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How to Keep Your Dog from Getting Overheated

Have you ever noticed your dog panting and wondered what it’s all about? Well you see, dogs pant because they don’t really have sweat glands. Panting allows them to release a little bit of excess body heat. However, that cute little pant may not be enough to completely cool your pup down. Therefore, it’s always a […]

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Seven Dog Diseases That Can Affect Human Health

Dogs help humans to reduce effects brought about by day-to-day stressing activities. While playing with your dog, you experience an increased level of the stress-reducing hormone called Oxytocin and a decreases production of the stress hormone known as Cortisol. These hormonal changes help relieve the anxious feeling making you feel more relaxed and affect your […]

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Why Dogs Greatly Benefit Those With Autism

It’s no secret that dogs can improve the lives of people living with a variety of conditions, from PTSD to physical health problems. Since WWII, animal-assisted therapy has proven effective in helping those with disabilities to have a better quality of life. And as healthcare professionals learn more about autism spectrum disorder (ASD), we gain a […]

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Six Tips For Giving Your Pet a Bath

If you have a dog, you’re a dog lover or just have experienced the joy of dogs, in general, then you know that there are two types: those who love taking a bath and those who absolutely hate it and will destroy anything in their path to avoid such punishment and torture.  Unfortunately for the latter, […]

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How Dogs Help Veterans Returning From the Military

Returning from the military can be hard on any veteran, regardless of their combat experience. It’s not just veterans who were wounded or witnessed traumatic events as a soldier who struggle. Any person coming out of the military may find it difficult to adjust back to civilian life.  However, those who were physically or emotionally impacted […]

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How Dogs Help Children With Special Needs

Almost every kid dreams of having a dog. However, for children with special needs, having a trained therapy or service dog might be the best way for them to reach their potential. There are about 500,000 service dogs in the United States that help people each day. These dogs go into schools, hospitals, and businesses with […]

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5 Obedience Training Tips for Your German Shepherd

German Shepherds are one of the most popular dog breeds around, and for good reason. They are notoriously loyal, obedient, and often have dopey personalities that continuously bring laughter and joy to their owners. Obedience training does not happen overnight, though, and due to their working dog nature, it’s imperative that training is consistent and effectively […]

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What to Do if Your Dog Has to Go to Surgery

Your dog is an integral part of the family. If they have to have a surgical procedure, whether it’s routine such as a dental cleaning, spay, or neuter. Perhaps it’s something more extensive like a joint replacement, it can be a challenging time for you and the rest of the family. It’s normal to feel a […]

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