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The VOHC Seal and Your Pet

What is the VOHC seal? The Veterinary Oral Health Council (VOHC) concept was developed in the late 1980s and early 1990s. Veterinary dentists recognized that there were many products being marketed to improve the dental health of pets. However, there was not an objective means of recognizing which products actually worked. As a result a […]

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Dog-Friendly Hiking at Perrot State Park

Beautiful fall weather is starting to arrive here in Wisconsin. This is one of my favorite times of year for hiking with my dog, Glia. The weather is crisp, but not cold. The summer bugs are reducing. And if you time your hike right, the fall leaves are stunning. One of my favorite local places […]

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Health Certificates and When Your Pet Needs One

Pets travel on a regular basis. Whether it is a flight to an international country or a drive across state lines, pets cross borders for a variety of reasons. These reasons can include vacations with their human families, shows, trials, hunting, or even finding new homes. Regardless of the reason for travel, it is important […]

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The Gentle Leader: Is it right for you and your dog?

Do you have a dog that struggles with impulse control and learning to walk on a loose leash? Wanting to avoid pinch, prong, and choke collars? But also concerned about harnesses that place pressure across your dog’s shoulder joint, like the Easy Walk harness? The Gentle Leader might be the perfect training aid for you. […]

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National Parks and Your Pet

“Our national parks system is a national museum. Its purpose is to preserve forever … certain areas of extraordinary scenic magnificence in a condition of primitive nature. Its recreational value is also very great, but recreation is not distinctive of the system. The function which alone distinguishes the national parks … is the museum function […]

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5 Best Dog-Friendly Hiking Trails in La Crosse, WI

La Crosse is a beautiful river city nestled between the Mississippi River and some lovely bluffland in Wisconsin. As a result of the varied terrain, there are many wonderful outdoor areas to explore with a dog in tow. Below are my top five trail recommendations for hiking La Crosse, WI. 1. Hixon Forest Hixon Forest […]

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6 Essentials for the Everyday Hike with your Dog

Taking your dog for a hike on a nice sunny day is something just about everyone enjoys. The joy in most dog’s body language as they sniff or run their way through an open field or down a wooded path certainly brings a great amount of happiness to their human companion. Not to mention the […]