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  • Do you need a dog that will work with your livestock, not chase your chickens, keep your shed free of rats, and still have time to spend with your family? Take a look at the six best choices and find out the pros and cons of each type before you make that final selection.

    Six Best Dog Breeds for a Small Backyard Farm

    Six Best Dog Breeds for a Small Backyard Farm

    by Dr Mark4

  • Avoid factory farms and find dog and cat food that is produced using humane and sustainable farming methods. Learn about the diets and the quality of life of different meat animals and where you can obtain cruelty-free food for your pet.

    Organic, Free-Range, and Humane Dog and Cat Food Options

    Organic, Free-Range, and Humane Dog and Cat Food Options

    by Melissa A Smith25

  • A bleeding tail tip on a dog is often the result of a condition called "happy tail." This occurs when the dog's tail tip hits hard objects repeatedly in its surrounding environment. Find out what may have caused your dog's tail to bleed and what you can do about it.

    When Your Dog Injures the Tip of Its Tail: A Simple, Homemade Remedy

    When Your Dog Injures the Tip of Its Tail: A Simple, Homemade Remedy

    by Deb Kingsbury20

  • A double merle dog is created when two dogs with the merle coat pattern are bred together. Also known as 'lethal whites,' double merles are prone to health issues. This article will delve into possible health concerns related to merle-to-merle breeding.

    The Double Merle Dog and the Dangers of Merle-to-Merle Breeding

    The Double Merle Dog and the Dangers of Merle-to-Merle Breeding

    by Sophie Jackson5

  • Joint issues are common in German Shepherds. Elbow dysplasia is a painful condition, especially when dogs get older, as this can seriously lessen their quality of life.

    Elbow Dysplasia in German Shepherd Dogs

    Elbow Dysplasia in German Shepherd Dogs

    by Sam Shepards2

  • This article gives you 10 easy recipes for homemade dog biscuits and cookies using all-natural and safe ingredients that are common in the kitchen. They're safe, healthy, and delicious!

    Top 10 Homemade Dog Treat Recipes

    Top 10 Homemade Dog Treat Recipes

    by Kim Lam214

  • Are you searching for a puppy? If you are looking for an affordable dog, then be sure to check these recommendations out. We'll also talk about which places you should stay away from.

    The Best Places to Find a Really Cheap Puppy

    The Best Places to Find a Really Cheap Puppy

    by Dr Mark51

  • Even if you want to sit on a couch while your dog loses weight, these great exercise routines will help get your dog in shape and prevent the diseases associated with obesity.

    7 Exercise Tips for an Overweight Dog

    7 Exercise Tips for an Overweight Dog

    by Dr Mark15

  • Understand why your dog barks and what he's trying to tell you. Knowing why dogs bark is important to the relationship we have with our K9 companions. See definitions of common barking styles, along with a visual aid for interpreting dog body language.

    Why Do Dogs Bark? Understanding Barking Behavior and Body Language

    Why Do Dogs Bark? Understanding Barking Behavior and Body Language

    by India Arnold44

  • A dog that may bite when taking something away is a dangerous situation, especially when the biting causes damage. This is certainly something that requires intervention because if left untreated, the behavior tends to get worse rather than better.

    How to Stop a Dog From Biting When Taking Something Away

    How to Stop a Dog From Biting When Taking Something Away

    by Adrienne Farricelli1

  • If you are searching for a little breed of dog that does not bark much, check out the five best! Videos, photos, and a description of each dog will help you make the right choice.

    5 Small Dog Breeds That Don't Bark (a Lot!)

    5 Small Dog Breeds That Don't Bark (a Lot!)

    by Dr Mark21

  • Why do dogs scratch all of the time? Scratching is the number one reason why people take their dogs to the vet. This article will explain the main causes of itchy skin in dogs and what can be done.

    6 Common Reasons My Dog Scratches All of the Time

    6 Common Reasons My Dog Scratches All of the Time

    by Dr Mark36

  • Urine marking in dogs can be caused by a variety of factors. It's not just a trickle of urine; rather, it's a form of communication. Why are dogs urine marking and what are they trying to say?

    Understanding Dog Marking Behaviors

    Understanding Dog Marking Behaviors

    by Adrienne Farricelli26

  • Not all dogs are affectionate all of the time. These five dog breeds almost always like to cuddle. These pictures, videos, and descriptions will help you choose the best dog for your family.

    Five Affectionate Dog Breeds That You Can Cuddle

    Five Affectionate Dog Breeds That You Can Cuddle

    by Dr Mark15

  • Why is my dog scared of going outside? There may be several reasons. Here are several exercises to help your dog overcome fear and enjoy the yard again.

    Why Is My Dog Scared of Going Outside?

    Why Is My Dog Scared of Going Outside?

    by Adrienne Farricelli78

  • Learn about the ingredients in Monistat—an inexpensive over-the-counter medicine used to treat yeast infections in humans—and how I tried to alleviate my dog's ear infection when I couldn't get to a vet.

    Can Monistat Treat Your Dog's Ear Infection?

    Can Monistat Treat Your Dog's Ear Infection?

    by SmartAndFun86

  • Oh, you lucky dog—you've got a McNab puppy. Be ready for the ultimate puppy experience, complete with scary-smart behavior, utter happiness, high energy, tons of spunk and just enough naughtiness!

    Information About a McNab Puppy

    Information About a McNab Puppy

    by Marcy J. Miller53

  • Information for dog breeders whelping their first litter of puppies. From preparation to delivery: videos and instructions for whelping puppies successfully. These tools and techniques will ensure a successful whelping!

    How to Set Up a Whelping Box and Whelp Puppies Successfully

    How to Set Up a Whelping Box and Whelp Puppies Successfully

    by Barbara Fitzgerald12

  • Does your dog keep licking his lips or nose repeatedly? Does it look like he's just licking the air? There are several medical and behavioral causes for lip smacking—some benign and some serious.

    Why Does My Dog Keep Licking His Lips Excessively?

    Why Does My Dog Keep Licking His Lips Excessively?

    by Adrienne Farricelli62

  • Studies reveal a new and proven inexpensive treatment for hemangiosarcoma in dogs, a type of cancer that does not typically respond well to chemotherapy. This potent therapeutic treatment does not require a prescription and can be administered at home.

    Dog Hemangiosarcoma: Proven New Treatments That Prolong Life

    Dog Hemangiosarcoma: Proven New Treatments That Prolong Life

    by Barbara Fitzgerald76

  • A dog killing a cat is surely something unpleasant to witness and a very unfortunate occurrence. Understanding what may have happened can be helpful, but often instinct takes over.

    Why Did My Dog Kill My Cat?

    Why Did My Dog Kill My Cat?

    by Adrienne Farricelli112

  • To prevent a dog from attacking you, it's important to take some steps to stop a situation from becoming worse. There are many behaviors we may instinctively perform that can put us in very vulnerable positions when we encounter unfamiliar dogs that may potentially bite.

    How to Stop a Dog From Attacking You

    How to Stop a Dog From Attacking You

    by Adrienne Farricelli4

  • Finding a bit of mucus in your dog's stool is common and benign, but an excessive amount is troubling, especially if there is blood. Learn what causes mucus in dog poop and what you can do about it.

    15 Causes of Mucus in Dog's Stool

    15 Causes of Mucus in Dog's Stool

    by Adrienne Farricelli18

  • It is not uncommon for two dogs to fight over an owner's attention. What causes this type of issue, and how can it be solved? Learn more about dogs fighting over owners.

    Dealing With Two Dogs Fighting Over the Owner

    Dealing With Two Dogs Fighting Over the Owner

    by Adrienne Farricelli14

  • Learn how to choose a shelter dog with tips and advice from someone who worked in a dog shelter. You'll find out what to look for and what questions to ask to help you pick the best dog or puppy for you, your family and your lifestyle.

    How to Choose a Shelter Dog

    How to Choose a Shelter Dog

    by carolynkaye8

  • When you first see a Papillon dog, you may dismiss them as fluffy little lightweights. Behind the scenes, Papillons rule the earth. Move over . . . Papillons pull the real strings around here.

    The Papillon:  A Guide to Being Owned by One

    The Papillon: A Guide to Being Owned by One

    by Marcy J. Miller9

  • Learning how to train a dog to bark on command can come in handy. It's a cute trick that will impress family and friends and can serve as a starting point to better control your dog's barking.

    How to Train a Dog to Bark on Command or "Speak"

    How to Train a Dog to Bark on Command or "Speak"

    by Adrienne Farricelli2

  • Learn to successfully potty train your puppy or adult dog in as little as seven days. Your dog will be able to hold it until he or she is at their approved "potty spot."

    How to Potty Train a Dog in 7 Days

    How to Potty Train a Dog in 7 Days

    by Kate Daily6

  • This article explores some of the dog breeds that get along best with cats. Also included in this article are tips for introducing a new dog to a cat or introducing a new cat to your dog.

    Which Dogs Breeds Like Cats?

    Which Dogs Breeds Like Cats?

    by Holle Abee5

  • If your dog's skin is turning yellow, he or she is likely seriously ill and needs to be treated correctly. Learn what exactly is going wrong, how your dog should be treated, and everything you can do at home to help them.

    Helping a Dog With Jaundice at Home

    Helping a Dog With Jaundice at Home

    by Dr Mark0

  • Obesity in pets is on the rise, but sometimes it is easy to overlook when a pet is just a bit overweight. In fact, many people are unsure of what a dog at a healthy weight looks like. Even slight excess weight puts pressure on a dog's heart and joints, so knowing when they need a diet is vital.

    Does My Dog Need a Diet?

    Does My Dog Need a Diet?

    by Sophie Jackson0

  • This article is written for the border collie puppy buyer seeking a pet or companion puppy. It outlines the unique issues you should consider in choosing and training your new family member.

    Selecting and Training a Border Collie Puppy

    Selecting and Training a Border Collie Puppy

    by Barbara Fitzgerald7

  • Some causes of vomiting can be treated at home, while others require medical attention. If your dog is otherwise healthy, try these natural, vet-approved home remedies to soothe their upset stomach.

    Effective Home Remedies for Vomiting Dogs

    Effective Home Remedies for Vomiting Dogs

    by Adrienne Farricelli349

  • Joint pain in dogs often has the same causes and treatments as our own. Learn what will help senior dogs with arthritis and how to recognize the signs of arthritis in dogs.

    Signs of Arthritis in Dogs

    Signs of Arthritis in Dogs

    by Kaili Bisson28

  • It's the most dreaded appointment a dog owner must eventually endure, and nothing may be more disconcerting than seeing a dog in pain during euthanasia. This article explains dog euthanasia pain.

    Understanding Dog Pain During Euthanasia

    Understanding Dog Pain During Euthanasia

    by Adrienne Farricelli55

  • Find out how to correct biting, chewing, jumping, rough play, begging, barking, and digging when your dog has behavioral problems.

    How to Correct Bad Behavior in Dogs

    How to Correct Bad Behavior in Dogs

    by Susan Zutautas124

  • Is coconut oil healthy for animals? Is it even healthy for humans? Let's talk about which facts are backed by science versus those purely backed by anecdotal evidence. Here's the truth about giving coconut oil to pets.

    Coconut Oil for Dogs and Cats: The Good and the Bad

    Coconut Oil for Dogs and Cats: The Good and the Bad

    by Melissa A Smith61

  • Learn the best methods to teach your dog to avoid cars. Teaching them to fear cars will help prevent life-threatening accidents from occurring in the future, so be a good owner and train them now.

    5 Easy Steps to Train a Dog to Avoid Cars

    5 Easy Steps to Train a Dog to Avoid Cars

    by Dr Mark32

  • What should you do if your dog ate d-Con mouse poison or Tomcat rat bait? Take her to the vet immediately! Learn how rat poison affects your dog and what the vet will do to help your dog survive.

    What Should I Do If My Dog Ate Rat Poison?

    What Should I Do If My Dog Ate Rat Poison?

    by Adrienne Farricelli45

  • Not all introverts are alike, but if you examine your lifestyle you´ll find that these dogs are some of the best choices. Pictures, videos, and a personality description will help you decide.

    Best Six Dog Breeds for Introverts

    Best Six Dog Breeds for Introverts

    by Dr Mark13

  • Learn how to train Alaskan malamute dogs from puppyhood up to adulthood. Simple logical ways that can be used for a mal of any age.

    How to Train Alaskan Malamute Dogs

    How to Train Alaskan Malamute Dogs

    by Audrey Kirchner19

  • If you're looking for a new puppy for your family or children, you will want to avoid the 10 dogs that are known to be aggressive, mean, and potentially dangerous. This article will break down the dog breeds shown to be the most aggressive, based on their results in temperament tests.

    10 Most Aggressive Dog Breeds: Temperament Ratings and Information

    10 Most Aggressive Dog Breeds: Temperament Ratings and Information

    by Sheila Brown251

  • Several fruits, vegetables, nuts, seeds, condiments, additives, and drugs are toxic to domestic pets. Some harm only dogs, others only cats, and several are poisonous to both. Following is a list of potentially problematic foods that should be kept in a safe place where a curious, inquisitive pet cannot access them and harm itself.

    Foods and Drinks That Are Poisonous or Unhealthy for Dogs and Cats

    Foods and Drinks That Are Poisonous or Unhealthy for Dogs and Cats

    by Schatzie Speaks39

  • Lurchers are crossbreed dogs common in the UK and Ireland. A lurcher is a sighthound (e.g greyhound, whippet etc.) crossed with a pastoral dog (e.g collie) or a terrier. Lurchers make wonderful pets!

    Lurchers: 40 Mph Couch Potato Dogs!

    Lurchers: 40 Mph Couch Potato Dogs!

    by LouiseKirkpatrick228

  • Are you looking for a cat-friendly dog? Do you want to know which breeds of dogs or cats are most likely to get along? Here's a list of five great dog breeds that like and get along with cats, a list of three dog-friendly cats, and a list of dogs that are less likely to love cats.

    Five Dog Breeds That Like and Are Good With Cats

    Five Dog Breeds That Like and Are Good With Cats

    by Dr Mark98

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