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Do dogs sweat?

03/07/22 11:57 AM

Do dogs sweat?
You may have heard that dogs don’t sweat. This isn’t exactly true. Dogs do sweat; they just don’t sweat the way (or as much as) humans do. So, how do dogs sweat, and if your dog is hot, how can you keep them cool?How do dogs sweat?Since we now know that dogs do sweat, the answer to the question “Do dogs have sweat glands?” is yes. They have what are called merocrine sweat glands located in their paw pads, which produce sweat when it’s hot to help...
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How to put on a dog harness?

12/27/21 1:12 PM

How to put on a dog harness?
Are you trying out a dog harness for the first time and wondering how to put on a dog harness? Even though it can seem challenging at first, with all the loops and straps, it’s actually easy! Here’s why you might want to use a dog harness in the first place, and how to put a dog harness on your dog.Benefits of a dog harnessWhen used correctly, dog harnesses offer many benefits and there are several reasons you may opt for a dog harness over a col...
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How often should I take my dog to the vet?

10/09/20 4:16 PM

How often should I take my dog to the vet?
Dogs famously dislike trips to the vet, and if we’re honest, it’s not typically a favorite human pastime, either. But you know vet visits are important for your dog’s health. The question is, how often should I take my dog to the vet?Should I take my dog to the vet?Of course you know to take your dog to the vet when they are injured or acutely ill and need professional care. Things like bleeding, diarrhea, vomiting, coughing blood, a broken nail,...
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How to clean dog ears

10/09/20 3:58 PM

How to clean dog ears
Just like humans, dogs need to have their ears cleaned regularly for good health. Since they can’t do it themselves, it’s up to you to do it for them! Luckily, it’s not hard. Here’s what you need to know about how to clean a dog’s ears.How To Tell When a Dog’s Ears Need Cleaning The general rule of thumb is to clean your dog’s ears anywhere from once a month to once a week as part of a regular hygiene routine, even if they appear clean. B...
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Does My Dog Need a Harness?

Posted by Hot Dog Collars on 08/02/19 5:28 PM

Does My Dog Need a Harness?
Every dog needs something to attach their leash and tags to but it doesn’t necessarily have to be a collar. In fact, for some dogs, a collar can be dangerous, and a harness is a better choice. Though they come in many designs, shapes, and sizes, all dog harnesses are essentially the same in that they attach around the dog’s chest, leaving the neck free. Here are some reasons a harness might be better than a collar for your dog. Medical...
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