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8 Great Tips for Photographing Your Dog

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So, all your relatives are posting pictures of their offspring on Facebook. You, on the other hand, are a dog parent. And like any reasonable dog parent, you see no reason why you should not also flood

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Could Your Dog Have OCD (Obsessive Compulsive Disorder)?

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A few days ago, I was sitting on the bus, and observing a woman opposite me. She was using her right index finger to touch each of the fingers on her left hand, one after the other, starting with the thumb

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Do Dogs Watch TV?

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It seems as though there’s a lot of debate as to whether dogs watch TV. Some people insist that they’re not really watching, just expressing mild interest in the flickering images from time to time.

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Your Local Animal Shelter Needs You!

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Do you know why I love writing these blogs? It’s because I know that I’m speaking, in a very personal way, to people who love dogs every bit as much as I do. I have shared stories with you about friends

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If You Can’t Handle the Heat…

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No, this does not end with “get out of the kitchen.” It ends with “get your dog spayed.” If you have an intact female dog, you can expect that she is going to come into heat at least once a year.

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Constipation and Your Dog

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So you put your dog out, as you do every morning, and wait for him to do his business. He passes urine, and then he hunches over and strains, and strains, and nothing happens. Your dog is constipated. Constipation

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Reasons Why Elderly Dogs Stop Eating

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You hear all the time about senior citizens who experience health problems because they don’t follow a proper diet, or because they don’t eat enough. Maybe they don’t have much of an appetite. Or

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6 Breeds That Are Perfect Apartment Dwelling Dogs

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I am often surprised at how often, and how forcefully, people will insist that dogs and apartments are a bad mix. It’s not fair to the dog, they say. Or it’s a recipe for conflict with your neighbors.

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Protecting Your Dog from Ticks

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We all love the approach of spring, with birds singing, flowers blooming, everything seeming fresh and new, and ticks getting ready to grab onto your dog and… Well, no, not that last part. No one likes

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Dental Care for Your Dog

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Your phone rings, you check your call display, and see that it is your dentist’s office calling you. What could they want? Do you owe them money? No, it’s probably just a friendly reminder that you

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Dogs on the Mommy Track – It’s Not Always About Puppies

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“Mommy? I found this. Can I keep it?” Karen looked down at the big brown eyes of her red Doberman, and did a total double take. What was Ada holding in her jaws, all draped out along the sides? An

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Happy Harold, the Humpy Husky

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Okay, I have to be completely honest here. His name wasn’t really Harold, and he wasn’t really a husky. Actually, the dog that inspired this blog was a chocolate Lab named Artie. But he was pretty

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