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Dog Obesity Awareness Infographic

Dog Obesity Awareness [Infographic]

Dog obesity is a continuously growing epidemic in the United States, and this problem is only becoming worse. The core issue of today's dog obesity issue is because...
The Saga of Pet Ownership

The Saga of Dog Ownership – A First-Hand Account

As far back as I can remember, I had always wanted a dog. Like every kid, I begged and begged until my parents relented....
Waterproof Dog Products That Are Proven to Work

Waterproof Dog Products That Are Proven to Work

When you're buying any kind of waterproof products, naturally you'd expect that it will work seamlessly and you won’t be scrambling to buy a new item the...
The Importance of Cognitively Challenging Your Dog

Sunday’s Recap: The Importance of Cognitively Challenging Your Dog

Each week I read through blog posts and articles about a particular subject. Last week I decided to share some great info with you...
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Why Not to Walk A Dog Without a Leash

We all know that dogs need plenty of exercises, especially if you own a high-energy breed. Going for walks is just one form of...
Use of Cannabis in the US Pet Industry

Cannabis for Dogs and Cats: New Businesses in the US Pet Industry

Growing cannabis, or what we now more commonly referred to as marijuana or weed, is becoming a booming business in the United States, especially...
Should Children Help Train the Family Dog

Expert Interview: Should Children Help Train the Family Dog?

Should children help train the family dog? This is a question that many pet owners ask themselves. Some are nervous that the dog will not...
Future Dog Technology that Every Pet Owner Will Want

What Future Pet Technology Every Dog Owner Will Want?

Dog technology has come a long way in the last few years, and the market doesn't seem to be slowing down. We've seen huge...
Are Dog Grooming Schools Worth It

Are Dog Grooming Schools Worth It?

I could answer this question quite easily, because as a professional dog groomer, this is not the first time I've been asked whether dog...
Dog Ownership and the Nonexistence of Time

Dogs and the Nonexistence of Time

Have you ever met a bloodhound? They are incredibly gentle, intelligent and stubborn creatures, loyal to their human friends, unbelievably tolerant of other animals and...
Post Attack How I Keep My Dog Safe On Walks

How to Keep Your Dogs Safe on Daily Walks

There’s nothing like the fear that stabs your heart when you see your dog get attacked by two other dogs that are three times...
Best Homemade Gifts for Dogs DIY

Let’s Talk: Best Homemade Gifts for Dogs

Last week we discussed Christmas dangers for dogs, and there are more than you'd think. With Christmas less than two weeks away, many pet...

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How Do I Know If My Dog Likes Daycare?

The guilt of leaving your dog home alone is real, especially when you are a working pet parent! You want to always be there for...
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How Do You Check a Dog’s Temperament?

Whether you're looking to adopt a new dog or purchase a puppy, a temperament test can help evaluate the dog's behavior in various situations. These...
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Is Cinnamon Bad for Dogs? Uses, Benefits and Side Effects

We know cinnamon has health benefits for people, but have you ever wondered if it’s safe for your dog to chew on a cinnamon...
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Pros and Cons of Inbreeding Dogs

Anyone that's ever looked for a purebred dog has probably come across articles talking about inbreeding. Inbreeding is the intentional mating together of two closely...
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Eventually, all pups grow up. But the question we all have been asking remains... what is the best age to separate a puppy from its...
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10 Best Dogs for Seniors and How They Benefit the Elderly

Depending on the stage of life you're in, there are certain breeds that will fit you, or someone you know, better. The best dogs for...
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Semi Moist Dog Food: Pros, Cons, Best Brands

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How Can You Tell if a Dog is Aggressive

How can you tell if a dog is aggressive? The barking? The stalker-ish stance? The snarl? Definitely, there are tell-tale signs that the dog across the...
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Dog Dementia Breeds: Are Some Dog Breeds Prone to Dementia?

Many senior dogs will, unfortunately, fall victim to dementia, with the likelihood of diagnosis increasing as the animal ages. While dementia is a well-known and...