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5 Amazing Stories Proving How Dogs Help People

Over the centuries, humankind has been reaping the benefits of our relationship with the canine species. When discussing how dogs help people, it's important...
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Expert Interview: What is Dog Psychology?

The Association of Professional Dog Trainers has declared January to be National Train Your Dog Month to highlight the importance of proper socialization and...
Caring for a Diabetic Dog and Tips on Dogs with Diabetes

8 Expert Tips on How to Care for A Diabetic Dog

Last week I shared some great resources with helpful information on super foods for dogs. Feeding your dog top quality nutrition is the best...
Benefits of Raising Your Children with Dogs

The Benefits of Raising Your Children with Dogs

Dog lovers understand many of the benefits of having a canine companion. They lift our spirits and console us when we're feeling sad. Dogs...
Super Foods for Dogs

8 Tips on Super Foods for Dogs from Experts

Your dog's nutrition is the single most important thing that effects his overall health and well being. A better quality diet will have an...
How and When to Vaccinate Your Dog for Dog Health

Sunday’s Recap: When and How to Vaccinate Your Dog

I've been on a canine health kick lately. Last week I researched the benefits and drawbacks of making your own dog food and treats....
Training Dogs with Electronic Collars

Ask a Dog Trainer: Training Dogs with Electronic Shock Collars

Training a dog isn't something to venture into lightly. There are numerous methods of dog training, and every canine responds differently to each one. Finding...
Making Your Own Dog Food and Treats

Sunday’s Recap: Making Your Own Dog Food and Treats

Pet owners take the health of their dogs very seriously. It's up to us to make decisions that will benefit our Fido's overall health...
Christmas DIY Gifts for Dog Lovers

Let’s Talk: Last Minute Christmas DIY Gifts for Dog Lovers

Christmas is only two days away. It seems to sneak up faster and faster every year. If the holiday has caught you off guard...
What Is Doga - Yoga With Dogs

Sunday’s Recap: What Is Doga – Yoga With Dogs?

Last week's Sunday Recap focused on cognitively challenging your pet. It's important to help your dog keep his mind sharp, but you need to...
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...
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 to Get Rid of a Dog: The Right Way

Are you faced with the challenging decision of how to let go of your furry companion? We understand that circumstances change. And even...
Why Are Dogs So Loyal?

Why Are Dogs So Loyal?

One of the best qualities of our canine companions is their unwavering loyalty. Why are dogs so loyal? There are amazing stories about the unmatched loyalty of dogs - dogs that have sat on their owner’s graves, waited patiently for months for their owners to return from war and even stories of dogs walking thousands of miles to reunite with their masters.
Why Do Pets Make Us Happy?

Why Do Pets Make Us Happy?

Nothing beats the feeling of seeing a happy dog or friendly cat come running over to you looking for a pat on the head or a scratch behind the ears. Why do pets make us happy? Pets do a lot more than just keep us company. The unconditional love that they provide us with is priceless and incomparable to any love that we get other humans.

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Are you looking for dog names starting with Z? Well, you're in the right place! Getting a new pup would mean preparing for a new set...
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How Many Dogs Are Too Many?

We've all been there. Pet owners of one dog think, "Maybe I should get one more." Then, once you get the second dog, you'll...
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Can Dogs Get Sick From Humans?

If you have been caring for dogs for quite a while now, you must have known we can get sick from them. Rabies, giardia—name...
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Dandie Dinmont Terrier Breed Profile

Not a lot of people know about this breed, but the Dandie Dinmont Terrier is not something you should ignore when you chance upon...
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Dog Names Starting With Y

Do you plan on getting a pup? Do you have a new furry addition to your family? If you do, you're probably pondering what would...
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Can Dogs Be Blood Donors?

There are many ways to help dogs in need—voluntary work, shelter adoption, feeding the strays... But have you ever thought of donating blood? No, not yours,...
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My Dog Ate a Diaper! Should I Be Worried?

"My dog ate a diaper! What should I do?" If you're a new parent and a dog owner, you should know what they say about...