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Expert Advice: Puppy Health Boosting Puppy Brains for Trainability with Omega-3 Fatty Acids
  Once the new puppy is home and settled, many of us feel at least a little apprehension underneath all the excitement as we realize the next daunting step: training. Not just house training but also socialization, basic manners, obedience, and even tricks or other skills such as agility. Resources describing the nitty-gritty details regarding […] | May 19, 2016
Expert Advice: Responsible Breeding Should Breeders Worry About Zika Virus And Their Dogs?
Spring has arrived and, along with the welcomed warmer temperatures, comes the not-so-welcome pesky insects. This includes mosquitoes that can transmit disease to humans and pets. The Zika virus, transmitted through mosquitoes, has been in the news lately as a health concern for humans causing fever and joint pain and, of most concern for pregnant […] | May 16, 2016
Expert Advice: Cute & Funny Check Out This LIVE Feed Of Puppies That Will Grow Up To Help Heal Veterans
These aren’t just any ordinary puppies you’re watching—these Labrador Retriever pups will grow up and be hard at work at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center, the National Intrepid Center of Excellence, and other facilities to help recovering service members heal. In turn, the injured veterans get the awesome task of petting the puppies to […] | May 5, 2016
Expert Advice: Did You Know? Meet the Canaan Dog: Magnum, One of the Breed’s Greats
Silver GCh. Pleasant Hill Magnum of Samara, HC, aka "Magnum." Credit: In Focus by Miguel The Canaan Dog, also known as Kelev K’naani, descends from the Middle Eastern “pariah dog,” feral canines that date back to pre-Biblical times existing in the Land of Canaan, where they first originated. The Israelis first used the dogs for guarding and tending […] | May 5, 2016
Expert Advice: Cute & Funny Puppies Meet Kittens: 6 Gifs That Prove Opposites Attract
Though many people say birds of a feather flock together, opposites maybe attract after all...especially when it comes to puppies and kittens. It may go against everything we know, but watching these sweet little things enjoy each others' company may be all it takes to set us straight.   These guys immediately take a liking […] | April 29, 2016
Expert Advice: Lifestyle Looking for a Pup? Here’s How To Find the Perfect One
Labrador Retriever puppy. Courtesy Barra Labradors Bringing a dog into your life is one of the most important decisions you will ever make. It is a serious commitment to care for an individual who will rely on you completely—for food, shelter, health, and happiness—for a decade or more. In exchange, this puppy or adult dog […] | April 28, 2016
Expert Advice: Breeding & Whelping Italian Greyhound Breeder Shares Tips on Socializing Puppies
Much has been written about the need for socializing puppies at an early age, but sometimes even an experienced breeder might forget about this necessity, especially if it's been a while since they raised a litter. One of the things I’ve learned during my almost 50-year involvement with Italian Greyhounds is that this breed is […] | April 25, 2016
Expert Advice: Fun With Your Dog 7 Fun Things To Do With Your Dog In Dallas
  Dallas is one of the most iconic southern cities, and it's full of dog-lovers. Here are seven things to do with your dog in Dallas.   1. Go To The Park Dallas has plenty of parks for on-leash walks and off-leash play. One of the most beautiful parks in Dallas is White Rock Lake […] | April 20, 2016
Expert Advice: Fun With Your Dog 7 Fun Things To Do With Your Dog In Los Angeles
Photo: Y Nakanishi/Flickr With its warm climate, urban metropolis, and close proximity to outdoor adventures, Los Angeles is definitely a dog-friendly city. Here are seven fun things to do with your dog in L.A., whether you live there permanently, or you're just visiting with your best friend.   1. Take A Hike There are hundreds of […] | April 20, 2016
Expert Advice: Cute & Funny Golden Retriever’s First Outdoor Experience Is Pure Bliss
It's here! Mother Earth is finally lettting some warmth blow through and flowers are beginning to bloom; the yard and trees are green again and we're about as happy as we could possibly be.  That feeling of pure bliss fueled by springtime is so invigorating. Now imagine you're a puppy experiencing all of this for the first time. So many things to […] | April 20, 2016

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