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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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Unique Ways to Include Your Dog on Your Wedding Day

September 27, 2022 By admin

Dogs are a part of the family. As such, we find ways to include them in all facets of life – from getting the house with the backyard, to renting dog-friendly vacation homes and even including them in our most momentous. It only makes sense that as dogs become more ingrained in our families that couples are finding ways to include their fur babies in wedding ceremonies and receptions. Here are some fun ways to make sure your pooch gets a moment to shine on the big day: Find a Pet-Friendly VenueMany wedding venues are becoming pet-friendly as millennials have… 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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Why does my dog stare at me – and other popular questions answered

July 7, 2022 By admin

Thanks to a resource like Google, we can take a look at the burning questions dog owners are asking every day. In today’s edition of the Under One Woof newsletter and blog, we do just that, with five of the most popular questions posed to the search engine giant covered here.  Whether you’ve ever wondered why your dog stares at you, or the sheer number of doggos in existence around the globe, we’ve got the answers to the Internet’s most popular questions.  How many dogs are in the world?  If there are 7 billion people in the world, give or… Read More
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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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