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Amy is a writer who lives with her husband and daughter on the United States Gulf Coast. She has a BA in Behavioral Sciences, and volunteered for shelters through various activities, as well as fostering animals. Amy currently has 3 dogs and 5 cats.

30 Healthiest Dog Breeds That Live the Longest

Ask any dog lover and they'll tell you that the only bad part of owning a pet is that they don't live as long...

25 Most Travel Friendly Dog Breeds

Do you love to travel? Do you have to travel frequently for work? Do you enjoy going on adventures at the drop of a hat? If...

15 Popular Teacup Dog Breeds

Teacup dog breeds are the smallest of the small. People love them because they retain that cute puppy size their whole lives. If you...

7 Tips on How to Be a Successful Dog Walker

Maybe you are a student and need a part-time job. Maybe you just need a little extra income in addition to your main job....

20 Best Short Hair Dog Breeds That are Easy to Groom

Many people prefer short haired dogs because they are easier to groom and bathe. But, when it comes to the best short hair dog breeds, they...

20 World’s Best Toy Dog Breeds

You have decided that a small dog is the best pet for you or your family situation. Are you afraid that you'll get a...

6 Safety Tips for Cutting Dog’s Nails at Home

Is your dog making annoying clicking noises everywhere he walks? Does it seem like he is having pain when walking? It may be time...

6 Must-Know Tips for Making Your Own Homemade Dog Food

The jury is in; fresh food is better for your dog. Not only do pet owners notice a difference in their dogs' overall health and...

5 Tips on How to Reduce Shedding in Dogs

you wake up in the morning and walk to your kitchen. Your dog's hairballs roll by like tumbleweeds from the Western movie you watched...

6 Quick Tips for Puppy-Proofing Your Home

It’s an exciting day. You've adopted and bringing home your new puppy. Regardless of whether your new dog is old or young, there are a...

7 Tips on How to Prepare for Your Dog’s Pregnancy

While it is not as difficult as preparing for your own pregnancy, there are steps that you should take to prepare for your dog’s...

How to Pick the Best Dog for You Based On Your...

You shouldn’t rush into getting a dog. When choosing a pup that is right for you and your environment, there are many things to consider. By...

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Cushing’s Disease in Dogs: Symptoms, Diagnosis and Treatments

If you're not familiar with the condition, the Cushing's Disease in dogs affects the endocrine system of the animal. This condition is most prevalent in...

6 Fruits Dogs Can Eat and Probably Should (According to Scientific...

Not all foods are created equally, and this is especially true for the different kinds of foods that you feed your dog. In human...

20 Dog Breeds With the Strongest Bite Force

One of the factors of dog's strength is the bite force. So do we know what dog breeds have the strongest bite force? Yes,...

Epileptic Seizures in Dogs: Symptoms and Treatments

Epileptic seizures in dogs occur due to electrical storms in different areas of the brain - this can cause a full, or partial seizure...