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Why getting a dog could make a real difference to your health

July 9, 2020 By admin

The health and fitness industries are awash with tips to look and feel better than ever. But one magic bullet that people often overlook is the comfort of having a canine friend at home. Here are six reasons to get a dog – either for the first time, or as a new addition to the home. Dogs alleviate loneliness Studies show that loneliness can be one of the biggest contributors to depression, and that depression has the ability to seriously affect our health. This is an especially salient point during COVID-19; a time at which people are brushing up… Read More
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8 facts about dogs you almost certainly didn’t know

June 25, 2020 By admin

If lockdown has proved anything, it’s that people will band together to have some fun, and old-school diversions are more popular than ever. One such activity that’s seen a resurgence is the general knowledge quiz. Today, we’re serving up 8 dog-related facts that would work well in any quiz. There’s a Beatles song with a sound in it that only dogs can hear As The Beatles matured as band, they moved further away from their Pop roots and became more interested in experimental rock. Look no further than the 1967 track A Day in the Life, which features several seconds… Read More
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Three reasons to send your dog to daycare

June 16, 2020 By admin

Why should someone send their dog to daycare? This is a question we get a lot – and it’s a valid one. In the article to follow, we’ll unpack some of the primary reasons centers like our own are popular with dog lovers. Reason #1: You’re out of the house a lot The number one reason to send your dog to daycare is in the event you’re at work a lot of the day and you don’t have someone at home to look after your animal(s). This is especially true if your dog is young. Puppies shouldn’t be… Read More
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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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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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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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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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Why having a pet at your side is helpful during COVID-19

April 2, 2020 By admin

Isolation can be tricky, but as a March 30th study published in the American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA) points out, there are great benefits to having an animal at your side.  However, before we dive into the science, let’s address one very important point: There is no evidence that companion animals spread COVID-19 Experts believe that the ability for a pet to pass COVID-19 on to a human recipient is low-to-non-existent.  While there are reports of two dogs in Hong Kong contracting the virus after close contact with their owners, the dogs never showed any symptoms, nor did they… Read More
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Dogs and coronavirus – what you need to know at this early stage of the virus

March 10, 2020 By admin

With close to one thousand people in the US now infected, the coronavirus outbreak has been global news, and has been spreading quickly since first coming to the attention of Chinese authorities on December 31st. But what does it mean for your pet? Can your dog contract COVID-19? And can he pass it along to you? Reports from Hong Kong suggest dogs can get the virusInitially, experts were of the opinion that domesticated dogs were immune to COVID-19. A recent case in Hong Kong, however, has changed that view, with a dog testing for “low-level” symptoms. Its owner, incidentally, also… Read More
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