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The Right Time to get A New Dog

The Thompson family fell in love with their rescue puppy, Baxter, as soon as they met him. But adopting Baxter was no easy decision: After losing the second of their two German Shepherds, it took the family four years to get to a point where they could imagine getting another dog. Sally, a black and tan Shepherd they’d […]

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How to Exercise with Your Pet

Summer doesn’t just allow you to escape the confines of the gym. You can pump up your outdoor-training with a cuddly partner: An animal. We already know that people who own pets are healthier — now a slew of companies are offering fitness classes with the animal kingdom, such as sunset horseback rides, dolphin swims, and more. […]

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What your Dogs Breed Says About You

Not only does your neighbor George bear a striking resemblance to his bulldog Barry, but chances are, their resemblance is more than skin deep. Turns out that pet owners may also share their dogs’ personalities, according to new research. Researchers from Bath Spa University in England surveyed 1,000 dog owners to determine their personality types. Based […]

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The ABC’s of Adopting a Purebred Dog

If you’re smitten with the idea of sharing your home with a purebred dog, chances are that there’s a breed rescue group or shelter in your vicinity with just the right pup in need of a family. According to statistics compiled by the American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals,25 percent of dogs […]

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How Dogs Can Save Your Life

Stories about service dogs with lifesaving “predictor” skills have been popping up in the news lately — take Shawnee, an epilepsy service dog belonging to Texas teen Jessica Hayes. After years of staying by her side, alerting her to seizures mere minutes before they occurred and ushering her to safety, the pooch donned a cap and […]

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Puppy Socialization 101

Socialization is the learning process through which puppies become accustomed to being near various people, animals, and environments. Proper socialization can help eliminate some behavior problems in the future and create a better bond between the pet and the family. When introducing puppies to new people, pets, or environments, provide praise or treats so the […]

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Heiress Gives Dog First-Class Rescue

A black Labrador retriever that spent two stints at a Kansas animal shelter is living the good life on a 120-acre Florida farm, thanks to an affluent heir who felt a personal connection to the dog and dispatched a private jet to claim her. Last week, social media pounced on the story of the senior […]

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When is The Right Time to Get a New Dog?

The Thompson family fell in love with their rescue puppy, Baxter, as soon as they met him. But adopting Baxter was no easy decision: After losing the second of their two German Shepherds, it took the family four years to get to a point where they could imagine getting another dog. Sally, a black and tan Shepherd they’d […]

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Tips for a Safe Summer Vacation With Your Dog

Planning to take your pet with you during your summer travels? There are a few things you should know, first. Cats are generally bad travelers, so it’s best to leave them with a sitter or board them at a kennel. But if you have a pup, here’s how to prep for a trip: BEFORE YOU […]