Why is my Dog so Itchy?

Have you ever had an intense itch you cannot scratch hard enough to relieve? Occasionally, dogs can experience that too. That said, a dog who frequently scratches, licks or bites at his skin can immediately make us jump to the conclusion the dog has fleas or other pests. While this is one possible explanation for this behavior called "puritus", there are other reasons he may feel the need for a good scratch. Here is a list of common causes of skin irritation in dogs, and how to know when it's time to see the vet. 

Choosing the Right Dog Food for Your Best Friend

With so many choices of dog food brands readily available on the market, it can be a challenge to know which is best for your pup. Each one offers key phrases such as "no fillers" or "grain free" to grab your attention in an attempt capitalize on the $109 billion in revenue produced by the dog food industry. Let's delve behind all the advertising hype to uncover what matters most for your dog's nutritional needs. 

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