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Pros and Cons of Adopting a Dog

Are you and your family planning on getting a new dog? The breed, age, and sex are just a few of the decisions you need to make before choosing the right dog. But beyond that, you’ll need to know where to look. At Therabis, we believe animal shelters and rescue groups...

Is Your Dog Trying To Tell You Something?

Wouldn’t it be great if your if your dog could talk to you? No more guessing if he’s hungry, needs to go out, or just wants a little affection. He could say, “I’m not feeling well” and you could take him to the vet before waiting until things get more serious. She...

How To Tell If Your Dog Is Stressed

The holidays can be a stressful time for you and your canine friends. July 4th may be known as the holiday that terrorizes pets, but it’s not the only holiday that can result in stressed-out pets. As we find ourselves in the midst of another winter holiday...

Thanks to Up and Moving, Arthritis is No Match for Fido

Our pets age just like we do. While this is a natural part of life, it often comes with a variety of unpleasant side-effects. In fact, senior dogs are susceptible to joint aches, mobility issues, and digestive problems. While there’s no way to turn back the clock...

How to Calm Nervous Dog Breeds During the Holidays

Calm Nervous Dog Breeds: Detecting Signs of Stress in Dogs The holidays are not only a stressful time for us humans, but they can have quite the effect on your pup as well. It’s important to learn signs of stress in dogs, so that you don’t run in to larger problems...

The Emotional Connection Between Humans and Dogs

Have you ever been comforted by your dog when you’re having a bad day? It’s almost like they know when you’re feeling sad or angry, and come along with a little snuggle or nudge to lift your spirits. New studies are proving this isn’t all in your head. Your dog really...

Adopting an Older Dog

Senior Dogs for Adoption Most animal shelters are filled with older dogs, a lot of them healthy and active, that are in need of a good home. Sadly enough adopting an older dog is not as common as adopting a puppy or a younger dog. When you’re thinking about adopting a...

Osteoarthritis in Dogs: Managing Dog Joint Pain

Identify Signs of Osteoarthritis in Dogs As our dogs age, the wear and tear of all the runs in the park, jumping for frisbees, and other physical activities that make our dogs so wonderful, begins to rear its ugly head.  The once energetic canine family member starts...

Dogs and Cold Weather

Cold Weather Tips for Dogs Whether your dog loves being out in the cold weather, or they would rather cuddle up by the fire – you should be prepared to protect them when they do venture out in the winter months. It is important to know the risks posed by dogs and cold...