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Help! How can I convince my parents to buy a puppy?

Desperate for a dog, but your parents aren’t as keen? Having trouble convincing mom and dad that the time is right for a beautiful puppy? Is there a way you can turn your parents around to the joy of having a dog in your home? Yes there is! Now you can find out how to convince my parents to buy a...

Why You Should Remember That Puppies Turn into Dogs

We all know the famous line ‘A dog is for life, not just for Christmas’, coined by the Dogs Trust in 1978. This slogan was created to highlight the huge number of puppies and dogs that were being given up in the months after the festive season, not just at dog charities but sadly left on our streets too! Far...

Best Dogs for Seniors – Find a Companion for Your Golden Years

Once you reach your golden years, you no longer have that same pep in you as you did in your 20s and 30s. This may also be a good time to consider adopting a dog especially if you live alone or just with your spouse. This way, you have a friend that will listen to your life stories without judgment....

Pet Friendly Dog Breeds

Most people get asked if they are a dog or cat person. If you own multiple pets in the household, then you’re likely both. Adding an extra canine to the household will only make your abode all the more merrier. However, bear in mind that pets can get into spats just like people. Of course, training is a huge part...
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The 12 Longest Living Dog Breeds

One of the biggest misfortunes of being a pet owner is that we can’t grow old with our furry companion. The fact that they age seven dog years for every human year just seems unfair. This is all the more reason to cherish your furry friend while it’s around. There are, however, several dog species that live a few years...

How To Choose The Right Puppy for the Gulf Climate

Table of Contents 1. The Basics stuff to know about buying a puppy in the Middle East Heat Culture Exercise Travel restrictions and health issues 2. Dogs native to the Middle East Saluki Caanan Dog Pharoh Hound 3. Dogs suited to the Middle Eastern climate Cairn Terrier Chihuahua Doberman Pinscher Vizsla Beagle Whippet Dogs are loyal, fun and make excellent...

12 Best Big Dogs for Kids – Find the Perfect Dog for Your Family

There is often a recurring notion that large breed dogs and children don’t mix. However, it’s a broad statement to imply that large dogs are unsafe around kids. It really comes down to the specific breed and the training the canine receives. Now, it’s true that there are certainly breeds that inherently pose some risk to children, such as the...
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The 7 Most Intelligent Dog Breeds

On the surface, canines seem like simple-minded creatures that do nothing more than, eat, sleep, scratch itself, and lick your face. However, dogs are actually far cleverer than their owners give them credit for. Of course, every breed is genetically different, and some species are inherently smarter than others. The following are the seven most intelligent dog breeds. While the...

For Cat Lovers: Don’t Hesitate and Get a Puppy from one of the Cat Friendly Dog Breeds!

There is a recurring stereotype that dogs and cats never get along. While some dogs will certainly display aggressive tendencies towards cats, it’s also equally true that some dogs feel right at home with a cat in the household. For homeowners who already have a cat and plan on bringing home a dog, the following guide introduces eight cat friendly...

Best Small Breed Dogs with Children

Choosing a family dog is quite a task as you need to balance a number of needs and requirements. It is because of this need for balance that more and more families are opting for small breed dogs as family pets, because they tend to be more portable, easily adaptable to different climates and more affordable in maintenance. Noted for...

The 5 Most Playful Dog Breeds Who Will Love an Active Owner!

Every dog is an individual and will have a unique personality, temperament, and general behavior. However, these traits are also greatly influenced by their genetics and breed type. Some breeds are also more naturally energetic and require more exercise. Otherwise, all that pent up energy will be expended in an undesirable manner. Table of Contents 1. The Faithful and Protective...

Top 5 dog breeds you definitely need pet insurance for

Taking out pet insurance for your dog is becoming an essential part of being a responsible dog owner, at least according to the RSPCA and similar organizations. People somehow seem to think differently, at least that's the impression you get if you look at the number of dogs insured. Apparently only 3% of dogs are insured in the US, while...