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Practical Tips to Help Protect You and Your Dog During Snake Season

Practical Tips to Help Protect You and Your Dog During Snake Season

drandlov February 17, 2017 0

Image: Snake on a trail ThinkstockPhotos-494895062 Fall is baby snake season, meaning there’s a greater chance that you — and your dog — will come across an adult or baby snake. Now, you don’t

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Small Dog Basics: Everyday Issues for People With Small Breeds

Small Dog Basics: Everyday Issues for People With Small Breeds

drandlov February 16, 2017 0

Image: Pug and Chihuahua ThinkstockPhotos-200269619-001 335 I never thought of myself as a small-dog person. When I was growing up, I much preferred my dad’s German Shepherds to my stepmom’s Toy Poodles. The first

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Tips For A Successful Cocker Spaniel Obedience Training

Tips For A Successful Cocker Spaniel Obedience Training

Staff February 15, 2017 0

This breed is not only known for its beauty which is evident by its glorious fur, but it is also popular for its gentle temperament. But as with any new dog, she will need

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Teach Your Dog to Wave Hello

Teach Your Dog to Wave Hello

drandlov February 15, 2017 0

Image: dog waving paw ThinkstockPhotos-144219621 335 There’s nothing better than being greeted by a friendly canine. But not everyone is comfortable being approached by a new dog, and not every dog wants to get

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Help! My Family Disagrees About Dog Training

Help! My Family Disagrees About Dog Training

drandlov February 14, 2017 0

Image: dog sitting on command ThinkstockPhotos-491292168 335 My family and I are at odds about how to train our dog. I’ve been trying to use praise and rewards, but everyone else is convinced that

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Thanksgiving Dinner With Pets: Our Top 5 Tips

Thanksgiving Dinner With Pets: Our Top 5 Tips

drandlov February 13, 2017 0

Hosting Thanksgiving dinner as a pet owner can come with its own unique set of concerns: How do I keep the dog from swiping the turkey off the counter before it’s served? Will allergic

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Help Your Pet Manage His Holiday Stress

Help Your Pet Manage His Holiday Stress

drandlov February 12, 2017 0

Image: cat and christmas tree ThinkstockPhotos-507370754 335 I know you’re getting excited about the holidays — I certainly am! — but our pets don’t always share our joy. For shy, reserved animals, the influx

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Help! My Dog Is a Serial Humper

Help! My Dog Is a Serial Humper

drandlov February 11, 2017 0

Image: dog humping a dog ThinkstockPhotos-526293032 My dog is a serial humper. When I take him to the dog park or to doggy daycare, the other owners complain about him mounting their dogs. They

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How to Choose the Right Leash for Your Dog

How to Choose the Right Leash for Your Dog

drandlov February 10, 2017 0

Image: puppy on leash ThinkstockPhotos-624643072 335 Whether you’re buying your new dog a leash for the first time or replacing an older leash with something more up to date, the options can seem overwhelming.

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Advice for Adding a Second Dog to Your Family

Advice for Adding a Second Dog to Your Family

drandlov February 9, 2017 0

Adding a second canine to your single-dog home is not a decision to be made on the fly — there’s more to it than just buying another leash and doubling up on the dog

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