Category Archives for "Dog Ownership"

What Is A Service Dog?

How To Register A Service Dog

 It used to be that dogs, which were working dogs, were generally only used in our communities as guides for the blind and in police work. Now, off the top of my head, and without too much effort, I could easily think of nine different ways we now train dogs to pick up on various […]

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How Much Does It Cost To Adopt A Dog?

Adopting a dog can cost between $50 to $250. It varies depending on your location and whether you are adopting from a pound, no-kill shelter or a private rescue organization. It also costs higher if you want to adopt a puppy, a small dog, or a purebred. Of course, now and then, free adoption events […]

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How Much Does A Dog Cost?

Getting a dog may cost you as low as $50 to upwards of $10,000 with no set upper limit. It depends on the breed you want, where you are willing to get one, and the age of the dog you want. Show dog quality puppies are the most expensive you can get. These puppies cost thousands […]

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Does Neutering Help With Aggression In Dogs?

The short answer is no, neutering does not help with aggression in male dogs. Standardized evaluations of canine temperament and behavior based on the Canine Behavioral Assessment & Research Questionnaire or C-BARQ published findings contrary to the common belief that castration solves a dog’s aggression. The evaluations show that neutering causes behavioral problems in male […]

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Does My Dog Know I Love Him?

Yes, dogs know you love them. For centuries, dogs have always been considered man’s best friend and countless accounts show that they react positively to their owners’ affection. These testimonies, however, can be interpreted as a behavioral response from dependence induced by positive reinforcement. More recently, however, there is finally scientific evidence that proves that dogs […]

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Should I Buy A Puppy Or An Adult Dog?

Should You Buy A Puppy Or An Older Dog

When buying a new dog, part of the decision-making process is choosing between a puppy and an adult dog. The first thing to realise is that, over time, you will end up with an adult dog either way. Puppies are cute and hard to resist. It is almost as if they were designed to be cuddled. You […]

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Top Tips For Naming Your Dog

Finding ideas for naming your dogYou have spent some time doing your research and you have finally chosen the right dog. Very exciting! Now it is time to choose the dog’s name. [adrotate group=”8″]How to Choose a dog’s nameObviously you should choose a name you like, but there are some other considerations too. Use a […]

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How To Give Your Dog Tablets

How To Give Tablets To Your DogFrom time to time every dog will need to take pills. These could be as part of a regular regime such as worming or a medication for some sickness. Either way, it can be tricky. It is often stressful for the dog and the owner. [adrotate group=”8″]Are you giving […]

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