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The Science of Humping: It’s not always dominance.

Tuesday, October 30th, 2018

It’s not unusual for a dog develop a habit of humping or mounting. And not only humping other dogs, but things like toys, pillows, blankets, and people. Every dog owner knows the embarrassment of having the dog doing the humping. It can be awkward, especially if your dog likes to hump people. What are the reasons? Rather […]

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Enrichment: The Real Recipe For a Tired Dog

Wednesday, October 24th, 2018

“A tired dog is a good dog”.  We’ve all heard the saying.  A better phrase would be “a tired dog is a well-behaved dog.”  For the most part this is true. What many people are now learning is that enticing them with challenges and activities that work their brain rather than cutting them loose at […]

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Pyotraumatic Dermatitis (Hot Spot) In Dogs

Thursday, October 18th, 2018

When it comes to skin conditions in dogs, one of the most commonly known condition is hotspot. This skin condition can be itchy, painful, and develop in a matter of minutes. It’s medical name is Pyotraumatic Dermatitis, and today we want to give our clients insight on the possible causes and symptoms. Possible Symptoms Persistent […]

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Kidney Disease in Dogs

Tuesday, October 2nd, 2018

Kidneys are important in order to flush bacteria and other various substances out of the body. The excretory system is just as important in dogs as it is in humans, in fact, kidney problems such as kidney disease and kidney failure are unhealthily common in dogs. Signs of Possible Kidney Problems Loss or decreased appetite […]

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Dog Exercise and Activities

Wednesday, September 26th, 2018

Is your dog a little on the heavy side? Your dog’s weight should always be something of concern, and making sure they are maintaining an active lifestyle can benefit them in the long run. The tricky thing is exercising your dog along with juggling your busy schedule.  That is why we have compiled the following […]

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Bark to School Pawty!

Monday, September 10th, 2018

Dogs are children, too! That is why Dog Tired holds their annual Bark To School photo shoot for all the Dogs at Dog Tired: Pet Services!  From nerdy glasses to dapper bowties, your pup is sure to be the best of the bunch!  Have them rock their look by choosing their accessories to match their incredible personality!  […]

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Skin Conditions in Dogs

Tuesday, August 21st, 2018

If there is one thing all dog owners can contest to, it’s the enormous amount of love they have for their pet, and with love comes worry. Worrying about your dog’s health and overall wellness can allow you to become aware of common problems associated with dogs. Just like humans, dogs have a variety of […]

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Does your Dog Come When Called?

Wednesday, August 8th, 2018

Any dog owner can tell you of a time where their dog did not come when called. Perhaps even a time where the pup stared at them in recognition, but did not move. Why is that? Well, it may be that they are not being rewarded with something they enjoy after they come to their […]

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Preparing for Pet Adoption

Wednesday, July 18th, 2018

We encourage the act of pet adoption rather than breeding because of the vast amount of animals in kennels and shelters across the United States. Including those in South Carolina, including our home in Charleston and James Island! If there is a sweet animal waiting for a home, why not take the opportunity and bring […]

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Dog Flu Awareness

Tuesday, July 3rd, 2018

If you have taken your dog to the vet in recent months, they perhaps have mentioned the Dog Flu. Also known as Canine Influenza, the dog flu can rapidly spread through dogs because they have no natural immunity to the strain. At Dog Tired, we want our clients to be aware of causes and preventions […]

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