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The Low Down on the Paleo Diet for Dogs

Interview: The Low Down on the Paleo Diet for Dogs

The current trend in the pet food industry is to follow the trends in the human food industry. As pet owners jump on the...
Benefits of a Dog Backpack Carrier & Why I Love Mine

Benefits of a Dog Backpack Carrier & Why I Love Mine

A dog backpack carrier is a type of rag suck that you sit your little pooch in and carry her in, whether at the front...
Is Anesthesia Safe for My Dog

The Truth: Is Anesthesia Safe for Dogs?

Anesthesia - a common fear of pet owners, but do you need to worry? A lot of dog owners are more concerned about 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...
What is Dogs Trust UK

What is Dogs Trust UK?

I'm an American, but have recently visited the UK and naturally explored their take on dog ownership. I'm now officially an avid supporter of the...
nose work for dogs

The Importance of Nose Work for Dogs and How to Train Them

Everyone knows that dogs have much sharper sense of smell than us humans, but did you know that it's good for them to exercise...
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...
Reasons FOR Adopting Older Preloved Dogs

3 Reasons FOR Adopting Older Preloved Dogs

Many potential dog owners shy away from adopting a senior dog for a variety of reasons. But don't be fooled by the common thought!...
Dog Tear Stains

The Truth About Tear Stains on Dogs

Tear stains are an eye-sore (no pun intended). There's no doubt that they aren't pleasant to look at, but did you know there are also...
Professional Dog Grooming and Being a Pro Dog Groomer

Interview: What’s It Like to Be a Professional Dog Groomer

I never know what kinds of leads I'll get for interviews, but one thing is for sure - they're always with really interesting people. Lisa...
Importance of No-Pull Dog Harnesses and No-Pull Dog Collars

Why No-Pull Dog Harnesses and Collars Are the Safest Choice

It's very common for dogs to pull on their leashes when you walk them. Dog leash pulling is one of the most common behavioral...
How Fighting Dogs Are Trained

How Fighting Dogs Are Trained: The Grim Reality

We know that dog fighting is illegal, but some people still believe that it shouldn’t be. What exactly goes into training fighting canines? Which...

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6 Advanced Dog Tricks for Owners to Teach Their Dogs

6 Advanced Dog Tricks You Have to Try

Teaching your dog tricks is a very interesting experience, where you need to use your creativity and try to think like your pet in...
The Pros and Cons of Fresh Dog Food

The Pros and Cons of Fresh Dog Food

There are many benefits to feeding your pup fresh dog food, but you should carefully consider the downside before you make the switch or...
Dogs with Hair (And Not Fur)

Dogs with Hair (And Not Fur)

The term “hypoallergenic dog” is by now known as a mainstream description of dogs that are less likely to cause allergic reactions in people...
Dog Pyometra - What Owners Must Know

Dog Pyometra: What Owners Must Know

What dog pyometra is, it's a bacterial infection that results in an abscessed, pus-filled uterus that occurs in female dogs that have not been...
Do Dogs Have Blood Types

Do Dogs Have Blood Types? (And Other Related Facts)

Yes - much like the humans, dogs have different blood types. In fact, dogs have even more blood types than humans do. Knowing a...
4 Reasons Why Your Dog’s Stomach is Hard and What to Do

4 Reasons Why Your Dog’s Stomach is Hard and What to...

When your dog’s stomach swells or hardens, there may be a serious cause for concern, or it may just be a case of your...
26 Ways Bad Dog Owners Ruin Pet Ownership for Everyone Else

26 Ways Bad Dog Owners Ruin Pet Ownership for Everyone Else

There are certain individuals who should not have pets because they treat their animals poorly, and in turn, ruin pet ownership for everyone else....

My Dog Has Bumps Under Her Fur: 5 Things This Could...

With different environmental and physical conditions affecting dogs at different times of the year, at different times of their lives, and even times of...
Warts on Dogs - The Complete Guide

Warts on Dogs: The Complete Guide

Finding a lump or bump on your dog is concerning, to say the least, but not all lumps and bumps are created equal. This...
Can Dogs Eat Soy Sauce

Can Dogs Eat Soy Sauce?

Many of us dog owners love to give dogs treats throughout the day for training, good behavior, or to express the love, but many...