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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.

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...

8 Signs of Aging in Senior Dogs

Old dogs require extra care and attention, but spotting signs of an aging dog whose health is deteriorating can sometimes be difficult. Like humans, the signs...

15 Mind-Blowing Facts About Pet Homelessness

Al Ritch found the senior dog Oolu lost and abandoned in a busy shipping port in Los Angeles. He gave her the name Oolu...

15 Ways to Entertain Dogs Indoors

Dogs are fine with living both indoors and outdoors, but majority prefer the outside to staying at home in most cases. They like to...

10 Tips on How to Keep Dogs Cool Outside

Summer is upon us and that means continuously rising temperatures. And while some of us may be inclined to retreat into the cool indoors...

12 Reasons Why Senior Dogs Are Better Than Puppies

Think puppies are better and more fun? Most people do. But there are a ton of advantages to rescuing and caring for senior dogs,...

12 Great Ideas for Your Dog Bucket List

We often create a bucket list of things we wish to do, experience and accomplish "before we die," but that doesn't have to be...

21 Best Dog Parks in San Diego, CA

Whether you live in the city or in the suburbs, it is often a challenge to find a great place where you can freely...

6 Tips to Keep Your Dog Secure in a Car

Whether you are planning a car trip with your pooch or simply going grocery shopping around the block, securing your dog in a car...

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....

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