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  • Puppy Mills and Backyard Breeders

    Puppy Mills and Backyard Breeders

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    Dec 2, 2009 — Part of being a responsible dog owner is being a responsible dog buyer or adopter. If you decide to purchase a pooch, it should be from a reputable breeder - not a backyard breeder or puppy mill. Reputable breeders produce a few, stable and healthy...

  • Which Kind of Dog Bed is Right for Your Dog?

    Which Kind of Dog Bed is Right for Your Dog?

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    Dec 2, 2009 — Like humans, all dogs desire a comfortable place to relax. Choosing the right type of bed for your dog may be a bit overwhelming - with beds in every size, shape and color available, how does one go about selecting the perfect dog bed? How To...

  • The Best Types of Toys for Your Dog

    The Best Types of Toys for Your Dog

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    Dec 2, 2009 — Are you trying to find great gifts for your dog amongst the millions of dog products on the market? Perhaps you're having difficulty selecting toys your dog will love? A brief introduction to some favorite dog toys and dog supplies will help you...

  • Cleaning Dog Ears

    Cleaning Dog Ears

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    Dec 2, 2009 — In a 2008 pet health study conducted by the VPI pet insurance company, ear infections were the number one reason dog owners sought veterinary care. Thorough and regular ear cleaning and maintenance can help your dog avoid ear problems and...

  • Traveling with Your Dog by Airplane

    Traveling with Your Dog by Airplane

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    Dec 2, 2009 — Flying with your pet should be an easy nap for him. Learning how to travel with your dog in an airplane helps you to create a safe, predictable and calm passage for your dog when the fur flies. Prepare Well In Advance: For small dogs that will...

  • Dog Clicker Training Basics

    Dog Clicker Training Basics

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    Dec 2, 2009 — Dog clicker training employs a toy noisemaker (clicker) to mark wanted behaviors. The clicker becomes a "conditioned reinforcer" by being paired repeatedly with things the dog wants to work for (often, but not always food) which we then use to...

  • Traveling with Your Dog in the Car

    Traveling with Your Dog in the Car

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    Dec 2, 2009 — Most dogs love traveling by car. Dogs are natural nomads; and they want to be with their humans all day long. The car is like a house on wheels for them. Learn how to travel with your dog by car and how to make it safe so that you and your dog will...

  • Dog Clicker Training Basics

    Dog Clicker Training Basics

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    Dec 2, 2009 — Dog clicker training employs a toy noisemaker (clicker) to mark wanted behaviors. The clicker becomes a "conditioned reinforcer" by being paired repeatedly with things the dog wants to work for (often, but not always food) which we then use to...

  • Dog Grooming Basics - Tools and Techniques

    Dog Grooming Basics - Tools and Techniques

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    Dec 2, 2009 — A dog of any breed will need grooming to look and feel her best. Grooming your dog appropriately may take a few minutes to quite a few hours each week, depending on breed and coat type. Not all pet owners may have the time, skill, desire, or...

  • Finding a Tasty, Healthy Treat for Your Dog

    Finding a Tasty, Healthy Treat for Your Dog

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    Dec 2, 2009 — There's a great old commercial for a dog treat where all you see is the dog's nose moving rapidly toward the kitchen. "It's bacon!" he cries when he reaches the treat but, of course, it isn't really - it's some artificial form of it. We feed our dogs...

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