Ways to Keep Your Dog Healthy

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Accepting the rewarding role of pet guardian brings with it many responsibilities. "Most people don't realize how life can change when your dog becomes ill," said Nikki Moustaki, dog trainer and pet expert. Stay on top of your pup's health and address medical issues as they arise.

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