The Basics of Caring for Your Dog

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5 Best Places To Spend Your Summer Vacation With Your Dog

When you’re ready to hit the road this summer for some much-needed vacation time, don’t forget to bring your four-legged friends along for the ride. Many popular human escapes are actually places both people and dogs can enjoy together. So when you’re packing for your next summer road trip, don’t leave the dog’s bag behind. Five Places To Vacation with Your Dog Sonoma Valley, California The trip starts on the scenic West Coast in Sonoma, California. Known for its expansive and beautiful vineyards, Sonoma is the ideal place for a relaxing vacation for you and your pooch. What you may

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Designing Your Home For Your Dog And Your Dog’s Home For You

When we think of architecture and home design, we generally think in human terms. Is the home or apartment big enough for the family? Is it in a style that the residents can live with? When it comes to the interior, is the furniture arranged to provide plenty of room to move around, but also make the TV easy to see from various angles and the dining table easy to sit at with no one shoved up against a wall? All of these elements are important from a human point of view, but it is too easy to forget that

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When Your Dog Gets Bullied

Just like a “wimpy kid” in middle school, you’ll know if your dog is getting bullied if, in social settings like the dog park, it gets frequently mounted, has food, water, toys, or spots stolen, gets ganged up on, or even gets badly injured. Its response to other dogs will often seem intimidated and defensive — even before any other dogs “act out.” For instance, as soon as they are approached by another dog, they may cower or immediately roll on their back, exposing their belly and showing submission. Dogs that get picked on “in public” may otherwise be happy

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How To Get A Good Night’s Sleep For You And Your Dog

Dog keeping you from a good night’s sleep? With just a few easy pointers, you can ensure that both you and your dog get all the rest you need. Tips for A Good Night’s Sleep Set Up a Space for Sleeping With a new puppy, it is very important to establish a set sleeping place for him on the very first night. This can include a kennel or a crate if using it for training.Be sure to line the kennel or crate with newspaper in case of any night time accidents.Have an elevated area at the back of the sleep

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