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18 Ways to Alleviate Dog Boredom

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I don’t pretend to know everything about dogs, but one thing I can tell you without having to do any research or even give the matter much thought is this – a bored dog is a destructive dog. Think

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9 Heartwarming Dog Rescue Stories

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Over the course of my life, I have rescued a number of dogs. Some I have kept. Others, I’ve re-homed. As you might expect, I’ve also heard a number of stories about rescue dogs. Some have been less

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Help for People Who Have Dog Phobias

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We all know what phobias are – they’re fears that have no basis in any kind of common sense, but that we still find difficult, or even impossible, to overcome. For years, I had a phobia about moths.

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7 Factors That Can Influence Your Dog’s Lifespan

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No one ever gets a dog and says, “I hope he’ll only live to be six or seven.” On the contrary, most of the time we come home with this adorable little bundle, and we just want him to live forever.

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15 Most Posh Dog Breeds

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We all have that game we like to play – sometimes alone, and sometimes with friends. It’s “What I Would Do if I Won the Lottery.” You know how this goes – you spend a couple of bucks for a ticket,

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The Most Cat Friendly Dog Breeds – These Might Surprise You!

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Okay, let’s get this out of the way right off – I’m not much of a cat person. I have pointed out, in How to Keep a Dog When You’re on a Tight Budget, that I have had cats, and some of them I’ve

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I’m the Runt of the Litter – Dallas’s Story (Video)

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Remember me telling you about how getting the runt of the litter wasn’t such a bad thing? I talked about it in So, You Got the Runt of the Litter. It seems as though there are people – well, DOGS,

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One for Veterinary Assistants: What to Do About Customers Who Can’t Afford the Vet Bill (Video)

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Janice is coming into the final week of her pregnancy, and I can’t begin to tell you how excited I am about the impending arrival of the puppies! A couple of days ago, I took her to see Dr. Stephen and

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Avocado Toxicity in Dogs – Fact or Fiction?

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Okay, so I’ve told you, in Your Dog is Not a Human, So Don’t Feed Him Like One, that there are things that are very, very bad for your dog. I’ve told you that I won’t even allow grapes in my house,

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Aromatherapy 101: Calming Scents for Dogs (Video)

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I don’t know if I’m a huge believer in aromatherapy, but I do know that there’s something that’s very calming, after a hard day of writing, about lighting up a lavender-scented candle, pouring

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The Benefits of Canine Massage for Injured Muscles

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Every so often, it’s brought home to me in no uncertain terms that I’m not as young as I used to be, and that I really could be in better shape. I’ve never made much of a secret of the fact that

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