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Heatstroke and Dogs

With summer in full force and temperatures continuing to rise, responsible pet owners must once again monitor the climate’s effect on our dogs as they become at risk of overheating and heatstroke.

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How to Housetrain/Potty Train Your Puppy

Housetraining, also known as potty training, is a long but achievable undertaking that should be your number one priority after adopting a puppy. It’s easier to teach a dog when it’s younger, and it helps your house stay that much cleaner.

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Inside the Mind of Dogs

How do we measure dog intelligence? What makes one dog’s breed “smarter” than another? How smart are dogs, and what really goes on inside those fuzzy little heads?

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Pets and Separation Anxiety

Among veterinarians, there is an overall sense of unease and concern that a wave of abandoned and maladjusted pooches will fill the shelters when stay-at-home restrictions are eased. The best thing to do is prevent separation anxiety among your pets in the first place. While we shelter in place, this can be difficult, but not impossible, to achieve.

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Guide for Pet Grooming at Home

Many dog owners opt to be their pet’s hairstylist. While getting the perfect poof for your pooch might be ambitious, there are some necessary aspects of pet grooming you need to know in order to do it properly and keep them healthy.

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Dog Shedding: Why Our Dogs Shed and How to Manage It

The many factors of dog shedding can determine whether your pet has long or short hair, coarse and wiry hair or curly fur, and whether they shed prolifically year-round or minimally during certain seasons.

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Tips for Socializing My Dog

One major concern during this unprecedented time is properly socializing your dog. Canines need to be good citizens in the world we (normally) live. New owners must realize that once released from the confines of home, our pets need to function confidently and thrive in a populated environment.

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