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How to Stop Your Dog From Barking at the Door

There are plenty of times when people knock on your door. Dogs are smart animals. They become accustomed to the sound of a doorbell or door-knocking as a sign that someone is within their territory. They bark at them. This can be annoying for you. Learning how to stop your dog from barking at the … Read more

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How to Stop Your Dog From Barking at the Neighbors

It is definitely normal for your dog to bark. After all, it is their only method of communication to us humans. There are, however, instances where your dog could go crazy and bark non-stop. Maybe they see your neighbors who may be merely passing by your front yard. There could be various reasons for this. … Read more

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What Causes a Dog’s Stomach to Swell?

Have you noticed swelling or bloating in your dog’s stomach? A swollen abdomen in dogs can be a lethal emergency, or it could be caused by something simple, like overeating. One way you can make sure your dog stays in good health is by paying attention to any signs of stomach problems, so you can … Read more

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Signs Your Dog is Constipated and How to Treat It

Has it been a few days since your dog last went for a number two? How do you know if your dog is constipated? Can dogs be constipated? Bowel movements are an important bodily function for both humans and animals alike. However, struggling to pass stools, also known as constipation, is one of the most … Read more

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How to Make a Dog and Cat Get Along

The topic of cats versus dogs might seem like a scene from a cartoon. However, the dispute has lasted for a long time. In fact, it’s so archaic that folklores from a variety of cultures have written about the feud. Stories from ancient Romania, China, and West Africa tell of dogs and cats fighting one … Read more

How Much Should You Feed Your Dog?

A lot of dog owners like to leave a bowl of dry food out for their pet to routinely snack on throughout the day. While this might be the most convenient way of feeding your dog, it is isn’t the most healthy technique for your pet. The amount and frequency in which you feed your … Read more

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Are Dental Sticks Effective for Treating Bad Breath in Dogs?

​​​​​​​Bad breath is a common complaint of many dog owners, who find that getting up close and cuddly with their canine companion isn’t always the pleasant experience that it should be. Why do dogs get bad breath? There can be a number of reasons why your furry friend has breath that turns your stomach. The … Read more

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Is Microchipping Safe for Dogs?

As responsible and loving owners, we want to do everything we can to ensure that our pets remain as safe as possible in our care. Veterinarians, animal shelters and dog wardens all agree that one of the best ways to do this is by microchipping our animals, including our canine companions. Pet microchipping is increasing … Read more

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How to Care for Dogs After Spaying Surgery

Spaying should be a priority for the owner of any female dog. Not only will this important procedure help prevent your pet from becoming unintentionally pregnant, it can also reduce the pet’s risk of certain health problems and undesirable behaviors that are caused by coming into heat. Why are dogs spayed? Spaying is considered to … Read more

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The Dangers of High Protein Dog Foods

One of the biggest misconceptions about dogs is that they are carnivores and should be fed a very high protein diet. While they will quite happily eat virtually any meat that they come across, our canine companions are actually omnivores, which means that they can derive enough nutrition to survive from a range of sources, … Read more

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