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Your Dog’s Body Language

Ever wondered what your dog is trying to tell you with his actions Here are some translation tips Though dogs may bark a lot (sometimes too much, as many of us know), they also say a lot...

Genetic Testing and Your Mixed Breed Dog

A mixed-breed dog is like a box of chocolates: You never know exactly what you’re going to get But while some dog owners relish the mystery behind their mutt, others are curious to answer...

October is Adopt a Shelter Dog Month

Shelter dogs hold a special place in the hearts of all animal lovers For many pet advocates, it’s hard for them to understand how someone could give up a pooch … although it happens...

New Dog Checklist

It's time to bring your new dog home Are you ready The big day is here  You’ve probably made a list - and checked it twice - of all of the things you’ll need when you welcome your dog...

Preventing and Dealing With a Lost Pet

It’s something every pet owner fears Here’s how to keep some peace of mind One of the fears that all pet owners share is that their beloved animal companion will get lost In all areas,...

Introducing Your Pet Dog to a New Family Member

Your pet dog may need a special introduction to a new family member, whether it’s a baby or another pet A new family member is a big deal, whether it’s a newborn baby, or just a new...

Pets and Your Kids

Kids love pets and vice versa Close supervision of early interactions is critical to maintaining this relationship Kids and Pets are a great combination Many adults fondly remember their...

Going to the Bathroom, Puppies

Puppies under three weeks are going to need your help to go to the bathroom This is how you do it When ya gotta go, well, you gotta go Under normal circumstances, even the tiniest human...

Pets and the Elderly

Pets undoubtedly make great companions for the elderly, but physical restrictions can make ownership difficult Pets and the elderly make great companions, and in addition to the more...

Is Pet Insurance a Good Idea?

Though many Americans don’t know it, pet insurance is a readily available service that can help you pay for serious medical problems that occur with your pet Deciding whether or not to...

Health Benefits of Having Pets

Pets not only bring joy, but also tangible health benefits to many people Eating a balanced diet Exercising regularly Adopting a pet These are all things you can do to stay healthy, though...

5 Household Products All Dog Owners Need

Adding a new member to the family dog pack Follow these 5 helpful tips to get started! Getting a dog You've probably got a lot on your plate, and a new dog checklist is about as long as...

Selecting the Right Vet for Your Dog

A few proactive steps can help you find the right vet for your dog Next to you, your vet is one of your pet’s most important caretakers Finding and establishing a relationship with the...

Choosing a New Dog

Doing your homework will help to ensure that you've found the right lifelong companion When you bring a new dog into your family, you are committing to a lifelong relationship It is only...