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SPLASH! High Jumpin' Dock Dogs

SPLASH! High Jumpin' Dock Dogs

Category: Play
If you’ve witnessed a Dock Dogs event, you know that it has harnessed a magical combination of ingredients to spellbind audiences. Joyous dogs performing athletic feats? Check. Multigenerational competitors, aka the ever-popular kids-with-dogs element? Check. A water element? Check! (Don’t ask us why this always ups the ante, but it does). Best of all, not only is it an all-ages crowd pleaser, it also welcomes all participants and all dogs—any breed, any size, any mix, as long as they’re more than six months old—and doesn’t require much more than enthusiasm. more
Dogs Can Read That Smile On Your Face

Dogs Can Read That Smile On Your Face

Category: Health
When you and I look at a photograph of a human face, we can easily recognize the emotional state of the person pictured by their expression alone. Fascinatingly, it turns out, dogs can do the same. more
How to Read a Dog Food Label

How to Read a Dog Food Label

Category: Nutrition
How to read a dog food label to make sure it is the best choice for your dog! Look for the Association of American Feed Control Officials (AAFCO) nutritional adequacy statement. This ensures that the diet meets the minimum nutrition requirements, says Vancouver-based veterinarian Dr. Katherine Kramer. The basis for the AAFCO nutritional statement is either through the formulation method or the feeding trial method, she says. more
Holiday Gift Guide

Modern Dog's 2019 Holiday Gift Guide

Category: Dog Life
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8 More Things Humans Do That Annoy Dogs

8 More Things Humans Do That Annoy Dogs

Category: Dog Life
1. Over or Under Exercise A walk or two and a game of fetch is all the exercise that’s usually needed for most dogs. But sometimes our lives become too busy, resulting in us skipping these sessions. Without them, your dog can become bored, destructive, despondent, and overweight. The simple solution: commit to a reasonable amount of exercise for your dog each day.  more

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