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Dangers of Invisible Fences for Dogs

My sister recently adopted a five year old mixed breed large dog. Stella is her first dog since childhood and she is turning into a wonderful family dog, even though the shelter told her that she had …

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Why Do Dogs Yawn? (with video)

This might seem like a silly question. It's easy to assume that dogs yawn for the same reasons we yawn... they are either tired, bored, or are trying to take in more oxygen. However, that is often not…

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Top 12 Dog Training Tips

Contrary to what you may have heard, you absolutely can teach an old dog new tricks. Training is an excellent way to bond with your furry friend, and encourages overall better behavior. From new puppi…

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3 Lessons I Learned from My Dog

I've had dogs most of my life, and I've learned a great deal about life from them. As my dog Sanchez matures, I'm noticing that his lessons are getter simpler and wiser. Sometimes they might even come…

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Clever Dog Learns to Meow (Video)

Griffin the dog is learning to meow. Right now, his meow really more like an elongated yelp, but nonetheless—he is one smart pup!     Related: Clever Dog Uses Kitchen Drawers …

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What I Learned About Dating from My Dog

Sanchez, my nine-year-old Yellow Lab, has a history of wandering. I often joke that he only looks like a Lab, but he’s really a Hound. His nose just takes him exploring, and all of a sudden…. poof, he…

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7 Olympic-Caliber Animal Gymnasts (Videos)

Are you a diehard fan who's watched every event of the 2012 Summer Olympics, or are you a long-suffering citizen who wishes everyone would just stop talking about the Olympic Games? Either way, yo…

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Humane Dog Training – Book Giveaway!

We are giving away a copy of Training Your Dog the Humane Way: Simple Teaching Tips for Resolving Problem Behaviors & Raising a Happy Dog by Alana Stevenson. Read this excerpt and leave a comment …

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The Dog Whisperer’s House Rules (video)

This poor pup has a problem with his behavior at meal time; he gets way too overexcited. Cesar, the Dog Whisperer, comes in to save the day, helping the family see what the problem is and how to s…

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9 Basic Training Tips for Dogs

You may not realize it, but you’ve been training your puppy from the first minute you got her! For instance, each time you say her name and she moves from where she is to where you are, she is learnin…

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