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How to keep a dog cool in summer

June 22, 2022 By admin

As the Fahrenheit increases, it’s important to keep our dogs’ needs in mind. Unlike humans, our furry friends can’t sweat, and so dispelling heat from beneath those coats is difficult. In the article to follow, we’ll pinpoint five essentials to keep in mind when the weather turns later this year. Make water a priority, and chilled snacks too During the hot summer months, always make sure your dog has access to chilled water in a bowl. Keep the bowl in a shady spot, but when it inevitably warms up, refill it with chilled water from the fridge. Your dog will… Read More
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Knowing how much food to feed a puppy

June 16, 2022 By admin

Dog ownership is a big responsibility, and that’s never more apparent than when the animal is young. In today’s article, we’re going to investigate young pups’ eating habits and the different stages they go through. We’ll explain why breed size matters, foods you should avoid – and more. Pay attention to the first 6 to 8 weeks When your pup is very young, she’ll ideally be subsisting off her mother’s milk, which is full of immunity-boosting antibodies. If the mother is not in the picture, look for a good-quality milk replacer from a pet store. Alternatively, speak to your veterinarian… Read More
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3 steps for socializing your puppy the right way

May 27, 2022 By admin

Dogs are social animals, but that doesn’t mean to say that socialization comes naturally to them. Often, when you become the owner of a puppy that grew up in trying conditions, you’re on the backfoot from the off; other times, you take possession of a purebred who has her own particular quirks. Dogs that are not properly socialized often fear humans – especially those that are not their owner. This makes it incredibly difficult to do anything with them. With that in mind, it’s very important to train your dog to tolerate – and enjoy – the company of other… Read More
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Best apps for dog owners

April 21, 2022 By admin

Thanks to the advent of phones, and the emergence of digital tech, we’ve now got the luxury of enjoying an app in the palm of our hand. For dog owners, that’s a very real boon, as there are loads of great resources that are free to own and easy to use. We’ve pinpointed five great apps we think you’ll enjoy using, and most of all, benefit from. BringFido Ever wondered whether a restaurant or hotel is dog-friendly? With BringFido, those questions are answered. Available on desktop at www.bringfido.com, as well as via the Android and iOS stores, BringFido provides… 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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5 easy ways to make your dog happier

January 27, 2022 By admin

Happiness – it’s that most elusive of feelings, one that we all crave but can’t always keep hold of. Our doggy friends are much the same. They too have their ups and downs and get craggy, sad and upset. So how do we minimize those lows and ensure our pets are spending much of their time in a state of contentment? Give your dog a space in the house they can call their own Dogs are pack animals who will follow your lead, but they too need a space they can call their own. Demarcate an area somewhere in the… Read More
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How to care for your dog in the winter time

January 15, 2022 By admin

The New Year is upon us, and here in the Northern Hemisphere, that means the Fahrenheit has dropped. While we all know how to stay warm, we sometimes forget about our furry friends and the discomfort they might be feeling. In this week’s article, we detail a few key ways you can ensure your dog is not feeling any discomfort. Check for snowy toes If you live in a part of the US where snow falls, those wintry walks take on a new dimension. Dogs with lots of hair can often get snow between their toes, and it can be… Read More
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Explaining the strange doggy behaviors we witness every day

December 9, 2021 By admin

Dogs can be weird. They’ll sniff things, lick others, and bury their precious toys. Why? In today’s article we’ll explain these behaviors and more, with the goal of giving you a better look inside your canine’s mind. Sometimes even the oddest habit has a natural – and evolutionary – explanation. Burying Dogs are domesticated animals that get meals on tap. But their wilder – more feral – descendants had to bury their food to stop thieves from running away with those tasty morsels. Domesticated dogs have inherited this quirk, and they’ll bury items that they see as their own. Smelling… 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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