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Top 5 Dog Breeds That Definitely Require Pet Life Insurance


September 8, 2014
Sandor Fagyal

  Taking out pet life insurance or health insurance for your dog is becoming an essential part of being a responsible dog owner, at least according to the RSPCA and similar organizations. Yet only 3% of dogs are insured in the US, compared to 20% of dogs being insured in the UK. These figures are made even [...]

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How To: Introducing Puppy to Cat


September 8, 2014
Sandor Fagyal

Perhaps one of the easiest ways to avoid the problematic situation of introducing puppy to cat is to consider before buying any pet which way you want to go. This is because it is generally accepted that it is easier to introduce a kitten to a dog than a puppy to a cat, as grown [...]

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Introducing your New Puppy to the Family


May 14, 2012
steve

Your first day home with your puppy is a special day for you and your family.  Everyone will be trying to find their new position in the household.  There are new responsibilities, new adventures, and new toys everywhere! Bringing a new puppy home is exciting but it can also be quite expensive, exhausting, and scary.  [...]

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How to introduce a new puppy to your cat


September 19, 2011
Peter

The photo was provided by Mario Tabraue, former representative of Euro Puppy USA, director of Zoological Wildlife Foundation.   Many families own a cat prior to bringing a new puppy in the home. For a young puppy, leaving its mother, litter mates and adapting to a completely new environment can be stressful enough, while meeting a [...]

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Dognapping on the rise


August 24, 2011
Peter

According to a recent article of USA Today, the number of dogs being stolen has risen dramatically in 2011. Stealing dogs with the intention of demanding a ransom from the owner is not a new phenomenon. In fact, the first ever dognapping case was recorded in 1934. The stolen Boston Terrier was returned to its owner [...]

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Watch out for kennel cough in the summer too


June 10, 2011
Peter

It’s just about summertime, and while that means pleasure, joy, and adventure to the dog park for our furry friends, it’s also a time to be extra careful. Summer is a very common time for dogs to contract kennel cough. Although kennel cough itself is generally not a serious condition and usually goes away naturally [...]

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Litter box training


March 17, 2011
David Veibl

Just a slight blog on litter box training…..we are training our yorkie to do his “thing”in a littler box….EXCELLENT idea, he is taking to it perfectly. We are avid world travellers, which Ireland has got to become accustomed to as he will be coming along, and we live in a second story flat, so the [...]

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Atten-hut! Cold, Hard Facts about Sending your Pup to Doggie Boot Camp


October 19, 2010
ann

“Drop and give me twenty, dog!” is an image that many people conjure up about the type of training that goes on at doggie boot camps. The rigors and possible degrading that they think their little puppy would have to endure keeps many owners far away from otherwise enrolling and correcting the behavior of their [...]

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My First Best Friend


October 12, 2010
ann

Everyone who had a dog in their childhood appreciates the positive effect dogs can have on children. A dog can be a child’s best friend, one who is always up for some fun even if human friends are tired and one who is always there to provide love and affection, when humans are busy with [...]

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