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Dog Daycares- What to Look For
DAY CARE Sometimes our schedules change and we need some help watching after our dogs. Or, maybe we want to bring some other k-9s into their dialy lives. Here’s our guide to what you should look for before leaving your four-footed family member with strangers.
How to Talk to Your Dog
DOG PSYCHOLOGYCommunication is the first step towards establishing a trusting relationship with your dog. Improper communication can damage the relationship between a person and their dog. Dogs feel confused and anxious when they cannot comprehend why they're being disciplined, commanded, or shepherded around.
Canine Blood Banks: Your Dog's Life Saving Transfusion
HEALTHIf you’ve never had to face the horror of your dog needing a blood transfusion, you may never have given a second thought to canine blood banks.
Introducing Your Dog to a Cat
SOCIALIZATIONIt's easy to do. After you bring one animal into your home, without tremendous amounts of willpower, you may soon find the four-legged residents of your home outnumbering the two-leggers. So how do you make the introductions between your dog and your cat without their fighting, well, like dogs and cats?
Bonding With Your New Puppy
NEW DOG OWNERSDid you ever think about how valuable it might be to your puppy if you bonded with him or her? Bonding allows your dog to develop a special link to you and your family.
Grooming Your Gorgeous Canine
GROOMINGWe all know that you could spend a fortune on grooming your dog, but what grooming tasks are truly important and what ones are not really necessary?
Making Decisions For Your Older Dog
OLDER DOGSYou may find that you must take your dog's age into consideration more often when making certain decisions about the physical care and well being.
Safely Introducing Your Dog to Children
KIDS AND DOGSHere's our guide to keeping everyone safe when you introduce your dog to small children.
Friendly, Energetic, great for families, Labs are still the most popular dog worldwide.
Require plenty of love and attention, Retrievers are highly trainable and make another perfect family pet.
The most popular of the Toy Breeds, Yorkies are playful, hyper, stubborn and noisy so do your homework.
Extremely loyal and affectionate, pit bulls can be aggressive. Thorough research and training is important with this breed.
Obedient, intelligent playful and energetic, Boxers are a wonderful companion for homes with children.
Strong and intelligent, German Sheperds are perfect watchdogs. Need plenty of exercise.
This highly playful and devoted breed gets along well with other pets and despite it's small size makes a great watchdog.
Playful and fun, Doxies can be stubborn, but loyal. A loud bark for their size makes them good watchdogs.
Gentle, affectionate and lively, Shih Tzus are highly adaptable to apartment living.
A dignified yet funny breed, Pugs do well with visitors, children and other pets and love to show off.
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Dog Pregnancy Symptoms
HEALTHIf you suspect your dog might be pregnant, check out part one in this series on pregnant dogs, where we cover pregnant dog symptoms.
HEALTHIn the third article of our dog pregnancy series, we look at the wonderful, but messy, process of bringing newborn puppies into the world.
Separation Anxiety - Helping Your Puppy Cope
PUPPY PSYCHOLOGYCrate training your puppy is an excellent way to manage separation anxiety.
Dog Births on the Way – A Care Guide
DOG HEALTHThe second in a series of articles about dog pregnancy symptoms and care. In this installment we cover how to care for your pregnant dog.
Ten Household Items That Can Poison Your Pet
HEALTHHere are ten common items you should know about as they can seriously harm your dog.
Ten Tips For New Dog Owners
NEW OWNERSTen tips to avoid problems and ensure a happy and successful relationship with your new dog.
Your Dog’s Digestive System
PHYSIOLOGYEver wonder why your dog eats so fast? Or why he eats gross things? Or why he gets sick to his stomach? Or why his waste stinks so bad? Some of these things are normal, some are not.
Indoor Dog Potties
DOG PRODUCTSIt's been a long day at work. You were so busy, you didn't even take time to eat a sandwich, let alone run home to let your dog out. You're on your way home, knowing the poor dog is crossing his or her legs by now, when your car breaks down, delaying you even further. Can't somebody make this easier?
Puppy Potty Training: Housebreaking Time
HOUSEBREAKINGWhen you bring home a new dog, you must be prepared for potty training your dog. He will not know where you expect him or her to go to the bathroom without your help.
Socializing Your New Puppy to Your Older Dog: Kindergarten Revisited
PUPPYHOODIntroducing your new puppy to your existing dog takes time and patience to happen safely, but it's worth the effort.