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How To Tell if a Child is Ready for a Dog

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Quite a long time ago on this blog, I wrote a letter that was just for kids, about proving to their parents that they are ready for a dog. It was filled with my best secrets from my childhood memories

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A Complete Checklist for Camping with Your Dog

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With summer time upon us, everyone I know is going camping. Personally, I don’t find camping all that interesting – but it could be because I live in the country. I already have chickens to feed, a

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5 Things to Do On Puppy’s First Day Home

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Getting a new puppy is one of the most exciting things that can happen to a person. I’m sure my sister might tell you that bringing home a new baby is even better, but between you and me, I’m not sure

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7 Tips for Taking a Road Trip with Your Dog

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When I was a kid, summer always meant a road trip. We would hop in the car and head to Grandma’s house, two states away. The trip could have taken just a day, but having a young child along, and not

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15 Great Places to Raise a Dog

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Janice, Leroy, and I are pretty sold on our life out here in the country. We have the hen house, the garden, and all the amenities we need in town just a few miles away. But in my younger days, I did consider

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9 Things to Consider Before Buying a New Dog Bed

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Before I had Janice and Leroy, I had a Boxer named Gloria. She was my first Boxer, and I loved her very dearly – enough that I never wanted to be apart from her. Rather than kennel train her, as I did

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11 More Cool Inventions for Dogs and Their Owners

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Sometimes it’s easy to forget that everything we use in our daily lives was once “an invention”. At one point in time, dog owners didn’t have a no-pull leash or a flea collar, until some really

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11 Tips to Make “Bring Your Dog to Work” Day a Success

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Welcome back to the blog where I tell you all about my adventures at the dog park. Seriously, it feels like all I do is tell you that Janice, Leroy, and I met someone at the dog park who got me thinking.

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The Simple Guide for Bringing Home a New Baby to Your Dog

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My good friend Al, whose Saint Bernard Hannah passed away a while ago, is recently expecting a baby with his wife. Additionally, after they said their goodbyes to Hannah, they also adopted a gorgeous Great

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9 Big Mistakes First-Time Dog Owners Make

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Lately, we’ve been spending more time back at the trusty dog park, and it seems like this year, everyone has a new puppy. It’s got me thinking back to when Janice and Leroy were puppies, and what we

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9 Reasons Dogs Dig, and How to Stop Them

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Today’s article may as well be written from the growing hole in my backyard. This summer, Leroy has been digging more than usual. It might not have been a problem if it weren’t for the fact that the

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9 Fun Ways to Beat the Heat with Your Dog

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While it’s not quite summer yet, you’d be surprised at how many pet owners all over the nation are already looking for ways to cool off with their pups.  Janice and Leroy aren’t actually the biggest

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