Pet Health, Training, and Nutrition

Can Dogs Eat Cheetos? Are Cheetos Puffs Bad For Dogs?
Can Dogs Eat Cheetos? Are Cheetos Puffs Bad For Dogs?

It’s snack time. You grab your bag of Cheetos and relax on the sofa. Standing there with tail wagging, your furry friend is begging for a Cheeto Puff. Should you give in and give him some cheesy goodness or are Cheetos bad for dogs? It can be hard to decide, you want to spoil your […]

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What Does Scabies Look Like?
What Does Scabies Look Like?

So, what does scabies look like? As you can see from the pictures in this article, scabies looks far worst than just a rash! Scabies which is also referred to as mange is a horrendous skin infection that causes untold misery to any dog or puppy that is infected by the parasite referred to as […]

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What Do Ticks Look Like?
What Do Ticks Look Like?

When our readers ask us to describe what ticks look like, instead of a description, we like to show them pictures. Looking at pictures is the only way that you can truly see how horribly ugly ticks are! The Tick photographed above has already fed (you can see this because it looks nice and plump, and […]

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Essential Grooming Tips for Older Dogs
Essential Grooming Tips for Older Dogs

As dogs grow older, their grooming needs evolve as well. A good owner must be able to adjust expectations and accommodate an aging dog's unique needs, but the process doesn't need to be a complicated one. Taking an older dog to the groomer can be just as rewarding and enjoyable as ever as long as […]

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How to Stop Your Dog From Chewing Furniture
How to Stop Your Dog From Chewing Furniture

If your dog chews furniture, you might wonder what to do about the problem. Furniture is expensive to replace and an eyesore once it shows countless teeth marks. Welcoming guests to your home can be embarrassing if your tables and chairs look scruffy. Moreover, it is difficult to relax when sitting amongst the mess left […]

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A Dog Owner's Guide to Doggy Dental Care
A Dog Owner's Guide to Doggy Dental Care

Dental care is just as important for your four-legged friend as it is for you. Dogs are not prone to cavities like humans are, since they are less likely to have a diet as high in sugar. Nevertheless, they do get plaque and tartar build-up on their teeth which can lead to […]

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5 Non-Shedding Dog Breeds You Would Love
5 Non-Shedding Dog Breeds You Would Love

One of the hassles of owning a dog is putting up with dog hair. It necessitates frequent vacuuming, it creates an unkempt appearance when it sticks to your clothes, and it might even prevent those with bad allergies from visiting your home. Some dog lovers are willing to put up with finding their furry friend's […]

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How to Train Your Dog to Be Your Alarm Clock
How to Train Your Dog to Be Your Alarm Clock

Many people have trouble waking up when the alarm goes off. They're busy during the day and sleep time sometimes feels like a waste, so they delay heading to bed. Then they may lay in bed for hours trying to fall asleep. When the alarm goes off, it yanks them out of deep sleep and […]

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A Guide To Socializing Your Unsociable Dog
A Guide To Socializing Your Unsociable Dog

The beauty of canine companionship is that they all have their own personalities. You may have chosen a dog that is outgoing and affectionate, a dog that has no problem fitting in with any group of people or any group of canine companions. Other dogs are not so easy-going and may find these interactions intimidating […]

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6 Tips for Dealing With a Fearful Dog
6 Tips for Dealing With a Fearful Dog

Not every dog is going to be a bundle of joyful energy. There are dogs out there that have issues with shyness or fear, especially dogs who have been adopted, rescued, or saved from a shelter. The dog may have been abused by a previous owner and is fearful due to trust issues, or the […]

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Six Ways to Solve Your Dog's Boredom
Six Ways to Solve Your Dog's Boredom

A bored dog is bad news. Bored dogs are more likely to exhibit behavioral problems, such as barking, digging holes, or causing destruction to your property. More importantly, a dog with nothing to do is an unhappy creature. If you want to provide the best possible life for your beloved pet, then relieving their boredom […]

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How To Train Your Dog To Be Off Leash
How To Train Your Dog To Be Off Leash

One thing most new dog owners want to start working on right away with their dog is training their dog to be off leash. That's exactly what we're going to cover in this article. Knowing how to train your dog to be off leash is so critical to both your enjoyment and the enjoyment your […]

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10 Tips to Make the Dog Park a Positive Experience for You and Your Puppy
10 Tips to Make the Dog Park a Positive Experience for You and Your Puppy

Dogs are social animals and can greatly benefit from regular interactions with their canine friends. It's good for both their mental and physical health. An easy way to socialize and exercise your new pet is to visit your local dog park. Here are 10 tips to make it a positive experience for both you and […]

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How To Reduce Grooming Fear In Your Puppy
How To Reduce Grooming Fear In Your Puppy

The good news is that you have a new puppy. The bad news is that he, or she, will require regular haircuts. It's best to have a plan when doing it yourself; begin with suitable clippers and a stress relieving routine. With a few simple steps, the process can be painless and […]

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How Proper Diet Can Prevent Disease In Our Pets
How Proper Diet Can Prevent Disease In Our Pets

Vets treat most animal health problems with antibiotics or pain medications. However, nutrition has a great influence on the development of animal illnesses and you can prevent many diseases with a proper diet, especially kidney, liver, skin and digestive tract problems. While diet may not always cure a disease, it can usually ease the symptoms. […]

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Diagnosing Liver Disease in Dogs
Diagnosing Liver Disease in Dogs

The liver is one of the largest organs in the body and is responsible for processing biochemicals produced by the body or ingested. It fights disease, provides nutrients and energy to the rest of the body, and helps with growth and reproduction. As it is involved in so many body processes, it is not surprising […]

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6 Ways to Keep Your Small Dog Safe
6 Ways to Keep Your Small Dog Safe

Caring for a small dog carries special responsibilities that every new dog owner should know. Because of their size, these dogs may be especially vulnerable to temperature and injury from everyday activities. These issues often occur with small puppies, but they can also affect toy breed dogs throughout their lives. Accidents are […]

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How to Find a High Quality Dog Trainer
How to Find a High Quality Dog Trainer

So you've decided to have your dog trained by a professional. Having your dog trained is a great way to make sure that it becomes obedient and safe, two things you'll definitely want to ensure if you have a family. However, once you decide to have your dog trained, you're going to have to find […]

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5 Basic Commands You Should Teach Your Dog First
5 Basic Commands You Should Teach Your Dog First

Your dog doesn't have to become an obedience champion to become a well-behaved, enjoyable pet. A few simple commands, which can be learned in any basic obedience class or at home, can turn the friskiest puppy or most excitable dog into a model companion. Command #1: Teaching Your Dog To Come When Called Coming when […]

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Training Your Dog To Make Eye Contact & Focus
Training Your Dog To Make Eye Contact & Focus

It is extremely useful to teach your dog the ‘focus' command. When the focus command is given, the dog should make eye contact with the speaker and await the next instruction. Having your dog focus on you before giving further commands makes it easier for the dog to listen and obey, as it puts the […]

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