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Dogs are people too. And like people, they feel happiness, sorrow, and pain. Another thing that they constantly feel is anxiety. Despite their bouncy and resilient characters, dogs can easily get anxious and stressed when faced with certain situations. There are telltale signs that your pet is distressed, such as trembling, whimpering, yawning, tucking in their tail, or trying to…

Dog walking is great exercise for both dogs and dog lovers, however for new owners it can be a challenge — particularly if the dog is of a larger breed. For smaller framed individuals with plus size pups, it can also be tough to maintain effective control in the event the dog sees something he or she desperately wants to…

Dogs love treats, and we humans love making dogs happy. While everyone is aware that there is such a thing as too much of a good thing, few consider the health benefits of giving our dogs varied and healthy treats in place of the same old bag full of preservatives and artificial flavors. Here is our list of healthy dog…

While based on doggy instincts, boredom and an excess of unused energy are some of the main causes of dogs deciding to scratch a hole big enough to start your own fish pond. Here are some tips on how to mitigate issues with this behavior. Provide a fenced area (like a sand-box) in your garden or backyard where your dog…

Luckily, man’s best friend is also man’s most adaptable friend. The vast majority of dogs will do great with kids — just remember to start training as soon as possible so that your pooch has plenty of time to prepare. Before the baby arrives Let your dog observe kids. When your dog meets your newborn, it shouldn’t be the first…

Your friends come to visit and your dog is sitting on his mat constantly scratching himself. You find yourself insisting that he doesn’t have fleas but has a coat condition instead. You notice that your friends are perhaps shying away from him a bit and from time to time scratching themselves as a sympathetic reaction. When you find that your…

Dogs are highly social animals and have a rich body language they use to great effect. We can eavesdrop on what a dog is really trying to tell us by knowing a little bit about how dogs behave when they are relaxed, happy, nervous, frustrated, angry, and so on. Want to know what your dog actually tells you? Then check…

In 2015, a 5 year-old boy by the name of James Nevils III was brutally attacked and ultimately killed by a pit bull owned by his cousin. He was visiting the cousin’s home when after playing outside with his 7 year-old sister, the dog suddenly latched onto his throat and shook him by the neck. His mother dragged the dog…

When you’ve had a bad day there is always one thing that you can rely on. Your furry friend will be at the door to greet you and is more than willing to give you all the hugs and kisses you need to forget everything that’s happened that day. Your dog has unconditional love for you so whether you’re feeling…