July 2016 - Simply For Dogs

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The Worst Dog Training Mistakes You Can Make

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So, I was down at the dog park yesterday, just hanging with Al, and Debbie, and Neila, and all my other friends. Over in the corner of the park there was a newbie. And she had a pretty little Sheltie on

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Choosing the Right Name for Your Puppy

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So, you’re getting a new puppy! That’s wonderful – you have so much joy to look forward to. Of course you’re going to want to start thinking about names right away. Now, there are some people who

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Should You Clone Your Dog?

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There are few bonds as strong as those we have with our dogs, and few things more difficult than accepting the loss of our beloved companions. I’ve talked about dealing with the death of a dog in a number

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11 Things You Do That Show You are a Dog Person or a People Person?

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too!” I thought about that for a minute. Well, all right, not even really a minute, and then I fired back with “I guess I do.” Needless to say, it all kind of went downhill from that point. The

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15 Famous Cartoon Dogs

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I’m probably the only living carbon-based unit who hasn’t seen even one of the two blockbusters that came out this week – the Ghost busters reboot and The Secret Life of Pets. By all accounts, both

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5 Reasons Why You Need to Train Your Dog, and 7 Training Problems to Overcome

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I’ve talked often about the importance of various types of training for your dog, and even went into a fair bit of detail in Dog Training Made Easy. It still surprises me, though, how many dogs lack

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Why Do People Have Weddings for Their Dogs?

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“Who giveth this bitch to be lawfully wedded to this stud….” “Her mommy and I do.” Woah! Pull back and regroup, people, what do you think you’re doing? Oh… you’re having a dog wedding.

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A Puppy Primer – Answers to the Most Common Questions About Puppy Care

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If you have a new puppy, you probably have a ton of questions. For that matter, if you’ve been a while between puppies, you may need a refresher course. So, whichever category you fall into, keep reading

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Worms and Your Dog

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Don’t read this while you’re eating. I’m serious, just don’t. This is information that you, as a dog owner, need to know, but it’s pretty nasty and could put you off your food. In this entry,

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Everything You Need to Know About Rabies

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If you saw “Old Yeller” when you were a kid and you’re still traumatized, then you already know a fair bit about why you should have your dog immunized against rabies. Now, that’s the last time

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