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Choosing the Right Chew Toy for Your Dog

Dog Chews For Chew-sy Dogs Your dog is a friend and companion to you that is always loyal, always there for you, and of course, always looking for a snack! While you could provide your dog with plenty of chewy snacks, bowls of dog food, and more, there are other options for you; specifically, a good chew toy that your dog can gnaw on for days, if not weeks, at a time, is really what’s in order. Yet selecting the […]

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Why Should You Adopt a Soft-Coated Wheaten Terrier?

Among your many concerns about a new dog being brought into your home, key among them has to be whether or not it will trigger your allergies. You know that most dogs shed and therefore can make your entire home a nightmare of allergic reactions: sneezing, coughing, sinus headaches, hives, and more can all results from your allergies being triggered. You could take antihistamine pills, but those can leave you feeling zonked out and zombified; no, you’re far better off […]

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The Miniature Schnauzer: A Great Dog for Canine Lovers with Allergies

The Miniature Schnauzer: A Great Dog for Canine Lovers with Allergies When thinking about the kind of dog you’d like to have, some things will always top the list: intelligence, loyalty, heart, obedience, and of course, for those of you with canine allergies, a hypoallergenic coat that will make it so that you can actually have and house the dog in the first place. Indeed, without a hypoallergenic coat you run the risk of an incredibly unhealthy lifestyle wherein you […]

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Why the Hypoallergenic Yorkshire Terrier Could Be For You

Being a dog-lover who also happens to have canine allergies can be a real pain. Dogs are, after all, man’s best friend – they’re friendly, loyal, obedient, intelligent, and quite frankly, they can really come to love you. Stories of dogs standing by their owner’s graves for days and even weeks after their owner has passed attests to the devotion that you can inspire in a dog. Fortunately, you don’t have to consider dogs as strictly off-limits for yourself or […]

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Why Does Your Dog Shed?

Why Does Your Dog Shed? When you wake up in the morning, you may notice the occasional hair on your pillow. You’re not shedding, however; you’re just losing the occasional hair! Dogs, however, shed quite a bit, and for pretty good reasons. Yes, you both lose hair, but your dog actually needs to shed for their health. First of all, your dog doesn’t just shed hair; just like you, your dog also sheds skin. Most dogs are what’s called “very […]

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Is Your Dog Nervous?

Have A Nervous Dog? Are small dogs actually more nervous, or more prone to anxiety, than larger dogs? In short, no; dogs of any size can experience anxiety in larger or smaller amounts, with much of that behavior and attitude being owed to the upbringing, environment and training of the dog. It’s important that, when looking at a dog for adoption, you be able to recognize signs of anxiety and nervousness in a dog; you can help your dog recover […]

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The Siberian Husky: What’s All the Fuss?

When we talk about Siberia, we are talking about a land that is so renowned for its inhospitable environment that it has become synonymous with the Russian gulag and the concept of life imprisonment and exile, all tied to an icy tundra where only few have truly thrived. This, then, is the namesake of the Siberian Husky, a dog whose ability to survive and even flourish in such an environment has earned it a reputation for toughness, stubbornness, and adaptability. […]

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Why the Barrel of Brandy for a St. Bernard?

The Saint Bernard is an iconic breed, made all the more so by the film Beethoven; certainly, it is our exposure to media that has made certain breeds, such as the Golden Retriever or the Collie, a popular breed choice for families and homes. Yet the Saint Bernard isn’t just depicted in Beethoven. In fact, the breed enjoyed an earlier depiction as a rescue dog in snowy, inhospitable weather. Specifically, we always see this depiction of the rescue-Saint Bernard as […]

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The Perfect Christmas Gifts for Your Dog

Presents For Your Pooch Christmas is a funny time to be a dog-owner. Most of the time, when it comes to your dog, you have three primary expenses to concern yourself with: your dog’s health, your dog’s comfort, and your dog’s food and care. Beyond that, your dog is not much of a financial burden; in fact, compared to cats, this is one of the primary benefits of owning a dog, as you don’t have to buy tons of cat […]

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What You Should Know About Gum Disease in Dogs

Your dog can seem like it is healthy as a horse, what with its energy, strength, and active lifestyle, but the truth is that it is just as vulnerable to disease and illness as you are; in fact, it is even more vulnerable, as you have the benefit of your knowledge and experience and self-awareness as a human being. Your dog, on the other hand, isn’t quite so knowledgeable about medical science, which leaves him or her at a disadvantage. […]

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