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Behavior & Communication

What is it Like to Date A Dog-Lover?

Is dating with dogs any simpler than dating with children? Probably in some aspects, but in many ways they are similar. In the same way that I'd be more interested in partnering with a man whose paren…

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How to Tell If Your Dog Is Anxious or Stressed

Is your dog feeling anxious? Stressed? Worried? You may think he can’t tell you if he is, but he can — and he will. Your dog communicates his emotional state through body language and behavior. Decodi…

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Best and Worst High-Tech Pet Gadgets of 2014

If you are a pet parent, by now you are probably aware that high-tech gadgets are not only for the 2-leggeds in your family. Our dogs and cats can also benefit from modern technology. On the other paw…

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What’s the Most Embarrassing Thing Your Pet Has Ever Done?

The subject of our dogs' embarrassing moments came up in conversation with friends recently.  People shared stories about dogs peeing on Christmas trees while visiting friends, stealing food from a ne…

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6 Signs Your Dog Has You Trained

You may think you own a dog, but chances are good that it's the other way around. On behalf of dog lovers everywhere (and the canine kings and queens they serve), I've put together this list of six wa…

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Top 10 Ways to Give Your Pet a Pill

"Dog food gone. Pill remains. Is Sanchez the only dog who does this?" I posted that on Facebook, and fans chimed in with very helpful and funny comments. Here are my favorites: Helpful comments: …

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People With Fake Service Dogs Could Face Real Jail Time

Have you ever seen a service dog wearing a vest that is barking, growling, and distracted while 'working'? Most likely you weren't observing a trained service dog, but an imposter. People in Florida w…

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Dog Gets 3D Printed Legs And Runs For First Time in Life

Derby, a handsome husky with incredible charm, was born with severely underdeveloped front legs. His first family couldn't take care of him, so he was handed over to Peace and Paws, a dog rescue group…

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How Seizure Alert Dogs Become Unstoppable Service Animals

Seizure alert dogs are specially trained to help individuals who have epilepsy or a seizure disorder. They can warn a person of an impending seizure hours before the person has clinical signs of a sei…

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Holiday Shopping for People Who Don’t Want to Leave Their Dogs at Home

My dogs are practically professional shoppers. It's actually rare you'll find me somewhere without one of them. Sanchez and Gina are 'career change' dogs from Guide Dogs for the Blind. Early socializa…

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Not even going to pretend I will adopt this, but all power to you if that's your thing.

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