July 2017 - Simply For Dogs

Archive Monthly Archives: July 2017

Bulldog Skull Evolution – What Have We Done to These Dogs?

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I’ve talked about horrible breeding practices before, in posts like Dwarf Puppies and Dogs – Are They Abnormal? and Why You Should Walk Away from Teacup Dogs. Some of the things that we’ve done to

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Why Does Your Dog Go Crazy After a Bath?

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I consider myself very fortunate to have short-haired dogs. When Boxers are your passion, you really don’t have to worry all that much about grooming, and you pretty much never have to bathe them, unless

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How to Get a Dog to Howl

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I’m not really sure why anyone would want to get their dog to howl – most of us want to work to prevent extreme vocalization on the part of our dogs. However, I have had a few people ask how to make

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The Best Kong Stuffings for Your Dog

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If your dogs are anything like my Boxers, Janice and Leroy, I bet they love their Kong toys! My guys can play for hours with these wonderful, stuffable toys, and I know that I’ve mentioned them often

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Is Shaving Your Dog a Good Idea?

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It’s the middle of summer, and I’m unbelievably hot and cranky. I have a heat rash. A couple of days ago I had to go to the emergency room to have a bee sting treated using intravenous antibiotics

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10 Great Dog Walking Tips

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Let me say at the outset that not all of us walk our dogs every day. See Are There Any Reasons For Not Walking Your Dog for more thoughts on this highly contentious issue. I don’t walk Janice and Leroy

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Breed of the Week: The Great Dane

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This week, I’m devoting my “breed of the week” post to the Great Dane, the gentle giant. Big, noble, and magnificent, this breed of dog looks very imposing, but he’s loving, affectionate, and great

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The Best Seat Belt Harnesses for Dogs

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How many times have you told your passengers in your vehicle, “Buckle up!” For that matter, how many times has someone told you to buckle up? We do that all the time when it comes to humans, but what

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Mommy, Don’t Leave Me! Dealing With Separation Anxiety in Dogs(Video)

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