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Any Dog Can Bite – Causes And What To Do

Any Dog Can Bite

how common are dog bites?According to the Centre for Disease Control, each year in the United States there are more than 4 million dog bites. More than 800,000 of these require medical care. Dogs are the third most popular pets in the United States and over 35% of households own at least one of them. There […]

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How To Recognize And Handle Fear In Dogs.

How To Recognize And Handle Fear In Dogs

Fear in dogs can be triggered by a variably of external factors. Loud noises like thunder or fireworks are a common cause of fear. Sometimes the cause of the fear response is not so obvious. If your dog shows fear in certain situations or in certain places, you should keep a note of them and […]

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How To Catch A Stray Dog

From time to time, you will come across a stray dog. As a dog lover you’ll want to try to get the dog to safety. You’ll need to work out whether you want to risk trying to catch the dog yourself. [adrotate group=”8″]catch him yourself or call the dog shelter?If you’d prefer not to try […]

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Why Does My Dog Chew My Shoes?

chewing is natural behavior for dogsFor a dog, chewing is a completely normal behavior. This applies to puppies and adult dogs.  Domestic dogs and wild dogs will chew on bones for long periods. It keeps their jaws strong and assists with oral hygiene. Related Article: Keeping your dog’s teeth clean. Domestic dogs will chew on just about anything […]

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Why Your Dog Needs Mental Stimulation

Why your dog needs mental StimulationTwo of the main causes of behavioral problems in dogs are boredom and excess energy. Without suitable mental stimulation your dog will become bored. ​ [adrotate group=”8″]Indications that your dog needs mental stimulationHere are some signs to watch out for which may indicate dog boredom. Restlessness. Your dog will pace to and fro […]

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