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The Most Safest States in USA for Your Pet

You want the best for your child, even if that kid happens to be a cat or dog. To give pet owners peace of mind and some relocation ideas, Safewise released a researched list of the most pet-friendly states.. These are the places that are the most fun for pets and provide them with the most […]

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HOW TO BE A POLICE DOG TRAINER

The only experience I have had of dog handling is with my grandmother’s small King Charles cross, so when the possibility of handling a German Shepherd was proposed, I must admit I wasn’t sure what to expect. To save any potential embarrassment I was later told that I would merely be observing police dog training, […]

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Dogs share food with other dogs even in complex situations

Generosity, even among family members, had long been considered to be a specifically human characteristic. Yet rats, chimpanzees and other animals also exhibit similar behavior. Rachel Dale, Friederike Range and colleagues, of the Messerli Research Institute at Vetmeduni Vienna had already shown that dogs also share food rewards with other dogs. Using a bar-pulling task, […]

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CORRECT FEEDING FOR YOUR DOG’S LIFE STAGES

From a puppy’s energetic demands, to the unpredictability of adolescence, to self-assured adulthood and finally the comfortable pace of old age – providing the right diet for each stage will keep them functioning at their best. The stages of a dog’s life are rough: Puppyhood: ± 1 – 6 months Adolescence: ± 6 – 18 […]

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5 REASONS TO TALK WITH YOUR DOG

A lot of people talk to their dogs, but it can be a bit embarrassing. When I am explaining to my dog that the sooner she poops the sooner we can go in out of the rain, and a neighbor comes around the corner and catches me, I somehow feel like talking to a dog […]

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HOW TO BATH A DOG

If you watch people bathing dogs in movies and TV shows, most of the time it seems like a joyous, fun-filled time for all involved. Unfortunately, bathing your dog in real life isn’t always such a positive experience. Dogs don’t mind being dirty and stinky — in fact, they like it quite a bit — […]