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Essential Resources for Dog Owners with Kids

21 Helpful Resources for Dog Owners with Kids

As dog owners and parents we have a responsibility to care for and nurture our children and dogs in a safe environment. Dogs and...
Adopting Emotional Support Dog - How to Do It Correctly

Adopting Emotional Support Dog: How to Do It Correctly

Not everyone really understands what an emotional support dog is. Many are aware that emotional support dogs exist, but they can’t really differentiate between...
Rescuing a Dog From a Shelter

13 Helpful Tips for Rescuing a Dog from a Shelter

Adopting a dog from a shelter is not as simple as you might think. A lot of things could easily go wrong in the process,...
How to Avoid Puppy Adoption Scams

How Not to Get Scammed Adopting a Puppy

Adopting a dog instead of buying one from a breeder is a commendable thing. But not everybody goes to a local shelter or adoption...
How to Find a Reputable Dog Breeder Locally

How to Find and Identify a Reputable Breeder

We believe in adopting shelter dogs, but some families prefer to purchase their puppies from breeders. In these circumstances, it’s important to support reputable...
Seeing Eye Dog Adoption

Seeing Eye Dog Adoption: Everything You Must Know First

Seeing eye dogs are the elite of the canine world - bred and trained to give independence to the blind and visually impaired. While many...
Best Animal Shelters

30 Dedicated Animal Shelters That Make America Proud

Animal shelters are the unsung heroes of our modern Western society. Anyone who’s traveled around the world a bit more extensively has been to...
Getting A Service Dog

5 Things to Remember Before Getting a Service Dog

Have you been considering life with a service dog? There are things to consider when deciding if a service dog is right for you...
Reasons Why Kids Need a Dog

12 Reasons Why Your Child Needs a Dog

Having a dog as a pet, should have a positive impact for the whole family, especially for the children. A family dog can grow...
Is a Rescue Dog Right for Youvideo

TOP #42: Is a Rescue Dog Right For You?

Have you been considering adopting a rescue dog? Before you do, listen to what author Suzanne Lane has to say about adopting rescue animals from shelters.
How Kids and Dogs Help Each Othervideo

TOP #34: How Kids and Dogs Help Each Other

There are still debates going on: is it a good idea to raise kids with dogs? Child therapist Dr Dean gives us some advice in today's podcast interview.
Important First Time Dog Owner Tips

11 Important First Time Dog Owner Tips for Future Adopters

Having a dog is an experience few can resist. From just a companion to a service dog, there are plenty of options for you...

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