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My Top 6 Favorite Dog Myths, Debunked

My Top 6 Favorite Dog Myths, Debunked

Urban legends and myths surround all aspects of life. I suppose that most start out with good intentions, because something specifically good or bad happened to someone, and so they proliferated the story to make it more important for others....

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7 Natural Ways to Help Calm Your Anxious Dog

7 Natural Ways to Help Calm Your Anxious Dog

Years ago (and still a little now), I was more “anti” natural than most people. So many people want to deny their dog medicine or think that there are purely natural strategies for problems or conditions. This is simply not...

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Why Does My Dog Consume Inedible Things?

Why Does My Dog Consume Inedible Things?

In college, I was a Psychology and English Major. I wanted to help people with their struggles in life. Truth be told, I wanted to go to Medical School, but I got married and life and finances got in the...

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5 and ½ Dogs That Were on Death Row, but Beat the Odds and Became Service Dogs

5 and ½ Dogs That Were on Death Row, but Beat the Odds and Became Service Dogs

I have spent the majority of my career working with Service Dogs or “Assistance Dogs” in one form or another. I have worked for a number of different organizations, and even ran my own until I had to move across...

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Get Ready for the Dirt…On Dogs Who Dig

Get Ready for the Dirt…On Dogs Who Dig

Are you ready for some dirt? The dirt on dogs who dig, that is. 😉 Digging is both a complicated and an easy subject! Getting to Know Your Dog Dogs dig for all kinds of reasons. Some dig for a...

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The 9 Ways You Are Stressing Your Dog Out

The 9 Ways You Are Stressing Your Dog Out

Have you ever experienced stress? Of course you have!  We have all experienced stress! The problem is that undue stress (the kind that is unpleasant and can’t be controlled) causes numerous health problems. Change is sleep habits (loss of sleep,...

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Tips for Raising a Happy Pit Bull

Tips for Raising a Happy Pit Bull

Pit Bulls have definitely gotten a terrible reputation the past few decades. In the 1920’s they were seen as a beloved movie mascot and in the 50’s they had the nickname of “nanny dog”. But after dog fighting became more...

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“SPEAK to Me!” Teaching Your Dog to Bark (And Be Quiet) on Command

“SPEAK to Me!” Teaching Your Dog to Bark (And Be Quiet) on Command

Alright, you might be thinking “I DON’T want my dog to speak or bark”, but what if I told you that was THE BEST way to get your dog to stop barking and to be quiet? I have said it...

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Keeping Your Dog Comfortable During Fireworks This 4th of July

Keeping Your Dog Comfortable During Fireworks This 4th of July

More dogs run away on the 4th of July than any other day of the year. While most dog owners think they have a safe and secure home, it’s always beneficial to make sure your dog’s environment is ready for...

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The 7 Most Common Household Items Dangerous To Dogs

The 7 Most Common Household Items Dangerous To Dogs

There are things in every dog owner’s environment that pose serious risk, possible injury and death to their dog. The problem is that most dog owners don’t even realize it! #7.  Plastic Bags and Plastic Wrap Just like these items...

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