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Did Someone Say Doggy Treat? Only The Best Bowls Will Do

Which bowls are best suited to your small dog? With all the different varieties on the market, we have a look at the many options and, more importantly, which treats to put in them!

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4 Accessories for the Pooch That Has Everything!

Beds, harnesses, car seats and toys… How do you choose the best versions for the smaller dog?#1: Small Dog BedsIf you can easily imagine your own Scottie or Chihuahua as the petite star of a canine

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Does My Tail Look Big In This? Fashion For Your Furry Little Friend

Cozy coats to protect against the winter wind chill, measuring your pooch up for a sweater to wear on snowy walks and finding cute costumes for Halloween! Shopping for your dog can be great fun.Coats for

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Is Your Pup Used to Being Home Alone?

At some point in your dog’s life, he is likely to be left at home on his own. If you left Scamp tomorrow for a while, what would be the result? Chewed furniture? Neighbors complaining about barking

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Can Your Dog & Your Baby Really Be BFFs?

Dogs and children can grow up to be great friends. Many of us have very special memories of being with a “best friend” as a child. But unfortunately not all dogs relish the company of a boisterous

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Road Trip! 5 Top Tips for Dog Car Travel

Dogs travel about in cars for all sorts of reasons – to accompany us to work, to get to the park, to go on holiday, to visit friends. Many of these journeys will be short, but we also take our dogs on

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Is My Dog Obese? Get Him On a Doggie Diet!

Obesity among our dog population is estimated at 40%-50%. Many pet owners will show their affection through excess food, table scraps and treats. We obviously love our furry friends and this statistic

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The Great Dog Crate Debate Rages On

Dog owners who have never done any crate training with their dogs may see dog crates as a form of punishment. They’re anything but punishment and should never actually be used to punish your dog. Dog

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The Extraordinary Guide Dog…How Do They Do It?

From 18th Century Paris to the many partnerships between guide dogs and blind handlers today; what is the history of the guide dog and how do they provide the crucial support and companionship that helps

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Natural Remedies to Treat Dog Dandruff

What is Dog Dandruff?Dog dandruff is very similar to dandruff that people get and in most cases is easily treatable. Dandruff is just a pile-up of dead skin cells that the body has shed and because a dog

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How To Choose, Adopt & Train Your Puppy

What To Expect From Those First DaysIt is important in your puppy’s first days that you understand what to expect from your puppy. You have to remember that in these early days that your puppy has no

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4 Ways of Training Your Dog or Puppy For Different Purposes

#1: Potty Training4 Important RulesDog potty training, otherwise known as dog house training or housebreaking a dog, is something many dog owners face with fear and anxiety. The dog training advice you

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Techniques For Training Your Dog On A Leash

Since dog training must be approached within the context of the overall dog-owner-relationship, don’t expect the techniques you’re learning to guarantee perfect performance in your dog unless you correct

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Has Your Dog Brought Fleas In Bed With You?

How Do Dogs Get Fleas?The flea problem: those pesky little bugs have an annoying knack of popping up everywhere. Despite your best efforts of keeping them off your dog, they still somehow manage to get

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How to Raise Your Puppy to be a Balanced Dog

Modify Your Dog’s BehaviorWhile obedience training goes a long way to giving you a well-behaved dog, it doesn’t always solve or prevent all behavior issues. By working on your dog’s behavior

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Can Ticks Kill Dogs & What’s The Best Dog Tick Treatment?

When you spot that one tick on your dog, take it easy. Granted, it’s a problem but not a fatal one to get you all worked up. First, ticks move slowly. Spotting one is easy. If they’re on your dog and

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What Are The Rules Regarding Airline Approved Dog Crates?

Traveling by air has changed a lot over the last two decades. So much so that flying with your four-legged friend is no longer a matter of simply shipping him off as checked luggage in his crate. We have

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What Is Puppy Vaccination Schedule and Cost Of Dog Rabies Vaccine Shots?

During the formative years of your pup’s life, the best gift you can give him is to take care of his physical health by having him vaccinated. While it might seem tedious visiting the vet repeatedly

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Avid Fans of TufToys.com

Because TufToys attracts such a diverse range of doggy fans from all walks of life, we thought we'd treat our human fans to a cross-section of their differing socio-economic backgrounds, breeds and ages.Sharing

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How Color-Blind Are Dogs & Why Does Their Visual Spectrum Differ?

Regardless of what you might have heard, dogs see more than just black, white, and gray and are therefore not colorblind in that sense. However, the color range they are able to perceive is much more limited

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What Can You Do With Your Dog DNA Test? 5 of the Best Reviewed

Admit it. You must have at one point or other been curious about what breeds make up your beloved pup and why he behaves the way he does. You might also have had some concerns that he may be prone to certain

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Are Igloo Dog Houses The Warmest? 5 of the Best Reviewed

During the bitter winter months, it’s always better to be indoors with your dog and the rest of the family.  However, if that’s not possible you can always turn to the next best thing to keep Fido

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