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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.

Homesteading for Dog Owners

Since people are becoming more aware of the harmful effects of mass production of meat and dairy, some of them are leaving behind the...

Indoors vs Outdoors: Where Your Dog Belongs and Why

While most dogs in the western society are considered pets to be kept indoors in general, the issue of indoors vs outdoors can still...

What to Do If Your Dog Has Dry Nose

A healthy dog's nose is naturally moist and cold but does a dry nose mean that your pet is sick? There are many factors that...

Holidays Gift Guide for Dog Owners

The holiday season is at the door and that means that it is time to get your gift shopping started. Buying a gift for...

How to Keep a Dog Safe and Calm During Grooming and...

Prevent your anxious dog from having a traumatic experience when he’s getting cleaned and groomed by following the below suggestions. Regular grooming and over cleanliness...

What Causes Dogs to Pant Excessively?

A dog’s heavy panting isn’t always a medical emergency; however, you should know how to check whether it's something that needs your attention and...

5 Raw Food Diet Trends and How Pet Owners Raw-Feed Their...

Despite health warnings and issues about raw meat feeding, there's a growing consumer interest, particularly among pet owners, for raw dog food diet. With constant...

10 of the Cutest Dog Thanksgiving Cards

Showing appreciation for your family and friends is what Thanksgiving is all about, and one of the most popular ways to show affection to...

25 Delicious Homemade Thanksgiving Dinner Recipes for Dogs

Not everything on your Thanksgiving table is safe to feed to your dog. Added sugar, fat, and other ingredients that may not be good...

Senior Dog Adoption: Should You Be Worried?

Adopting a dog is rarely a decision to be made lightly because it means taking on a great responsibility of caring for another being....

How to Make a Dog Crate Look Like Furniture

A dog crate can be a beneficial and even a necessary tool for pet owners. However, most dog crates aren’t very attractive or at...

How Social Media Helps to Adopt Dogs

Did you know that the number one cause of death among healthy dogs and cats in the U.S. is euthanasia? The sad truth is,...

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