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A cute dog, ready to go on a long road trip, is harnessed safely in the backseat of a car.
Dog Care

Best Dog Travel Tips

Bringing your dog on vacation with you adds to the fun and alleviates the worry of not knowing what’s happening with your dog while you’re on the road. It would help if you did your homework on dog travel, though. Planes and cars aren’t designed with dogs in mind, and you need to know what to expect when you reach your final destination. Planning your dog’s travel ahead of time can make the vacation a truly relaxing time for you and your furry friend. Here is a checklist of dog travel tips made easy. Preparing Your Dog for Travel  Preparing

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A woman gets a new dog and begins obedience training right away to establish her as the pack leader. Proper training is essential when bringing a new pup in your home.
All About Dogs

Common Mistakes Of First-Time Dog Owners

When you think about getting a dog, you most likely imagine the fun and excitement of it. You’ll have a furry companion to snuggle with, a living alarm system to ward off would-be burglars, a playmate — or all three. But there’s a lot that goes into being a good Pack Leader. A dog is a big responsibility, and ownership means being able to commit a significant amount of time and money. Often it can even require a lifestyle change. First-time owners who don’t spend enough time learning about what they’re getting into can find themselves in over their heads

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A cute dog gets ready to go through an indoor obstacle course that her pack leader set up because the weather outside is too cold for prolonger periods.
Dog Psychology

Indoor Activities for Dogs

In an ideal world, we would all walk our dogs twice daily, 30 minutes to an hour each time. Unfortunately, our world is not always ideal; in fact, it’s sometimes downright inconvenient! When harsh weather hits or circumstances make it difficult or impossible to venture outside for physical exercise, don’t despair! There are indoor activities for dogs  that you can enjoy right in the comfort of your own home. Benefits of Keeping Dogs Mentally and Physically Stimulated Indoors Keeping a dog mentally and physically stimulated indoors is essential for overall well-being. Dogs are active animals that require regular exercise and

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A pet owner takes the time to use a toothbrush made specifically for dogs to clean his pup’s teeth. Read this article for the do’s and don’ts of caring for your pet’s teeth.
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How to Brush Your Dog’s Teeth

You brush your teeth every day – at least, I hope you do. But you do so because you know good dental hygiene is vital to your health. And much like us, our dogs need their teeth regularly maintained to maintain their overall health. Giving your pup a dental chew or rawhide does not equate to proper dental hygiene, just as chewing a piece of gum does not pass as approved teeth cleaning by your dentist. Why Is It Important to Brush Your Dog’s Teeth? If a dog’s teeth are not regularly maintained, medical complications can arise that can become

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All About Dogs

Exercising Senior Dogs 

I get many questions about how the fulfillment formula – Exercise, Discipline, then Affection – changes as the dog age and doesn’t require as much physical activity and energy draining. Here are some tips to keep in mind as your dog enters his senior years. I always stress how important it is to get a dog that fits your energy level and lifestyle, but at some point, even the highest-energy dogs that are in great health will slow down as they enter their senior years. Nothing is more important than prevention, so it’s vital that you provide exercise, a nutritious

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A dog gets a much-needed nail trimming from his loving owner. She chooses to use guillotine clippers because they are the most comfortable for her pup.
All About Dogs

Nail Clipping Tips

Nail Clipping Tips Are you worried about fleas and ticks? You’re not alone. Fleas and ticks are common problems for dogs, but you can help keep them under control. Here are some of the best ways to prevent fleas and ticks from making your pet miserable.Keeping your dog’s nails trimmed is a vital part of the dog grooming process. This is particularly important because getting too long can cause health problems, such as torn nails and even broken toes.For many people, though, the process can be intimidating, especially if their dog doesn’t like having its paws touched or held. There’s

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a girl bonds with the new family dog
All About Dogs

Duplicated: 10 Best Dog Breeds For Families – [#2912]

Best Dog Breeds for Families Of course, the best way to have a family-friendly dog is to ensure that the dog considers every human member of the family as its Pack Leader. That being said, here is Cesar’s Way take on some of the best dog breeds for families. Bulldog The great advantage of bulldogs? They’re sturdy, so they can take anything that rambunctious kids throw at them, while they’re not very energetic. End result? A dog that will put up with a lot. They’re also not picky about where they live, so both small apartments and large houses are

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Dog jumps on owner to beg for food
Dog Care

What Is Your Dog Telling You?

This Monday is Earth Day; an event initially started in 1970 by a U.S. senator to be a teaching event at schools and colleges, occurring every ten years. In 1990, it became an annual event and is now celebrated around the world. The senator’s intention was for people to educate each other about the environment, but he seems to have forgotten to include the best teacher of all. People always ask me how I learned so much about dogs, and I tell them that my first teacher was my grandfather. But he had a teacher before he taught me, and

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a girl holds her new puppy in the back yard
Dog Care

Introducing Kids To A New Puppy

Kids and puppies have lots in common: They’re inquisitive, impatient, and easily excited! This is why it’s important to carefully supervise first encounters between a new puppy and your children. The rewards can be wonderful — a truly close bond and a lifelong love of dogs. But, if you don’t take precautions, a few mistakes could lead to a much less happy ending. The Beginning: Looking for a New Puppy When you first start thinking about getting a new dog, you often think of the kid’s benefits first. Many kids love to play with dogs and have a special connection

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Small dog barks at others on a walk in the grass.
Agression

How To Stop Barking

Dogs have a natural need for barking. It is their primary way of communicating after expression and body posture. Dogs will bark as a warning to protect their pack and territory. They will also bark to express excitement. Those forms of barking are rarely a nuisance and don’t last long. That is why nuisance barking almost always has the same cause and the same solution. When a dog barks excessively, it’s telling you that it is bored and is looking for stimulation or a challenge. Pack Leadership Inevitably, excessive barking indicates there is a problem with the human, and not

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