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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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Dog Separation Anxiety Solutions and Cures

Dog Separation Anxiety Solutions and Cures

Jane and Sparky When Jane adopted Sparky from the shelter, all she saw was an adorable mixed breed. Sparky was lively, and charming. Up-to-date on shots and a clean bill of health. A perfect dog companion to a working person and family. They knew it would take Sparky time to adjust to his new home. But they hadn’t anticipated the frantic barking to last more than a few minutes. Worse, when Jane returned home from work, Sparky would crawl into…

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Leaving Dogs Home Alone: 5 Gadgets to Feed, Monitor and Interact with Them

Leaving Dogs Home Alone: 5 Gadgets to Feed, Monitor and Interact with Them

Dogs are often considered part of our family. Unfortunately, we can’t always take them with us as we do what needs to be done during the day. When your dog experiences separation anxiety, this can make things as normal as going to work or running out to do a few errands heart-breaking for both you and your fur baby. Even dogs who don’t experience a great deal of anxiety show sadness when you prepare to leave them alone. After all,…

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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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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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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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9 Ways that Pets Affect Our Lives

9 Ways that Pets Affect Our Lives

When I come home at night, I am never alone. Even if everyone else in the house is out or too busy to say hello, Luke and Jake are there to greet me at the door, sometimes with their leashes in their mouths. These loveable labs are my best friends and I can’t imagine my life without them. Besides being great company, it turns out they, along with my cat, Simone, are also good for my health and well-being. Here…

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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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How Many Times Per Day Should My Dog Or Cat Eat

How Many Times Per Day Should My Dog Or Cat Eat

Does it seem as if your dog is perpetually begging? Does your cat meow and come racing through the house at 100 mph every single time she hears the crunch of a bag or the refrigerator or microwave door open? Chances are you do have a hungry pet with large mournful eyes scanning your clothing for microscopic crumbs that have escaped the sliding board of doom into your stomach. It’s at times like these, or when you notice that your…

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