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Is It Wrong to Make Your Dog Jealous?

Dog-cheating is not a laughing matter. Come home smelling like another dog and you may just wind up in the dog house. Your own pooch may know you’ve been two-timing and may show you in no uncertain terms that she doesn’t approve. My dog Bella, for instance, will stop short in the middle...
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How To Tell If Your Dog Has Worms

Dogs Have Bad Habits Do you know how to tell if your dog has worms? Dogs love to eat things they shouldn't, roll around in things they shouldn't, and in general, act like a dog. Unfortunately, many of these things can bring on unwanted visitors like worms into your dog's world.

Using the “She’s a Rescue Dog” Excuse

Why I'm going to stop. Source: Jessica Pierce Bella doesn’t like to be touched by humans she doesn’t know and trust. When I’m out walking with Bella and I encounter other dog-walkers or run into people I know, Bella will stand or sit quietly behind me or...
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How Long Can A Dog Be Left Alone Before It Misbehaves?

Does Your Lifestyle Look Like This? In our modern world it seems as though the media is full to capacity with dog owners wanting to find the answers to cure their pet's behaviour. Everybody appears to live within the confined boundaries of their family's busy and hectic life. Breakfast is rushed, the commute, the...
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Noise Anxiety In Dogs And How to Stop It

Noise Anxiety In Dogs Is With Us Again Noise anxiety in dogs can be a problem now the festive season is upon us again when there will be lots of fireworks being set off. Fireworks may really frighten your dog and we don’t have time now before it all starts to properly desensitise...
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The 3 Common Causes of Dog Skin Allergies

Dog skin allergies can cause persistent itching and scratching, which can make any pup miserable. But while dog skin conditions are common, there are many possible causes. Weather extremes in the UK can wreak havoc on our pup’s skin. But dry, itchy or flaky skin is often caused by allergens in the environment and diet too. 
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6 Facts About How Dogs Think

Scientist Marc Bekoff challenges these 6 common misconceptions about dogs Humans have had a love affair with dogs extending over thousands of years, and our passion continues to blossom. More households than not include a companion dog, and nearly everywhere you go, dogs will be there too. Dogs have never enjoyed so much attention...
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“Lady, Your Dog Is Fat!”

There is an obesity epidemic among dogs, too. We hear all the time about the obesity epidemic in the U.S. and around the globe. But did you know that there is an obesity epidemic among our pets, too? Between 25% and 40% of dogs are considered obese, and this number continues to rise each...
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Being Touched Is Fine For Some Dogs, But Not for Others

Dogs touch the world when they walk, play, sniff, and when we pet and hug them In two previous essays — "Dogs Should Be 'Unleashed' to Sniff to Their Noses' Content" and "Oh Goodness, Why'd My Dog Erin Just Eat Something So Foul?" — I discussed dogs' senses of smell and taste. Here, I focus on...
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Dog Health Issues – How To Deal With Them Proactively

Dog Health Issues Dog health issues are clearly something you have to know about if you are a dog enthusiast just like me. Once the playtime has ended and the water and food bowl is full your next concern is the overall health of your hound. While many dogs are very resilient they aren't...
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How Long Do Dogs Live? It All Depends On The Dog Breed And YOU!

Dogs, lives are short, too short, but you know that going in. You know the pain is coming, you're going to lose a dog, and there's going to be great anguish, so you live fully in the moment with her, never fail to share her joy or delight in her innocence, because you can't...

Why in the World Do People Make These Types of Dogs?

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