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8 Things To Think About Walking Your Dog

Walking your dog should, of course, be at least a daily occurrence, if not twice or more a day. Since we do this so often and have to bring stuff with us on every walk, it’s a good idea to look at

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Why is My Older Dog Peeing in the House & What Can I Do?

What are the possible causes of an dog starting to pee in the house? How does a dog owner determine if the reason his dog is having accidents in the house is because he getting old?

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Separation Anxiety in Dogs: 5 Causes & 5 Treatments

Separation Anxiety is a fear/anxiety-based behavior in dogs. It is a common dog problem that can affect any dog breed at any age. They basically are afraid (anxious to the point of panic) about being left

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Keeping Your Dog Healthy & When To Call A Vet

There is so much you can do at home to keep your dog healthy and when they do fall ill, you can learn to read the signs and decide whether it is time to call a vet. Dog owners are some of the most giving

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What Shall I Feed My New Pup? Getting It Just Right

Introducing a puppy to a new home and giving it the life it deserves is enjoyable and exciting for a family. However, many families stress about purchasing the right food for their new pup so they can

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Could Your Dog Be Allergic To His Dinner? 5 Ideas

Finding the best dog food for allergies or Intolerance will take a bit of time and effort as it is likely to be a process of elimination. 1. Allergy Or Intolerance? It is worth noting that dog allergies

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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

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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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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.

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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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Choosing Between Dog Crates & Kennels? 5 of the Best Reviewed

Although a number of pet owners feel that dog confinement is cruel, the truth is that a kennel or crate gives your dog a sense of security. bemused beagle Like their wild cousins, the wolves, dogs are

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What Is Dog Heat and How Long Is a Female Dog In Heat For?

Whenever we hear of a dog in heat we conjure up images of creatures acting in a very awkward to watch manner. But have you ever wondered about the chemistry that puts into motion the all-important act

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How Often Should You Trim Your Dog’s Nails & What To Do If They Bleed?

Among the most important tasks in dog grooming is trimming their nails. Though often overlooked, trimmed nails make it easier for your dog when she’s walking, running, playing or out exploring. Failure

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Advice for Grooming Your Dog & Equipment To Use

Dog Grooming 101 We go to great expense and effort to make sure our favorite four-legged friends are happy and healthy. The dog grooming industry alone brings in billions of dollars annually thanks to

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How Many Teeth Do Adult Dogs Have & When Do Puppies Lose Baby Teeth?

How Many More Than Us? A fully grown dog has on average about a third more teeth than a human being. By the time the latter reach adulthood, they have 32 permanent teeth – ten less than their furry friends’

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How Often Should You Wash & Bathe Your Dog Per Week?

Dog Washing and Grooming There’s no doubt that among your dog’s least favorite things to do is taking a bath. Unfortunately, grooming is one of those chores you simply can’t avoid, however

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How Long Are Dogs Pregnant For & How Do You Tell If They’re Expecting?

The journey a puppy makes from conception to birth is a fascinating one but it can also come with several challenges like phantom pregnancies and miscarriages. As a pet owner, you need to be vigilant to

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How Many Hours A Day Do Dogs Sleep & How Much Do They Need?

This is a question that many pet guardians grapple with, especially when they notice irregular sleeping patterns in their pet friends. On average adult dogs sleep for 12–14 hours a day, although the

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How To Evaluate Your Dog’s Health

A skill every dog owner needs to know. Learning all you can about dog health is a vital part of being a responsible pet owner. When you learn to handle your dog’s needs, you’ll not only save veterinary

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Dog Allergies, Vaccinations & Popular Hypoallergenic Breeds

Just like humans, pets also suffer from allergies, especially during seasons like spring and summer. This is normally attributed to the dispersal of allergens by the wind which affects the eyes, nose and

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Home Remedies To Get Rid Of Dog Fleas & Ticks

It’s pest season again and you’ve noticed fleas and other insects around your home that are causing some discomfort. If you’re sensitive about using commercial pesticides to get rid of the problem,

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Can A Tough, Durable Dog Toy Ever Be Indestructible?

Wouldn’t you love it if you could buy your dog a toy to last him the entire year and also keep him/her interested in it throughout? If you’re thinking “fat chance of that happening”, we don’t

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