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Do Dogs Enjoy Dressing Up? (Video)

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In the town where I grew up there was a woman who had a boxer. Her beloved dog was not what influenced me to become a devotee of the breed, but it helped! While I don’t even attempt to put garments on

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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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Breed Spotlight: Plott (Video)

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I like to write, so it makes sense that I’d appreciate the name of the breed known as the Plott or Plott Hound. Yet, once I began to learn about this lesser-known breed, I appreciated it for much more

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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 Things for Kids and Dogs to Do Together

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Do you have both a “fur-baby” and a child of the human sort? If so, you probably have your hands full. My sister’s son entertains me often with his silly antics, but I’m always pretty glad to be

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3 Ways to Make Your Dog a Social Media Star (Video)

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The love we feel for our pets, whether dogs, cats, hamsters, pigs or reptiles, is quite pure. Humans also enjoy just looking at animals, and this accounts for the different sites and networks dedicated

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Dealing with Your Pup’s End of Summer Separation Anxiety (Video)

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It’s that time again, the end of summer. School is about to go back in session, and you know what that means. Peace and quiet? For sure! But there’s much more going on than that. Lots of school supplies

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5 Methods for Dealing with Seasonal Shedding at Summer’s End

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“Ash,” said one of my friends the other day, “Is it normal for my collie to be losing hair now…at the beginning of fall?” I looked at him blankly. For all of the blogs I’ve written about shedding,

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9 Dog Breeds That Will Guard Your Home

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I lucked out when I fell in love with Boxers. They aren’t afraid of strangers, nor do they tend to get upset when a stranger shows up. But they are pretty vocal when something changes, which means they

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7 Fun Facts about French Bulldogs (Video)

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My readers know I love all breeds of dog, but that I have a particular affection for Boxers. Janice and Leroy are full of the energy, curiosity and loyalty (along with plenty of goofiness and sweet natures)

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Breed Spotlight: Golden Doodles

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I love all the funny breed names that are created by cross breeding. I mean, seriously, a Labradoodle, Bascottie, and Cockapoo…it can make you want to adopt one of these breeds just so you can say those

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A Complete Guide to Dog DNA Tests

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If you own a dog that you adopted from a shelter or found as a stray, chances are they aren’t a purebred. That’s not a bad thing – there are a lot of great things about mixed breed dogs. However,

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