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How To Pick A Good Companion Dog

Find a good companion dog that fits your personality. If your kids are thinking of a good companion dog, you probably would tend to first look at just look at a few of your favorite breeds, choose a good selection of puppies and then pick the one with the best spirit. And there are hundreds of breeds to choose from – just think of the Bluetick Coonhound and the Toy Poodle. But, you would be better served to find dog that fits your personality.

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Thinking about buying a dog?
So youve decided to purchase a dog. Owning a dog can be the beginning of years of happiness as the special bond between humans and canines exceeds even the greatest of expectations. However, to ensure the best relationship with your dog, you must be prepared for some important responsibilities. Keep the following questions in mind as we go along.
Have I found the right breed to fit into my lifestyle and home?
Will I have enough time to spend training, grooming and exercising a dog?
Am I willing to …

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Start training your puppy
Dog human best friend
Dog is the best animal in the world. It is the most loyal companion a man can have and probably even more trustworthy than your spouse. Dogs are the best choice to make if you want a four-legged animal that is smart, trustworthy and responsive, all at the same time. Many dogs are hyperactive and trouble makers as a puppy, but grow out of it with in a year. If you are dealing with a young pup, you must start training as soon as …

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Benefits to own a small or a large dog
Like humans, no two dogs are the same, and they also come in varying sizes, colors, and personalities. When making the decision to purchase a dog one of the biggest choices to be made is whether to own a big dog or a small dog. But it should also be taken into consideration that even though the different breeds of small dogs are similar in size, they can be vastly different in personalities, needs, and care required.
Choosing whether to own a small …

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Suggestions of living arrangements for your dog
Before you take on the responsibility of owning a cat or dog, you need to take the time to consider the living arrangements for your dog. Many people adopt dog with the idea that they will be raising an outdoor animal. How many people in your neighborhood keep their dogs or cat’s outdoors at all times? The fact of the matter is, outside is not a safe place for a cat or a dog. When you adopt a dog, you need to make sure …

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5 Signs You Do Not Need A Dog

This topic, 5 signs you do not need a dog, comes after I feel so heart broken seeing all of the dogs on classified sites and rescue sites. There are 1000’s of dogs and many owners have the same story as to why the dog needs a good home. I can not help but to think in the back of my mind these people must have no consideration for animals period.

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How to Introduce a New Baby to the Family Dog

Dogs are basically social creatures and they belong to packs. Your dog belongs to your family, whom he considers a pack, and whom he has to follow. You must be in a position to communicate with him, understand and respect him and read his body language. It is important for you to prepare your family dog for the baby that will be arriving soon. Here are some tips to help make your pooch transition into being a family dog easier!

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Hypoallergenic Dogs – Dogs For People With Allergies

Hypoallergenic dog breeds. Many people think that because they have allergies they can not have a dog, and that is not true! I have suffered with allergies all of my life and have always owned dogs!
If you suffer from allergies, there are dog breeds that are hypoallergenic. These dog breeds are considered to suitable for those who suffer from allergies.
Here are some things to consider if you are looking for a hypoallergenic dog.

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Things to keep in mind when traveling with dogs
There are several places now that are allowing pet owners to bring their pets. More and more cities are showing an interest in allowing people traveling with dogs. We often hate to leave on vacation without a member of our family and we all know that despite the fact that they are dogs they are a part of the family.
Traveling with dogs
Seeing their sad faces as we leave the house is very discouraging and it is nice to see many places opening …

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Find a shelter dog or rescued dogs
Finding a puppy or dog today can be difficult. Though there are many stores available to purchase a pet you are not always sure where the animals come from, especially when many pet stores get puppies from puppy mills. If you would rather adopt a dog than opt for the designer pedigree dogs, you may find a shelter dog or rescued dogs fits right into your home and lifestyle.
When you adopt an animal like a dog from a shelter or dog rescue they find …