What You Should Know About the Bloodhound

The Bloodhound is an old breed of dog that has been around for hundreds of years. Its name comes from the fact that it was originally bred to hunt wild boar, but it's also used as a search and rescue dog today. In this breed profile I'll be answering some common questions about Bloodhounds, including … Continue reading What You Should Know About the Bloodhound

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Is the Beautiful Alaskan Malamute Right for You?

There have been many breeds of dogs that originated in Alaska, but none as well known as the Alaskan Malamute. These dogs are very distinctive in appearance and personality, and are often called "huskies" even though they aren't actually related to the Siberian Husky breed. The popularity of this breed has increased significantly since it … Continue reading Is the Beautiful Alaskan Malamute Right for You?

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Service Dogs for PTSD

A service dog is a specially trained animal that helps people with disabilities. They can be trained for many different roles, including guiding vision-impaired people through crowds, alerting deaf people to sounds, and helping people with PTSD deal with their symptoms. People with PTSD often struggle with anxiety and panic attacks, which can make them … Continue reading Service Dogs for PTSD

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How to Qualify Your Dog as an IRS Deduction

Fluffy and Fido are more than just adorable pets who fill your home with love. During tax time, their presence is important. Pets can be a valid write-off on your taxes and can qualify for tax deductions. The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) has specific guidelines for deciding if pets qualify for a deduction. Speak to … Continue reading How to Qualify Your Dog as an IRS Deduction

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7 Tips for Potty Training a Puppy

Having a regular feeding and walk schedule will help your puppy learn when he can go outside to potty. Consistency is key when housebreaking your dog, so make sure you stick with the same routine every day. When it's time for his first trip outside, pick up your pup and carry him outside as soon … Continue reading 7 Tips for Potty Training a Puppy

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Preventing and Treating Dog Cancer Naturally: A Course from Drake Dog Cancer Academy

For a limited time, Drake Dog Cancer Foundation and Academy is running a special on their course and we thought we should share it with you here! Healthy living doesn't have to be one dimensional - you don’t have to choose between western or eastern medicine for your dog. With this holistic course, you can … Continue reading Preventing and Treating Dog Cancer Naturally: A Course from Drake Dog Cancer Academy

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Getting Fit with Your Dog

An out of shape dog often has an out of shape owner. While there are ways to exercise your dog while being lazy yourself, it only makes sense to get in shape together. Just like people, dogs that are healthy and fit are happier and live longer. Your dog doesn’t ask much from you but … Continue reading Getting Fit with Your Dog

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List of Hairless Hypoallergenic Dogs

While there are many breeds of hypoallergenic dogs, if you are looking for a dog that is unique, then you may want to research hairless breeds. While many people believe these breeds are made up of small dogs, this is not always the case. Medium sized dogs can also be found. Four types of hairless … Continue reading List of Hairless Hypoallergenic Dogs

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The Top Black Dog Names

Black dogs are a special lot, from the traditional black Lab to the striking great Dane, the schnauzer, the Portuguese water dog, or any adorable mixed-breed dog with black fur. So how do you select a wonderful name for your new black dog? Consider size, appearance, most importantly, personality. This list offers possibilities to accommodate any … Continue reading The Top Black Dog Names

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Dog Adoption Tips

When you bring home a shelter dog that you adopt, it is possible that the dog was rescued from the streets or that the dog was voluntarily given to the shelter for adoption. Whether she was born in an abandoned house or was an adolescent who was abandoned on the streets by his former owner, the … Continue reading Dog Adoption Tips