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Why do dogs age faster than humans, and other questions answered

December 3, 2020 By admin

Following on the heels of last week’s article, we’re once again looking at common questions people ask about their dogs. Many of these are popularly posed online because people feel silly asking them in public. Well not to worry, because we have seen them swirling the Internet and we’re here to provide the no-nonsense answers you’re after. Why do dogs age faster than humans? Dogs, on average, live between 10 and 13 years. The bigger the dog, the smaller this number often is. But irrespective of size, why do our beloved pets have lifespans so much shorter than our own?… Read More
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Announcing Under One Woof 2021 VIP Card

November 25, 2020 By admin

Goodbye 2020, hello 2021! 2020 has been a rocky year to say the least. At Under One Woof we want to do everything we can to start off 2021 in the biggest and best way possible. That’s why we’re excited to announce the launch of our 2021 VIP (Very Important Paws) Card!! The 2021 VIP Card is on sale this Black Friday weekend only from November 27, 2020, until Sunday, November 29, 2020 at 11:59 pm CT. Purchase an Under One Woof VIP Card for $100 and get an entire year of huge discounts! VIP Perks 10% off ALL… Read More
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How long are dogs pregnant, and other questions answered

November 24, 2020 By admin

This week we scoured the internet to discover the questions people in America – and abroad – are asking most often. From poop to pregnancy and even peanuts, we’ve got your burning queries covered. Are dogs color blind? Technically, no. Dogs can see colors, just not as many as us. Researchers believe dogs can see the color red, for instance, though they perceive it more as a ruddy brown. Green, yellow and orange are harder to distinguish, and appear “yellowish”. Meanwhile, bodies of water, such as the ocean, look gray, while purple is actually blue to a dog. In short,… Read More
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Steps to alleviate the pain of losing a dog (or any pet)

November 13, 2020 By admin

For people who have never owned an animal of significance, it can seem silly to mourn the loss of a pet, but the death of a beloved animal stings and can cause grief long after the event itself. In the article to follow, we’re going to pinpoint some steps you can take to heal those wounds, though the reality is that everyone has their own way of getting over a traumatic experience. Ultimately, this should serve as a guide, rather than a catch-all method towards acceptance. Firstly, grief takes time Pets are a part of the family and grieving them… Read More
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Charting presidential dogs through the years

November 6, 2020 By admin

The 2020 election might still be undecided (two days on at the time of writing), but that doesn’t mean we can’t stick with a presidential theme for this week’s Under One Woof piece. So here are a list of presidential dogs that have made their mark throughout history, and at one time, left paw prints in the White House. Herbert Hoover The 31st US President reigned from 1929 to 1933. A Republican, Hoover was notable for holding office during the Great Depression. His dog, a Belgian Shepherd, was named after the Egyptian pharaoh King Tut, and actually helped on the… Read More
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How to help your puppy get a better night’s sleep

October 29, 2020 By admin

Sleep: it’s a restorative force that all animals rely on and dogs are no exception. While cats have a reputation for sleeping most of the day, dogs sleep nearly as much, needing between 12 to 14 hours as an adult and as much as 20 as a puppy. The problem with puppies is that they tend to be excitable and anxious, in part because they’re not yet used to your home. As they get older, they often find it easier to sleep, but the early going can be difficult – and that makes your life harder too. Here are some… Read More
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6 amazing dog facts that will blow your mind

October 22, 2020 By admin

Dogs are one of the most diverse species around We often say that dogs come in all shapes and sizes, and this is true. In fact, the skull alone varies massively from one breed to the next, and if you compare a Golden Retriever to a German Shepherd, the difference alone is a big as the difference between a cat’s skull and a bear’s. A dog’s tail is often a window into their emotions You might notice your dog’s tail isn’t always in the same position. Knowing what to look out for could help you identify the emotional state they’re… Read More
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Dogs in focus: the beagle

October 9, 2020 By admin

The beagle’s characteristic hazel eyes and long ears bring a smile to any owner’s face. Ranked the 7th most popular breed in America in 2019, it’s easy to see why these fun-loving dogs are such a hit with the whole family. In the article to follow, we’ll explore the breed in more detail. Beagles have an impressive sense of smell There’s a reason beagles are used to hunt hares – they’ve got one of the sharpest noses around. Humans typically have 5 million receptors to pick up scents. Beagles? 220 million. Take them on a walk and you’ll notice that… Read More
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Why the French Bulldog is the new “it” breed

October 4, 2020 By admin

Walk through any major city, be it New York, London or Paris and you’re likely to see hip young people accompanied by a French Bulldog everywhere you go. The question is, why has this pint-sized breed become so popular, to the point it’s the 4th most common doggy in America and perhaps the most popular city dog of all?  We’ll examine what makes the French Bulldog special and why it might be right for you. They’re adaptable Frenchies, as they’re affectionately called, are nothing if not adaptable. Part of the non-sporting breed, they haven’t got any real physical qualities,… Read More
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