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DIY Gifts for Dogs: Homemade Dog Shampoo

These easy DIY dog gifts are worth making for yourself as well as dog-loving friends. Natural food stores and online retailers sell a variety of tins, jars, spray bottles, pump dispensers, tubes, and other...
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10 Healthy Dog Food Additives to Improve a Dry Food Diet

America’s most popular dog food is kibble or dry food, which, because it is convenient and affordable, accounts for more than 60% of all dog food sales. Unfortunately, dry dog food is far from...
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Whole Dog Journal’s 2022 Approved Canned Dog Foods

Here you’ll find a list of pet food companies that make the kind of foods that meet our canned dog food selection criteria. We’ve included ALL the information we gathered from each company on our approved foods list. Here’s the most exciting part about the table, however: It’s a searchable database that you can use to find appropriate foods for your dog!
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How to Stop Your Dog From Begging for Your Food

To stop your dog’s begging, first make sure no one is reinforcing the behavior. Then you can teach her a new mealtime routine.
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To Dock or Not? All About Docked Tails

Many dog breeds have their tails docked when they are puppies. We discuss why and how this is done and detail the potential adverse side effects of the procedure.
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Beware of Rock Salt and Other Ice-Melting Products

If you live where roads and sidewalks are treated with ice-melting rock salt or other chemicals, you need to protect your dog’s paws!
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Dog Training for Beginners

Are you thinking about adopt your first dog? Or, do you already have a dog, but have no clue how to teach him to do anything? No worries! We’ve got dog training tips just for beginners.
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How Much Water Should Your Dog Drink?

Healthy dogs need to drink about an ounce per pound of their body weight daily – but many factors can affect their consumption.
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Broken or Split Dog Nails

A broken or split nail is painful for your dog, but not all of them require a trip to your veterinarian. You may be able to treat it yourself; here’s how.
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Safe Dog Food Storage

Here’s how to ensure that your dog’s dry food stays fresh, tasty, nutritious, and safe for consumption.
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Benadryl for Dogs

Know your dog’s weight and how to recognize a mild allergic reaction before giving Benadryl to dogs.

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Boone & The Squirrel: Recall When Your Dog is Distracted

Dog trainers like to say that our dogs do what works for them. The thought behind that concept is that dogs are extraordinarily good...