Category Archives: Home Remedies

Adding Fiber to Your Dog’s Diet

Tips for Adding Fiber to Your Dog's Diet

Have you ever considered adding fiber to your dog’s diet? Like me, you have probably heard of all the benefits to us humans and have wondered if the same applies to your dogs. Basically, yes, but you may not need to add any more since it is already present in dog foods. So when should…

Benefits of Coconut Oil For Dogs

Benefits of Coconut Oil

There are many benefits of coconut oil for dogs being discovered for dogs, even though it was not recommended in the past. The coconut, also known as the “tree of life”, has been found to have many benefits not only for humans, but for our best friends as well. There are many products and furniture…

Basic Doggie Massage Techniques

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Do you think your pooch appears edgy and taut lately? Maybe even kind of cranky? If so, why don’t you give him a relaxing massage? This way, you can help your dog release the negative energy and pent up stress that’s been making him uptight and agitated. What Massage Can Do With the help of…

Over-the-Counter Medications That Are Safe for Dogs (And How Much to Give!)

While veterinary care, lots of love, and a healthy lifestyle is the absolute best way to keep your pet feeling great, all dogs will experience at least some form of injury or illness in their lifetime. Did you know that there are many over-the-counter human medications that can be safe and effective for dogs, when…

7 Hot Ideas for Keeping Dog Cool this Summer

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Whether you’re soothing your pups itchy skin with oatmeal from the kitchen cupboard, fending off fleas with lemon-infused water, or curing scrapes and cuts with epsom salts, you can practice a whole slew of cool home remedies for your dog using everyday household items. The pet-loving folks at PetMD created this great list of home…

Preventing and Treating Ear Mites

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Preventing ear mites is a common doggy issue we all must stay on top of. The good news is detecting the presence of ear mites is easy and does not require you have a vet degree or be a brain surgeon. Like so many of the other health issues we deal with as dog owners…

Aromatherapy for Pets: Make Dogs Happy, Healthy and Smell Nice, Too!

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Aromatherapy is quite common in the human world, but did you know dogs can benefit from it, too? Dogington Post asked Dakarai Larriett, the Owner of Gerrard Larriett Aromatherapy Pet Care, to give us the scoop on aromatherapy for pets: What is aromatherapy? Aromatherapy is believed to heal the mind and body when an individual…

Caring For Paw Pads

Caring for your dog’s paw pads is a normal part of taking good care of your loved dog. As he or she engages in physical activity cuts and abrasions can be expected, so a weekly examination is in order. Unlike humans, dogs are more immune to feeling pain or complaining about it, so we should…

Good Home Remedies For Kennel Cough

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Kennel cough is an illness that is airborne, meaning it can be easily caught by our canine friends if we are not careful.  People and cats are less likely to catch this, and with just a few good home remedies for kennel cough to apply to your dog, he or she will be free from…

Must-Have Home Remedies for Dogs That Have a Cold

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Taking care of a dog whenever he or she is sick is a very important thing, and one of the most common sickness that your canine friend could possibly catch is a canine cold. Instead of going to the market to buy products with chemicals and non-natural ingredients, why not save a lot of money…

Removing Skunk Smell From Your Fur Baby (and/or yourself)

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Skunks are known for their notorious and awful smell, which probably none of us can stand for even a minute. I know I gag immediately and have to get away from it. And as we all know, it is hard to remove odors from our pups when they get into something bad smelling, and removing…

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