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8 Secrets Your Dog Won’t Tell You

If dogs could talk, they would tell you these secrets in human language. But they have other ways of communicating these messages, if we are really listening and observing them. See Also: Translati…

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Top 5 Eco Friendly, Healthy Dog Gifts for Under $20

As weíre bombarded with the newest doggy bling, toys and treats for the holidays, Iíve noticed that many of our favorite products were missing from the spotlight. We actively seek eco-friendly, aff…

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Choke Chain Kills Dog

This is how the Humane Society of the United States describes a choke collar: "As the name implies, this collar is made of metal links and is designed to control your dog by tightening around your …

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My Top 10 Pet Peeves About Pet People

I've been an animal lover all my life, and through the years, I've developed some pet peeves when it comes to people interacting with pets. Here's my list of the top offenders: 10. Not giving dogs …

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Top 10 Cities with Dog Attacks on Postal Workers

The Post Office is having a pretty tough time these days, what with running billion dollar deficits, worries over funding employee pensions, dropping Saturday mail delivery, then having that reversed …

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15 Positive Dog Training Tips and Principles

Training your dog should be an enjoyable experience for you both. The more you understand about how your dog thinks and learns, the more effectively you can communicate. Clear communication means succ…

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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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