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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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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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2021 in review: part one

December 16, 2021 By admin

Can you believe it? The year is nearly over. 2021 has been a wild ride for us all, but out in the doggy kingdom, the basics of dog ownership haven’t changed. Dogs need a pack leader to follow; plenty of exercise; and a structured routine to call their own. Throughout the year, however, we’ve gone beyond the simple fundamentals and covered a lot of other ground too: from food tips to great dog cities, our weekly digest has been packed with informative advice. In today’s story, we’re covering five of the most popular stories from the year, with five more… Read More
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Eight ways to get your dog back into shape

December 6, 2021 By Kristi Sonnee

The Festive Season is nearly upon us – the time of year when we eat more than we should and exercise less than we might. Our waistlines often take on a few extra inches as a result, and our pets often find that they’re carrying around more weight than usual too. Our furry friends rely on our guidance to get back into shape, and they can suffer from joint health and diseases like pancreatitis, heart disease and diabetes if they’re not in tip top condition. In the article to follow, we’ll outline a few tips to help your dog beat… Read More
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What does the perfect dog walk look like?

November 26, 2021 By admin

We’ve talked at length about the importance of exercising your dog, including safe exercises you can do with your furry friend and great breeds to jog with. However, in today’s article, we’re asking a simple question: what does the perfect dog walk look like? Assume the role of pack leader A lot of people let their dogs lead the way on a walk. This is a bad idea because it makes the dog feel as if they need to shield you from the dangers that possibly await. That’s why dogs get unruly, bark a lot, and put on… Read More
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Nine of the hungriest, most obesity-prone dog breeds

October 22, 2021 By admin

In the list to follow, we’re going to look at the ten dog breeds that are prone to overeating and getting… well, a little fat. If you don’t want to be eaten out of house and home or want to avoid having to restock the pantry every day, you might want to keep these doggos on a short leash. Scottish Terrier Scottish Terries don’t have the biggest appetites on this list, but they do have the ability to get chunky fast. That’s all because an underactive thyroid gland which slows down their metabolism. In essence, they don’t burn what they… Read More
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Potty training 101: good breeds, basic habits and more

October 13, 2021 By admin

All of us who have owned a dog know what it’s like to come inside after a day at work and find the couch soiled, or a suspicious smell emenating from the bathroom. Mistakes happen, and no pup is perfect, but with our guide we’ll help you navigate the first few months of co-habitation and get those potty-training routine down to a tee. We’ll also talk you through breeds that are easier to train than others, and answer some of the most frequently asked questions on the Web. How to potty train a dog Wondering how to potty train your… Read More
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How dog-friendly is your city?

October 5, 2021 By admin

There are over 300 cities in the United States with populations of 100,000 people or more, and it’s here that the vast majority of the country’s 70+ million dogs reside. The question is: how friendly are these cities to our four-legged friends? Honest Paws recently undertook a study to uncover the answer, analysing major urban areas against 9 ranking factors. The ranking factors were*: The number of pet-friendly restaurantsThe number of pet-friendly breweriesThe new number of pet-friendly hotelsThe number of pet-friendly beachesThe number of pet-friendly rentalsThe number of dog parksThe number of employed veterinarians in the Metropolitan Statistical AreaThe… Read More
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