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Are Essential Oils Safe for Dogs to Smell?

Are Essential Oils Safe for Dogs to Smell?

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Essential oils are becoming more and more popular. Everyone is using them, even dog owners. The question is, though, are essential oils safe for dogs to smell? It’s great that these essential oils can be used as a natural aid for mental and physical health issues, but dogs have extremely sensitive noses. On the other hand, essential oils can be used to treat dogs as well as humans. The trick is to use them carefully.  The Risks of Essential Oils With Dogs It’s important to understand that something isn’t automatically “safe” just because it happens to be “natural.” Essential oils can pose some risks when they are mishandled. Anyone who has tried essential oils for themselves understands the difference a few drops can make.  One of the main things to be careful of with essenti...
Your Guide to Understand Dog Pain

Your Guide to Understand Dog Pain

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how to comfort a dog in pain Dog pain is part of loving and caring for a dog. While of course we never wish pain or suffering on ourselves or our loved ones, it is an inevitable part of living. As a human being lucky enough to have one or more dogs in your life, you must be willing to be responsible and accountable for your dog’s health, happiness and well-being at all times. This means that you are the steward of your animal, and must always pay close attention to your dog’s habits and behavior. Close contact and regular observation will allow you to perceive health problems which may cause your dog pain before they escalate into potentially life-threatening conditions. In the process of paying attention, you will also learn who your dog is. This knowledge, of cou...