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Why Does My Dog Drink From The Toilet Bowl?

Dog And Toilet Bowl

You love your four-legged, furry family member unconditionally. This is true even when Fido insists on developing (and keeping) bad habits like drinking from the toilet bowl. You probably keep his water bowl fresh and full, but he still seems to gravitate towards the bathroom. You may have asked yourself a million times “why do […]

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Stop Scolding Your Dog

Scolding A Dog

Training your dog is the process of teaching him the behavior you want in certain situations. It is not about punishing him or yelling at him. Most scolding takes place after the event. You return home and find your shoes have been chewed. You are naturally upset and let off some steam by yelling at the […]

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The Risks And Dangers Of Retractable Leashes

Dog On Retractable Leash

You might believe all dog leashes are created equal but there are some on the market that can cause serious harm to you and your pet —namely, retractable leashes. Below, we’ll go through some of the dangers that are associated with these types of leashes and why your dog will be happier and safer without […]

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Dog Walking Tips

Dog Walking Tips

A daily walk is essential for our dogs physical and mental health. It also give us a reason to get away from our screens and take some exercise in the open air. We want the exercise to be as safe as problem free as we can make it. Here are some tips to help you […]

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Climate Change And Dogs

Climate Change And Dogs

There is no doubt about it, whatever the cause, the climate is changing. Every year the number of days of record temperatures is increasing. Maximum temperature records are continually being broken. The increased energy in the atmosphere caused by these higher temperatures is leading to higher rainfall, floods and even increased snowfall. The daily temperature, the […]

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Dog Swimming Safety Tips

Dog Safety Swimming Tips

Swimming is a great way to cool down on a hot summer’s day. It is also an easy way to exercise your dog. But before you and your dog head out for a day’s fun near the water, there are a few things to bear in mind. Some breeds are much better swimmers than others. Dogs […]

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Owning A Large Dog

Owning A Big Dog

The first thing to realise about a big dog is that they are big, often very big. Big dog breeds generally weigh more than 50 pounds when they are fully grown. These dogs take up a lot of room. Just by wagging their tails they can knock everything off a coffee table. If they’re lying in […]

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Can I Give My Dog CBD Oil?

Can I Give My Dog CBD Oil

CBD oil is derived from the hemp plant. Its full name is cannabidiol. It does not contain THC which is the psychoactive compound of marijuana. It is perfectly legal in all states of the USA. There has been no formal study of the use of CBD oil in dogs. However there is a wealth of anecdotal and […]

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Can I Take My Dog On a Plane?

Taking Your Dog On A Plane

Before deciding whether or not to take your dog on a plane, you should contact your airline and be absolutely clear about the regulations. While most airlines do allow dogs on planes, there is a size limitation. Your dog must be in a dog carrier which will fit below the seat in front. Large dogs […]

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