December 2009. Page 10

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  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Buying the Right Dog Carrier

    Buying the Right Dog Carrier

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    Dec 2, 2009 — Getting the right dog crate while perusing the many styles of dog carriers can be daunting. As you plan for travel with your dog, two ideas should influence your choices: first, sturdy construction is critical and second, comfort inside will make...

  • Tips for Traveling with Your Dog

    Tips for Traveling with Your Dog

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    Dec 2, 2009 — Dogs love to travel. They are natural nomads, used to moving around in a pack and love meeting new friends. Learning how to travel with your dog requires some knowledge and adjustments, but after a trip with your pet, you will most likely agree...

  • Traveling Across International Borders with Your Dog

    Traveling Across International Borders with Your Dog

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    Dec 2, 2009 — Every national border crossing is governed by its own set of requirements when you take your dog on holiday. Most countries make such transitions very easy. DO plan for international travel with your dog, but DO gather all the information you need to...

  • What to Ask Your Future Dog Walker

    What to Ask Your Future Dog Walker

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    Dec 2, 2009 — You may work one or more jobs, putting in very long days at the office. You come home tired, wanting to relax and are greeted by a dog bouncing off the walls, the energy she's been reserving all day in your absence waiting to be released through...

  • Six Summertime Hazards for Dogs

    Six Summertime Hazards for Dogs

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    Dec 2, 2009 — Seasonal pet health hazards should be considered during the extreme temperatures of both winter and summer. Keeping pets safe during the summer is easiest if you know what the risks are and how to manage them for your dog's safety. The dog days of...

  • 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...

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