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  • Trimming Dog Nails

    Trimming Dog Nails

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    Dec 2, 2009 — Trimming a dog's nails can be dangerous for both dog and human if the dog is afraid. Dogs who fear nail trims can thrash around wildly, increasing the risk of cutting the quick if they are not effectively restrained. Cutting into the quick (the...

  • How to Stop Dog Barking

    How to Stop Dog Barking

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    Dec 2, 2009 — Humans are tremendously vocal creatures. Despite our own talkative tendencies, we tend not to appreciate "excessive" vocalizations from our dogs. Rest assured, your dog does not feel her barking is excessive. When she barks, she is trying to...

  • Top Dogs Good with Children

    Top Dogs Good with Children

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    Dec 2, 2009 — Adding a new human or canine family member to the home is a momentous decision that is sure to change your life significantly. Selecting the right dog for your family is vital to both the safety and happiness of your dog and children. What kind of...

  • Crate Training Dogs

    Crate Training Dogs

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    Dec 2, 2009 — Sometimes life, both in and outside of the home, gets overwhelming. There are times when each of us wishes to find a place of solitude where we can relax away from the stresses of the world. In this respect, we are very much like dogs. Even the...

  • The Five Most Common Dog Physical Problems

    The Five Most Common Dog Physical Problems

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    Dec 2, 2009 — What are the most common dog diseases and health problems? In 2008, a popular pet health insurance provider (VPI) evaluated this issue and released the following results, listed in order of frequency: The most common health problems in dogs...

  • The Steps and Costs for Adopting a Dog

    The Steps and Costs for Adopting a Dog

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    Dec 2, 2009 — Though you may occasionally see a pet owner offering a dog "free to a good home," in general you can expect to pay an adoption fee when you adopt or rescue a dog. So, how much does it cost to adopt a dog? The fee can vary with the type of...

  • Should I Adopt a Dog?

    Should I Adopt a Dog?

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    Dec 2, 2009 — The decision to adopt a pet dog should not be taken lightly. A dog will affect your life in a multitude of ways, and will become a long-term commitment, as dogs live between seven and 15 years - possibly longer. Instead of rushing into it, it's...

  • Should I Adopt a Dog?

    Should I Adopt a Dog?

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    Dec 2, 2009 — The decision to adopt a pet dog should not be taken lightly. A dog will affect your life in a multitude of ways, and will become a long-term commitment, as dogs live between seven and 15 years - possibly longer. Instead of rushing into it, it's...

  • Tips for Being a Good Doggie Foster Parent

    Tips for Being a Good Doggie Foster Parent

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    Dec 2, 2009 — Fostering a dog is one of many ways you can help improve the lives of homeless pets. Most Dogster members are well aware of the pet overpopulation problem both nationally and internationally - there are millions of dogs that wait and sadly die in...

  • Is Dog Fostering Right for Me?

    Is Dog Fostering Right for Me?

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    Dec 2, 2009 — For dog lovers, hearing about the six to eight million pets who enter shelters each year (according to the Humane Society of the U.S.) leads to a sharp pain in the heart. Adoption may be out - perhaps you already have a dog or two or can't commit...

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