Dog Life

Dog Life
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Ask an Expert - Socializing a puppy

Q: I’ve been told that its crucial to socialize my puppy, Sal, at an early age but also that she shouldn’t play with other dogs until she’s had all her shots...more
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Ask an Expert - Garbage-hunter

When in the dog park, he is more interested in garbage than you. more
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Ask an Expert - Fostering dogs with one in the house

Enjoy the satisfaction of helping one more dog get ready for his new home. more
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Ask an Expert - Unhealthy attachment

What would you think if that child followed you constantly from room to room, unwilling to be separated from you, even momentarily? Naturally, you’d be concerned. more
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Ask an Expert - Breaking up a dog fight

Not all fights are created equal. In fact, most spats between well-socialized dogs do not require any intervention at all. Like human arguments with shoving and swearing, spats can appear nasty even though neither party intends serious harm. more
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Sidewalk Crack Phobia

Help him realize the sidewalk is a place where good things happen. more

Ask an Expert - Training and Punishment

Q:I’m really confused about the use of punishment in dog training. Each source I turn to contradicts the other—some say punishment is essential and others say...more

Ask an Expert - Houstraining

Tips for helping a scared dog to relax more
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Ask an Expert - Soothing separation anxiety

Most dogs who are over-exuberant are not getting the amount of exercise they need. more
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Doggone Smart Apps

1. Dog Toy Free Simple yet amusing, this app has just one function: shake your phone and it will emit a compelling squeaky sound to surprise and entertain...more

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Dog of the Week!

Meet: Baloo