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The Beast at the End of the Leash

The Beast at the End of the Leash

Category: Dog Training
Your dog goes to doggie daycare a couple times a week and has a grand time. He plays well with dogs big and small, and the staff love him. Every couple weeks your friends come over to your place with their dogs and your dog has a blast playing with his buddies. Attach your social dog to a leash, however, and he becomes a lunatic.  more
Dog Shelter

National Animal Shelter Appreciation Week

Category: Dog Life
Bringing home a new furry friend can be an exciting experience for everyone involved. When that furry friend has just been adopted from an animal shelter, the experience can be not only exciting, but rewarding, as well. This National Animal Shelter Appreciation Week, Kailey Kestner, a third-year veterinary student at the Texas A&M College of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences, explained why she believes adopting from an animal shelter is so important. more
Pet Sitting

Add Finding a Professional Pet Sitter to Your Holiday To-Do List

Category: Dog Life
The holiday season is fast approaching, and this time of year is often spent with family and friends. For many, this will mean traveling—whether across town or across the country—to be with loved ones during the holidays. Travel plans must be made and gifts must be purchased, but for these would-be travelers who are also pet parents, one more item should be added to the holiday to-do list: finding a professional pet sitter. more
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The Download: Addictive New App For Animal Lovers

Category: Dog Life
Forget Facebook’s fake news and boring updates on other people’s kids—we’re here for the pet pics… Founder Will Reilly delivers a feel-good, animal-focused social media experience with his paw-some new app called ZooPix—free on the Apple app store. Designed especially for pet people, this app for animal lovers combines pet-focused social media, a rescue mission that helps adoptable animals find homes, animal-related services, and a pet show that will have you accumulating likes. more
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Ancient Dog Cancer Still Around Today

Category: Health
Dogs have been man’s best friend for more than 10,000 years, but a new study shows it has been a doggone tough road to get here: their ancestors in the Americas likely came from Siberia, and these early dog populations almost totally disappeared, but not before leaving a cancerous tumor that is still found in their canine descendants today. more

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