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Why I Don't Teach "Stay"

Why I Don’t Teach “Stay”

Since the beginning of training dogs, people have used the word stay and shoved an open hand in the face ...
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7 Steps to Becoming the Leader of Your Pack

7 Steps to Becoming the Leader of Your Pack

Becoming the leader of your pack means being able to communicate with, guide, praise, and correct your dog(s) appropriately and ...
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Meet our New Supporter, UVC Disinfect Custom Solutions

Meet our New Supporter, UVC Disinfect Custom Solutions

UVC Disinfect Custom Solutions has a unique way to handle the Coronavirus using UV technology. https://www.uvcdisinfectpro.com/ UV-C is a specific ...
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Can Your Dog Eat Off the Floor? Top Cleanliness Tips for Dog Owners

Can Your Dog Eat Off the Floor? Top Cleanliness Tips for Dog Owners

Would you say that your house is clean? A report by NSF International found that there are far more bacteria ...
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Top Tips for Exercising With Your Rescue Dog

Top Tips for Exercising With Your Rescue Dog

When you bring home your rescue dog, they will need some time to settle in and get to know you ...
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The Best Ways Dog Owners Can Keep Their Cars Clean

The Best Ways Dog Owners Can Keep Their Cars Clean

More than 80% of dog owners take their dog out in the car with them, according to an American Automobile Association survey ...
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How Can Household Mold Affect Your Dog’s Health?

How Can Household Mold Affect Your Dog’s Health?

Mold is considered a very common problem in homes, says the CDC, since it can grow abundantly in any area of the ...
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Top Dog Festivals Across the Globe

Top Dog Festivals Across the Globe

For the millions of dog owners around the world, not being able to take your dog to fun outdoor events ...
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Budget-Friendly Guide to Caring for Your Animal Companion as He Ages

Budget-Friendly Guide to Caring for Your Animal Companion as He Ages

We’d all love for our animal companions to stay young and healthy, but there will come a day when our ...
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3 Signs That "NO" Means Something Else To Your Dog

3 Signs That “NO” Means Something Else To Your Dog

Before we get into things, let us first set the framework of what "no" means to us when we say ...
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Safe Traveling Tips with Your Dog in Your Truck

Safe Traveling Tips with Your Dog in Your Truck

Nearly six in 10 people drive with their dog in the vehicle at least once a month, according to a survey by ...
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Simple Tips For Making Dog Videos Outdoors

Simple Tips For Making Dog Videos Outdoors

Approximately 1.6 million dogs are adopted every year in the United States, the ASPCA reveals. If you’ve adopted a dog into your family, ...
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6 Tips for Teaching Kids How To Interact With Aggressive Dogs

6 Tips for Teaching Kids How To Interact With Aggressive Dogs

Dogs and people are naturally drawn toward one another, but both dogs and kids need to be taught manners around ...
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How To Avoid Injuries While Walking Your Dog

How To Avoid Injuries While Walking Your Dog

Owners should exercise with their dogs, say researchers at Kansas State University, since doing so is an ideal way to fight ...
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Making Sure Your Dog Enjoys Their First Family Vacation

Making Sure Your Dog Enjoys Their First Family Vacation

40% of dog owners take their pet pooch with them when they go on their travels, according to the American Pet Products ...
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Tips & Tricks for Drawing Your Four-Legged Friend

Tips & Tricks for Drawing Your Four-Legged Friend

If you are new parents to an adopted pup and want to create a special work of art dedicated to them for ...
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Introducing Your New Dog To Your Other Family Pets

Introducing Your New Dog To Your Other Family Pets

As many as 84.9 million households own a pet in the U.S. Dogs are the most popular pet for Americans, and it’s not surprising ...
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8 Best Home Upgrades for Pet-Friendly Households

8 Best Home Upgrades for Pet-Friendly Households

As a homeowner with beloved furry family members, you might think the best home upgrade for your pet is a ...
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Keeping Your Pets Safe During a Remodel: 6 Things to Keep in Mind

Keeping Your Pets Safe During a Remodel: 6 Things to Keep in Mind

Remodeling is stressful for us humans. But for our pets, there’s even more stress. They see the unfamiliar faces of ...
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THINGS TO CONSIDER WHEN YOU ARE MOVING WITH A PET

THINGS TO CONSIDER WHEN YOU ARE MOVING WITH A PET

Check Local Ordinances and Bylaws of Your New Community Moving with a pet can be difficult if you don’t do ...
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Thinking About Getting Your Child a Pet? Here’s What You Should Know

Thinking About Getting Your Child a Pet? Here’s What You Should Know

Thinking About Getting Your Child a Pet? Here’s What You Should Know Pet ownership comes with many benefits, not just ...
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Make First-Time Dog Ownership Easier with These Fun and Functional Apps

Make First-Time Dog Ownership Easier with These Fun and Functional Apps

If you have never owned a pet before, you may be surprised by just how much work it really is ...
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Coccidioidomycosis: A Southwestern Hazard

Coccidioidomycosis: A Southwestern Hazard

Valley Fever is an often-devastating fungal infection that can infect dogs who live in (or once traveled through) the American ...
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A Guide to Caring for Your Senior Pet

A Guide to Caring for Your Senior Pet

As any loving pet owner knows, a cat or dog can feel like a member of the family — especially ...
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The Problem With Most Dog Trainers and Training Methods

The Problem With Most Dog Trainers and Training Methods

The dog training world is filled with endless opinions, methods, myths, and wives tales. Time and time again, I am ...
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How pets can help people with Alzheimer’s

How pets can help people with Alzheimer’s

If you are reading this, chances are you’re a pet lover, and what’s not to love about dogs?! The benefits ...
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6 Things Your Dog Needs To Live a Happy and Fulfilled Life

6 Things Your Dog Needs To Live a Happy and Fulfilled Life

Chances are if you have a dog, you truly want to give your dog what they need to live a ...
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Top 5 Reasons Your Dog Doesn't Listen To You

Top 5 Reasons Your Dog Doesn’t Listen To You

If you're like most people, you may have a hard time keeping your dogs attention past the threshold of your ...
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How A Leash Can Solve 90% Of Your Problems

How A Leash Can Solve 90% Of Your Problems

What comes to mind when you think of a leash? If I were a gambling man, I'd bet you're imagining ...
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Why You Should Keep Your Dog Away From Dog Parks

Why You Should Keep Your Dog Away From Dog Parks

Okay, okay... I'm sure the title may ruffle some feathers but hear me out. I have exceptionally valid points coming ...
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5 Things You Do That Promote Bad Behavior From Your Dog

5 Things You Do That Promote Bad Behavior From Your Dog

I get it. You love your dog and I know you are well intended. But dogs speak an entirely different ...
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6 Tips for Vacationing with Your Dog

6 Tips for Vacationing with Your Dog

Dogs are a part of the family, so when you’re headed on vacation, it’s only natural for your dog to ...
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Helpful, Natural Treatments For A Dog’s Fragile Joints

Helpful, Natural Treatments For A Dog’s Fragile Joints

One of the most common maladies to afflict dogs is chronic joint pain, especially in their hips. At least 15 ...
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Do Dogs Make Us Better People?

Do Dogs Make Us Better People?

Dogs make everything better. They’re cute and they make their owners happier, but they aren’t just good companions. If you ...
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Tips for Reducing Home Risks for Your New Dog

Tips for Reducing Home Risks for Your New Dog

If you have just adopted your first dog, then one consideration you should keep in mind, is the safety of ...
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Why Dogs May Be The Best Decision Your Office Makes

Why Dogs May Be The Best Decision Your Office Makes

There are many good reasons why companies like Google, Amazon, and Etsy permit pooches in the office: dogs improve productivity, ...
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Whole Dog Journal

Loose Leash Walking: Training Your Dog Not to Pull

By Nancy Tucker, CPDT-KA As a trainer I can honestly declare that the most common behavior issue I am contacted ...
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How to Ensure Your Dog’s a Good Neighbor

How to Ensure Your Dog’s a Good Neighbor

We all love our pets, but even if your neighbors have a dog of their own, they may not love ...
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Stop Urine Marking in the House

Dealing with a dog who “marks” things in the house with urine can be frustrating, but the behavior can be ...
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Dangerous Things for Your Dog in Your Home

Dangerous Things for Your Dog in Your Home

Did you know that the top reason for a trip to the vets in dogs under the age of two ...
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Throwing An Epic Birthday Party for Your Dog

Throwing An Epic Birthday Party for Your Dog

You have just adopted a dog and a couple of days into the experience, you wonder how you ever lived ...
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Dog-Friendly Features: Tips for House-Hunting Families With a Pet

Dog-Friendly Features: Tips for House-Hunting Families With a Pet

If you have a family, there are plenty of things to consider when buying a new house. Size and location ...
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Adopting A Dog Can Reduce Stress Levels

Adopting A Dog Can Reduce Stress Levels

In a recent study, Gallup found that 80% of Americans consider themselves stressed. While that may be unsurprising given the hustle and ...
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Health Benefits of Snoozing with Your Dog

Health Benefits of Snoozing with Your Dog

Sleeping difficulties are rife in the USA with more than 8 million people struggling to either fall or stay asleep ...
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Common Skin Problems in Rescue Dogs

Common Skin Problems in Rescue Dogs

Canine dermatology textbooks list up to 160 different skin conditions. Given the vast array of possibilities, it can be challenging to ...
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How to stop your dog chewing the furniture

How to stop your dog chewing the furniture

Sustainable Furniture for Your Four-Pawed Friend If you’ve just adopted a dog from A Home 4 Spot, you are probably excited about ...
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Chronic Ear Infections in Canines

Chronic Ear Infections in Canines

Sometimes, just knowing how to clean your dog's ears the old-fashioned way is better than the newest antibiotic. By CJ ...
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Clean Dog, Clean House: Tips for Homeowners

Clean Dog, Clean House: Tips for Homeowners

Studies show that people who own a dog are happier and healthier than those who don’t. Dogs are great companions ...
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How to Protect Your Pup This Winter

How to Protect Your Pup This Winter

If this is your first winter with a rescue dog living in your home, you may not be aware that ...
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This Is How Pet Owners Can Prevent Common Doggie Disasters

This Is How Pet Owners Can Prevent Common Doggie Disasters

Making the decision to own a puppy or dog shouldn't be taken lightly, as it comes with a lot of ...
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Camping With Your Rescue Dog

Camping With Your Rescue Dog

The next time you decide to go for a weekend camping trip, bring your rescue dog along. Getting a rescue ...
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Seniors And Their Medically-Minded Canine Companions

Seniors And Their Medically-Minded Canine Companions

Nobel Prize winner Konrad Lorenz once said: “The bond with a true dog is as lasting as the ties of ...
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Hot Dogs And Water Seem A Natural Pairing But Beware Of The Risks

Hot Dogs And Water Seem A Natural Pairing But Beware Of The Risks

Americans will be swarming to swimming pools and waterways to cool off this spring and summer, with above-normal temperatures predicted for most ...
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The "Pawsomeness" of Dogs

The “Pawsomeness” of Dogs

Dogs are wonderful creatures, which is why almost half of the American population owns at least one canine. Ask most dog owners, ...
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Does Your Newly Adopted Dog Have A Food Allergy?

Does Your Newly Adopted Dog Have A Food Allergy?

Does Your Newly Adopted Dog Have A Food Allergy? A food allergy can be inconvenient and sometimes, even dangerous for ...
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Bringing Your New Dog Home

Bringing Your New Dog Home

Bringing Your New Dog Home Congratulations on your new dog! I’m sure you are excited and can’t wait to bring ...
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How Adopting A Pet Can Transform A Senior’s Life

How Adopting A Pet Can Transform A Senior’s Life

When it comes to caring for a pet who’s been through a lot, all that’s needed is some spare time and lots ...
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Benefits of Pets for Kids – The Essential Guide

Benefits of Pets for Kids – The Essential Guide

We’ve had a love for pets ever since early man first trained wolves to obey commands. You won’t find many ...
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How to Stop Spot from Chewing on the Woodwork

How to Stop Spot from Chewing on the Woodwork

If you have just brought home a rescue dog, you are probably well aware of the wonderful changes he has ...
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The Ultimate Guide to Traveling with Pets

The Ultimate Guide to Traveling with Pets

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How to Help a New Pet Feel at Home

How to Help a New Pet Feel at Home

Welcoming a new pet is an exciting and somewhat stressful time, especially for first-time pet owners. Of course, you know ...
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CONSIDERING A PET SITTER?

CONSIDERING A PET SITTER?

Are you hesitant about planning a vacation because of your dog? Are you stopped by images of your cherished family ...
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Multiple Brands of Pig Ears Recalled Due to Salmonella

Multiple Brands of Pig Ears Recalled Due to Salmonella

March 20, 2017 — EuroCan Manufacturing is voluntarily recalling one lot of its Barnsdale Farms, HoundsTooth and Mac’s Choice pig ...
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FOOD RECALL-BLUE Divine Delights 3.5 oz. cups and BLUE Wilderness Trail Trays 3.5 oz. cups.

FOOD RECALL-BLUE Divine Delights 3.5 oz. cups and BLUE Wilderness Trail Trays 3.5 oz. cups.

Blue Buffalo has issued a voluntary market withdrawal of 17 varieties of BLUE Divine Delights 3.5 oz. cups and BLUE Wilderness ...
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BE SPECIAL: ADOPT A DOG WITH SPECIAL NEEDS

BE SPECIAL: ADOPT A DOG WITH SPECIAL NEEDS

Their bodies may be imperfect, but their spirit remains intact. So it is said about the special needs dog. Although ...
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A Year of Rescue Resolutions for YOU!

A Year of Rescue Resolutions for YOU!

Have you thought of adding some new and different resolutions to your traditional New Year’s list? Have you ever thought ...
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HOLIDAY HOOPLA AND HEALTH HAZARDS

With the holidays approaching, it’s time to think not only about celebrating, but also about dog safety. To ensure that ...
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November is Adopt – a- Senior Month

Psst! Spread the word. Now is the time. Time to brighten the darkening days of November. Time to warm the ...
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A Dog Safe Halloween is a Happy Halloween

A Dog Safe Halloween is a Happy Halloween

It’s that time again. For goblins and ghosts, pumpkins and pranks, and things that go bump in the night. But ...
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Chewwing

Is Chewing a Problem at your House???

Try: BENGAY. To train your dog to stop chewing on a specific object, coat the object with a dab of ...
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ShowerCaps

Worried about Soap getting in your Dog’s Eyes during Bath Time??

Use Shower Caps While In The Bathtub To Prevent Water and Soap From Getting Into Eyes and Ears! ...
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