Lhasa Apsos featured
The Lhasa Apsos looks cuddly and soft from afar, but don’t be fooled. Remember that saying that good things come in small packages? That’s the true definition of a Lhasa Apsos’s ability to guard his family. This dog takes its ...
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Day Trip Packing Tips

Day Trip Packing Tips
You’ve been lucky with sunny days, and the weather man has promised the trend will continue for a few weeks. To enjoy the good weather you plan on a day trip and bring all the family members, including your barking ...
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All About Purebred Dogs

All About Purebred Dogs featured
As far as purebred dogs go, my favorites are Boxers, Rottweillers, and Labradors in no particular order. I just love large breeds so I already own these three, and I hope to one day own a Great Dane or a ...
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taking your dog out to dinner featured
It’s a special day for you and your loved ones- maybe an anniversary, a birthday, or you are celebrating a promotion at work. You then decide to celebrate with a good meal, and feel compelled to take the whole family ...
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Celebrate your dog on National Best Friend featured
I’m about to hit an age where most people feel the need to take stock on what they have achieved so far in their life, and I’m no exception. I decided to dig around the internet to see how others ...
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Dogs Dream too

Dogs dream too
I have very cheerful nephews, and they like to play with their favorite (smile) aunt because they think I’m an old lady, although the age difference is only eight years. One day one of them called me with a hushed ...
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What to do on your dog Due Date
In my younger days, I would get warned not to go near a dog while she was giving birth. I was also told that if I touch the puppies before they turned one week old, they would die. When I ...
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Why dogs eat dirt and how to stop the habit Photo2
Your dog might have engaged in some pretty strange behaviors. Sometimes when he is nauseous he eats grass, and other times he may eat your favorite shoe especially during teething. But that’s not all the strangeness you’ll see yet. Sometimes ...
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Wedding with dogs
You’ve been with your dog for a very long time she’s become a part of your life. Long before your partner came into your life, your dog was all you had for company, and the bond you formed from spending ...
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Taking care of senior dogs
I have brought up my Rottweiler since she was eight weeks. She has become so much part of the family that I just can’t imagine life without her, or how it used to be before she came to us. She ...
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Sleeping with Dogs
So the bond between you and your dog is really tight, and you see no problem having him sleep on the same bed with you. Or maybe it’s one of your kids who loves the family dog so much that ...
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Reasons For and Against Euthanizing
Euthanasia is the act of mercy killing a pet for various reasons. Consider a situation where your pet has cancer. You have done everything in your power to save her, but she only gets better for a while and then ...
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Raw Foods for Dogs

Raw Foods for Dogs
In the wild, canines hunt for game in packs, and eat the meat raw. If you have watched a documentary on wolves or wild dog you can bear witness they look healthy and well fed. In the domestic setup however, ...
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Spring Problems with Dogs
Spring is finally here, and it’s yay! to perfect weather for most people; not as hot as summer and yet not as cold as winter. It’s time to get the nice, colorful dresses out and enjoy the blooms. For dog ...
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Heartworm Awareness Symptoms Causes and Treatment
April is heartworm awareness month and as such we take a deeper look at the disease, its causes, symptoms and treatment. According to the American Heartworm Society, one million dogs in the country have a heartworm infection. The Society also ...
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Territorial Dogs How to Control the Behavior Photo2
Basic training helps tame a territorial dog. If your dog is in the habit of refusing to share or drop a toy, train him with the ‘drop it’ command. Offer a treat, and give it to him when he puts ...
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How to Stop Submissive Urination in DogsPhoto1
Ally is the most handsome dog I have ever met. I say handsome, and I’m aware that’s personification, because he had these huge brown eyes complete with long curved eyebrows that looked like a pro makeup artist had worked hard ...
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Constipation in Dogs- Treatment and ManagementPhoto1
If you suspect your dog is constipated, it is wise to take his temperature. Use a water-based lubricant to make the experience less painful for your dog, and insert the thermometer in his anus. If there is blockage or blood ...
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Facts About Dog Saliva

Facts About Dog Saliva Photo2
Most dog owners like to come home to a cheerful dog, and a lick here or there does not hurt either. But what is the composition of dog saliva, and can getting licked by your dog have a negative impact? ...
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How to Handle a Territorial DogPhoto2
Dogs are territorial in nature, which is a good trait in the wild because the resources found in that territory are crucial to the dog’s survival. In the home the trait is important because the dogs guard our homes and ...
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Dietary Concerns for Specific Diseases in DogsPhoto1
Feeding canine family members is easy for most dog owners. The only consideration most of us make is whether the dog food is recommended for adult dogs or puppies, and we choose appropriately depending on the age of our pets ...
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Constipation in Dogs- Causes and Symptoms Photo2
Just like humans, dogs get constipated. Constipation is defined as the inability to defecate properly. Constipation in dogs is caused by several factors, such as swallowing an obstructive object e.g. a bone, hair, or grass. The object(s) is not digested, ...
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How to Deal with a Dog Who is Mourning Photo1
Dogs, just like human beings, experience grief. This may be due to the loss of a loved person or the loss of another dog. I once saw my yellow Lab get depressed after she lost her puppy. We tried everything ...
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A Furry Friend in Grief is a Friend Indeed_Photo2
Dogs are recognized by doctors and therapists as comfort animals. Even Florence Nightingale, the pioneer of modern nursing, acknowledged the presence of pets as a source of comfort during difficult times such as long illnesses. The advantage of having a ...
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Factors to Consider when Exercising your Dog in WinterPhoto1
One of the things our dogs need for optimum health is exercise. The exercises can be through playing out in the park, walks or just training in the backyard. However, when the weather is chilly, you have to be extra ...
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How to Protect Children from Dog BitesPhoto1
There are many benefits of introducing dogs to your children, including learning to be responsible for another at an early age. However, dogs can pose danger to children, especially children who are below five years of age. This is because ...
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