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5 Things Owners Wish They Knew Before Adopting a Dog

Some owners admit that they've jumped at the opportunity of adopting a dog without doing much research into what taking care of an animal...

Should You Take Care of Someone Else’s Dog? 4 Things to...

For anyone who loves dogs, taking care of someone else's pet may sound like a great idea at first. However, there are several things...

13 Reasons Why Owners Abandon Their Dogs

Having to abandon an animal is a decision that is often traumatic to the owner and the pet, but is avoidable in most cases....

Are You Really Ready to Bring a Dog Home?

The idea of bringing home a “new” dog is thrilling to all dog lovers. The notion is so enticing, in fact, that we often...

TOP #96: What Are the Responsibilities of Dog Foster Parents?

In this podcast episode we talk with Sarah Brasky on everything related to fostering a dog and what responsibilities to expect as a foster pet parent.

TOP #84: Is Owning a Dog Right for You?

Samantha and Noora Keskievari of One Mind Dogs discuss what it takes to care for a dog and what responsible pet ownership actually means.

TOP #76: How to Adopt from the ASPCA and How to...

In this podcast episode, I'm talk with Rena of ASPCA about what it's like working at this non-profit organization, the adoption process and what you can do to help them if you can't adopt a pet.

A Dog for Personal Protection: 6 Things You Must Consider First

We adopt dogs for many reasons: we may want companionship, a jogging partner, or someone else to take care of; we may be looking...

Homesteading for Dog Owners

Since people are becoming more aware of the harmful effects of mass production of meat and dairy, some of them are leaving behind the...

The Complete Guide to Owning a Deaf Dog

If you have never owned a deaf dog before, you may find the concept daunting. But the truth is that with a few tweaks...

6 Ways to Tell If You and Your Adopted Dog Are...

If you’re planning to adopt a dog, here are a few tips that will help you detect if you’re perfect for each other. Adopting a...

Ready for Dog No. 3? Signs It’s Time to Welcome Another...

Do you have a dog fever? Are you considering adopting a third dog but worry that it can be a handful? Sometimes, it feels...

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