Health Articles

Whether it's your first day with your new best friend or you're looking to teach an old dog some new tricks, we encourage you to browse these helpful tips, informative articles and pointers to keep your furry friend healthy, happy and safe.

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August 8, 2017

Raising a Furry Genius

Stimulate your pal’s brain and body with fun food-games and activities.

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August 8, 2017

Big or Small, We Love Them All.

Are you a big-dog or a small-dog person? See the pros and cons of raising either size pal.

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August 1, 2017

What Every New Pup Parent Should Know

Blue Buffalo has important tips for raising a well-adjusted pup.

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August 1, 2017

Why Do Dogs Tilt Their Heads?

What gets us every time is the way dogs tilt their heads. As soon as a dog cocks his head and looks up, our hearts just melt. This action also has us wondering, why do dogs tilt their heads? After some extensive research on the subject, and it appears there's no for-sure answer.

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August 1, 2017

Service Dogs for Heroes

See how service dogs are successfully combating veterans’ PTSD symptoms.

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August 1, 2017

How to Bathe Your Dog

Suds up your dog with these helpful tips from Blue Buffalo®. Plus how to find the right shampoo!

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August 1, 2017

How to Hire a Dog Walker

Can’t take your dog out for his daily jaunts?
See how to hire a professional dog walker.

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August 1, 2017

How to Introduce Cats to Resident Dogs

Get tips for successful cat and dog introductions from Blue Buffalo.

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December 19, 2016

Car Safety Tips for Your Dog

Whether you’re heading out on a family road trip or just heading to the yearly vet checkup, make sure you're prepared to keep your dog safe during the car ride.

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December 6, 2016

Separation Anxiety in Dogs & Cats

End of summer and back to school can just as jarring for your pets as for your kids. Be ready for changes in your pet's schedule that may cause separation anxiety.

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December 6, 2016

How to Read Dog Body Language

You can’t always judge a dog by its behavior. Learn the behavior signs your dog is showing and what they mean.

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December 6, 2016

Indoor Games and Activities for Dogs

With cold weather comes the urge to bundle up and take it easy by the fire but just because the temperature drops doesn't mean your dog's energy drops with it. Try these indoor activities to prevent your dog from having cabin fever.

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December 6, 2016

Picking the Right Toys for Dogs and Cats

As pet owners we intuitively know to give our dogs and cats toys for playtime, but did you know all the benefits they are providing? Learn about all the incredible benefits pet toys provide for your dog or cat.

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December 6, 2016

How to Prevent Dog Bites

Understanding dog behavior and learning their body language is crucial for avoiding harmful contact. 

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December 6, 2016

Exploring Your Dog's Wild Ancestry

You don’t have to be an evolutionary biologist to observe your own pooch’s inner wolf. Domestic dogs and wolves share many traits, from marking and defending their territories, to burying prized possessions

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December 6, 2016

Three Ways to Improve Your Pet Photos

Capturing a great image of your furry family member isn’t rocket science, but it can be a bit of a challenge. So here are three tips to get that perfect dog or cat picture.

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December 6, 2016

Dog Leash Training

Walking (a.k.a. exercising) your canine is one of the most important activities you can do with your furry companion. If done correctly, it’ll help him bond to you as his pack leader

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December 6, 2016

Puppy Socialization Tips

Proper socialization in the first four months of your puppy's life is essential. Without socialization skills, your pup may become timid, fearful or even aggressive, so setting a successful foundation for a happy, healthy life begins when they’re young.

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December 6, 2016

Four Commands Every Puppy Should Know

Training puppies is about keeping your little guy safe and well adjusted as he grows into a healthy adult.

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December 6, 2016

Five Tips for Taking Your Dog to Work

Whether it’s every day or once a year, here are a few tips to ensure your doggy’s workday goes smoothly so that everyone has a great time and no one, least of all your pooch, ends up in the doghouse. 

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December 6, 2016

Apartment Training Your Puppy

Not all of us can provide a spacious, fenced-in yard for our puppies to run free. The good news is canines can lead healthy, happy lives in apartments or condo complexes. Here are some tips to get you started.

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December 6, 2016

3 Tips to Crate Train Your Puppy

A crate is a great puppy training tool for housebreaking and behavioral issues plus they create a safe haven.   

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December 6, 2016

Teaching Your Puppy to Play Fetch

Like any good sport, training your pup to fetch takes practice. Here are a few ways to start.

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