Julie Fritz

Congestive Heart Failure In Dogs

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Did you know heart problems can be just as severe for your dog as they can be for you? Congestive Heart failure can leave your pup feeling sluggish and out of breath. Understanding the signs, symptoms and treatment will help you keep your dog as active and comfortable as possible…

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Dog Tumors: What You Need To Know

Dog Tumors: What You Need to Know

When you feel a lump or bump on your dog that you haven’t felt before, fear sets in. Thoughts of your dog having a tumor take over. Growths and masses are a common occurrence on dogs, but this can be very scary and you probably have a lot of questions. This is not the time to panic, however it is the time to get informed…

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French Bulldog Guide: Cost, Lifespan, Colors, Temperament, Size & More

French Bulldog in girl's lap

Companion dogs can be some of the most loving and favored pups you can bring into your home. The French Bulldog is one of the most popular of this type of dog, bred only for the pleasure of their company. But what makes this dog so lovable? We’ll go over the characteristics of this dog and what makes them a favorite among pet parents.

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Irish Wolfhound Guide: Learn About Their Size, Color, Mix, Age, Cost, Shedding, Temperament & More!

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One of the largest dog species, the Irish Wolfhound can reach a small horse’s size. Some may see this wire-haired dog as a monster due to its size, but it’s one of the gentlest breeds. Let’s look at the history of this giant breed, its overall temperament, physical appearance, and demands as a domesticated animal.

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Poodle Guide: Toy, Miniature, Standard, Teacup, Shedding, Grooming, Life Span & More

Poodle in girl's lap (Caption: Poodle Guide)

Depending on whom you ask, the Poodle is considered one of the world’s most intelligent dog breeds, but is that what makes this dog so lovable? This unique breed includes three sizes: standard, miniature, and toy, and is an excellent choice for people with allergies. Read on to find out more about Poodles’ characteristics, including their history, various types, cuddly appearance, intelligence, and overall temperament.

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Golden Retriever: One Of The Most Popular Family Dogs

Golden Retriever (caption: Golden Retriever guide)

The Golden Retriever is known for being one of the most popular family dog breeds, but what puts this breed in such high demand? Our experts look at what distinguishes this breed from others, including their intelligence level and trainability. Learn more about this lovable dog and what it takes to have one in your home.

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Why Do Dogs Howl? Find Out Which Dogs Howl, Why & How To Stop It

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Dogs use vocalization to express all kinds of emotions. Yips, barks, muffled snorts, and even sneezes all have meanings that a dog is trying to convey. The most primal, hair-raising sound a dog makes comes from deep in his throat when he holds his nose high, purses his lips, and howls like a wolf. But, what does it mean, and why do dogs howl?

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