Day: August 17, 2015

Puppy Nutrition

Roly-poly puppies catch everyone’s eye. We just want to get down on the floor and play with them! And yet, their size may not be so healthy. Getting your new puppy off to a good start means understanding what your puppy’s body should look like (based on its breed) and your puppy’s unique characteristics, then …

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Pix We Love: “Finding Shelter” Captures the Bond Between Shelter Dogs and Volunteers

Shelter dogs are a pretty common subject for photographic portraits and photo essays. We’ve seen a lot of different takes on the topic, and although it may arouse sneers from certain art snobs, it’s not a trivial subgenre. The right portrait can mean the difference between life and death for a dog, as the works …

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Using toys will change the association to fun instead of fear. Photography by Shutterstock.

How to Give Your Dogs the Exercise They Need During Every Life Stage

Editor’s note: Have you seen the new Dogster print magazine in stores? Or in the waiting room of your vet’s office? This article appeared in our April/May issue. Subscribe to Dogster and get the bimonthly magazine delivered to your home. Dogs need exercise. It doesn’t matter how young or how old they are: Your dog needs …

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Pharaoh Hound dog breed

The Pharaoh Hound: A Breed Waiting to Be Discovered

Before the racehorse American Pharoah, people were misspelling the Pharaoh Hound’s name for years. And even misidentifying the breed. One Pharaoh owner returned to her car to find a crowd ogling the two “deer” looking out the windows. And now even its ancient heritage has been called into question. Here’s the problem: Everybody has long assumed that …

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