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Five Best Dogs for Apartment Living

November 17, 2022 By admin

For apartment dwellers, getting a pet can be a tricky situation. Aside from the many possible restrictions including breed, size, weight, etc., you must also consider your layout, neighbors, and the practicality of caring for your pet without a yard. You may be surprised by which dogs thrive in city life. Below are five breeds that will make your apartment a home: 1.       Greyhound You read that correctly, Greyhounds are fantastic apartment pets. Despite their title as one of the fastest dog breeds on the planet, Greyhounds are fairly lazy. They love nothing more than curling up… Read More
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Dog Nutrition 101

November 9, 2022 By admin

Historically, dog food and nutrition were little understood. A lot of what a dog ate depended on geography, education, and finances. With technology, science improved, and we gained much more insight into the health of our animals, dogs included. Over the years, dog food has advanced significantly and become a much higher priority for dog owners. With so many dog food options on the market, it can be overwhelming to determine which is best for your dogs. To get a better understanding of your dog’s nutritional needs below is a breakdown of the basic components comprising your dog’s diet. ProteinIn… Read More
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4 Games for Mental Enrichment in Dogs

November 4, 2022 By admin

With winter on the way, many of us are preparing to be stuck inside the house for several months. While cozying up under a blanket with your dog is a great way to pass the time, you need to consider methods of enrichment that beat the cold weather. Exercise like long walks and hikes can be difficult when temperatures plunge, and nobody likes a bored dog. Luckily, mental stimulation can be just as effective as any good play session. In fact, many trainers and veterinarians claim that a 15-minute session of mental stimulation can be more exhausting for your dog… Read More
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Under One Woof Black Friday Gift Cards Available

October 22, 2022 By admin

Black Friday is upon and we’re celebrating by offering you a PAWesome deal that you can’t pass up! From now until Sunday November 27th get a huge discount on gift cards. Get yours now before the deal ends! Get $5 extra with the purchase of a $25 Gift CertificateGet $10 extra with the purchase of a $50 Gift CertificateGet $25 extra with the purchase of a $100 Gift Certificate Watch the quick tutorial video below to see how to purchase your gift certificates. Get Gift Card… Read More
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How and Why to Set Boundaries with Your Dog

October 19, 2022 By admin

Does your dog jump on guests, climb on the furniture, or whimper under the kitchen table for scraps? Plenty of dogs exhibit these behaviors and the good news is that they’re generally easy to fix. Setting boundaries with your dog is a key part of developing a well-behaved dog. Dogs are a lot like toddlers, they will test you to see what behavior is and isn’t acceptable. It’s your job as the owner to set clear and understandable guidelines that reinforce obedience and safety. To build healthy boundaries with your dog, use these tips: Leash inside the homeIt may seem… Read More
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How to Advocate for Your Dog and Why it’s Important

October 9, 2022 By admin

Dogs are unable to speak for themselves. It seems obvious, but there are many pet owners that struggle to understand their pet’s needs. Being able to read your dog and advocate for him is crucial for his health, safety, and happiness. Advocating is simply supporting or pleading in favor of another party. When it comes to your dog, it means that you need to be his voice. To be his voice, you must first understand how he communicates. It’s easier said than done, but the close relationships we develop with our dog will be our ultimate guide and intuition. It’s… Read More
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Tips for Introducing a New Dog to Your Pack

October 2, 2022 By admin

The decision to add a new dog to your family is a big one. Whether it’s a squishy puppy or a sweet-eyed shelter dog, this exciting time is one that you need to properly prepare for. Outside of the normal preparations like buying supplies (bowl, leash, bed, collar, toy, etc.) you need to prep your family members. This can include talking to young children about the new dog and how to interact with him. Slightly trickier is getting any existing pets ready to meet their new “sibling”. Take it slowBringing a new dog directly into the home to meet the… Read More
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Four Dog-Safe Halloween Treats

September 19, 2022 By admin

The air is turning crisp and pumpkin spice is everywhere. With fall looming, many are preparing for the upcoming holidays – the first being Halloween. Grocery stores are brimming with candy, but trick-or-treating shouldn’t be reserved for kids. For those who are looking to whip up some fall-inspired treats for their furry friends, consider the following: Spooky PupaccinoOkay, maybe there’s nothing particularly spooky about whipped cream in a cup. But that doesn’t mean you can’t dress up the drive-thru classic made popular by Starbucks. Mix some 100% pumpkin puree to some lite whipped cream and voila – an easy and… Read More
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Identifying and Treating Anxiety in Dogs

September 13, 2022 By admin

Anxiety is a feeling of worry, dread, or unease – oftentimes without any real cause or explanation. While primarily diagnosed in humans, animals can also experience anxiety and dogs are no exception. It’s important to remember that dogs can develop anxieties at any point during their life. In fact, most dogs develop symptoms as they age. Some veterinarians believe this may be linked to the increased likelihood of phobias or fears (of noises, people, other dogs, etc.) developing later in life. How to tell your dog experiences anxiety Much like humans, anxiety in dogs can have many unique triggers. Let’s… Read More
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What are the rules on dog ownership in the US? Are certain breeds banned?

September 9, 2022 By admin

Like other countries in the world, breed-specific legislation does exist in the US. It can be a thorny, complicated issue to navigate, one that raises more questions than it answers. With luck, this article serves as a helpful first step on that road. In the piece to follow, we’ll pinpoint the states that have BSL in place, the states that have outlawed BSL, and the states where BSL is supposedly prohibited – but certain cases are upheld. We’ll also highlight the types of breeds that are often singled out. If you’re in an area of the US where BSL reins,… Read More
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