Keep Yourself and Your Family Safe Around Dogs With This Advice

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Whether you have a family dog, you’re thinking of getting one or you just want to keep your family safe around other people’s dogs, we’ve got some advice that’s going to work well for you. Nothing is more important than safety, and that’s certainly true when it comes to spending time around dogs, especially if […]

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How To Keep Your Home Presentable When You Have A Pet

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Photo Credit:   When you have a pet, you will definitely notice that life is different. Now, you have an extra mouth to feed, someone else to take care of, and to also share your home with. And it can be a lot of fun. But, a lot of people can be put off of […]

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Pet Pills: Creature Treatment For New Owners


Photo by Christopher Gower   For a new time pet owner, you’ve probably already spent a lot of your time learning about the animal you’ve chosen to keep. Over the next few months, as you get better and better at living with your new friend, and the research you’ve done will really pay off. Of course, […]

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Tips for Hiring the Right Pet Sitter

Written by Nat Smith, community member. Rover is the nation’s largest network of 5-star pet sitters and dog walkers.   Tips for Hiring the Right Pet-Sitter & Dog-Walker   In an ideal world, you’d spend 24/7 with your dog: long walks throughout the day, cuddles every night, and endless adventures. Unfortunately, sometimes this thing […]

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How to Make Sure Your Kids and Your Pets Get On

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    Every parent and animal lover wants to make sure that their children and their pets get on. Unfortunately, however, both children and pets can be quite temperamental and hard work at times.   Here’s a quick set of tips for ensuring harmony in the household between your beloved pups and your animal companions. […]

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Have a Healthy Hound By Controlling Their Weight

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The Association for Pet Obesity Prevention estimates that more than 45 percent of dogs can be said to be overweight or obese. We love our pets, and we can’t resist those puppy-dog eyes, so naturally, we want to slip them a treat now and then. When they tell us they’re hungry, even though we know […]

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Should You Really Get A Pug?

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Think it’s time you treated your family to a cute pet? How about a dog? They are very loyal to their owners and will bring you lots of joy and happiness. But now this leads us onto the next question – which breed of dog do you want?   There are hundreds of breeds of […]

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Nipping Fear In The Bud After A Dog Bite


  It’s not nice when a dog bites a child, but it does happen. Dogs are wild animals, and children are small and fast. Add the two together, and you have a disaster waiting to happen. Attacks can range from mild issues, such as a nip, to more severe problems, which are difficult to overcome. […]

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Is Now The Right Time To Add A Furry Friend To Your Brood?

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“Mommy, can we get a dog?”. Your child has just uttered those six little words that until now you have always dreaded hearing. You thought that your response would be to panic and reel off excuse after excuse as to why getting a puppy would be a bad idea. However, you have surprised yourself as […]

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Making Sure Your Pets Are Well Looked After During Your Holiday


  Everyone knows that heading on holiday can get expensive, but it can also mean less convenience if you’re forced to bring your pet with you. This can be fine if camping,  heading to the countryside or some other rural location, but if you’re heading to a metropolitan district can have it’s own pitfalls when […]

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What Your Dog Should Be Eating: Knowing Your Furry Friend’s Nutritional Needs


You are what you eat and that’s as true for animals as it is for humans. Just as we as a species have a tendency to compromise our health with fast food, sugary or salty snacks, heavily processed meats and a general aversion to vegetables, so too can animals face ill health if they’re not […]

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