Tips For Keeping Your Dog Safe During Walks

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With the shift to cold, winter weather, afternoon walks with your dog become more alike evening walks, because the sun sets earlier. Going for a walk at night time is different than day walking, and there are additional things to pay attention to. Nighttime the cold weather create a number of safety dangers for both […]

Another Chance

Pixie’s human loved her like most dog lovers love their dogs. Leaving Pixie in a crate 10 hours a day, in a tiny townhouse was a depressing life for a dog. Her human felt just as depressed knowing Pixie was unhappy. After much contemplation, she did what she knew would be best for this Carolina […]

Health And Safety Tips For Senior Dogs

If you’ve enjoyed the company of your dog for seven or more years — or you’ve adopted a senior dog — then it’s time to pay close attention to his safety and health. Here are some things you can do to make their senior years more enjoyable for both of you. Feed your dog better […]

Simple And Fun Indoor Games For Your Dog

‘Winter is coming!’ It’s the time of year when days are getting shorter and darker. This means keeping your dog (and yourself) active is about to become more of a challenge than usual.Your dog will still need exercise, though there will be days when you’ll just look through the window and decide it’s too cold […]

Things People Do That Dogs Can’t Stand

Every dog has traits on his own – just like humans, each dog has a specific set of characteristics, and along with them, their own likes and dislikes. Dogs do their best to be our best friends, meaning that they often compromise and generously put up with human behavior, even when they don’t enjoy common […]

You and Your Dog Share a Language – The Feelings Written on Your Faces

Dogs, along with dolphins and monkeys, are known as the most empathetic animals when it comes to bonding with humans. If you’ve ever lived with a dog, there must have been a moment when you felt that your dog was ‘reading’ your feelings, or tried to cheer you up when you were down. Moreover, dogs […]

Adopt, Don’t Shop

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The idea of pet adoption has been discussed a lot. While some organizations are trying to simply motivate people to adopt pets rather than buy a breeder, others go as far to say that buying animals accounts for helping the horrible industry of animal exploitation. Small animal breeders are believed to treat their animals well, […]

Homemade Dog Treats

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Dogs love treats! You already know that buying good quality dog food rather than preparing it is in most cases a better option than preparing meals for your dog. Human food can be given to dogs sometimes, but, since nutritional needs in humans and dogs are different, the best option is choose actual pet food, […]

Surprising Ways Your Dog Shows You Love

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“A person can learn a lot from a dog, even a loopy one like ours. Marley taught me about living each day with unbridled exuberance and joy, about seizing the moment and following your heart. He taught me to appreciate the simple things – a walk in the woods, a fresh snowfall, a nap in […]

The First Dog Ride

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In 1903, people walked, rode bicycles or horses to travel around the community. For traveling long distances, the horse and buggy, train or boats were the norm. Roads consisted of dirt, mud, or gravel. Chevron stations, 7-11 or Hotel 6’s hadn’t even been thought of yet. This was the time of a new invention, the […]