Why do some dogs eat grass?

Our dogs sometimes do the most perplexing things, and since they don’t have the power to speak to us with words, it often can be hard to figure out the reason for some of their more mysterious behaviors. One question that has plagued most dog owners is ‘Why does my dog eat grass?”

Truthfully, there isn’t one definite answer! Although veterinarians will usually advise that eating a bit of grass from time to time can be normal for a healthy dog to do, there may be other times when the behavior can be a sign that something’s not quite right with your furry friend.

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June is adopt a shelter cat month

If you’re planning on adding a pet to your family, we hope you’ll adopting a shelter cat. As an added incentive, June is Adopt a Shelter Cat Month and many shelters are running specials on adopting rates, vaccinations, and spay/neutering.

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Ten ways you can make the world brighter for animals

When it comes to making the world a better place for animals (and humans) the task can seem overwhelming. Everywhere you look, there’s a sad story. Although it might not seem like it, many of those stories are a chance for a happy ending.

Thanks for Facebook and Twitter (and Instagram and Tumblr and so many other sites,) stories that once would’ve only reached a few people locally are now being read by animal-lovers around the world. And because of it, lost dogs and cats (and even teddy bears) are finding their way home, programs like Pup My Ride are able to organize volunteers nationwide to transport homeless pets to their forever homes, and people around the world are able to reach out to support the animals and people affected by global disasters.

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Build a Doghouse You Can Be Proud Of

Man’s best friend has always been considered part of the family as well as the household. With this in mind, many dog owners make sure to provide their loyal pets with their own special home. In fact,there are a lot more dog lovers these days who take pride in creating their very own masterpiece of a doghouse.

Being able to make your dog its own home is a very special task that proves just how much you care. To guarantee that you will not have any trouble once you start building a doghouse, it is best to make a list of essentials. As soon as you have noted all your doghouse concerns starting your heartfelt project should turn up easy for you.

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Healthy sleep for dogs: all you need to know

Dogs are important members of the home. A healthy night’s sleep is important for them, just as it is important for you. Here are some tips for ensuring your dog gets a good night's rest every night.

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Have An Emergency Plan For Your Pet

Spring is a stormy season. Here in Tennessee, flash floods, thunderstorms, and tornados are all too common. So having an emergency plan for your family, including your pets, is important. Just like Daylight Saving Time is a good reminder to change the batteries in your fire alarms, the start of spring is a great time to update your emergency plans.

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