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How To Keep Your Dog Safe, Healthy, And Happy During The Summer

Summer and more so heat can cause a whole raft of health concerns for dogs, so keeping them cool is important. Here are some great ways to do so. Never leave your dog sitting in your car when it is hot outside. The importance of this tip…
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Dealing With Pet Hair on Floors, Clothes, and More

As an owner of a border collie, I can tell you quite a bit about pet hair. It is everywhere. On my couch, in the carpet, and even on my clothes. And since I don't think he'd be too happy being fully shaven, I've got to deal with the problem…
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Can Dogs and Fish Co-Exist in Your Home?

We all know the old adage about cats and dogs, but does it apply to fish? That's a tricky question. But the answer is in most cases, yes. Dogs are social animals and have long been known to co-habitate with other pets in the home (even cats).…
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Exercising Your Dog

Why it Matters As a human, you usually think of exercise as something you do at a health club or in your home gym to keep in shape. This is a very narrow definition of exercise when compared to how its practiced by dogs.  The way dogs exercise…
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How to Choose a Dog Bed

When shopping for a bed for your dog, there are several factors to consider in order to ensure your pup's comfort and enjoyment. As opposed to human beds, dog beds come in a variety of shapes, styles, and sizes. Your dog spends the majority…
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7 Best Dog Friendly Cities to Live

When you're looking to find greener pastures in another city, one of the qualifications should be how your dog will enjoy the experience. Some cities can be friendly to dog owners while others downright cruel. You want a mix of friendly dog…
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Finding the Right Dog Walker

The best way to keep your dog's spirits up and ensure a long and healthy life is to provide regular walking and feeding to your dog. However, busy dog owners know that a demanding work and social schedule can sometimes conflict with your dog's…
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To Crate or Not to Crate?

All About Crating Dog crating can be a difficult idea for dog owners. Based on appearances alone, crating can seem almost cruel. However, professional dog trainers and veterinarians do recommend crating for certain dogs and in certain scenarios,…
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Dog Safety with Toys and Clothes

Any dog owner knows that one of the simple facts of life for dogs is that they love toys, and they'll be more than happy to turn everyday objects, such as shoes and remote controls, into toys should the need arise. Shopping for dog toys seems…
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Choosing the Right Groomer

Grooming is an important way to keep your dog happy, healthy, and comfortable. As such, you should be on the lookout for excellent service from a reputable doggie salon – you wouldn't trust your own hair to just anyone with a pair of shears,…
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Dogs and Urban Living

Go out to any city park and you’re likely to see a wide range of dogs being walked or exercised by their owners. Apartment living has special demands for both dogs and their owners, and it is wise to research particular breeds, talk to a veterinarian,…
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How to Deal with Bad Dog Behavior

When your dog exhibits bad behavior, the possible causes are numerous and you should not hesitate to have your dog examined by a professional trainer and a veterinarian. However, it is important for you, the owner, to assess, understand, and…
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Choosing the Right Collar for Your Dog

What Type of Collar or Harness is Best For Your Dog? Dog collars and harnesses come in a variety of styles to fit just about any type of dog and training need. Choosing a collar or harness for your dog can be difficult, but it doesn't have…