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How Dogs Help With Stress

We have long known about the therapeutic value of dogs. They have been known to help the handicapped, bring companionship to the lonely, help lower blood pressure and even help socialize criminal offenders. Therapy dogs have been recruited to alert those suffering from diabetes, epilepsy and more. They provide aid to children with autism and cerebral palsy. Now, a study at Michigan State University has found they are a key ingredient to helping college students ace their finals. read more…

Could Dogs Prevent Allergies Versus Cause Them?

Many people are allergic to dogs and can suffer reactions ranging from itchy eyes to severe wheezing and sneezing. However, new studies report that having a dog in your home may actually prevent babies from getting allergies and asthma later in childhood versus causing them. read more…

Helping Your Dog to Lose Weight

Unfortunately 45% of all U.S. dogs are either overweight or obese. This equates to 35 million dogs! Just like humans, these extra pounds can make them more prone to certain illnesses such as diabetes, heart disease, arthritis, and lung disorders. On the flip side, studies have shown that dogs who are at their ideal weight live at least two years longer than their overweight counterparts. read more…

Getting Your Dog off on the Right Paw

At Bark Busters, we train and help virtually any dog - old or young, little or big and any breed. We believe that there is no behavior that can't be changed. However, starting your training when a dog is a puppy can help prevent nuisance behaviors before they begin! Here are some tips that can help if you are welcoming a puppy to his/her new home. read more…

Letting Your Pet Die Peacefully With You At Home

The passing away of a pet is grueling, especially if you have to make the decision to euthanize your beloved dog. Nowadays there are more options with pet hospice and the availability of veterinarians who perform in-home euthanasia. read more…

Making Sure You and Your Pet Have a Safe Holiday Season

As we gear up for the holidays and get tied up in the throes of shopping, we want to make sure you and your pet have a safe holiday season. For instance, did you know that holly and mistletoe can be poisonous for your dog? That snow globes contain antifreeze which is toxic to your dog? read more…

Travelling With Your Dog Over The Holidays?

If you're one of the 91.9 million Americans who will be travelling before the end of the year, you might be taking your pooch with you. Here are a number of tips to keep in mind to make sure you and your pet have the safest and most relaxing journey possible! read more…

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