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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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8 Ways to Finally Housebreak Your Puppy For Good

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If you are a long time reader, you might remember my story of a woman I happened to overhear venting to the cashier at a pet store about housebreaking her new puppy. (I say “happened to overhear” like

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7 Ways to Put a Kong Toy to Good Use for Your Puppy

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When it comes to keeping an energetic puppy busy, there’s almost nothing better than a treat-filled Kong. In my opinion, these toys, which come in all types of sizes and various chewing strengths, were

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Is a German Shepherd Husky Mix Puppy Right for Your Family? (Video)

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It seems as though lately there are so many dog breed mixes out there, with crazy names like “Chorkie,” “Yorkiepoo,” “Boxador,” “Doxiehuahua” and so on. Are they breeds? No. They’re crosses.

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Is a Pekingese Puppy Right for Your Family?

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In Is a Samoyed Puppy Right for Your Family? I promised you more about specific breeds and how they fit into the family unit. This week, I’m going from one end of the size spectrum to the other, highlighting

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Is a Samoyed Puppy Right for Your Family?

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In my “Breed of the Week” posts, I’ve often gone into great detail about the history, grooming requirements and personalities of various dog breeds, but I haven’t often talked much about whether

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Why Is My Puppy So Clingy?

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Do you have a shadow that looks suspiciously like a puppy? If so, you aren’t alone. I never experienced this with Janice and Leroy, but I have had a dog in the past who just would not leave my heels.

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7 Treats For Your Kong-Obsessed Puppy

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When it comes to keeping an energetic puppy busy, there’s almost nothing better than a treat-filled . In my opinion, these toys, which come in all types of sizes and various chewing strengths, were

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The Unpleasant Truth About Cropping Puppy Ears

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One of the saddest things I’ve ever seen was a Doberman whose ears had been cropped to the point where it wasn’t even possible to keep a collar on the dog – every time the dog bent forward, the collar

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29 Fun and Useful Puppy Facts

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There aren’t many things more exciting than bringing a new puppy home. I’ve done it a few times over the course of my life, and it just never gets old! Every single puppy I’ve ever adopted has been

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How to Catch a Puppy or Dog That’s Running Loose

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A couple of days ago, down at the dog park, the rest of the gang and I were surprised to see Joanne’s limo pull up. I introduced you to Joanne in 23 Crazy or Just Plain Stupid Things Some People Think

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15 Simple Puppy Treat Recipes

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Recently, I got an email from a reader, Sonya, who loves cooking for her dog and wanted me to know that she enjoyed reading 5 Awesome Pupcake Recipes and 7 Great Homemade Dog Food Recipes. She was wondering,

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