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Household Hazards for Dogs: End of Summer Edition (Video)

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It is the final, glorious weeks of summer here where Janice, Leroy and I live, and my garden is showing signs that autumn is just around the bend. Now, don’t get me wrong; the three of us adore leaf-raking

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Dog-Friendly Apartment Building Creates New Global Precedent (Video)

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Recently, I wrote about the trials and tribulations of renting with a barking dog, and looked at some of the reasons your poor pup might be upsetting the neighbors when you are not at home, as well as

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7 Tips for Renting with a Yapper (Video)

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I’m not going to lie, I loved reading recent headlines about developments in the real estate buying habits of the group known as “millennials”. Why? Because, as one recent NBC News story said plainly:

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9 Tips for Renting with a Pit Bull

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I was lucky when I fell in love with Boxers. At that point in my life, I already owned my own house, and didn’t need to worry about a landlord with a misconception about Boxers or big dogs. If you are

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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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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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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 Ways to Keep Your Dog Safe During a Natural Disaster

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In the past few years, we’ve seen more natural disasters than I can remember in my lifetime. From fires to hurricanes, it seems like people’s homes just aren’t as safe as they used to be. One thing

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9 Ways to Dog-Proof Your Home

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When I was growing up with my dog Jake, he followed me everywhere I went. He slept in the bed with me, he snuggled with me on the couch for Saturday morning cartoons, and he kept me company when I was

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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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13 Ways to Prepare Your Home for Guests with Dog Allergies

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Just because the holidays are over and we’re headed into summer, doesn’t mean that you stop being a host. One thing I’ve found in my life is that people will find just about any reason to go visiting,

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5 Ways to Keep Your Dog Safe If You Can’t Have a Fence

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Hey guys, welcome back to the blog. With spring around the corner, I see a lot of my neighbors doing home improvements like fixing up the deck and adding a fence to their homes. This is a great idea for

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