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Rachael Leanny

Rachael Leanny
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Rachael is a writer living in Los Angeles and an alum of UNC Chapel Hill. She has been a pet owner since the age of three and began dog-walking in 2015. Her nine-year-old Pug and best pal, Ellie, is the queen of sassy faces, marathon naps, and begging.

9 Cons of Being a Dog Owner (And Why It’s Still...

Even being the biggest fans of dogs doesn’t mean that owners are blind to some of the drawback of pet ownership. Having a dog...

8 Dangers of Leaving Your Dog Home Alone for Long

Dogs are social animals, but some owners forget to stop and think how important it is for our four-legged friends to be around us....

How to Get Your Dog to Sleep on a Dog Bed

If you enjoy having your pooch sleep together with you on your bed, there's nothing wrong with that. But many dog owners complain about...

Your Dog Doesn’t Like Kids? 5 Things You Can Do

Why don’t some dogs like children? I can reassure you right away, your dog doesn't have a hidden agenda to hate on kids. Aside...

10 Effective Ways to Naturally Boost Your Dog’s Health

There's nothing we want more than a long life and good health for our pet dog. But since animals can't look after their health...

5 Tips on How to Get Dog Pee Out of Mattress

One of the more essential techniques you'll quickly learn as a new puppy owner is how to get dog pee out of mattress. Everyone...

What Not to Feed Your Dogs on Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving is a holiday most famous for the abundance of food and a lot of tasty dishes made for the traditional Thanksgiving dinner. It's...

7 Things That Many Dog Owners Do But Shouldn’t

We all adore our pets, and because we love them so much we sometimes choose to ignore, or don’t notice the ways we negatively...

How to Write a Pet Resume for Landlords

Finding a perfect apartment or house to rent is hard enough as it is. However, if you also have a dog, then the mission...

5 Board Games to Play With Dogs

Activities with your dog don’t have to end with just walks and Frisbee tosses. If your love for board games are equally as strong...

Yes, You Can Call Yourself a “Dog Parent” and Here’s Why

With more people adopting pets in the U.S., and with the demographic crisis in the Western world worsening, an interesting divide between pet owners...

Is Your Dog Faking a Cough? Here’s How to Tell

Have you ever heard of a dog pretending to be sick just to get attention from the owner? Do you notice this behavior in...

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