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3 Things Your Dog Needs to Know to Be in a Dog Show

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I’m not entirely sure how I feel about dog shows. On the one hand, I know that they are a great way to raise public awareness about various dog breeds, and I know that a lot of people think there’s

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Should You Get a License for Your Dog?

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Dog Whisperer Cesar Millan is adamantly in favor of licensing dogs. My friend Neila, on the other hand, is equally adamant that she will never license any of her dogs, no matter what the law might be.

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Are There Any Reasons Not to Neuter Your Male Dog? (Video)

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You have heard it over and over again – unless your male dog is valuable breeding stock, you must have him neutered. Certainly, the ASPCA is unequivocal on the matter, advocating spaying and neutering

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Are Dogs Psychic? (Video)

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A lot of people insist that their dogs (cats too, for that matter) can sense things that we humans do not. For instance, my friend Debbie from the dog park swears that her beagle, Chuck, knows when she’s

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9 Things Your Dog Wants You to Know

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Have you ever wondered what your dog would tell you if he could talk? I was going through some old magazines a few days ago, and came upon an issue of Woman’s Day that had a lot to say about dogs.It

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Do Dogs Miss Their Puppies When They Are Taken Away?

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If you have ever seen a mother dog as her puppies are parceled out, one by one, to their new forever homes, you may think you have the answer to the question, “Do they miss their puppies?” When one

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23 Things Your Vet Wants You to Know (But Might Not Tell You)

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If you’re anything like me, your vet is practically a member of your family. Over the years, you’ve built up a relationship, and you trust him or her completely with your dog’s health and well-being.

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5 Tips for Dealing with a Strange, Loose Dog

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A few days ago, I had Janice and Leroy out for a walk. We usually do a couple of blocks and then head home, but for some reason, I felt like venturing out of our comfort zone, so instead of turning left,

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5 Ways of Dealing with Aggression When You Have More Than One Dog (Video)

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Every day when I go to the dog park, I see dogs of all different breeds, ages, and genders playing happily with one another. I also see the occasional fight, but oddly enough, it’s hardly ever between

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5 Reasons Why Free Feeding May Not Be Right for Your Dog

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I’ve talked before about ways of feeding your dog, particularly in Step Away From the Dish, Doggie, You are Way Too Fat! Regular readers know that I favor free feeding for my dogs, and I also know

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