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15 Items You Should Get Rid of If You Have a Dog

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I have been pretty fortunate when it comes to issues with my dogs eating toxic substances, although I did have an awful scare recently with Leroy – I told you about it in Help, My Dog Ate a Battery!

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16 Ways to Keep Your Dog Safe and Comfortable in Winter

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I think we’re well into winter now, whether we like it or not. The last couple of weeks, snow has pretty much been the order of the day. Not a whole lot of accumulation where I live but still enough

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What Happens to Your Dog When You Divorce?

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Okay, let’s take it on faith here that no one ever wants to see relationships break up, but they do, and with alarming regularity. We’ve all heard the conventional wisdom that half of all marriages

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11 Essential End of Life Care Steps for Your Dog

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I am in a somber sort of mood today, as it is the anniversary of a very sad event in my life. I’ve been talking quite a bit about my Boxers, Janice and Leroy, lately. Today, however, I want to tell you

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Doggie Daycare – Yes or No?

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Okay, so I’m going to let you in on a nasty little secret. I usually represent my Boxers, Janice and Leroy, as the best dogs in the whole world, but the fact is, they failed obedience school. As a matter

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7 Ways You Can Be an Advocate for Your Dog

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I have a friend, Nelson, whose son has osteogenesis imperfects – you may know it by its more common name, brittle bone disease. Without a lot of adaptive methods, Dylan would be largely unable to participate

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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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13 Things You’ll Learn if You Have Both a Dog and a Baby

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. 9. Relationships Have Their Ups and Downs When you introduce baby and dog, lots of things can happen. Your dog might ignore the baby, or might react with hostility because he’s always been your baby,

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Including Your Dog in Your Will

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No one likes to think about death – their own, or that of their dog. Usually, we outlive our dogs – but what if we don’t? What happens to them? We provide for our children in our wills, assuming

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10 Tips for Keeping Your Dog Safe This Summer (Video)

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Summer can be one of the best times for you and your dog. You can run, play, swim, and generally enjoy the great outdoors with your dog. However, summer is also a hazardous time for your dog, so you should

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