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Shealee Norris

Shealee Norris
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Shealee lives in Iowa with her husband and Australian Shepherd named Tex. She's been an animal lover since she was a child. Currently, she enjoys reading and writing about dogs, and spending time with her family and getting involved in all things pets.

8 Ways to Make Your Dog Enjoy Grooming at a Pet...

If you're an owner of long haired, high maintenance or double coated breed, then you know how much of a nightmare it can be...

5 Ways Your Smartphone Addiction Is Negatively Affecting Your Dog

Experts have not been lacking in warning us of the negative health implications of our smartphone addiction. But most of us will not be...

How to Keep Your Dog Warm and Dry This Season

Summer is long over, and it's the cold and rainy season's time. While most pet owners keep their pets indoors, there's no avoiding walking...

13 Reasons Why Dogs End Up in Shelters

More and more people adopt dogs and cats today, but somehow animal shelters are still always full. Did you ever wonder, how come? Why...

What are Designer Dogs?

Designer dogs are the result of two purebred canines that are mated to produce a dog with specific physical qualities. Some of the more...

12 Ways to Help Homeless Pets and Shelters

Are you thinking of ways on how to give back to the world? What about providing some help to animal shelters and saving homeless...

13 Things Dogs Can Sense About You

While science has yet to prove if dogs have truly been gifted with a sixth sense, there's no denying that they are observant creatures....

12 Horrifying Facts About the Lives of Laboratory Dogs

It’s no secret that many companies use animals, specifically dogs, for research and development. Pharmaceutical and cosmetic name brands are especially notorious for doing...

12 Tips for Caring for Newborn Puppies

You never know when you may need the knowledge for care for newborn puppies. In one recent story, a dog whose puppies died before...

How to Improve Your Dog’s Sleep

Getting a good night’s rest can be an impossible task if your dog keeps you up at all hours. Dogs generally sleep more than...

How Much Does It Cost to Groom a Dog in Salons

There are many different places to get dogs groomed, from independent businesses to nationwide companies. Each pet groomer will charge differently for their services,...

Dog Cremation Guide (and how much to cremate a dog would...

Planning for your dog’s cremation is an emotional process, but the more information you have about the choices involved in dog cremation, the more...

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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...

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You might not realize it but we all use a lot of chemically-laced products in our households every day, and many of them might...
50 Best Dog Winter Clothes

The 50 Best Dog Winter Clothes for This Season

Winter is here which means that for many pet parents it’s time to invest in winter wear for dogs. There's an abundance of choices...

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...

9 Most Common Dog Health Issues (How to Prevent and Treat...

Veterinary medicine has made a lot of progress in predicting future health problems in dogs, and veterinarians (and owners) are now much more effective...
Top Picks of Early Black Friday Deals on Dog Supplies (November 9th)

UPDATE: Top Picks of Early Black Friday Deals on Dog Supplies...

This year the famous retail holiday Black Friday falls on 23rd of November, which means that a variety of dog supplies deals are getting...
30 Most Popular Dog Breeds Famous All Over the World

30 Most Popular Dog Breeds Known All Over the World

According to the American Veterinary Medical Association, over 43 million households in the U.S. include at least one dog. Imagine how many dog owners there...
Thanksgiving and Dogs

Thanksgiving with Dogs: 20 Dos and Don’ts for Pet Owners

When guests are coming to town and festivities are planned, it’s important to remember that your dog needs special attention to make his holiday...
8 Tips on How to Pick a Good Dog Kennel If You're Going Away

8 Tips on How to Pick a Good Dog Kennel If...

Are you going on a trip but can't take your pet with you? While there's a ton of dog-friendly hotels, sometimes it's just not possible...

8 Benefits and Uses of Tea Tree Oil for Dogs Backed...

More natural treatments are becoming recognized by the scientific community for their health benefits. Tea tree oil is still often seen as a trend...