Articles that will help you understand your dog

To Foster or Adopt?

Choosing to bring a pet into your home can, and should be, a big decision that requires a lot of thought and consideration. There are many questions that need answered before you can decide which dog to make a permanent part of your family. Do you want a puppy or an adult dog? What breed is best for your family? What kind of temperament should the dog have? Does it need to be good with children and other animals? What …
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Feeding Fido: The Importance of Your Dog’s Diet

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Today, there are over 84 Million pet owners in the United States (American Pet Products Association (APPA). This human to animal connection has been deeply embedded in our society for decades. Pets are considered part of the family and coming home to that wagging tail is the best part of the day. We love spoiling our pets as well, and as a society spend billions of dollars on our furry loved ones per year. People want their dogs to live …
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A Puppy’s Gotcha Day!

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Today is the day! It’s the day you and your family have been waiting for! You finally get to bring your new puppy home! Puppies are oh so cute, and oh so little! They trip and fall over their feet which they still aren’t sure how to control. Don’t forget about the puppy breath that is always accompanied by those razor sharp teeth. Often times we have wanted our new puppy’s “gotcha day” to come sooner than it has, sooner …
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Best San Antonio Dog Boutiques

Do you live in or around San Antonio and want to know the best places to take your four legged friend? Below is a list of groomers, boutique dog stores, and bakeries that make a great outing for both you and your dog! By:Samantha Doig

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Top Chicago North Shore Dog Boutiques

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Do you live in Chicago’s North Shore, but are unsure of where to take your furry friend? I think that we can all agree that there is nothing better than shopping for and with your beloved pets. Below is a list of the top boutiques, bakeries, grooming services, day care, or even just a dog-friendly environment to get your pup out of the house and socialized! By:Holly Wengerski

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What is the best containment solution for you and your dog?

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You love your dog and would probably do anything to keep him safe! In order to give your dog the best life possible, it is crucial to find a way to keep him contained in your yard and out of undesirable locations. Luckily, depending on your specific situation there are many great ways that you can do this. Options include a physical fence, an electronic fence, and boundary training. Each of these methods has its advantages and disadvantages, so it …
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Beyond the Food Bowl

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On a scale of 1-10, how excited does your dog get when it comes to feeding time? 11? That sounds about right. You pull the lid off of the food container to the wafting smell of Salmon and brown rice…or some other delicious ingredients. Your pup looks up at you with eyes that say It’s about time, I can’t even remember my last meal! As the kibble dings the stainless steel, Fido drools, and nearly runs you over to get …
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Using Nosework to Help Solve Behavioral Issues in Dogs

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Lets face it, most people have busy, hectic lives filled with work, cooking, cleaning and a thousand other tasks. The average dog on the other hand does not have a “job” to keep them busy and is often bored. Some dogs handle this boredom well, but others develop anxiety or other behavioral issues. For millennia, we’ve bred dogs for utility; herding livestock, pulling sleds, hunting, and many other useful activities. As we’ve migrated into more urban populations over the last …
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