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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.

Dogs and Vitamins: What to Give and What to Avoid

Giving dogs vitamins is a highly debatable subject for many pet owners, and they aren't the only ones - veterinarians are also divided on...

5 Tips to Naturally Help Dogs with Anxiety

It’s tough to deal with a dog that has severe anxiety issues but it happens even to the best of our pets. Thankfully, there...

Mindfulness for Dog Owners

Getting a dog is not like buying a piece of furniture for your living room; once you bring them home, you take on a...

What to Do If Your Dog Pulled a Muscle

Dogs are highly active animals, and their skeleton and muscles are subject to considerable stress. Muscle injuries usually arise as a result of sudden...

7 Dog Birthday Ideas

Sometimes we look back, and it seems like just yesterday we brought our furry friend home to stay for good. While time is flying...

10 Reasons Your Dog Barks

A dog barking is just as natural as a child learning to talk and as with any form of communication, it crops up for...

10 Most Addictive Free Online Dog Games

When you can't get enough dogs in real life, what's better than to play with them in online games? There's a number of free...

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...

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