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Dog training is one of the most important aspects of canine care. You want to train your canine so that you understand each other better and they learn to behave in ways that will keep them safe and happy.

Our experts also include guides on behavior, puppies, travel, household, rescue dogs, and activism. Our goal is to encompass all the dimensions of care your pup and you might need.

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Best Puppy Food For Large Breeds, Small Breeds, Canned, Grain-Free, & More

If I asked you where your pup’s food is from or some of the key ingredients, would you know? We owners focus so much on what we put in our bodies that we sometimes forget how vital nourishment is to our furry friends. This concern is why I wondered, “What is the best puppy food?” I did the research and want to share my findings and top picks with you.

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Why Is My Dog Shaking Or Shivering?

Ever wonder why your dog shakes all the time? Why is she shaking? You may notice that your dog shakes when she gets out of the water, but dogs shake when they’re dry too. Your dog may shake after greeting people, while playing, when getting up, or readjusting to a different position. Each shake has a different reason. You may also notice that your dog’s shaking is more like shivering or trembling – and there are other reasons for that too.

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Best Dog Training Collars: Educator vs Dogtra vs SportDog vs PetSafe vs Pet Resolve vs PetSpy vs SpotOn vs Halo & More

Do your dogs stop obeying you when they’re off-leash outdoors? Want to take them hiking or exploring a remote wilderness but frightened they’ll run too far astray? Avid hikers, explorers, and hunters alike swear by remote dog training collars. These wireless collars allow you to train your dog to obey you when they’re off-leash; giving your pup room to roam — and you peace of mind that your dogs are safely exploring their world.

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Best Pet-Safe Pest Control Options For Your Home And Yard

It’s challenging for sure to keep bugs, rodents, and other pests away from your home environment while making sure your pets stay safe. Traditional insecticides and pesticides usually contain chemicals that can be harmful or even deadly to our furry family members. Fortunately, you have several pet-friendly pest control options that can repel everything from ants to vermin. We’ve chosen the top three brands that carry a wide assortment of non-toxic pesticide products that are safe to use indoors and outside. We also have reviews of several individual products that are excellent options to rid your home and yard of pesky insects and other unwelcome intruders.

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Brain Games For Dogs: How To Keep Your Pup Mentally Stimulated (And Behaved)

Many dogs were bred for specific jobs, like retrieving, tracking, herding, and guarding. These various instincts have become innate, but today, many dogs don’t satisfy these instincts in their daily lives, becoming bored. Bored dogs can exhibit bad or even destructive behavior.

Does this sound like your furry friend? If so, we’ll give you some ideas to keep your pup mentally stimulated and happy. Learn more about brain games for dogs and how to keep your dog mentally active.

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Two aggressive dogs fighting in the snow.

23 Dog Attacks By Breed: Top States & Stats

Owning a dog is a wonderful privilege and a huge responsibility. Along with the many positive benefits having a canine companion brings. Unfortunately, some occurrences, like bites and attacks, can be scary. Some breeds are more prone to biting than others, and owners must be aware of this. Canine attacks happen for a variety of reasons. Circumstances, ownership, care, and genetics all play a role. We discuss dog attacks by breed and get into the details owners need to know.

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Best Pet-Safe Lawn Fertilizer: GreenView vs Scotts vs Sunday vs Gnome vs Espoma

Most people want to have a lush lawn that knocks our neighbors away. But did you know that many lawn fertilizers are harmful and even deadly for your pets? If you have dogs who go outside often, you need to make sure you keep them safe from all the toxic chemicals in most lawn care products. Fortunately, you have some pet-friendly lawn fertilizers that can help you achieve your grass goals. Surprisingly, there aren’t many pet-safe lawn products on the market, so we’ve done our research to help you find your best options.

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Is Roundup Safe For Dogs? Should You Use This Popular Weed Killer On Your Lawn?

It’s so challenging as a pet parent to know which household cleaning and lawn-care products are safe to use around our pups. When it comes to lawn and garden care, the health risks for your pets can be quite high and even lethal depending on the products you use. Millions of homeowners and commercial farms use Roundup and other products containing glyphosate. But is Roundup safe for pets? We’ll share the suspected and known health risks, what experts have to say, and much more.

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