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Take Time to Fill Your Dog's Cup

Category: Health
10 minute miracle: Set a timer and spend 10 minutes focused solely on your dog, doing whatever it is your dog wants to do—playing fetch, tug, petting. Check in with your dog to see how she is feeling. Do this by paying focused attention to how she looks and is moving.                   Beyond the walk: Allow time to stop and sniff; ask for behaviours along the way and reward with tasty treats; try a new route. more
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Pet Talk: Avoiding Heartworms & Other Mosquito-Borne Diseases

Category: Health
Fleas and ticks are not the only parasites that can cause problems for our dogs, cats, and other pets. Mosquitos are the number one vector of diseases and pathogens worldwide, but preventative medicine can make a big impact in reducing infection. more
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The Best Dating Websites & Apps for Dog Lovers

Category: Dog Life
So, you’ve tried regular dating sites like Plenty of Fish and Match.com and eyed doggie parks looking for the perfect match, but ruff luck. It’s not easy to find a soul mate who is also compatible with your dog—or maybe your dog is compatible and you aren’t.  If it’s a deal breaker when your prospective partner doesn’t dig dogs, don’t give up—there are online dating sites and apps geared to dog owners/lovers, each having different templates and algorithms to help you find “the one.”   more
How to Spice Up Your Dog Walks

How to Spice Up Your Dog Walks

Category: Dog Life
Dogs, like people, can get bored by the same old round‑the‑block routine. Keep your walk-time fresh and interesting by mixing it up a bit. Think new sights, new smells, new friends. Here are some fresh takes on the walk to keep it exciting.   1. Socialize Stop and talk to strangers who are also walking their dogs and ask if your dogs can socialize a bit. If their dogs (and yours) are friendly, this is a great socialization opportunity. more
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