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Breaking Up a Dog FightóDonít Panic!

It happens suddenly. Youíre taking your dog for a walk in the park when he sees a dog that he regards as a threat to you or your child. And he attacks. Or vice-versa: your dog is suddenly attacked by …

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Poodle’s Scary Bath Sends a Lesson to All Pet Owners

Poor little poodle. Selene Ortega, 12, was giving her dog, Morita, a bath when the poodle's paw became lodged in the tub drain, reports local Albuquerque news site krqe.com. The dog screamed, and t…

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Is Ice Water Bad for Dogs?

Now that summer is here there's a rumor making the rounds that giving your dog ice water on a hot day can kill her. Is ice water bad for dogs? Let's find out. After a long walk on a hot day, do…

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Keeping Pets Safe on Halloween

It can be very fun for children to dress up and pretend to be a different character. But, dogs don't understand the concept and can be very fearful of people wearing masks and costumes. And the huge n…

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9 Cool Dog Tips For Hot Summers

Imagine itís a scorching 90 degrees with humidity pushing 100, and youíre slogging around wearing a (banish the thought) fur coat. Itís just insane, right? Now, consider dogs. They might shed more in …

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7 Tips to Keep Your Pet Safe All Summer Long

Rising summertime temperatures and blue skies are as freeing for Scooter and Spot as they are for you and me. However, while summer beckons pets and people alike to get out there and play, this freewh…

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Michael Vick Officially Admits to Owning a Dog

NFL football player Michael Vick has officially announced he does indeed own a dog. Last week, we reported that Vick tweeted a photo implying he is now a proud dog owner, but had yet to comment. T…

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Simple Ways to Create a Dog Friendly Garden

Dog lovers know that dogs are curious creatures, which leads them to smell, taste, and eat almost anything they find including bark, gravel, mulch, plants, etc. We gardeners have to be careful of thei…

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