The Doggie Bowl

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9 Things to Know Before Adopting a Dachshund

By: Sheila Joseph

November 23, 2021 • 6 mins read

Dachshunds are freaking ADORABLE and they know it! Nicknamed the “Weiner” or “Sausage” dog, these cuties may be tiny but they pack a ton of punch. They were originally bred in Germany to hunt badgers which is why they still…

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Should I Share my Bed with my Dog?

By: Jamie

September 1, 2021 • 3 mins read

When growing up, I never really thought about whether it was a good idea or not to sleep in the same bed as my 6lb maltese. He was like my stuffed animals, only cuter and warmer (although he had a…

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4 Reasons Why Your Dog is Licking You

By: Rebecca West

July 31, 2021 • 4 mins read

Most dogs have a phase where they lick anything and everything around them. Your leg? Lick. Your couch? Lick. It drives some people crazy, especially because they have no idea why they do it. That’s why we’re here to give…

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5 Reasons You Should Brush Your Dog

By: Heidi Walker

July 25, 2021 • 8 mins read

Life tends to throw us a lot of curveballs and, unlike our canine companions, we may not be great at “catching” them every time. The point being, our lives can be pretty chaotic sometimes. When facing adding another thing to…

Wellness

Pet Safe People Foods as told by a Veterinarian/ Baker

By: Dr. Stephanie Howell, DVM

July 21, 2021 • 3 mins read

Dog parents know how quickly your pup will break out the puppy eyes as soon as you start to make a snack.  Whether is the shadow to every move you make, the ready floor vacuum for any dropped crumbs, or…

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5 Things to Know Before Adopting a Chihuahua

By: Alexandra Gonzalez

July 19, 2021 • 5 mins read

There’s no denying that Chihuahua’s are adorable and incredibly loyal, which is why they are always such a popular breed. Unfortunately that popularity can be their downfall in some ways. Many Chihuahua are born within puppy mills daily, causing them…

Advice

Why Does My Dog Cry?

By: Sydney Pokard

June 23, 2021 • 3 mins read

Have you ever wondered why your dog cries? This crying, which is more appropriately termed whimpering or whining, is your dog’s way of communicating many different things. There is no exact canine behavior that translates to the type of crying…

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What is Animal Physical Therapy?

By: Natasha Bui

June 21, 2021 • 4 mins read

Firstly, a little bit about us – Amicus Animal Rehabilitation is a mobile physical therapy company based in Portland, OR that caters to providing rehabilitation/physical therapy to everyone’s best friends: their pets! Whether dog or cat, Amicus brings all the…

Products

10 Must-Have Items for the Perfect Summer Kit for Your Dog

By: Sheila Joseph

May 31, 2021 • 5 mins read

Summer is a glorious time to soak up the sun and get more outdoor time with . Think beach trips, hikes, summer camps, and picnics! While you’re busy having fun, don’t forget to ensure that your dog stays healthy, happy,…

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Tick Prevention & Removal

By: Rebecca West

May 31, 2021 • 4 mins read

I don’t know about you, but I do not like bugs. Typically, my fear increases exponentially if it can sting or bite me, so you can imagine how I feel about bugs that burrow in your skin and hang on…

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