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Explore our tips and advice for every aspect of your dog’s care and enjoy the benefits of a canine companion who is happy, healthy and content.

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Should I Get a Dog?

Are you ready for a dog? It's an important question and one you need to know the answer to before you bring a new canine companion into your family.
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In Home Dog Training: Striving for Dog Obedience

Having a great relationship with your dog is about encouraging your friend to develop skills that will help him fit into your lifestyle. Being a good pet parent is a little like being a life coach, it’s all about encouragement and gentle persuasion, rather than being the big, scary boss that scares you into submission.
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Baking Healthy Treats For Your Pet

Making your own pet treats can be very easy and inexpensive. Using just one recipe as a base you can experiment with what works for you and your pet using only healthy and natural ingredients.
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How Often Should My Dog Poop?

It is normal for a dog to defecate anywhere between 1 and 5 times a day. However, the amount your dog may defecate on a single day depends on several factors.
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5 Unusual Sports for Smart Dogs

If you have a dog that really needs to be kept busy and mentally stimulated and you're looking for ideas, we have some unusual sports for you to try.
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Why Does My Dog Eat Poop?

The technical term for eating poo is ‘Coprophagia’. It's a fairly normal behavior in dogs that you should be able to stop.
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Kong Toys and the Benefits of Chewing for Dogs

Did you know that chewing has a number of benefits for your dog’s health and wellbeing? We cover what they are and how we can encourage this natural behavior.
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Responsible Pet Ownership for Kids

 Kids can play a huge role in taking care of pets as long as you teach them how to properly care for their critters.  However, keep in mind that being a pet owner is a for-life project. 
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Puppy Socialization and its Effect on Behavior

The critical puppy socialization period between 3 - 12 weeks of age is a time of rapid learning. A recent study notes the difference between puppies from pet shops and breeders and the behavioral impact of poor socialization.
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Do Pets Like Music?

Do our pets like music? And if so, what styles do they prefer and in what situations can music help them?

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