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What Age Can You Board a Puppy?

What Age Can You Board a Puppy?

If you need someone to care for a young dog while you are away on vacation or during a family emergency, you may be wondering at what age can you board a puppy?  Puppy boarding can be a great...

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Crate Training Tips For Your Rescue Dog

Crate Training Tips For Your Rescue Dog

There’s a lot being said about the state of the world these days. There’s a lot of saber-rattling going on.  But that noise is for the politicians, plotters, and attention-cravers out there.  None...

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Tips on the Proper Uses of Dog Crates

Tips on the Proper Uses of Dog Crates

Some people think that dog crates should not be used—that making a dog use a crate is mean, uncaring, or lazy.  That may be true of insensitive or clueless dog owners and cruel puppy farms, but...

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A Dog Crate—Why You Need to Use One

A Dog Crate—Why You Need to Use One

Let’s be clear about this. A dog crate is not a place of punishment for a misbehaving puppy.  It should not be used as a doggie jail. A dog crate is not a “crutch” to be used by dog owners who...

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Puppy Potty Training Your Rescue Dog

Puppy Potty Training Your Rescue Dog

Congratulations, you got a new rescue puppy.  Nice.  Sweet.  Good for you and good for the cute puppy.  But, you ask with eager eyes and a confused face, “Now What?” Let the...

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10 Christmas Gifts for the Dog

10 Christmas Gifts for the Dog

Christmas is the most joyous time of the year, celebrated by the whole family - and yes, that includes your furry friend. It can also be a stressful time, trying to think up and find the best...

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Puppy Party Ideas to Make Your Dog Smile

Puppy Party Ideas to Make Your Dog Smile

Most people love a good party, made up of themes, decorations, food, and games. As animal lovers, little excites us more than seeing our furry family members happy and having a good time. Put the...

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Gifts for Pug Lovers: Our Top Picks

Gifts for Pug Lovers: Our Top Picks

When pugs take up residence in our hearts, they are there forever. If you have someone who loves or owns this breed of dog, then birthdays and the Holidays just got a whole lot easier. We bring you...

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Best Halloween Costumes For Dogs 2021

Best Halloween Costumes For Dogs 2021

Halloween is such a fun time of the year and as very important members of our family, we don't want our pets to miss out. Halloween is all about three main things, dressing up, fun toys, and...

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How Many Hours of Sleep Do Dogs Need?

How Many Hours of Sleep Do Dogs Need?

Are you constantly worried that your dog sleeps too much? Don’t be! We humans get by quite nicely on 6-9 hours of sleep a day but―just in case you didn’t get the memo―dogs are not humans. It’s...

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Do Dogs See In Color?

Do Dogs See In Color?

Let’s be honest, we all want to get inside our pup’s minds, to hear what they hear, to smell what they smell! (Mmmmm maybe not!) But we do want to know what they see and therefore one of the most...

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9 Homemade Dog Treats Recipes

9 Homemade Dog Treats Recipes

We all want to make sure our dogs get the very best from us and these homemade dog treats recipes can help ensure your pup is eating healthy, natural ingredients. The best part about feeding your...

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Can Dogs Get Colds From Humans?

Can Dogs Get Colds From Humans?

If you have ever wondered ‘can dogs get colds from humans?’ we have the answer for you today. People have become really concerned about ‘species jumping’ viruses.  In fact, they often query...

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Tips for Puppy Care for the New Parent

Tips for Puppy Care for the New Parent

Do you have a recent addition to your home and need some tips for puppy care? Maybe you feel excited, scared or even a little bewildered by this new life that now relies entirely on you. Never fear,...

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The Best Online Dog Training Courses

The Best Online Dog Training Courses

Are you one of the many people who have adopted a dog during the pandemic?  Have you made a concerted effort to train your new dog?  Maybe you acquired your canine soulmate from a reputable breeder,...

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The Standard Poodle Temperament

The Standard Poodle Temperament

Wondering whether the standard poodle is the right breed for you? Today we explore the standard poodle temperament to discover if it will be a good fit for your family and lifestyle. Here’s a good...

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