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How Long Should My Dog Nails Be?

How Long Should My Dog Nails Be?You would think that the answer is quite simple, but there are a few things you have to consider when you are thinking about the length of your dog’s nails. There is no specific length that is best for your dog. There are so many breeds and sizes of dogs […]

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How Much To Tip Dog Groomer

To tip or not to tip. It seems like a pretty innocuous question on the surface of the matter. For me, it opens up a few other questions. Questions like, is it necessary to even engage the services of a professional dog groomer? If so, do you have to tip your dog groomer? I don’t […]

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How Much Does It Cost To Cremate A Dog?

A pet dog is a beloved member of your family, no matter how many people in your family.   When your dog dies, it can be heart-wrenching. While it may not be something that you will particularly want to think about when you are dealing with the loss of your pet, you will need to decide what […]

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How Long Does It Take A Dog To Digest Food?

Short answer: Digestion time is six to eight hours for adult dogs, depending on the size and weight.  But there are a lot of things that can affect this process. The answer to the question is complicated and since each dog is an individual, the answer varies with each individual. An understanding of the digestive […]

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How Long Can A Dog Go Without Water?

How Long Can A Dog Go Without Water?

Dogs can survive up to three days without water, much like humans. However, there is a stark difference between “surviving” and maintaining good health. If a dog goes three days without hydration, it will be in very poor health and will require immediate medical attention as well as hydration. Dogs’ bodies are made up of 80% […]

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How Can I Remove Dog Urine Odor From Carpet?

Blot the damp urine with a paper towel and remove the smell with a vinegar solution. If the dog hasn’t been potty trained, accidents can happen without a warning. Clean up the urine while it’s still wet. If the urine dries on the carpet, it could stain the carpet and boost the growth of bacteria. […]

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How To Become A Dog Breeder?

To start your journey on becoming a dog breeder, first learn state laws and local ordinances about dog breeding. Choose a breed you want to specialize in preferably a breed that you love because you will only be miserable if you choose a popular breed but one that disagrees with your liking. Once you have […]

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How To Become A Dog Groomer?

You can be a dog groomer with just 6 to 8 weeks of apprenticeship programs. There are no formal education requirements or licenses for dog groomers although there are voluntary certifications offered by grooming schools you can take. As a rule, employers usually prefer applicants with a high school diploma or GED equivalency when hiring […]

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How Old To Neuter A Dog?

You can have your dogs neutered when they are as young as 6 to 8 weeks old. Traditionally, dogs were castrated at 6 to 9 months but advancements in veterinary medicine such as with anesthetic agents and surgical procedures have allowed the procedure to be safely done much earlier. The recovery time is about two […]

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How Much To Charge For Dog Sitting?

How Much To Charge For Dog Sitting

You can charge from $15 to $40 a day for your dog sitting service, up to $80 for an overnight stay, and extra for the holidays. You can also charge for pet grooming and dog walking if you offer these services. Also, you should consider the accessibility of the area and special requests from your […]

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