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Do Your Dogs Try to Ruin Christmas? Mine Do, But I Love The Little Grinches Anyway

Last week, my daughter was putting together a holiday gingerbread house. She was quietly humming to Christmas tunes on the radio, and was getting into the spirit while pasting gingerbread walls together with frosting. It was all as idyllic as a Currier and Ives greeting card until she walked away to answer the phone. When ...
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Arbor the Pooch Picasso Paints Abstracts to Help Dogs in Need

Bryce Henderson walked into the living room of his Las Vegas home, unpacked a paint-splattered easel, and set it up for his little artist: a rescue dog named Arbor. “Arbor, do you want to paint?” he asked. Eager to start, Arbor — a black-and-white Border Collie-mix — bit down on a paintbrush fitted with a ...
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Why You Should Get Rid of Your Dog’s Food Bowl

Mealtime for Kona, my newly adopted terrier mix, is over in seconds. About 34 seconds to be precise. While she may own bragging rights as a canine speed-eating champ, I know that she was on pace to be at risk for a host of digestion problems, including the life-threatening condition known commonly as bloat (gastric ...
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We’re Obsessed With These Vegetable-Dyed Dog Accessories

Being healthy means eating your veggies, but it can also mean wearing and playing with them, too. We’re talking about vegetable-dyed pet gear. Check out these awesome goods in stunning colors. The Most Snuggly Sweaters Handknit in Peru, Chilly Dog wool sweaters are as earth-friendly as they are cozy for your best friend. The sheep ...
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Dogs and Cats are not Republicans

Dogs do not care if you are rich or poor, fat or thin, fashionable or wear holy jeans. they like you, wag their tails at you and lick you if you let them. Dogs just want to have fun, love to play in the moment and have quirky sense of humor. They do not discriminate ...
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How a Dog Named Spencer Got Cast in the Popular Web Series Heirloom

Dogs on movie and TV sets usually belong in one of two separate categories: actors’ dogs or dog actors. Spencer, the Golden Retriever–Labrador mix at the heart of the digital series Heirloom, is a little bit of both. “He’s not trained to be a film dog,” explains Spencer’s human and co-creator of Heirloom, Paten Hughes, but “he’s almost ...
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Once Abused, Emmet Overcomes His Past to Become a Confident, Happy Dog

Once Abused, Emmet Overcomes His Past to Become a Confident, Happy Dog

The photos may be in color, but the transformation they capture is as black and white as the little dog’s fur. Now known to his Instagram friends as Emmett London, this Miniature Pinscher–Chihuahua–Poodle mix had no name and no smile when Janni Nilsson adopted him just over a year ago. Emmett has gained a best ...
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Holiday Gift Guides for Dog Lovers

If you’re like me, then you struggle as what to get your human(s) that you love so dearly. So I decided to help you out some with my holiday gift guide for dog lovers! (you can thank me later). *some of the products below contain affiliate links 1. Belly Scratch T-Shirt 2. Dog Bookend 3. Dog Wall Hanging ...
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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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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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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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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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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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Are You Ready for the GBGV? AKC's New Hound Dog Is Grand in Many Respects

Are You Ready for the GBGV? AKC's New Hound Dog Is Grand in Many Respects

Source: AKC News Are You Ready for the GBGV? AKC's New Hound Dog Is Grand in Many Respects ...
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Why Breed Bans Affect You

Why Breed Bans Affect You

Source: AKC News Why Breed Bans Affect You ...
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Service Dogs Guide

Today, millions of people around the world suffer from a disability. These millions include many children suffering from neuromuscular disease which results in a mobility impairment requiring frequent use of a wheelchair.   It is people who are deprived of mobility that are primarily interested in having the help of service dogs.  These dogs provide ...
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Five Day Video Training Course

5 Day Course: Introduction to Dog Training

“Discover The Powerful Dog Training Secrets To Overcome 30+ Common Dog and Puppy Behavioral Issues With STEP-BY-STEP Instructions From One
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5 Day Course: Introduction to Dog Training

Day 1 – Pulling on the Leash

“Discover The Powerful Dog Training Secrets To Overcome 30+ Common Dog and Puppy Behavioral Issues With STEP-BY-STEP Instructions From One
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Day 1 – Pulling on the Leash

Day 2 – Puppy Training

“Discover The Powerful Dog Training Secrets To Overcome 30+ Common Dog and Puppy Behavioral Issues With STEP-BY-STEP Instructions From One
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Day 2 – Puppy Training

Day 3 – Dog Aggression

“Discover The Powerful Dog Training Secrets To Overcome 30+ Common Dog and Puppy Behavioral Issues With STEP-BY-STEP Instructions From One
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Day 3 – Dog Aggression

Day 4 – People Aggression

“Discover The Powerful Dog Training Secrets To Overcome 30+ Common Dog and Puppy Behavioral Issues With STEP-BY-STEP Instructions From One
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Day 5 – Holiday Training

“Discover The Powerful Dog Training Secrets To Overcome 30+ Common Dog and Puppy Behavioral Issues With STEP-BY-STEP Instructions From One
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Day 5 – Holiday Training

English Springer Spaniel

The English Springer Spaniel (also known simply as the "Springer Spaniel") is a sporting breed of dog that is very
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5 Day Course: Introduction to Dog Training

5 Day Course: Introduction to Dog Training

“Discover The Powerful Dog Training Secrets To Overcome 30+ Common Dog and Puppy Behavioral Issues With STEP-BY-STEP Instructions From One of The World’s Most Skilled Dog Trainers!” Click Here! ...
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Day 1 – Pulling on the Leash

“Discover The Powerful Dog Training Secrets To Overcome 30+ Common Dog and Puppy Behavioral Issues With STEP-BY-STEP Instructions From One of The World’s Most Skilled Dog Trainers!” Click Here! ...
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Day 2 – Puppy Training

Day 2 – Puppy Training

“Discover The Powerful Dog Training Secrets To Overcome 30+ Common Dog and Puppy Behavioral Issues With STEP-BY-STEP Instructions From One of The World’s Most Skilled Dog Trainers!” Click Here!Photo by sgoerin ...
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Day 3 – Dog Aggression

“Discover The Powerful Dog Training Secrets To Overcome 30+ Common Dog and Puppy Behavioral Issues With STEP-BY-STEP Instructions From One of The World’s Most Skilled Dog Trainers!” Click Here!Photo by smerikal ...
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Day 4 – People Aggression

Day 4 – People Aggression

“Discover The Powerful Dog Training Secrets To Overcome 30+ Common Dog and Puppy Behavioral Issues With STEP-BY-STEP Instructions From One of The World’s Most Skilled Dog Trainers!” Click Here!Photo by na.harii  ...
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Day 5 – Holiday Training

Day 5 – Holiday Training

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8 Dog Training Tips Every Dog Owner Must Know

8 Dog Training Tips Every Dog Owner Must Know

Every dog owner wants a well trained, obedient dog. You can enjoy your pet so much more if they are well behaved, and the dog is happier because you are happy with them. The ultimate goal is to have your dog obey your commands while off the lead. This level of compliance, however, takes much ...
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AKC Dog Breeds – A Complete Listing

A dog breed is a group of dogs that have very similar or nearly identical characteristics of appearance or behavior or, usually, both, primarily because they come from a select set of ancestors who had the same characteristics. See the many breeds in a directory of breed of dogs. The AKC will always have up ...
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Animal assisted therapy can bring back memories for many people

Animal assisted therapy can bring back memories for many people

When you are a person looking for some companionship in your life, having a pet may just be the answer that you are looking for. There are many people that have a pet at some point in their life and saying good-bye might have been a hard time in their life. Having animal assisted therapy ...
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Arbor the Pooch Picasso Paints Abstracts to Help Dogs in Need

Bryce Henderson walked into the living room of his Las Vegas home, unpacked a paint-splattered easel, and set it up for his little artist: a rescue dog named Arbor. “Arbor, do you want to paint?” he asked. Eager to start, Arbor — a black-and-white Border Collie-mix — bit down on a paintbrush fitted with a ...
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Are Dogs Colorblind Or Is This A Myth?

If you ask any dog owner or canine enthusiast whether they know if dogs are officially color blind or not, most people won't have the faintest idea. And guess what, the scientific community is not sure either! However, there are indeed some facts about a dog's vision that has come through from studies and tests ...
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Jараnеѕе Dоgѕ – Tор Dоg Brееdѕ Frоm Jараn

Dоg brееdіng іn Jараn hаѕ аnсіеnt rооtѕ, and in fасt hаѕ bееn рrасtісеd fоr thоuѕаndѕ of уеаrѕ. In thаt tіmе, six distinct brееdѕ оf Jараnеѕе dоgѕ have bееn carefully brеd аnd rеfіnеd for рurіtу, beauty, аnd оthеr dеѕіrаblе trаіtѕ. Thеѕе six оrіgіnаl Japanese dоg brееdѕ іnсludе the Jараnеѕе Akita, Shіbа, Shіkоku, Kаі Ken, Kishu, аnd ...
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Ever Wonder Why Paris is Always Seen Holding Her Chi Chi

The Chihuahua's recent history can easily be traced back to mid 1800's Mexico; however the Chi Chi appears to have far deeper roots. The Chihuahua may have originated as early as the 9th century, developing from a toy breed that was revered by the Toltec Indians of Central America during that time. They called the ...
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Dog Movie Stars

People who like dogs also like movies with dogs in them, especially dogs as the star of the film. Dogs have been in flicks since silent films. The most notable example is the dog in the 1921 Charlie Chaplin flick entitled The Kid. Rin Tin Tin was the first canine to be the star of ...
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Pеrrо De Prеѕа Cаnаrіо – An Exсерtіоnаl Companion

Pеrrо dе Prеѕа Cаnаrіо, аlѕо known аѕ Dоg Cаnаrіо, is a large brееd оf dog thаt іѕ famous fоr іtѕ frіеndlу аnd рrоtесtіvе behavior. A trulу Molosser type dоg, Prеѕаѕ оrіgіnаtеd in the Canary Iѕlаndѕ fоur сеnturіеѕ ago and ѕіnсе then they are ѕеrvіng humans wіth thеіr multіtаѕkіng аbіlіtіеѕ. Thеу аrе роwеrful, bаlаnсеd, аnd imposing ...
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Lancashire Heeler

Lancashire Heeler

The Lancashire Heeler is a small breed of dog developed for use as a drover and herder of cattle. The Lancashire Heeler is listed by the Kennel Club (UK) as a vulnerable breed. The coat is harsh and smooth with an undercoat which keeps the dog dry in all weathers. It may have a slight ...
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Popular Dog Breeds by AKC Group

Herding Group

Australian Cattle Dog

Australian Cattle Dog

Australian Cattle Dog. I Hope You Have Energy - You'll Need Lots for this Australian breed of dog! The Australian cattle dog, also known as the Blue Heeler, are popular ...
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Australian Shepherd

Australian Shepherd

Bearded Collie

Bearded Collie

Beauceron

Beauceron

Belgian Malinois

Belgian Malinois

Hound Group

Afghan Hound

Afghan Hound

Afghan hounds, also known as Tazi in their homeland, is a particularly beautiful breed of dog whose history dates back thousands of years. It is considered the national dog breed ...
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American English Coonhound

American English Coonhound

American Foxhound

American Foxhound

Basenji

Basenji

Basset Hound

Basset Hound

Non-Sporting Group

American Eskimo Dog

American Eskimo Dog

I know that you find American Eskimo dog so irresistibly cute with all those fluffy hairs and stuffs. And he can be a real charmer too, American Eskimo dogs are ...
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Bichon Frise

Bichon Frise

Boston Terrier

Boston Terrier

Bulldog

Bulldog

Chinese Shar-Pei

Chinese Shar-Pei

Sporting Group

American Water Spaniel

American Water Spaniel

The American Water Spaniel was officially recognized by the AKC in 1940. The AKC describes this breed as happy, eager, and charming; aloof with strangers, and a little stubborn. It was the 154th most popular breed in 2015. Unfortunately some may face a health challenge in their lifetime with hip ...
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Boykin Spaniel

Boykin Spaniel

Brittany Spaniel

Brittany Spaniel

Chesapeake Bay Retriever

Chesapeake Bay Retriever

Clumber Spaniel

Clumber Spaniel

Terrier Group

RAT 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 ...
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Rаt Terrier

Cesky Terrier

Cesky Terrier

Wire Fox Terrier

Wire Fox Terrier

Welsh Terrier

Welsh Terrier

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Toy Group

Havanese
Havanese puppies are sweet and lovable. However they do require a lot of time and training, so potential owners should ...
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Havanese

Italian Greyhound

Italian Greyhound

Japanese Chin

Japanese Chin

Miniature Pinscher

Miniature Pinscher

Papillon

Papillon

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Working Group

Akita

Akita

Akita Inu, also known simply as an Akita is the largest of the Spitz-type dogs that originated from Japan. With the trademark, curled tail that rests on its back, the Akita is known in Japan as a national monument. Small statues of this magnificent creature are sent to friends and family members who have fallen ...
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Alaskan Malamute

Alaskan Malamute

Anatolian Shepherd

Anatolian Shepherd

Bernese Mountain Dog

Bernese Mountain Dog

Black Russian Terrier

Black Russian Terrier

Foundation Stock

Hovawart

Hovawart

The second I was able to "rescue" came from a home where he had shown typical aggressive behavior and the owners didn't know how to cope. At 18 months the ...
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Rafeiro do Alentejo

Rafeiro do Alentejo

Russian Toy Terrier

Russian Toy Terrier

BELGIAN LAEKENOIS

Belgian Laekenois

Miscellaneous Class

Azawakh

Azawakh

The Azawakh are originally from the Sahel region in Africa. They have been developed by the several nomadic tribes that live in the Southern Sahara, as hunting and guard dogs ...
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Barbet

Barbet

BELGIAN LAEKENOIS

Belgian Laekenois

Dogo Argentino

Dogo Argentino

DUTCH SHEPHERD

Dutch Shepherd