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Dog DNA Test Reviews

There are many Dog DNA companies selling what they claim to be the best Dog DNA tests on the market, but Dog DNA Test Reviews believes there is actually only one small company that can live up to the hype (full details below). What’s Your Mutt DNA is a company based out of Ashville, North … Continue reading Dog DNA Test Reviews

The ‘Smartest’ Dog Breeds

There's no easy way to rate dog intelligence. As the psychologist Stanley Coren wrote in the '90s, there's adaptive intelligence (i.e., figuring stuff out), working intelligence (i.e., following orders), and instinctive intelligence (i.e., innate talent) — not to mention spatial intelligence, kinesthetic intelligence, interpersonal intelligence, and more. As the animal behaviorist Frans de Waal has … Continue reading The ‘Smartest’ Dog Breeds

76 Uncommon Dog Names for Your One-of-a-Kind Pet

There’s no doubt that your new dog has a special spot in your heart, but finding a name that is equally special can be tough—especially when you don’t want a name that sounds like every other dog at the park! If you’re looking for uncommon dog names that stand out from the pack, consider unique … Continue reading 76 Uncommon Dog Names for Your One-of-a-Kind Pet

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Names for Dogs by Country of Origin

~~ English Dog Names ~~ Abercrombie Armstrong Avery Beardsley Bentley Blair Blythe Boswell Bristol Broderick Buckingham Burgess Burton Cadbury Cambridge Cameron Carrington Cecil Chadwick Chaplain Churchill Collier Colin Connor Connery Courtney Cromwell Crumpet Digby Dover Dudley Duchess Enid Falkland Fergie Garrick Gavin Genevieve Gordon Hilton Ian Jeeves Kelsey Lancelot London Margaret Macbeth Maxwell Milicent Nigel … Continue reading Names for Dogs by Country of Origin

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1,000+ Boy Dog Names

It can be difficult to come up with a name for your boy dog, and you'll need a lot of inspiration and go through a lot of names before you find the right one. You'll be shouting it through fields, using it on a regular basis, and teaching your dog with it, so choosing the … Continue reading 1,000+ Boy Dog Names

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How does a Puppy Scam Work?

How does a Puppy Scam Work? Puppy Scams are online con games perpetrated by organized crime. This con is being carried out on a large scale, with criminal organizations developing hundreds of websites to encourage consumers to part with their money. This scam, also known as a "Puppy Scam," may use cats, ponies, tortoises, or … Continue reading How does a Puppy Scam Work?

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Pet Insurance Saves Money

What they don’t tell you about pet insurance: Written by the team at Money.com Pets have always been part of the modern familial hierarchy in America, with 67% of households owning at least one. This reflects a significant increase since 1988 when only 56% of households did. Despite the economic hardships that pets can impose, … Continue reading Pet Insurance Saves Money

Video: Separation Anxiety in Dogs

One of the most common problems a canine behaviorist handles is separation anxiety. It is easy to become frustrated when your dog has separation anxiety, and that frustration can be sensed by your dog making the situation that much more difficult. SEPARATION ANXIETY What is separation anxiety, exactly? Separation anxiety is often thought to be … Continue reading Video: Separation Anxiety in Dogs

Video: Tips for Potty Training Your Pup

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12 Dog Behaviors & What They Mean

Your dog's behavior reveals a lot about his mood. And, though you may not be fluent in canine lingo (aside from understanding what it means when she salivates), you must learn to interpret dog behavior. Have you ever seen your dog licking a certain texture or circling the same area in front of you? There are … Continue reading 12 Dog Behaviors & What They Mean