. He smiles at his people when they come home and at visitors. If someone […]

Safe Halloween Treats for Dogs

Who says kids are the only ones who can enjoy Halloween? There are plenty of ways to include your dog in this year’s festivities, including: dressing them up, taking them to parades, or even letting them indulge in some sweet treats. Yes, you read that right! There are many options of sweet treats you can […]

October 2019 Dog of the Month: Maverick

Maverick is our darling Dog of the Month! Maverick was found by someone who had adopted from Polka Dogz Pet Rescue (PDPR) who immediately called to see if we would take him in and care for him. Maverick had been hit by a car and had a broken leg that was on the mend, then […]

What Types of Pet Medication and Supplements Are Covered by Pet Insurance?

Just like human medical care has continued to improve each year, hard-working veterinarians, scientists, and researchers have been working to improve the care of our pets as well. The pet care industry is constantly changing; many new strategies are coming to the forefront, including new medications for a broader range of issues. From anti-anxiety medicine […]

September 2019 Dog of the Month: Nimbus

Nimbus is a one-year old German shepherd who has found his forever family! His fur is white, which is one of the most rare colors recognized by the American Kennel Club. This cute boy enjoys an active lifestyle. He loves to swim and play with his sister. Like most German shepherds, he is also very […]

How to Make Your Own Dog Food

If you are a dog owner, you may feel that your animals deserve to eat as healthy and well as the humans in your house. We love our pets after all. Making your own dog food is a great way to up their health. Those who are putting their dog on a diet may also […]

Health Benefits of Good Dog Grooming

Grooming is a very important process if you wish to keep your dog as healthy as possible, which is basically what any responsible pet owner wants. Neglecting your dog’s grooming needs can and usually does lead to a couple of different health issues that can bother your four-legged friend considerably. Poor grooming is better than […]

August 2019 Dog of the Month – Louie

Louie is 14 years old. This little guy has been through a lot of health challenges, and is now blind, deaf, and a diabetic. He also has Addison’s disease. Louie is from Idaho. His owner wanted a Westie without allergies and got their new pup through a breeder. This was a big mistake, as the […]

July 2019 Dog of the Month – Atlas

Atlas is our adoptable July 2019 Dog of the Month! This male German shepherd is about seven years old and in need of a fur-ever home. He knows basic commands and is always a good and calm boy on his walks! He waits patiently for treats and would love to be a part of your […]

Supplement Tips for Senior Dogs

Senior dogs have specific nutritional requirements which cannot always be met through their diet. For this reason, you might want to consider these supplement tips for your old friend. They have a higher concentration of proteins, or various vitamins, preventing any nutritional deficiencies associated with the aging process. Keep in mind that the right supplement […]

Why Do Dogs Lick So Much?

Dogs lick to tell their story. Their use it to show their affection and their devotion towards their loved ones. This is how they behave and show loyalty. If you are a true dog lover, you probably enjoy the no holds barred greeting from your doggish friend the second step you take in your home. […]

DGP June 2019 Dog of the Month: Scrappy

New month, new cute pup for us to fall in love with! This month we introduce you to Scrappy, a handsome one and a half year old English bulldog. He already has a forever home and is super happy there. His owner couldn’t be happier to have him too. This precious little bulldog is as […]

How to Keep Your Dog Cool in the Summer

Summertime means it’s time to get outside with your dog! Trips to the beach, long walks, and playing in the park are just some of the activities you can do with your four-legged buddy. But summer can also get hot. Very hot. Which is why keeping your dog cool during the summer is as important […]

May 2019 Dog Of The Month: Titus

We have a very special dog joining the DGP Dog of the Month hall of fame: Titus! And when it comes to fame, Titus is already used to it. He has over 1/4 million Facebook followers and loves to share his life on social media (a dog-gital influencer!). With his funny costumes and daily weather […]

Heal Through the Horses: The Samurai Way

As mental health issues become more apparent within our society, alternative treatment methods are at the forefront of research. Humans and horses have an established and valuable relationship. From working to companionship, equestrian uses are far and wide. In recent years, horses have played a key part in the mental rehabilitation of many people around […]