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Dog vs Cat: which is better for me?

April 10, 2022 By admin

Cats vs dogs: it’s the age-old debate, though studies suggest that dogs are winning more favor. As of 2016, about 38% of American households own a dog, while 25% own a cat. More than 50% of the country has at least one pet. So what are they both like to own? What are the major differences? And which is better suited to your living situation? Let’s examine all that in the article to follow. I live in a small apartment. What is best for me? Right off the bat, you can rule out a big dog. Big dogs… Read More
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The ten best dog breeds according to Insider.com

March 31, 2022 By admin

The ten best dog breeds in the world: that’s a tough thing to quantify, but the good folk over at Insider.com have had their stab at the task, and they’ve come up with a mix of breeds, faces and personalities to populate the list. Not everyone is going to agree, of course, but healthy debate is no bad thing. It goes without saying, but the list to follow isn’t one that we’ve created. Agree, disagree with the choices? Be sure to let us know regardless. #10: Newfoundland dog Newfoundlands are gentle giants. They can weigh as much as 150… Read More
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Four more famous dogs from history

March 25, 2022 By admin

Here at Under One Woof, we love celebrating doggos that have made a mark in the world. In the past, we’ve written about famous dogs in the worlds of showbusiness and politics, and today we’ve got five more famous names and faces who you might recognize – some of whom have even saved lives.   Terry/Toto from The Wizard of Oz (1939) In the Wizard of Oz, Cairn Terrier Toto is whisked away to a magical land alongside owner Dorothy. Ironically, the dog that played the role – Terry – is almost as famous as the character. Terry was… Read More
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How to stop separation anxiety in a dog

March 17, 2022 By admin

Separation anxiety can be a very real problem for dog owners, especially when their animal is young. Here are some proven strategies to alleviate your dog’s feeling of unease, and to make leaving the house easier than ever before. Give your dog a toy they don’t normally get when you’re there The goal is to make your leaving the house a pleasurable experience for your animal. That’s difficult, since dogs crave company, but you can go some way to bridging this gap by leaving them a special toy that they don’t normally get. A meaty, chewy toy, for instance. Whenever… Read More
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Looking for a guard dog? These are the best breeds

March 9, 2022 By admin

Sometimes, we all want to feel like we’re being protected. In these moments, it is better to have an established guard dog breed at our side than a miniature poodle. Looking for a noble protector on four legs? Here are some of the best breeds you can go for. German Shepherd There’s a reason German Shepherds are used by police forces the world over. They’re alert, intelligent and calm under pressure. That said, they also won’t hesitate to act, making them one of America’s most popular guard dogs. What’s more, German Shepherds are good around the entire family – just… Read More
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The Five Funniest Dog Breeds

February 27, 2022 By admin

Dogs make us laugh all the time. They roll around, make silly faces and do things we don’t expect. In these situations, we can’t help but descend into a fit of giggles. But that got us thinking: which dog breeds crack people up most often? And is there even a way to quantify such a thing? Well, the smart folk over at money.co.uk had an idea: why not analyze the top-performing “funny dog videos” on YouTube and work out which breeds appeared most often. 419 breeds were looked at in total, and here are the top five. #1: Golden… Read More
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Dogs in focus: The Greyhound

February 23, 2022 By admin

Known as the “champion sprinter”, the Greyhound is an athletic breed of dog that grows to about 30 inches and lives between 10 and 13 years on average. They’re good-natured dogs and can be wonderful additions to the family home, though their sheer athleticism means they’re not suited to city-living, hampering their popularity somewhat. What is the speed of a greyhound? The Greyhound is the fastest breed in the doggy kingdom. She reaches a top speed of 45mph and is regularly bred for professional racing. A major reason for this is the way she’s built: her body is an upside… Read More
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5 of the longest-living dog breeds (part two)

February 15, 2022 By admin

Last week, we delved into five of the longest-living dog breeds. Our article featured a variety of miniature dogs, from Toy Poodles to Chihuahuas. This time, we’re back with part two, and a few larger breeds crack the list. Yes, smaller dogs tend to live the longest, but there are exceptions – as you’ll discover below. Golden Retriever Golden Retrievers are much-loved members of the American household, and rank as the fourth most-popular breed in America (2020). It’s easy to see why: they’re friendly around adults and children alike; highly intelligent and easy to train; and devoted to their… Read More
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5 of the longest-living dog breeds

February 10, 2022 By admin

If you’re looking for a dog that’s going to be healthy and happy for a long time, you could do far worse than one of the breeds listed below. These dogs all live well beyond the decade mark and have very few genetic illnesses to worry about. Many of the members of this list are small breeds, in part because smaller dogs tend to live longer. Chihuahuas This pint-sized breed offers up the longest-living dogs in the world. One of the major reasons? They’re not predisposed to serious genetic illnesses, unlike, say, large mastiffs. Chihuahuas are suitable for apartments and… Read More
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Announcing the New Customer Portal!

February 7, 2022 By admin

We are excited to share that we now have a brand new Customer Portal where you can log in and request bookings, manage your account, view report cards, and more! This quick tutorial video outlines the basics of using the new portal, and you can find additional details in this help article. All of the emails that you receive from Under One Woof will now take you to the new Customer Portal, and you can also bookmark the new link directly at underonewoof.portal.gingrapp.com. You can also now easily manage your account, submit… Read More
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