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    10 Tips for Taking Your Dog Boating

    Dogs want to go everywhere with their human companions, so why not bring your dog out on your next boating trip? They'll love the wind in their fur and the excuse to go swimming, but there are a few things every dog owner should know before cranking the engine.

    Check out these ten tips for taking your dog boating so you can have fun on the waves.

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    How Air Quality Affects Our Dogs

    When you think about air pollution, you likely imagine clouds of chemicals coming from factories, planes, or cars. While these things are significant contributors to the gasses that affect our earth's climate, air pollution exists in households, too.

    Indoor air quality affects how you feel and what symptoms you experience. It can also hurt your dog. Dogs need clean air just like humans, but they aren't able to help themselves or take preventative measures.

    As a dog owner, it's up to you to learn about how air quality affects our dogs and what you can do to make your home a better place to live. Read about the most common pollutants to see how they might affect your home so that you and your dog can breathe easier while you snuggle or play.

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    Where We Stand Now: Covid-19 and Pets

    Since our last post, new information has been released, and further studies have been conducted. A very small amount of dogs have been confirmed to be infected with the virus. A German Shepherd in New York was the first confirmed case, announced on June 2nd, of an infected dog in the United States. Find out more about this virus and our pets.

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    How Dogs Can Help Cure Loneliness

    We all feel lonely sometimes. It's just a fact of life. But those moments of loneliness can serve a purpose, reminding us of how precious time with our friends and loved ones truly is. Those moments when we are alone can help us appreciate the time we spend with others even more. But what if the loneliness wasn't inevitable, but a relatively brief moment in a life otherwise filled with love and companionship?

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    Creative Ways to Keep You And your Dog Entertained During Self-Isolation

    The Coronavirus pandemic has impacted lives all over the world. In the U.S., most states are under some kind of lockdown or "stay at home" order, limiting interaction between people. While that kind of social distancing is necessary to get the spread of the virus under control, it can also increase the risk of people experiencing loneliness. Because loneliness can cause potential health issues like increased stress, cardiovascular disease, and even altered brain function, people need to have a connection of some kind.

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