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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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DIY Craft - Barkin’ Blooms

Your dog will be a hit with a silk-flower-adorned collar. The flourish charms, whether at an impromptu backyard barbeque or a more formal affair, like a wedding (every wedding party needs a flower dog). The embellishment is temporary; affixed with a simple snap, the flower can be removed or changed at whim. more
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DIY Eat - Pupsicles

Beat the heat. Whip up these quick frozen treats for your dog and his canine pals with food you have on hand. All you need is 5 minutes, a few ingredients, and a freezer. more

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