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5 Pet Safety Tips You Need to Do Immediately

We know your pets are like family members. You love them and do your best to keep them safe. Here are five important steps you can take to ensure your pet's safety. 5 Pet Safety...
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Cooking Demonstrations & Culinary Delights – Taste of Town Brookhaven Event Benefiting LifeLine Animal...

Featured Cooking Demonstrations and Culinary Delights The Taste of Town Brookhaven is hosting their 3rd annual event.  This event will feature culinary delights from Town Brookhaven restaurants and cooking demonstrations from Atlanta chefs, including Lisa Washington...
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Top Wackiest Pet Names of 2017

Our Kitten - Named After Andy Griffith TV Show Character With A Star Wars Twist We adopted a cute little kitten this year and the whole family had fun coming up with potential names. My wife...
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5 Pet Traveling Facts You Probably Didn’t Know – Flying Overseas With Pets

5 Pet Traveling Tips That Will Surprise You Moving to a new house and moving jobs are some of the most stressful life changes you’ll come across.  Add in 10 thousand miles distance and it’s...
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Party For The Paws Event – Fun Event Supporting Local Dog Rescue

Party To Save Dog's Puppy Haven is very excited to announce their Second Annual Party for the Paws on May 6th from 11am-3pm at their store location on Caldwell Road in Brookhaven, Georgia. All Proceeds Benefit Rescue...

Luxury Dog Bed Giveaway! Petoji Dog Bed Limited Time Offer

Register to win a new Petoji dog bed and avoid the typical dog bed scenario. April 26, 2017: This post has been updated and the dog bed giveaway contest has ended. Typical Dog Bed Scenario The typical...
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LifeLine Animal Project to Provide Free Veterinary Services at Healthy Pets Events

Rising Pet Care Costs With the cost of pet care rising, many Atlanta pet owners cannot afford basic veterinary services for their dogs or cats. To assist pet owners, LifeLine Animal Project will be holding...

Top 3 Reason Why You Should NOT Breed Your Dog – Responsible Dog Breeding

  WRITTEN BY: Lazhar Ichar from Breeding Business Breeding dogs is not something to take lightly and while accidents can always happen, it is the dog owner’s responsibility to make sure a litter is only the...
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Springtime Means Sky-Rocketing Level of Animal Intakes At County Shelters

“SPRING INTO ADOPTION” AT LIFELINE ANIMAL PROJECT ADOPT A PET FROM ANY OF LIFELINE’S SHELTERS FOR ONLY $40 Promotion applies to all dogs over 25 lbs. and all cats "Spring is almost here, and that means LifeLine...
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Homeless Man Dies With Dog Tied To Him – Dog Found 3 Days...

Up To 350,000 Homeless People Estimated To Have Pets It's reported that there are about 3.5 million homeless people living in the U.S.  Pet's of the Homeless estimates, that approximately 5% - 10% of the...
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A Perfect Dog Treat For Training – Bonito Fish Flakes

  I received Bonito Fish Flakes & compensation from Chef Asako. However, the opinions and text are all mine. I only share information I feel is relevant to my readers. Dog Training Tip - How To Hold...
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Celebrity Alison Eastwood Launches FosterFurKids.com – A First Of A Kind Animal Rescue Website

Alison Eastwood - Determined To Save Homeless Pets Hollywood celebrity Alison Eastwood (yes - that's Clint Eastwood's daughter) has an idea on how to save more animals. I had the privilege of speaking with her about...

Atlantans Come Join The Kitten Bowl Party – Super Bowl Pet Adoption

LIFELINE ANIMAL PROJECT CELEBRATES SUPER BOWL SUNDAY WITH FEE-WAIVED ADOPTIONS AND A KITTEN BOWL PARTY!   ATLANTA, GA -- (February 1, 2017)  Atlanta’s largest animal welfare group, LifeLine Animal Project, is celebrating Super Bowl Sunday with two...
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Eastwood Ranch Foundation Launches FosterFurKids.com to Help Rescues & Shelters

Eastwood Ranch Foundation Launches FostFurKids.com To Help Rescues and Shelters Connect With Pet Fosters and Transporters Eastwood Ranch Foundation, a non-profit animal rescue organization founded by actress and director Alison Eastwood, has launched FosterFurkids.com a...

Stunning Photos Of Beautiful Shelter Dogs – Capturing The Spirit Of Animals In Need

Take note - this is how you take great photos of animals in shelters! Theses photos, taken by WaltonPets.net, are stunning - they capture the spirit and soul of the animal. WaltonPets.net, supported by William Wise Photography,...
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Hiking With The Ruffwear Approach Pack – Dog Backpack Review

If you have read any of my recent posts about hiking, then you've seen photos of my Labrador Retriever, Rio, sporting a bright orange backpack. We've been testing the Ruffwear Approach Pack on several...
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10 Dog Food Ingredients Your Dog Doesn’t Need

The AAFCO (Association of American Feed Control Officials) establishes the nutritional standards for dog foods. Although all of the ingredients are considered "feed grade", that doesn’t mean they are completely safe for our pets....
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Retractable Dog Leashes – Pros & Cons

Are Retractable Leashes Safe For Dogs? Although the retractable dog leash receives bad reviews by some, I believe it can be used effectively and safely if you know and follow a few common sense rules. I've...

Give Joy – Pet Adoption Promotion

RECORD SETTING 374 ADOPTIONS OVER BLACK FRIDAY/CYBER MONDAY WEEKEND AT LIFELINE ANIMAL PROJECT’S SHELTERS $25 Adoptions throughout December on Dogs over 25 lbs. and Cats ATLANTA, GA -- (December 1, 2016) Christmas came early for employees...

Exploring And Hiking – How To Be #HealthierTogether With Your Dog

This post is sponsored by Nulo™ and the BlogPawsTM Pet Influencer NetworkTM. I am being compensated to help share information about Nulo, but we only share information we feel is relevant to our readers....
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Do Something Different This Thanksgiving

Black Friday Pet Adoption Special Instead of sitting in traffic, standing in long lines and increasing your credit card bills, LifeLine Animal Project is asking people to do something different.  Take advantage of LifeLine's fee-waived pet adoptions...
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Thanksgiving Foods Pets Can Eat And Ones To Avoid

Thanksgiving is a time for sharing. If you’re anything like staffers here at WagBrag, you find it hard to resist those big, sad eyes when you’re feasting on the turkey and dressing. Both cats...
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How To Be #healthiertogether With Your Dog

  This post is sponsored by Nulo™ and the BlogPawsTM Pet Influencer NetworkTM. I am being compensated to help share information about Nulo, but we only share information we feel is relevant to our readers....
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My Dog Ate Chocolate! What Will Happen?

What Makes Chocolate Poisonous to Dogs? As much as humans enjoy chocolate it can be toxic to our pets.  Chocolate contains substances called methylxanthines, specifically caffeine and theobromine.  These substances are not broken down efficiently...

Teach Your Dog To Wear A Backpack With These 5 Easy Steps

  As I prepare for my upcoming camping trip in November, I look forward to trying out some new hiking gear for my dog. I'm especially eager for Rio to test out his new doggie backpack...
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Dog And Puppy Training Tips For Kids

Bringing a dog into your family is joyous and your kids will certainly be excited. However, this situation can be tricky. It may take some time for your dog to get acquainted with her new...
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Preparing To Bring Home A New Puppy? Here Is What You Need To...

You’ve planned, you’ve searched and you’ve found him – the new love of your life. It’s time for your new puppy to come home with you and meet his or her new family. It’s a...

Dalmatian Shares Her Bed With Foster Kittens

Cute Video of Kittens with Affectionate Dalmatian If anyone has ever asked the question, "can dogs and cats get along?". This kitten and dalmatian video is proof that they can and do! Lady, a Dalmatian, is well...
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Stray Dog Surprised When Caught But Look What Happens…

Stray Dog Is Surprised When Caught But Look What Happens..... I've seen first hand how a scared and homeless animal can transform into a happy confident family pet. That has to be one of the...
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Video: Bulldog vs Chihuahua Battle

Who Is Cuter - American Bulldog vs Chihuahua Let's be very clear - this is a battle of who is cuter. Some will side with the tiny Chihuahua puppy that bounces around chasing after the...
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Smiles From These 15 Homeless Dogs Will Melt Your Heart

  By their smiles you would never guess that these dogs are sitting in a county shelter and needing a FURever home. Many animal shelters around metro Atlanta are at full capacity with wonderful dogs and cats. If...
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Dig This! How To Stop Your Dog From Digging Up Your Yard

Authored By Susan Giordano: K9U Dog Trainer and Behaviorist  People frequently ask me how they can stop their dog from digging holes in the yard, or how to stop them from digging up newly planted flowers...
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How To Create A Pet Friendly Office

We’ve gotten more and more attached to our pets over the last few decades. The nature of the workplace is changing as many companies adopt pet policies.  For example, 9 percent of companies provide...
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Dog Surfing Video: Watch Tenacious Corgi Surf Through Waves

Tenacious Little Corgi Surfs Through The Waves It's summertime and nothing beats hanging out at the beach with your friends, family....and watching a dog surfing. For those of you who are at the beach, heading...
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11 Amazing Service Dog Facts

Service dogs are highly trained and do some incredible things. But many people are not aware of all of the things these dogs are capable of. Scroll through learn more about these 11 amazing service dog facts. They Help...
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Bonded Senior Dogs At Risk Of Being Separated In County Animal Shelter

These two senior dogs are hoping to be adopted together Armani and Sparky have been at the Fulton County Animal Shelter in Atlanta, GA since March. Their owner "fell on hard times and could not reclaim...
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10 Tips To Help Your Dog Stay Calm During the July 4th Fireworks

We advise that you don't but if you plan to bring Fido along to watch the fireworks show this 4th of July, you may want to brush up your knowledge on what to do...
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Two Stars are Born! County Shelter Dogs Featured in Play!

Two Dog Stars are Born! LifeLine's Fulton County Animal Services dogs, Hector and Autumn, are doing fantastic jobs in their acting debuts in Serenbe Playhouse production Of Mice and Men which began June 9 and...
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Video: Husky Blows Bubbles Under Water

Generally speaking, Huskies are born to run, not swim. They like water about as much as cats do.  But there is always the exception.  On this hot summer day, the Husky in this video...

11 Foods Your Pet Should NEVER eat

Harmful Food For Dogs You might think feeding your pet from the table or giving them the same food or drink that you enjoy is showing your love. However, people food and drink can be...
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5 Common Health Problems To Know Before Adopting A Pet

By Sherry L. Granader Rescuing or adopting an animal from a shelter can be a loving and rewarding experience. However, there are some common health problems that you should be aware of going into the...

If Your Dog Loves Treats Then #NudgeThemBack

This post is sponsored by Nudges® Dog Treats and the BlogPaws® Pet Influencer Network™. I am being compensated to help create awareness about Nudges Wholesome Dog Treats available at Walmart® but we only share...
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Dog Reunited With Owner After Two Years: Video

This story starts out with a very common theme that many animal rescuers have heard before. But this story has a small twist with a happy ending. According to WREX news, Jose had fallen...
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Coyote! How To Keep Your Pets Safe

Over the past few months, I’ve noticed an increased number of posts on our community forum about coyote sightings around our neighborhood in Smyrna, GA. With the increase in sightings also comes the increase...
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Cat and Dog Adoptions Needed In GA

“PICK A MAY FLOWER” AT LIFELINE ANIMAL PROJECT ADOPT A PET FROM ANY OF LIFELINE’S SHELTERS FOR ONLY $20!   Cat and Dog Adoption Promotion applies to all dogs over 25 lbs. and all cats   ATLANTA, GA -- (May...
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Pet Parent Shaming – Know This Before You Shame

There Is No Perfect Parent Who saw the Today show on TV yesterday morning? Those who did, probably saw the segment about ‘Mom Shaming’. Chrissy Tiegen has taken on a social media battle about leaving...
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Earthday and Going Green With Your Pet

  It's earth day and going “green” is popular today. Recycling, taking reusable shopping bags to the grocery shop and owning compost bins. But are you also going green with your dog? Keep reading to find...

WHOA: 15 Totally Strange Animal Laws From Around The World

Strange Animal Laws Before you take another step with your pet, you're going to want to read these totally strange animal laws from around the world. You never know when you could be doing something...
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20 Fun (And Weird!) Dog Facts You Need To Know

Fun (And Weird!) Dog Facts Dogs are incredible creatures. Although many like to point out how dopey they can some times be, they are actually extremely intelligent and complex animals. The things they do, the way their bodies...
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Sweet and Calm Dog Needs Home

Rescue Me Ga, a non-profit dog rescue organization in Georgia, has a super sweet rescue dog that is needing a home. One of their dedicated volunteers, Kara Vonderkall, contacted WagBrag and asked if we would share her...
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11 Fastest Dog Breeds

Fastest Dog Breeds Dogs can jet down a trail with speed that’s remarkable. If you’ve ever seen one on the chase of a rabbit or squirrel, you know you don’t have to be watching greyhounds...
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Video: What Can Dogs Eat?

Table Scraps - Tips and Reminders When it comes to table scraps, there are some foods that are okay to give our dogs and other foods we should avoid. Some table scraps are not healthy...
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The Australian Shepherd – Intelligent and Hardworking

  The Australian shepherd is loved for a number of reasons. This intelligent, hardworking breed is as at home on the range as he is with being a family pet. They’re athletic while at the same...
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5 Ways Pets Help Child Development

How Kids Benefit By Having Pets Children are always excited about getting a pet. A tour around children’s room will remind you how much they love animals – most of the cartoons, books and comics...
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Why You Won’t Find This Great Pet Food In Any Stores……

Pet Food Review and Special Offer A Unique Brand Not Found In Stores I'm the Co-Founder and Editor-In-Chief of WagBrag and like many of you, I'm conscious about the food I feed my pets; I do...
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Top 10 Signs Your Dog Is In Pain

Written By: Micheal Petty, DVM As a veterinarian and pain management expert, barely a day goes by in my practice when a dog doesn’t come in whose caregiver describes behavior that is associated with pain,...
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12 Things You Need To Know About Dog Training With Positive Reinforcement

Positive training is a method of training animals that does not use force, coercion, or other harsh methods.  The basis of positive reinforcement training is to help the dog do what you are asking him...
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Rescuer Thinks She Saved 1 Dog, Unknowingly Saves 6

 Dog Video: German Shepherd Rescue Story German Shepherd Owners Give Up Dog Gemma, a white German Shepherd, had a severe case of Demodectic Mange that covered 70% of her body. Demodectic Mange in an infestation of...
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Can You Guess Which Dog is the Real Pit Bull?

BSL & Breeds That Look Like Pit Bulls BSL stands for Breed Specific Legislation and it's a law that bans (or restricts) owners from having certain types of dogs.  Over 700 cities in the U.S....

10 Gruesome Facts About Puppy Mills

Puppy Mill Facts There's no secret that puppy mills are horrible. However, when people are looking to buy a specific purebred dog, they sometimes knowingly, or unknowingly, acquire one that came from a puppy mill. Places like...
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Can My Pet Get The Zika Virus?

By Sherry L. Granader Nutritionist It is impossible to turn on the news or open a newspaper and not hear about the Zika virus. It is a virus spread to people through mosquito bites and common...
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Fall In Love With Quasimodo, The Dog With An Extremely Short Spine

Prepare to fall in love with Quasimodo, the full-bred German Shepherd who was born with an extremely short spine. According to the BBC, Quasimodo was a stray, who was picked up in December and taken in by Secondhand...
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Looking For Love That Lasts?

Pets make people happier, and nobody needs to be alone when the perfect pet is waiting at our shelter ready to add some sunshine to someone's life. "Find The One" Adoption Promotion It’s almost Valentine’s Day! ...
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Homeless Dog Video Encourages Pet Adoption

Homeless Dog Video Sheds Light On The Large Number of Animals In Need Of Adoption https://youtu.be/xPwG6Ib65HQ This video is about a dog named "Max" and it was made and produced for LifeLine Animal Project to address...
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MAN OF THE YEAR: George Clooney Adopts Another Shelter Dog

As if we didn't already love George Clooney, the actor goes out and adopts another rescue dog, this one from Ohio! According to LuvFurMutts Animal Rescue in Cincinnati, Clooney adopted a scruffy Terrier named Nate for his parents,...

Dog Runs Alabama Half-Marathon Better Than Most

How many times have you let your pup out of the house to relive himself/herself? Probably more times than you can count. It's a pretty normal thing to do, and usually your dog comes...
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10 Best Watchdog Breeds To Consider

Best Watchdog Breeds Even the most cuddly dog can, by nature, be considered a good watchdog. You see, some breeds inherently bark and make noise when they feel threatened or suspicious about something. A watchdog...
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Uplifting Video: Paralyzed Dog Tries Wheelchair For The First Time

VIDEO: A paralyzed dog gets new doggie wheelchair.   Bookie is one of those dogs you'll always remember. Not because of his disability but instead for his happy and high-spirited personality. Bookie, a beagle mix, survived...
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31 Reasons Why Rottweilers Are The Best

Rottweiler Facts We recently took a look at how incredible pit bulls, very misunderstood dogs, are as a breed. Similar to pitties, Rottweilers are also mislabeled as aggressive and dangerous. But really, when properly trained...
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20 Pit Bull Facts That Every Dog Owner Needs To Know

Pit Bull Facts It's no secret that pit bulls have a bad rap. The breed is significantly misunderstood, and portrayed in the media as dangerous, and not worthy of love. The millions of pit bull...
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Dog Found Tied To Post – Looking For A Forever Home

Back in December, something caught Adam's eye when he was leaving a park in Atlanta, GA.  He saw something off in the distance. It looked like a dog standing very still, all alone on...
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15 Funny Dog Memes… Because Why Not?

We decided to do a round-up of funny dog memes for you to enjoy. Whenever we need a little pick-me-up, head straight to these dog memes. The thing that makes a dog meme funny, is because...
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“Turkey Dogs” – Abandoned Dogs From Turkey Find Homes In the U.S.

Golden Retrievers Abandoned on Streets of Turkey For several years, the Golden Retriever has been a popular breed in Istanbul. They are friendly, good with kids - a non-aggressive dog with an overall great personality....
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Woman Under Fire After Doing THIS To Her Dog

Animal abuse comes in may shapes, forms, and apparently colors. Pet dental hygienist Summer Wilson is being called out on animal abuse for dog dyeing her Great Dane. Apparently, it took Wilson seven hours to...
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2 New Dog Breeds Recognized By The American Kennel Club

Two new dog breeds have been added to the club... the American Kennel Club that is. Let's hear it for the American hairless terrier and Sloughi, who are the newest members of the registry of purebred dog...
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5 Unique Dog Breeds

Unique Dog Breeds... For a moment, step away from the common favorite dog breeds like retrievers and hounds, poodles and terriers, and check out these five unique dog breeds. 1. Azawakh Breed History: Originally from the African Sahel...
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The Benefit Of Dog Herbal Supplements

Humans take supplements to increase the doses of vitamins and minerals that may be lacking in their food. But does the same idea go for your pet’s diet as well? We think it should and...
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Heroic Labrador Retriever Rescues Two Dogs Trapped in Canoe

Heroic Labrador Retriever Jumps Into Action We have limited information and facts as to how this incident took place, but according to Rumble.com, a black Labrador Retriever swam to rescue a small canoe with two...
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Shy Shelter Dog’s Reaction To Getting Adopted Is Amazing

Ah, finally some good news! If you have ever thought about adopting a dog, here's an incredible reason to finally go through with it. Meet Benny, an incredibly cute but shy shelter dog who was...
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9 Smart Things To Consider Before Adopting A Pet

Adopting A Pet Triggers You open the newspaper and see a beautiful Persian cat that needs a new home - and you think adopting a pet would be a good idea. Or you might be...
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Home 4 the Holidays Campaign – Saving Homeless Animals

The holiday season sees more animals brought into families than the rest of the year combined. Blue Buffalo’s Home 4 the Holidays Campaign is designed to take advantage of that. The goal is to...
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Top 10 Dog Breeds For Apartments

Best Dogs For Apartments There are many dog breeds that do well living in apartments or condominiums. Apartment or condo living requires a dog that is relatively quiet, friendly with other animals and will enjoy...

Everything You Need To Know About The Greater Swiss Mountain Dog

Dogs come in all sizes, shapes, and colors. Some people like smalls dogs that can be carried in a purse. Some like medium-sized dogs to curl up on the sofa with, and some people like...
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Actress Amber Heard Pleads Not Guilty To Illegally Importing Dogs

Actress Amber Heard has stated that she will plead not guilty to charges that she illegally imported dogs into Australia. Back in July, Heard was charged with two counts of illegally importing her and husband Johnny...
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Video: Cute Kitten Playing With Dalmatian

A little known fact about kittens, is that all kittens are born with blue eyes.  This little kitten has (blue) eyes only for the dalmatian in the video featured below.  The dalmatian is smitten...
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Can Pets Be Organ Donors?

We humans know all about donating organs, but what about pet organ donation? Cat and dogs becoming organ donors is becoming more and more popular. While it might be hard for you, your pet...

The Basset Hound: Friendly and Fun-Loving

The Bassett Hound is one of America’s top five breeds and a frequent winner at dog shows nationwide. Standing just 14 inches tall and weighing in at between 50 and 65 pounds, this dog will...
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Tips on Where To Find Financial Assistance For Pets with Cancer

  If you have a dog or cat who was recently diagnosed or being treated for cancer then you are likely getting ready to face mounting veterinarian bills. The good news is that there are...
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Tips For Picking Out The Right Dog Treats

We all love a treat, especially dogs. And while we may be able to control the consumptions of our treats, we need to do the same for our pets. It is possible for them...
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Reduce Your Dog’s Risk Of Hip Dysplasia

What Is Hip Dysplasia? Mention the words hip dysplasia and thoughts of pain for your pet probably come to mind. It is a genetic disorder that typically affects medium to large-sized dogs and characterized by...
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Top 10 Affectionate Dog Breeds

There’s nothing quite like getting a love job from an affectionate dog. Sometimes that simple act of kindness … a nuzzle, a lick on the hand, the look of caring in a dog’s eyes...
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Spread Out Your Pet’s Vaccines…Here’s Why

This information should not be considered a substitute for veterinarian advice.  Please consult with your veterinarian about specific pet vaccines and potential side effects.  Diseases Protected From Pet Vaccines Whether you have a new puppy...
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10 Tips to Avoid a Dog Bite

  It's important to understand why dogs bite and to follow the safety tips below around all dogs, including those in your home. Why Dogs Bite The vast majority of dog bites are the result of an...
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Top 5 Energetic Dog Breeds for Your Family

Active and Energetic Family Dogs Are you looking for a dog with tons of energy? That was the question we asked ourselves, too, so we put together a blog post with the top five energetic...
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Crate Training Made Easy With These Simple Steps

Why Crate Train? Crate training a puppy is a great way to ensure you will have fewer, if any, accidents while you teach your puppy where s/he should eliminate. Crate training an adult dog can...
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How To Meet A New Dog – 5 Tips for Parents and Their Kids

Meeting a new dog can be a tricky experience for anyone but it is especially tricky for children. You have seen the delight your child expresses when they see a cute dog. What you...
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Ebola And Pets

Waking up every morning and hearing the news about the Ebola crisis, it may make you wonder if it could spread to our dogs, cats or other pets. For example, the nurse, hospitalized in...

Doberman Pinscher Dog Breed Info – Alert, Intelligent and Athletic

Doberman Pinscher (along with German Shepherds and Rottweilers) have gotten a bad rap from the movies.  Because they look fierce, they are usually cast in the bad guy roles of attack dogs.  Actually, these elegant and...
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Top 10 Non-Shedding Dog Breeds

Dog's Who Shed Very Little Or Not At All There are many breeds that shed very little hair and/or skin cells.  These are perfect for allergy sufferers who wish to enjoy the love and companionship...
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All about Golden Retrievers

Dogs are a great addition to any home and fill a variety of important roles.  But not all dogs are suited to every home.  Each family and home has certain criteria that must be...
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Laser Therapy for Pets – Top 10 Benefits

One of the most exciting, alternative treatments available is laser therapy for pets. According to the GA Veterinary Rehabilitation Clinic, “Laser therapy for pets has been shown to relieve pain from muscle and joint...
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Medical Marijuana for Pets

Medical Marijuana for Pets Medical marijuana has been a hot topic in the news.  Dr. Sanjay Gupta on CNN reported that marijuana could have some major benefits when used for medical purposes.  The debate over...
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Dog Fitness – Add Variety to Your Dog’s Fitness Routine

When you think of exercising your dog, the first thing that likely comes to mind is going on a walk.  Dog fitness routines should include daily walks - they are very beneficial and an essential...
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We All Like Gifts – It’s In Our Dog DNA

Some of us love getting surprises while others may love giving surprises.  A few years ago, a friend gave me a surprise present.  The true surprise wasn't actually the gift itself but it was...
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“Down Boy!” How To Stop Your Dog from Jumping?

What’s more satisfying than coming home to an excited greeting from your dog? It’s like a one dog parade just for you! It can make even the worst day seem ok. But should you...
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Boswellia For Pets With Pain

There is continued interest by pet owners to find natural, alternative remedies, especially when it comes to their pets dealing with pain. Herbs and other natural treatments are often safer and milder without side effects...
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Pet News Flashback – Yellow Dog Project, An Official State Dog, Cat Cafe

Pet News Flashback - A look at this past weeks news:  Yellow Dog Project, An Official State Dog for Nevada, Cat Cafe Opening soon.   Yellow Dog Project – “Ask Before Approaching Me” Just like people, some...
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Natural Herbal Remedies For Skin Allergies in Dogs

There are several natural remedies that help treat allergies in dogs. You may recognize some or all of the symptoms and reactions in your dog at home. Allergy Symptoms In Dogs The signs of skin allergies...

Canine Influenza – Can My Dog get the Flu?

With all the recent news about the flu, you may be wondering - "can my dog get the flu?".  Although it is quite rare for dogs to get the flu, it is still possible...
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Acupuncture For Pets: Gaining in Popularity

Acupuncture Dates Back 8,000 Years Acupuncture for pets may seem like a fairly new practice, but human medical acupuncture has been around since the beginning of time – well, at least as far as humans...
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5 Fitness Activities – Change Up Your Dog’s Routine

When you think of exercising your dog, the first thing that likely comes to mind is going on a walk.  Daily walks are an essential part of having a dog.  Walks provide an excellent...
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How Much is that Doggie in the Window?

Who could resist those adorable little puppies at the pet store? Most of them are just tiny little huggable fur-balls just waiting for you to take them home where you can enjoy them and...
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Yorkshire Terrier

The Yorkshire Terrier is a small dog made famous in “The Wizard of Oz”.  Toto is Dorothy’s faithful companion.  Boi from “High School Musical” has also brought this breed to the public’s attention. Yorkshire Terrier...
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Labrador Retrievers Breed Info

Labrador Retrievers are considered to be the most popular breed in the United States, according to the American Kennel Club.  The Labrador is intelligent and incredibly family-friendly.  This hunting dog is versatile, often used...
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St. Bernard Breed Info

The St. Bernard dog is a very large animal.  The most famous St. Bernard is Barry, who is reported to have saved between 40 and 100 lives.  There is a monument to this dog...
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Jack Russell Terrier

The Jack Russell Terrier has its origins in fox hunting.   They are categorized in the Terrier group.  The most famous Jacks are Wishbone from the PBS show and the RCA advertisement for Victrolas. Breed History These...
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Animal Assisted Therapy and Activities

Animal Assisted Therapy (AAT) offers animals that have been trained to improve an individual’s emotional, physical and social well-being and reduce anxiety, improve self-esteem and facilitate healing.  AAT dates back to the 1940’s, when...
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German Shepherds

History Of The German Shepherd The German Shepherd dog was created by Max von Stephanitz in 1899.  He had very clear ideas as to what a working dog should do, and proceeded look for a...
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Let’s Add Variety to your Dogs Fitness Routine

When you think of exercising your dog, the first thing that likely comes to mind is going on a walk.  Daily walks are very beneficial and essential part of having a dog. Walks provide...

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