Critical Signs of Stress in Dogs 

critical signs of stress in dogs

Stress. What stress?! When it comes to our day-to-day, people are pretty accustomed to being stressed out, even if just a little bit. When it comes to our fur babies and four-legged best friends, though, we don’t want stress to even be a part of their vocabulary. The goal is that they have everything they […]

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Keeping it Pawsitive: How to Prevent Dog Anxiety  

dog anxiety

Dog Anxiety Think about that anxious feeling you get when meeting someone for the first time. You want to look just right, not a hair out place, no wrinkles on your shirt. How anxious were you the first day you dropped your kids at school? They bubbled with excitement, and you plastered a smile on […]

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Reproductive Health for Dogs is Important to Breeding Success 

Reproductive Health for Dogs

Reproductive Health for Dogs It’s a labor of love to ensure the healthy delivery of cute, cuddly puppies. They don’t “just happen.” Several factors play into successful dog reproduction and breeding programs, including knowledge about basic reproduction, reproductive health for dogs and whelping and post-natal care.   Reproductive Health for Dogs  Several reproductive health factors should […]

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What to Give a Dog for Pain at Home 

what to give a dog for pain at home

We never like to see our fur babies in pain. And they don’t appreciate the discomfort either. There are options for pain relief we can give a dog when it is in pain at home. Important disclaimer: the Vitalize Team is not, and does not purport to be, a team of veterinary specialists. Don’t confuse […]

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Acid Reflux in Dogs: Managing GERD & Gastric Health

acid reflux in dogs

Acid Reflux in Dogs Many of us have experienced heartburn. Perhaps after overindulging at a family holiday potluck or eating way too many of Aunt Janet’s famous spicy meatballs. You are experiencing acid reflux, and, often, your next step might be reaching for the antacids.  Fortunately, we can identify and treat our own discomfort. However, […]

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Dog Breeding: What To Expect & How Amaferm® Can Help 

dog breeding

Everyone loves puppies. They’re sweet, affectionate, curious and playful. Of course, some puppies are too cute for words. But if you’re looking to start dog breeding, setting the stage for producing the healthiest and strongest litter possible can be hard work.  Now, we know that not everyone looking into dog breeding wants to become a […]

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4 Tips for Bringing Home a New Puppy

The squeals of delight will fill the house and eyes light up when anyone, young or old, sees a new puppy underneath the Christmas tree! There is nothing quite as sweet as a puppy. But it is important to remember they are babies, and they require a lot of care and attention in their new surroundings.  Experienced dog breeder Erika Swenson, […]

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Safety Tips for your Hunting Dog this Season

Seasons are changing and leaves are falling, which means one thing for those who love the outdoors. It’s hunting time! No matter what kind of hunting you’ll be doing this year, be sure to take these safety tips for your canine companion into consideration before hitting the road.   Vaccinations & Parasite Prevention   Be sure your […]

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