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Dog Adoption Tips And Guide

It is a wonderful feeling when you adopt a pet. Millions of pets in rescue centers and shelters long for a home. By adopting one such dog, you are not only taking care of a life but also setting an example for others to follow. However, dog adoption isn't something everyone can do and if you second thoughts about it, don't take it lightly. You will have to make major lifestyle adjustments once you adopt a dog. But if you think it is something you can deal with then it is great news. Keep in mind that bringing in an ...
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How To Fix A Dog Barking Problem

Now that you have a dog, you know that there are many different problem behaviors that a dog may present; one of the most irritating is a dog barking problem. Dogs bark for a variety of reasons and the first step to resolving the "problem" is to understand why dogs bark in the first place ...
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How to Train Your Dog to Avoid Snakes and Other Potential Dangers

How to Train Your Dog to Avoid Snakes and Other Potential Dangers

Editor’s note: Have you seen the Dogster print magazine in stores? Or in the waiting room of your vet’s office? This article appeared in our April-May issue. Subscribe to Dogster and get the bimonthly magazine delivered to your home. I live in Utah (and in Colorado before that), and there’s nothing I enjoy more than to ...
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Does Your Dog Drive Your Neighbors Crazy?

Does Your Dog Drive Your Neighbors Crazy?

Every neighborhood has at least one dog who makes the humans living on the same block a little crazy. He barks at inappropriate times during the day and night, growls a little more than others at delivery people, and is good overall at making himself known. My question is: In my neighborhood, is that my dog? Riggins is ...
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10 Things You Need to Know About the Shih Tzu Dog Breed

10 Things You Need to Know About the Shih Tzu Dog Breed

Editor’s note: Have you seen the Dogster print magazine in stores? Or in the waiting room of your vet’s office? This article appeared in our April-May issue. Subscribe to Dogster and get the bimonthly magazine delivered to your home. The elegant and affectionate Shih Tzu has won admirers around the world, whether he’s flowing along the ...
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Make an Adorable Felted Flower for Your Dog’s Collar

Make an Adorable Felted Flower for Your Dog’s Collar

Editor’s note: Have you seen the Dogster print magazine in stores? Or in the waiting room of your vet’s office? This article appeared in our April-May issue. Subscribe to Dogster and get the bimonthly magazine delivered to your home. Spring is here, so celebrate by covering your dog with flowers! Spruce up her collar with these ...
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Meet the Lovable, Lion-esque Leonberger Dog Breed

Meet the Lovable, Lion-esque Leonberger Dog Breed

Editor’s note: Have you seen the Dogster print magazine in stores? Or in the waiting room of your vet’s office? This article appeared in our April-May issue. Subscribe to Dogster and get the bimonthly magazine delivered to your home. One of the largest German breeds, the Leonberger is celebrated for his magnificent coat, lion-like mane, gentle ...
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Sir Patrick Stewart Is Winning — and Melting — Hearts With His Pit Bull Foster Dog, Ginger

Sir Patrick Stewart has been a part of my life for as long as I can remember, entering it as Captain Jean Luc Picard on Star Trek: TNG re-runs I watched with my dad. He’s made headlines for his charity work, as well as for his candid sense of humor and ability to not take himself too ...
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5 Reasons Your Dog Should Always Be in a Safety Harness or Secured Carrier in the Car

5 Reasons Your Dog Should Always Be in a Safety Harness or Secured Carrier in the Car

Most of us won’t get behind the wheel of a car without buckling up. Parents wouldn’t dream of driving without their baby or toddler secured in a car seat. For many of us, putting on a seat belt is as natural as breathing. So why is it that only 16 percent of us restrain our ...
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The Best Guard Dogs - How To Care For Them

The Best Guard Dogs – How To Care For Them

If you are like most people, you want to feel safe and protected in your own home. Some of us will go to the extent of getting the best guard dogs that has been trained to protect people. In most cases a loud back from a dog is enough to scare most of us or ...
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Tito the Dogo Argentino Escapes Abuse and Horrendous Neglect at Mechanic’s Shop

Tito the Dogo Argentino Escapes Abuse and Horrendous Neglect at Mechanic’s Shop

Walking into a mechanic’s shop, you’d expect the usual aromas of motor oil and exhaust, but veterinarian Dr. Marvin “Moose” Baynes detected a different scent when the Guardians of Rescue (GOR) arrived to save Tito, a 7-year-old Dogo Argentino. “I could smell his ears before I visually saw him,” Moose tells Dogster. Sitting on a couch next to ...
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Watch Trick, Stripe, and Mia Run the Agility Course at Westminster

Watch Trick, Stripe, and Mia Run the Agility Course at Westminster

The excitement is building in New York, with the Westminster Kennel Club show well underway. In agility, handlers guided their dogs through a timed course of tunnels, ramps, weave poles, and other obstacles. The grand champion of the event was Trick, a Border Collie, owned and handled by John Nys of Rhode Island. Watch Trick’s ...
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No More Doggie Junk Food: These Treats Are Functional and Appealing

No More Doggie Junk Food: These Treats Are Functional and Appealing

Editor’s note: Have you seen the Dogster print magazine in stores? Or in the waiting room of your vet’s office? This article appeared in our February-March issue. Subscribe to Dogster and get the bimonthly magazine delivered to your home. Have you ever opened a package of your dog’s treats and thought, “Wow, those smell amazing? I’ll ...
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Why I Believe In an Open Adoption — Not the Perfection Some Dog Rescue Groups Require

Adoption policies of rescue groups typically fall into one of two camps: The rescue does everything in its power to make sure each animal goes to the perfect family, even if that means a lengthy delay in getting a dog into a forever home. The rescue believes that perfection is not necessary for a home to be loving ...
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Dog laws pros and cons

California has now made it legal for people to break car windows in order to break a dog out of a hot car. “As of August 2016, Vermont joined forces with Tennessee, Florida, Wisconsin, Minnesota, and Ohio in passing laws to protect good Samaritans who assist dogs locked in hot cars.” Palm Springs has made it illegal ...
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November 2016 Monthly Dog Recap

November has been a total blast with lots of outdoor fun as we got into the swing of my favorite time of year, fall! It’s the perfect time for hikes and adventures. Before we get to my adventures though, let me give a shoutout to my special sponsors & affiliates! Thanks to them I’m able to ...
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Rаt Terrier

Orіgіnаtіng іn England, thе Rаt Terrier wаѕ used аѕ rodent аnd small game hunters. Thеу were also treasured аѕ adoring, lоуаl реtѕ. When thеіr аѕtоnіѕhіng huntіng and kіllіng ѕkіllѕ on farms and rat іnfеѕtеd hоmеѕ were...

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