Author Archives: Rachel Velarde

7 Habits of Inspiring Dog Parents

Dip'n Dogs Owner Rachel, her husband and their two dogs, Lola & Leo Yes, we are crazy dog parents to the fullest-in a good way! You know, the ones that are obsessed with their dogs and love to talk about dogs, and schedule their lives around their dogs, have careers catered to dogs, dream about…

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Hemp Oil for Pain Management in Dogs

CBD for Pain Management in Dogs In the last couple of years the popularity of cannabidiol (CBD) has exploded in popularity for dog owners seeking to manage pain, anxiety, inflammation, panic and many other mental and physical health concerns for their pets. CBD is often deemed by some as a miracle supplement, capable of curing nearly…

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Why Having a Dog is Good for Your Health!

Dogs not only bring joy to our lives, but current research finds that having a dog is good for our health and overall well-being. There are constant studies analyzing the human/dog bond and provided below are many reasons and explanations as to why canines are essential for our lives! Physical Exercise Increases The older we…

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How To Protect Your Dog from Fleas & Ticks

Summer is almost here and along with the rising temperatures comes the rise in fleas and ticks. Keeping your dog safe is of the utmost priority during these especially warm months because of the potential threat of these pests! Here in Florida, flea and tick season takes place all year round, however the risk of…

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Foods To Never Feed Your Dog

It can be quite difficult to say no to your precious pup, especially when they give you the puppy dog stare and silent begging body language. But, you may be doing your dog a huge favor and possibly saving their life. Many people are unaware of foods that are not safe or even toxic for…

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Certified vs. Trained-Who is Really Swimming Your Dog?

Some of our hydrotherapy clients we've swam and currently swim CERTIFIED Canine Hydrotherapy or Not? The other day, a friend of mine was telling me how a couple years ago she had hired a canine hydrotherapist to work with her dog. Sophie, a beagle mix, was older, had severe arthritis and didn’t want to move…

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Benefits of Tumeric for Your Dog

Why Dog Owners Should Be Giving Their Dog This “Golden Spice” Everyday What if I told you that a little spice (which is probably sitting in your kitchen cabinet) could make a major difference in your dog’s health and lifespan? It may sound unrealistic, but current research shows that it is true! Turmeric (the spice used…

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Natural Solutions to Pet Allergy Symptoms

Why Do Pets Have Allergies? When the warm weather approaches and the trees start to bloom and the grass starts to grow, spring and summer seasons are not too far behind. But with this new season of growth and blooming, too comes the pollen and worsening of allergy symptoms. For those who suffer from seasonal…

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All About Dogs: 50 Fun Facts

Canine Hydrotherapy Orlando, FL | Hydrotherapy for Dogs in Orlando You can lower your blood pressure just by petting your dog!The United States has the highest pet dog population in the world. Approximately 75.8 million in fact.In a study done by scholars at the University of California, it was found that dogs can get jealous if…

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Dog Bloat: Causes, Signs & Symptoms

Have you heard of bloat? If you’ve got a dog at home, this disease is something you should learn about. In humans, bloat, also known as gastric dilatation-volvulus (GDV) complex, is pretty harmless. For dogs though, this disease can be extremely dangerous and life threatening. It is important to take the time to educate yourself…

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