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Why Does my Dog Eat Poop

Why Does my Dog Eat Poop

Well, you made it past the title. So, let’s discuss the medical and behavioral reasons your dog is making poop part of his diet, and how you can break the habit. Medical Reasons Believe it or not, there are medical reasons that can trigger this behavior. Keep reading to learn more. Enzyme deficiency. It the wild, your dog’s ancestor had a diet that matched her surroundings. When wolves and wild dogs eat prey, they consume the entire kill, guts and all. Over…

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Human Foods Your Dog Should Never Eat

Human Foods Your Dog Should Never Eat

Dogs make the cutest faces when they want food from your plate. They’ll make you feel guilty, and naturally, you’ll give in. Don’t feel too bad. It’s okay to give in with certain foods. These are human foods your dog should never eat Onions, Garlic, and Chives Almonds Chocolate Raw Meat and Eggs Salty Snack Foods Milk and Dairy Products Onions, Garlic, and Chives Every culinary masterpiece has specific seasonings and cooked with other foods, such as onions, garlic, and…

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Best Outdoor Dog Houses for Large Dogs

Best Outdoor Dog Houses for Large Dogs

Dog houses have certainly evolved from the pens of the past! We’re talking pooch castles with heated floors, decks and windows are on the list of the best houses for large dogs. Yes, we want to make them comfortable but we also want them to stay healthy. There are a variety of dog houses on the market today that are even nicer than their owners’ homes. Dog houses in today’s market are stylishly designed to compliment our outdoor spaces. Many are exclusively created…

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Two Ways to Teach Your Dog To Come

Two Ways to Teach Your Dog To Come

If your otherwise awesome dog doesn’t come when called, it can put him at risk. I am the proud owner of two chocolate labs with very different personalities. Luke comes obediently when called, tends to follow at my heels and rarely runs off. Meanwhile, my lovely Jake is a great dog, until a rabbit, squirrel or just about anything else passes by. Fortunately, I was able to figure out how to train my excitable four-legger to come when called. Keep reading to learn…

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Best GPS Collars to Track Your Dog

Best GPS Collars to Track Your Dog

Cover photo courtesy of Tractive If you have ever lost a pet, you know the heart wrenching feeling that doesn’t go away until you track them down. These days, you don’t have to go door-to-door or put up signs in the neighborhood. To keep your pet safe and secure, even if they get lost, you need to buy a GPS collar. Even after you make that decision, there is a lot more you need to know. What is a GPS…

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Are Training Collars Good or Bad for Your Dog?

Are Training Collars Good or Bad for Your Dog?

Choosing the right collar for your dog can be a difficult decision. There are many factors to consider before making a final decision.  First of all, whether you opt to use a training collar or not, you will still need a regular collar if you tie your dog outside (not recommended) or are using an aversive collar that cannot be safely left on the dog at all times. Regular Collars So, let’s start with the types of regular collars you…

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9 Pets That Dont Give You Allergies

9 Pets That Dont Give You Allergies

Pets add a special something to our lives. They can bring us love, joy and companionship – and sometimes allergies. While cats seem to aggravate more allergies than dogs do, both can leave sufferers feeling ill, itchy and uncomfortable. Those with minor allergies may choose to take allergy medicine or get allergy shots medicine regularly. For some people, even that doesn’t work. All is not lost, however. You don’t have to resign yourself to limiting your choice to a pet…

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Best Dog Cam Videos on Youtube

Best Dog Cam Videos on Youtube

The miniaturization of video cameras has led to some unique filmatic achievements  – the ability to see the world from new angles. One such angle is the aerial view from a drone. Another interesting perspective is from the back of man’s best friend. Below we look at some of the best dog cam videos on Youtube. Walter the Legend  Walter is a lively dog living on the Sicilian coastline. Have a look at how he’s going down to the shore to make the plunge….

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How to Go Mountain Biking with Your Dog

How to Go Mountain Biking with Your Dog

Your dog loves spending time with you. If you spend a lot of time riding, you might consider having him come along. This can be a good thing for both you and your dog. It creates a great bonding environment, gives you both needed exercise and is all-around fun for both of you if it is done correctly. Just as you didn’t just jump into twenty-mile rides on rugged mountain trails when you first started, you can’t expect your dog…

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