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Choosing the Right Puppy

Puppies certainly know how to draw in the crowds. People immediately fall in love with their cute little faces, soft fur and playful ways, making it all too easy for the potential owner to select the wrong companion. You must, therefore, be more objective when choosing a puppy, by considering your environment, lifestyle, other family […]

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Puppies: Playful and Aggressive Biting

Is your puppy biting you and other members of your family? Are you at your wit’s end trying to figure out how to teach him not to bite? Whether the biting is playful or aggressive, this behavior must be stopped, now. Here’s how. If puppy is allowed to continue biting while he is young, he […]

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Raising an Obedient Puppy, Tips and Techniques for Training Your New Best Friend

From preventing to disciplining inappropriate behaviors and every aspect in-between, this article holds helpful tips and techniques to aid all puppy owners in successfully training the newest member of their family. Whether you’re the proud first time parent of a brand new puppy or a veteran dog owner just beginning life with a new best […]

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How to Clip your Dog Toenails

Clipping your dog’s toenails is a very important (and often overlooked) aspect of your pet’s health care. While many veterinarians will clip toenails when they do check-ups or vaccinations, it is far better to learn how to maintain your dog’s toenails at home. Not only will this prevent your pet from scratching you, but it […]

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What is Your Dog Breed?

After work one summer afternoon, I returned home to hear squeals from the house next door. Soon enough, the lady of the house walked out with a bundle in her arms, blackface with black inquisitive eyes, a puppy! And a German shepherd purebred, at that. I had always loved dogs, but staying in a middle-sized […]

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Fighting Fleas The Frugal Way!

There are so many wonderful products available to treat fleas on your pets…a few drops on the back of the neck gives you excellent flea protection for ninety days. But for many of us, our homes aren’t so lucky, especially if you live close to a wooded area!  The fleas get in your house, lay […]

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Train Your Dog With Respect

Proper training of your dog should begin when he is a puppy. The first four months of a dog’s life are very important in the training of your dog. This is when they learn behaviors that they will practice in the future. Socializing your dog is one of the most important things you can do […]

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The Different Breeds of Dogs

The American Kennel Club recognizes 150 different dog breeds. There are seven different groups in which the dog can belong. They are assigned to one of the groups based on what the breed of dog was originally developed for. There is also a miscellaneous group if the dog doesn’t fit into one of the seven. […]

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You and Your Dog: Living in Harmony

This article will teach you how to live in harmony with your dog. It covers, “Learning Your Dog’s Body Language,” “Obedience Train Your Dog,” “Research the Breed,” “Leash Laws,” “Socializing,” and more. Are you new to dog ownership? Have you owned dogs previously but are having problems or a personality conflict with your present dog? […]

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The Chinese Crested: A Cute Little Dog who Needs a Big SPF!

Are you thinking about adopting a small dog, but concerned about shedding, or the hassle of grooming a long haired dog? You might want to consider the unusual charm of the Chinese Crested. Standing only one foot tall, and weighing about ten pounds, the Chinese Crested really stands out from other breeds because many of […]