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Fun Places to Take Your Dog- Besides the Dog Park

by Lori Sciame August 11th, 2016| Care, Dogs
Dogs love to explore.  New smells, new faces, and new friends help keep a canine's mind active and engaged.  Because they are such social creatures, consider taking your pet with you to more places than just the dog park.  You will both benefit from increasing your activity levels, plus
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Caring for Senior Dogs- 5 Important Tips

by Editorial Team September 8th, 2015| Care, Dogs
A dog's lifestyle and health needs to change as she gets older. Following these five tips can help her stay healthier in her senior years.

1. Adjust Your Senior Dog's Diet
Your dog's dietary needs will change as she ages. As her metabolism slows, she will need to either eat less
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Caring for Your Boxer Dog

by C. Finkbeiner August 27th, 2015| Care, Dogs
Compared to other breeds, the Boxer Dog is not as high maintenance when it comes to routine and daily care. Once properly trained, Boxers are very self-sufficient canines. Grooming is simplified by their short hair. Though Boxers do not have a lot of heavy fur, it is crucial to regularly
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Caring for Your Siberian Husky

by C. Finkbeiner May 28th, 2015| Care, Dogs
Siberian huskies are fairly easy to care for and raise. Yes, they are wild at heart and ultimately big babies that look like wolves. But, they are smarties, and they can be very self-sufficient with the right training.

Huskies are very excitable and when they are young they do not
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4 Fur Care Tools Vital for Bernese Mountain Dogs

by Marnie Bii April 30th, 2015| Care, Dogs
Bernese mountain dogs are a longhaired breed with a thick furred undercoat. The upper guard hairs have a slight curl that makes it difficult to maintain a well-groomed appearance. Without regular at home grooming sessions, this type of coat can tangle and mat fairly quickly. Since it's not recommended
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Hassle Free Tips for Taking Dogs on Long Car Journeys

by Editorial Team October 28th, 2014| Care, Dogs
There will probably come a time when your dog needs to accompany you on a long car journey. If he is a seasoned traveller, you won’t have any problems, but if he is not used to long car journeys, the event may prove to be problematic. Here are a
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When Dogs Fly — Fine Points of Canine Air Travel

by Jane Wangersky July 30th, 2014| Care, Dogs
We’ve mentioned that, if your dog is traveling with you by air this summer, he’ll need to be ready to go through airport security just as you do, whether he’s staying with you in the cabin or going to the cargo hold. For this reason,

7 Things Dogs Need for a Good Summer

by Jane Wangersky July 23rd, 2014| Care, Dogs
Now that it’s summer, we all have extra stuff we need to remember to take care of, everything from sunscreen to a new hairstyle -- but our pets need many of the same things. Here are seven dog needs that U.S. military veterinarians have highlighted (and one
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How to Make a Dog Really Happy

by Lori Sciame July 17th, 2014| Care, Dogs
Dogs act as trusted friends, as companions, as hunting buddies, and as protectors.  And that's just the beginning.  This special animal, no matter the breed, makes its way into its owner's heart just by doing what it does best ... being itself.  Because humans rely on dogs