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9 Tips to Make Your Dog Feel Right at Home

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These days I can’t exactly remember the details of the last time I was bringing a new dog home – but between puppies and dog sitting for friends, I do frequently have new dogs coming into my home all

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9 Tips for Keeping Your Furniture Safe from Your Pets (Video)

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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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5 Options for Dogs That Won’t Stay in the Fence

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Hey guys, Ash here. A very sweaty, tired, grumpy Ash. I just spent all morning driving around, chasing, and cajoling a very naughty neighbor dog that got loose to get them back home before they got injured

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11 Things a Dog Really Needs from a Human

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Over the entire lifetime of this blog, we’ve talked about some rather silly things from a dog’s perspective. We’ve talked about how to decide if a bow tie collar or a sparkly collar is right for

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9 Tips for Pet Fire Safety (Video)

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As I write this blog, much of the state of California is currently in the process of burning down. It’s not a new situation by any means, but the recent videos and pictures of the wildfires that are

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9 Unique Ways to Stop Chewing for Good (Video)

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Last time we talked about chewing on this blog was when my co-blogger, Franklin, told you how to handle a dog that just wouldn’t stop destroying your shoes. It’s been a while since that post, and since

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17 Tips for Choosing a Dog at a Shelter

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A few days ago, I got to do one of the most fun things I’ve ever done – I got to go dog shopping! Not for me, of course. Janice and Leroy are all I need. But I had a friend who was considering adopting

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Your Complete Guide to Winter Care for Dogs

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It’s not quite winter just yet, but it’s getting there, and I always start thinking about it early. Maybe it’s due to living out in the country. I have to start planning how the hens will be cared

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19 Tips for Helping Your Dog Survive a Move

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Moving house is hard on everyone, but it might be even harder on your dogs. I’ve never had to move with Janice and Leroy, but I did move house once when I had my first Boxer, Gloria. We went through

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11 Ways to Turn Your Home into a Dog-Friendly Paradise

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From the moment you bring a new dog home, your castle becomes theirs as well. Many pet owners find that their homes become a reflection of their life together with their furry friend. From a classic dog

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11 Reasons to Adopt a Shelter Dog

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Hey guys, Ash here. Before we get started with this article on adopting shelter dogs, AKA rescue dogs, I just want to say that I am an advocate for adopting dogs, period. There are many safe and responsible

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15 Common Houseplants That Are Deadly for Dogs

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We’ve briefly talked before about the fact that houseplants can be poison for dogs. However, I didn’t get a chance to really dive into this topic with examples and explanations. Being the helpful dog

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