15 Best Dog-Friendly Vacation Destinations in California

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California is the most populous state in the country and one of the most dog-friendly as well. The city has close to 40 million residents and millions more visitors every year. Part of the draw to the state is its long coastline with 420 beaches along 840 miles. Many of them are pup popular, and … Read more

15 Best Dog-Friendly Vacation Destinations in Tennessee

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You may think of country music when you think about Tennessee, but those of us with pooches are more worried about how many dog-friendly hotels, restaurants, parks, and beaches there are in the state and which vacation destinations are the best for pup parents. Since there are over 1.1 million dogs living in the state … Read more

6 Lhasa Apso Common Health Issues [+Signs and Prevention]

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Known for their long, flowing coats and affectionate, lively personalities, Lhasa Apsos are generally healthy dogs, but they can be susceptible to some particular health conditions. Understanding the potential issues your Tibetan furbaby may face can help you prepare for possible medical and financial needs. In some cases, you may also be able to take … Read more

 6 Toy Poodle Common Health Issues [+Signs and Prevention]

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Smart and loyal, Toy Poodles are generally healthy, but careless breeding practices have left the breed vulnerable to developing certain health issues. If you’re thinking about adding a Toy Poodle to your pack, it helps to know about the conditions that commonly affect the breed. That way, you’ll be able to identify issues and seek … Read more

8 Bichon Frise Common Health Issues [+Signs and Prevention]

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Affectionate, friendly, and playful, Bichon Frises are generally healthy dogs, but they can suffer from certain conditions. It helps to understand potential health issues your Bichon may face before they happen. That way, you can take preventative measures and prepare financially to care for your furbaby if he has any problems. Just because Bichon Frises … Read more

 7 Boxer Common Health Issues [+Signs and Prevention]

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Known for their affection, people love Boxers for their beauty and loyalty, but they’re also prone to developing certain health problems. Fortunately, most of the health issues Boxers tend to face are treatable if you catch them early. So it’s helpful to know about the conditions that are common to the breed.  The most common … Read more

7 Bulldog Common Health Issues [+Signs and Prevention]

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 Although English Bulldogs’ flat faces, underbites, and stout bodies are endearing, these dogs can also suffer from various health issues. When you understand the most common conditions Bulldogs face, you’ll be equipped to recognize potential problems. This can help you prepare for potential medical expenses for your furbaby. There’s no guarantee your Bulldog will suffer … Read more

6 Golden Retriever Common Health Issues [+Signs and Prevention]

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A friendly, intelligent dog, the Golden Retriever is generally healthy, but the breed also has its share of health issues.  When you understand the particular genetic predispositions your Golden has for developing some health conditions, you’ll be able to recognize problems and seek veterinary care as soon as possible. Early intervention can make a difference … Read more

6 Siberian Husky Common Health Issues [+Signs and Prevention]

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The playful, loving nature of Siberian Huskies makes them versatile pets for a range of owners, but purebreds have a list of potential health issues. Because certain health problems are genetically linked in Huskes, you need to understand the risks and signs of these conditions. That way, you’ll be better prepared if for potential medical … Read more

14 Labrador Common Health Issues [+Signs and Prevention]

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As one of the most popular canine companions the world over, Labradors make wonderful family dogs. They’re synonymous with helping, being used for many service roles, and as therapy dogs. Intelligent and kind, these members of the “gundog” family are sadly prone to some health conditions that you should be aware of before adding to … Read more

8 Pug Common Health Issues [+Signs and Prevention]

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Pugs have a distinctive and endearing look, but the breeding practices that created their charming appearance also predispose them to develop certain health issues. When you choose a Pug as your furry companion, knowing about the common health issues can help you prepare for potential problems. That way, you’ll be ready to seek care if … Read more

49 Best Dog-Friendly Vacation Destinations in the US

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Your fur baby is your best friend. A treasured family member. So, you really hate the idea of going anywhere without him. You do not have to leave him at home if you find a city where pups are just as popular as people. There are plenty of places all over the US where you … Read more

15 Best Dog-Friendly Hotels in Santa Cruz, California

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Surf enthusiasts come from all over the world to ride the waves in Santa Cruz because of its awesome surf breaks and mild weather all year long. Located just about 30 miles southwest of San Jose and about an hour from San Francisco, this popular city in the middle of California draws millions of people … Read more

15 Fun Dog Friendly Beaches in South Lake Tahoe, California

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South Lake Tahoe is a popular resort town on the southern end of Lake Tahoe with many dog-friendly beaches as well as parks, stores, motels, and restaurants. Lake Tahoe is over 1,600 feet deep and is the largest alpine lake in North America, as well as the largest freshwater lake in the Sierra Nevada region. … Read more

15 Paw-Riffic Dog Friendly Beaches in Santa Cruz, California

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Santa Cruz is the largest city in Santa Cruz County, California, on the central coastline. There are approximately 63,000 residents in nearly 22,000 households with about 7,000 fur babies. That is almost one dog per every three homes. The average high temperature in the summer is 76 degrees F and 65 degrees F in the … Read more

15 Fun Dog Friendly Beaches in Los Angeles

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Everyone around the world has heard of Los Angeles, California. The city of the rich and famous as well as vibrant culture and natural spaces. There are almost four million people living in LA, making it the second most populated city in the US, behind New York. Being such a popular place, of course, you … Read more

15 Popular Dog Friendly Parks in Monterey, California

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If you are looking for a city in California to visit that is known for being the first, Monterey was the first at numerous things. It had the first public school, public library, brick house, and the first theater. Also, it was the first to use the printing press, which printed the state’s first newspaper, … Read more

20 Awesome Dog Friendly Beaches in Southern California

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Southern California, also known as So Cal, is the most popular region in the state, with approximately 24 million of the state’s 39 million residents. It includes two of the most populated counties, San Diego and Los Angeles, as well as 56 more like San Bernadino, Orange, and San Luis Obispo. It also includes the … Read more