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Shelly Graves

Shelly Graves
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Shelly 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.

9 Popular Black Dog Breeds

A shiny black coat, whether short or fluffy, is an eye-catching trait for dogs. The way their dark eyes blend in with their coat...

Bluetick Coonhound Breed: Everything You Need To Know

The state dog of Tennessee, the Bluetick Coonhound has a lot to offer as a pet, especially for owners who are avid hunters. Their...

Is Citronella Safe for Dogs? And What Else Owners Must Know

If you live in an area prone to mosquitoes, you know what a nuisance they can be. But mosquitos can be more than just...

How Much Does a Dog Walker Cost? Everything You Need to...

Exercising your dog is important for their physical and mental health and the best way to do that is to take them on walks....

Can Dogs Have Sleep Apnea and What to Do About It?

Watching your pooch while he dreams is one of the most satisfying experiences in life. It’s just so adorable when they twitch their paws,...

Best Places Single Dog-Owners to Meet a Better Half

Love is unpredictable and while opposites may attract in many ways when it comes to dogs, it’s important to find someone who’s just as...

Most Common Allergies In Dogs

It may seem odd but allergies are more common than you think in our canine best friends. Rashes, excessive scratching, sneezing, runny eyes, shaking...

9 Big Dog Breeds That Don’t Shed

Quite possibly one of the first questions people ask when researching a dog breed is, “But does it shed?” While dogs that shed can...

My Dog Has to Sleep Touching Me: Why and What to...

Many dogs like to curl up against their owners and sleep with them. This behavior is quite common and not a problem if it...

5 Best Air Purifiers for Dog Hair

According to statistics, around 68% of households in the US have a pet, with 90 million dogs in those households. That’s a lot of...

10 Best Multivitamin Supplements for Dogs

There is a wide variety of vitamins designed to support one specific part of your dog’s body and health, but if you are looking...

13 Great Books for Homemade Dog Food Beginners

If you’re like me, you like having a book to hold in the kitchen. Videos and websites are great, but when I am working...

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4 Top K9 Dog Breeds

Dogs have always played an important role in law enforcement. Today, K9 Dog Breeds, are trained for a range of tasks and given jobs...

Dog Breeds With Curly Tails

There are certain things that people find especially endearing among certain dogs. Some people like the glossy look of a short-haired dog. Others like...
Tito’s Handmade Vodka Shows Their Love for Dogs

Tito’s Handmade Vodka Shows Their Love for Dogs

When most people think of vodka, dogs are among the last things that come to mind, but Tito’s Handmade Vodka is an exception to...
Italian Dog Breeds

4 Most Popular Italian Dog Breeds

Italy is well loved for their fashion sense, food and wine. But perhaps what is not so apparent is their assortment of unique Italian...
Irish Dog Breeds

Most Popular Irish Dog Breeds

There are no docile Irish dog breeds, they are all highly intelligent and reared to outwit livestock or prey and endure the severe Irish...
Healthiest Dog Breeds

17 of the Healthiest Dog Breeds [2020]

Dogs are perhaps the best animal companions humans have ever known. Who wouldn’t want such a special friend to live with us longer? Some...
13 Best Hunting Dogs

13 Best Hunting Dogs You Should Know About

Humans and canines have been hunting together for a long time, probably ever since dogs were first domesticated. Hunting dogs share some common characteristics,...
Seventeen of the Healthiest Medium and Small Dog Breeds

Seventeen of the Healthiest Medium and Small Dog Breeds

Dogs are perhaps the best animal companions humans have ever known. Who wouldn’t want such a special friend to live with us longer? Some...

10 Surprisingly Dangerous Dog Breeds if Not Trained Properly

When shopping around for a new pet, it is only natural to want to avoid dangerous dog breeds. Even if not looking for a...

13 Best Dog Food Brands in Canada

According to a recent survey, approximately 35% of Canadians have a dog in their home. Over 50% of those dogs have no health issues...