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Lesley is a journalist and she's been working in the pets and media industry for the past 22 years and have developed a strong understanding of how to run a successful business. She's an accomplished writer, promoter, entrepreneur and pet lover.

17 Herbal Remedies for Dogs

You are probably familiar with the many herbal products and treatments for humans. We discovered several plants and herbs can be used to treat...

Home Remedies for Ticks on Dogs

You don’t have to be a dog owner to understand the problem ticks pose. In fact, it doesn’t take venturing into deep brush or...

How to Start a Dog Grooming Business

Pet market is booming with the dog grooming businesses spreading their roots in every which way. We're seeing more entrepreneurs than ever jumping on...

Hurricane and Pets – What to Do Before, During, and After...

This year, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) expects around 13 to 20 named storms where 6 to 10 can become hurricanes and...

Dognapping and Dog Theft – Statistics, Trends, Breeds & Prevention Tips  

Three months ago, a violent dognapping crime in Hollywood made headlines. A dog walker was shot, and the French dogs owned by famous pop star...

Crate Train Your Dog as a Place to Relax & Retreat

For most dogs, a retreat where they can relax and also not be disturbed is very important. A crate or kennel is a good...

Statistics: Dog Adoption and Purchases

Society lacks information on the correct way to deal with animals, generating frequent mistreatment cases and abandonment of dogs. The relationship of human beings...

12 Ways to Improve Your Dog Business and Beat Out Competitors

Starting a pet related business can be difficult. Not only is it generally a challenge to launch any business venture, but with pet industry...

How to Start a Dog Rescue: The Ultimate Step-by-Step Guide

If you are a dedicated dog lover with a desire to make a difference, then you have probably considered starting your own dog rescue...

Financial Independence and Dog Ownership

The concept of financial independence and retiring early (FIRE) is becoming increasingly popular, and Americans today are saving more than we previously thought. But...

How to Start an Indoor Dog Park

As leash laws have become more restrictive and cities are becoming more and more crowded, many concerned dog owners are using indoor dog parks...

Dog Grooming 101: Becoming a Professional Pet Groomer

A pet groomer’s goal is to enhance the appearance of companion and working pets. Although most pet groomers work primarily with dogs, there are...

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Common Health Problems for Large Breed Dogs

Many affectionately call large and giant breed dogs the world's gentle giants, making loyal and loving companions. A few large and giant breeds are known...
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Why Do Dogs Kick Their Leg When You Scratch Their Belly?

Have you ever wondered why your dog kicks his leg when you scratch that sweet spot under his chin or on his belly? Dogs are funny creatures, and this is one of their most well-known comical traits. Are they ticklish? Is it just a random reflex? I’m sharing the science behind the question of why do dogs kick their leg when you scratch their belly, and the answer might surprise you!
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The Ultimate Dog Show Guide

  A dog show is commonly called a conformation event, intended to evaluate and assess the breeding stock of different dogs. The size of the event...

Does Pet Insurance Cover Dental Care?

How often have you stopped your pet from putting something in its mouth? Our guess is “countless”! Pets tend to explore everything orally—from a new...
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Are you looking for a miniature toy breed that is neither aloof nor clingy to keep you company? Do you want to learn more about...
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English Cocker Spaniel Dog Breed Profile

The English Cocker Spaniel dog breed is an adorable pooch with a charming character and alluring good looks. Learn more about living with this...

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A dream backyard for the dog isn’t about you concocting weird and crazy expensive playgrounds; it’s about working towards addressing the needs and wants...
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5 Embarrassing Dog Health Concerns

As a dog parent, you are going to experience more than a few situations that leave you blushing. Some of these are over no sooner...
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Take a look at the cleaning products underneath your kitchen sink or in your bathroom closet. Read the label. Aside from water, you probably can't pronounce...
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Foamy Dog Poop: Should You Be Worried?

Did you know that you can tell the status of your dog's health through their poop? If you've noticed that your dog is defecating foamy...