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Does sending your dog to daycare make your dog less affectionate or loyal to you, the owner?

June 11, 2020 By admin

It’s natural to protective of your dog. You want the best for it and, selfishly, you want its unconditional love. Turning your dog over to a daycare center can seem daunting, not least because you worry your dog will begin to develop bonds with a new group of people in a new environment. Thus, some owners might be wary of giving it a go. However, dogs crave company The first thing to point out is that a dog left alone day in, day out, is going to suffer from incredible emotional stress. Almost all breeds need company – and… Read More
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How to train your dog not to bark constantly throughout the day

June 4, 2020 By admin

Living in a small apartment? Worried that your dog is going to bark constantly while you’re out the house at work? For many dog owners, it’s a legitimate concern and something that soon becomes a headache when the neighbors ring to complain. The good news? There are steps to take to combat the problem and put it to bed for good. The first thing you’ll want is a camera that connects to your phone If your neighbors are complaining about the dog barking, there are two things you want to establish. One, that it’s really your dog making… Read More
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Do dogs benefit from daycare? Here are four things to keep in mind.

May 27, 2020 By admin

If you keep your finger on the pulse you’ll notice a lot of people asking about daycare online –specifically, the benefits of it. Since every dog is different, our job is to create a space that caters to the unique needs of your animal. We want to foster inclusivity and make your animal feel like it’s at a second home. If you’re unsure about the benefits of daycare, or you have friends who pose the question, here are four things to keep in mind. It’s a great form of socialization A good daycare center socializes your animal. It gives them… Read More
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Why aren’t there that many cat boarding services compared to dog boarding homes?

May 21, 2020 By admin

At Under One Woof, we’re passionate about doggy daycare and take it seriously. But that’s not to say we don’t love cats too. Our feline friends are a big part of our lives, and they’re one of the most popular animals in households throughout America. Little wonder, then, that many people online pose a simple question: why are dog boarding services more common? In this article, we’re going to explore that question and identify five reasons dog boarding homes might be a more common sight. However, let’s start with an essential caveat… …Cat boarding homes – catteries – do exist… Read More
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The major dog types explained – part three

May 14, 2020 By admin

Hot on the heels of parts one and two, we’re concluding our look at the major dog breeds today. As a recap, the American Kennel Club puts breeds into one of seven categories: herding dogs, hounds, sporting, non-sporting, toy, working and terrier. We’re dealing with the final three in this article, but be sure to check out our previous pieces for a rundown of the major breeds in the other four categories. And again, a lot of this info is courtesy of an excellent Wired video on the topic, featuring Gail Miller Bisher, a foremost expert.   … Read More
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The major dog types explained – part two

May 4, 2020 By admin

In part one, we looked at herding dogs and hounds, two of the major dog types categorized by the American Kennel Club. Today, we’re going to cover non-sporting and sporting dogs, of which the former is host to array of entrants, both big and small. Again, these findings are based on an excellent Wired video series on the topic, narrated and hosted by Gail Miller Bisher. Let’s get started. Type #3: Non-sporting  Perhaps the most famous and popular example of the non-sporting type is the Dalmatian, which gained huge popularity in America because of the film 101… Read More
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The major dog types explained – part one

April 30, 2020 By admin

The American Kennel Club recognizes over 200 breeds of dog, and many more breeds exist in other parts of the world that haven’t come to America yet. In short? There are lot of varieties of our favorite animal in existence and keeping abreast of them all can be challenging. Wired recently ran an excellent video series looking at how the American Kennel Club separates breeds, with expert insights from Gail Miller Bisher, a dog expert. We’ve handpicked breeds from each “type” and distilled the most interesting findings in the process. But first… …Dog shows separate breeds into seven major… Read More
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How to get the most out of your dog walk

April 24, 2020 By admin

For your dog, it’s one of the most important events of the day, and something that he’ll be looking forward to from the minute you walk into the house – but just how do you get the most out of your daily dog walk? Let dogs smell their surroundings There’s nothing more annoying for a dog than being pulled away from an enticing array of smells. Since our canines primarily sense the world through their nose, sniffing is not a sign of “rudeness”, but a natural way for “seeing”. Give your dog the respect he deserves by letting him… Read More
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8 of the happiest dog breeds

April 16, 2020 By admin

Dogs fill us with joy, don’t they? They’re at the door when we get home from work, our able companions on those long walks in the countryside and our friends through thick and thin. That got us thinking – what are some of the happiest dog breeds in existence? Those reliable breeds that, 9 times out of 10, produce dogs that always have a smile on their face? Here is a selection you can’t go wrong with. Beagles Beagles have a wonderful nose, which is perhaps why they’re so fun-loving all the time: they’re experiencing life in full. A… Read More
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Great dog movies to watch during isolation

April 10, 2020 By admin

Sure, many of us are being asked to stay indoors as the COVID-19 pandemic continues to disrupt everyday life, but with the Easter weekend upon us, and every excuse to stay indoors, why not curl up in front of the TV with a good movie? Following on from this piece we wrote last year, here are two great dog movies to enjoy, and one very special Netflix docuseries. Cats & Dogs: Revenge of Kitty Galore (2010) Featuring canines and their feline companions, Cats & Dogs: Revenge of Kitty Galore is a sequel to the 2001 original and stars James… Read More
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