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How to cope with the loss of your dog

July 15, 2021 By admin

Bereavement is one of the biggest causes of depression in the world, and the loss of a beloved pet – like a dog – can trigger such an episode. The first thing to bear in mind is that it’s entirely normal to experience feelings of guilt and unhappiness when a pet dies. We are social creatures, and our dogs are a part of that social network. Their death can often feel untimely, shocking and hard to reconcile. But in today’s article, we’re going to explain the steps you can take to reduce the pain, and to learn to cope with… Read More
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Your One Woof Daycare questions answered

July 9, 2021 By admin

If you’ve ever visited our site in the past, you might have noticed a helpful FAQ section, where common questions are answered. We’ve taken a few of the biggest queries and compiled them into today’s story, alongside some bits and pieces you won’t find in our FAQs. In short, everything you need to know about our daycare facility is here. Who runs One Woof Daycare? The facility is run by founder Kristi Sonnee, an experienced groomer, who bought the facility in 2014. What services do you offer? We offer daycare, boarding and grooming services. If you would like to make… Read More
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How many breeds of dog are there? and other questions answered

July 2, 2021 By admin

In this week’s article, we’re going to address common questions dog lovers are posing online. We’ll attempt to answer why dogs are scared of fireworks, the number of breeds recognized in the United States, and whether dogs process thoughts! So strap in, because it should be a fact-filled addition to the blog, and a great read in our weekly newsletter. What age do dogs stop growing? You’re the owner of a new pup and in a matter of weeks, she’s rocketed up in size. Meal portions are growing, energy levels are on the rise, and all you can keep asking… Read More
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What we can learn from Germany’s new dog ruling

June 24, 2021 By admin

As reported by Cesar’s Way, via The Guardian, Germany has introduced a new law that asks owners walk their dogs not once, but twice a day. ‘“The country’s agriculture minister, Julia Klöckner, has said she is introducing the new law based on evidence that many of the nation’s 9.4 million dogs are not getting the exercise or stimuli they need.”’ In today’s article, we’re going to explain why this move makes sense, and what we can learn from the ruling. Dogs are social animals Our four-legged friends crave social interactions with other people and other dogs. Keeping them at… Read More
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Dogs from movies and TV (part three)

June 15, 2021 By admin

Following on the heels – or should that be paws? – of our previous articles in the series (read the first here and the second here) we’re back with more great doggo movies that you and the whole family can enjoy. Air Bud If you’re looking to unwind with a good movie over the weekend, Air Bud is a great choice. It tells the story of the hoop-shooting Buddy, a Golden Retriever who is freed from his vindicative and cruel owner (Norm Snively) and put in the care of the kindly Framm family. Like all good family films,… Read More
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True or false: doggy edition

June 10, 2021 By admin

It’s time for a new blog post and a new story in the newsletter. Today, we’re going to do something a little bit fun: a series of true or false questions dedicated to the animal we know and love. So, without further ado, let’s strap in and get started! #1: Dogs are colorblind A: True. Dogs are red-green colorblind, much likes some people. That said, they also have a fewer number of cones in their cornea, so their entire color-seeing spectrum is more limited. Limited to what you ask? Scientists believe they see the world in blues and yellows. Read More
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Dogs in focus: the Boerboel

May 29, 2021 By admin

An enormous frame belies a gentle soul: the Boerboel is a calm family dog and a watchful protector of the home. Let’s dive into what makes the breed unique, and whether it makes sense for you to own one. We’ve got your questions covered, and a few bullet points to end off with. Where does the Boerboel come from? The word “Boerboel” means “farmer’s dog”. Boerboels were bred by Dutch settlers in South Africa who had homesteads and farms that needed protecting. Boerboels have European blood and are one of the largest mastiffs in the world. It’s not just about… Read More
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What do dogs see – and other questions answered

May 27, 2021 By admin

Dogs are extraordinary animals and in today’s article, we’re going to answer some of the internet’s most in-demand questions about them. We explore what dogs see, how their vision works, and what they can hear. As you read, you’ll come to realize that they’re similar to us in many ways. The world that they perceive isn’t all that different to ours at all (with a few key exceptions). Do dogs see color? Dogs have red-green color blindness, just like some humans do. In humans, this condition is caused by a genetic malfunction and affects a small percent of the population… Read More
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Dogs in focus: the French Bulldog

May 14, 2021 By admin

Adorable and smart, Frenchies are often likened to little humans because of their inquisitive nature and general smarts. A bulldog with terrier and pug in it, the Frenchie sports a sunken face and distinctive bat ears. It might not be the prettiest dog around, but it sure is one of the most beloved. What’s the history of the French Bulldog? Despite the name, it’s believed the Frenchie first came to prominence in Nottingham, home of the outlaw Robin Hood. Later, the dog was taken over to France and it was here, in Paris, that it started to gain even more… Read More
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Yet more famous dogs from television and movies (part two)

May 10, 2021 By admin

Having covered five great dogs in our first article, we’re concluding with a final list of 4 that covers all genres. We’ve got Brooklyn swagger, magic and mystery and even a dash of Tarantino for good measure. Rocco from The Drop The Drop has several things going for it. For one, it’s James Gandolfini’s last movie role. For another, it’s based on the excellent book by Denis Lehane, with a powerhouse performance by leading man Tom Hardy. But best of all, it features an adorable pit bull named Rocco who steals the show whenever he’s on camera. It’s a… Read More
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