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— We need to move past "puppy love," which often includes doing things to dogs they don't want.
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— We round up our best Dogster posts on why adding a microchip to your dog's ID is a good idea.
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— My dog Buster and I were victims of a midnight attack -- here's what I did to remove the smell.
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— If you're out of commission due to an illness or injury, a walk isn't always possible. Here's how to keep your dog exercised.
— Thousands of pets die annually by drowning; here's what to know at the beach or at the pool.
— First of all, you won't need to bring him to the vet -- you might not even be allowed to!
— If a tornado strike is a common occurrence in your area, don't be caught off guard when it hits.
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— Tooth brushing isn't the only thing you can do -- here are some other tricks to help maintain good oral hygiene.
— If your dog becomes lost, she stands a dramatically better chance of being returned if she has a microchip and the information is current.
— Finally, retailers are removing jerky treats made in China, which have been responsible for thousands of pet deaths over the years.
— We're all about helping your pup have a better visit at the vet's.
— Heatstroke is a common and devastating condition in dogs. Let's talk risk factors as well as prevention and treatment.
— Bloat in dogs is a serious digestive issue. Here's what you need to know to help your dog avoid getting his stomach twisted.
— A natural disaster could strike without notice, but are you prepared to get your dog out safely?
— What you need to know in case of an emergency, and what should be in your pet's evacuation kit.
— Dogs pick up your tone of voice and your body language, and there's no better way to convey good nature than by being polite.
— I live in Florida, and the summertime heat is serious business -- here's what I do to make sure my babies don't overheat.
— In theory, nutrition is more complicated than rocket science, but feeding your dog the right amount does not have to be confusing.
— It can be hard to provide for your best friend during tough times, but these 5 tips can help.
— Attlee, the world's cutest dog author, reviews pet-friendly hotels around the U.K.
— I've been involved in the debate about dogs and marijuana from the start -- largely without trying.
— Poisoning is among the most common things emergency vets treat; here's what can lead to it.
— Bladder incontinence in dogs can have many causes -- a leading one, back problems, is often overlooked. Here's what you need to know.
— A study shows that for various reasons, people believe routine visits are unnecessary -- no wonder emergency visits are increasing.
— I've seen lots of lost-dog flyers in Brooklyn, some good and some bad; here's what I've learned.
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