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How to Avoid Problems With Dog Bites

Your dog is more than a four-legged friend, he is part of the family. If you have recently adopted a pup or have enjoyed your pet for many years, you know you have a great responsibility in taking care of him. More than that, you must help your dog relate well to other people. When […]

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How to Avoid Behavior Problems With Your Dog

Have you recently brought home a dog to stay, or has your four-footed friend been part of the family for a while? No matter how long you have had your pet, you know the joy of hearing those happy barks when you come home from work and the excitement of going to the park for […]

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Can You Prevent Your Dog From Biting?

Recently, I read a heartbreaking story about a ten-month-old child who was killed after a relative’s dog attacked him. Some of us may hold a sense of mortality, but even so we would like to think we are safe in our own homes. What happened to this family is certainly tragic, and we can argue […]

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Dealing With a Shedding Dog

It’s inevitable if you have a dog in your home: you have to deal with shedding. Depending on the breed of dog and whether or not you keep him outside for lengthy periods of time, the volume and frequency of shedding will vary. Dogs tend to shed their fur in the spring as a means […]

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Pet Allergies and Air Quality

by Lawrence Reaves Although there are many allergies people suffer from that are caused by the consumption of food and drink, there are a lot of allergies that come from allergens that are airborne. These airborne allergens get ingested through a person’s nose and mouth when they breathe and they get an allergic reaction which […]

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Soothing Your Pet’s Fear of the Veterinarian

by Christa O’Conner There aren’t many pets that generally enjoy trips to the veterinary clinic. Barking dogs, crying cats, strange people in lab coats who smell funny can all be strange sensations for your pet. This is especially true of exam rooms where they get hoisted onto a cold, slippery metal table and often get […]

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Three Tips for Having Pets on the Go

Being able to take your beloved pooch or other fur friend with you on holiday can be loads of fun, but you need to keep comfort and convenience in mind when you take your pets on the go. With these three key tips, your holiday will be enjoyable for your pet as well as you. […]

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Coping With the Loss of a Pet

My closest friend had a German Shepherd – the friendliest dog you would ever hope to meet. When I first came to their home, Biscuit was already advanced in years, but still alert. My friend worried about her health and age, and hoped she could make it through his daughter’s college year. Unfortunately, that did […]

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Top 10 Family Dog Breeds

After much discussion – and perhaps a bit of wheedling from the kids – you have decided to bring a dog into the family. Congratulations! The addition of a dog to your home provides much love and happiness and allows you to bond with your family as you learn to care for your furry, four-footed […]

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Names For Black and White Dogs

So you have decided to adopt a dog or puppy and welcome him/her into the family. Congratulations! The addition of new pet is an exciting time for everybody, hopefully you have taken the initiative in learning everything you can about dog care before claiming your new, four-footed friend. When you are confident enough to know […]

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