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Bringing a dog into your family should be a thoughtful decision. Our experts bring you various how-to guides to make the transition from adoption seamless so you can welcome your new furry family member to your household.

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Best Dog Toilets: Potty Pads, Indoor Grass, Self-Cleaning, Diapers & More

Housetraining is part of being a responsible pet parent. Whether it’s puppy training or caring for an elderly dog with incontinence issues, this task can come with obstacles and headaches for some dog owners. Overcoming accidents in the home can be difficult for both you and your dog. Thankfully, developments in the dog toilet industry offer pet owners many solutions. Can you train a dog to use a litter box? You can and more with these dog toilet training tips.

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Best Dog Litter Boxes & Other Indoor Dog Potty Options

Can dogs use litter boxes? Yes, many dogs can be trained to use a litter box. Litter boxes are ideal for puppy potty training and for smaller dogs because of their size and the amount of urine they produce. But if you have an indoor potty need for a larger dog, you still have some options. For adult potty-trained canines, indoor dog bathrooms aren’t meant to fully replace doing their business outdoors. However, some situations call for the occasional indoor alternative. See our reviews of the best dog litter boxes and other solutions, how to train your pup to use them, and when it makes sense to let your dog eliminate inside.

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Petcube Camera Review: Models, App, & Our Personal Experience

Our dog suffers from major separation anxiety. He also loves to do mind games like puzzles, chase ice, and play with other dogs. So, for times when I’m busy and don’t have time to keep him entertained or need to leave him for extended periods of time, Petcube is an effective solution. It offers both a way to occupy him and keep my dog distracted but also gives me the opportunity to talk and interact with him from afar. Let’s take a look at the product options and see what might be a good fit for you and your pet. I’ll also share my personal experience of trying it out.

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15 States That Have Stolen Dog Laws & 10 Most Common Stolen Dog Breeds

Do you often leave your dog unattended in your yard? If so, you’re unknowingly giving dog thieves an open invitation. Dog theft has been on the rise for several years now. What laws are in place to punish pet thieves? How can you keep your pet safe? What do you do if you think your pet was stolen? We’ll answer these questions and more…

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Gnome Lawn Care Reviews: Features, Pricing, Plans, How It Works

Most pet owners can relate to the struggle of maintaining a fresh, healthy yard of green grass. The lawn is a place people and pets use frequently. Serving the dual role of pet playground and pet potty can leave some serious maintenance and recovery work. Finding products that are safe to use on the lawn can be a challenge. Gnome Lawn Care offers all-natural liquid fertilizer that is 100% safe for kids and pets. They also have an organic line. Our experts look closer at this subscription-based liquid fertilizer company to learn more about what they do and how well their products work.

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

It’s challenging 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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Sunday Lawn Care Review: Check Out What It Did In My Yard

Having a luscious green lawn and keeping your pets safe from chemical fertilizers can be tricky. At Sunday Lawn Care, their mission is to “support the whole ecosystem for a beautiful lawn that’s full of life.” Included in that is making your lawn safe for your pets and family to enjoy. In addition to a la carte products, Sunday provides custom DIY lawn care kits based on your location, weather conditions, yard size, and soil type. They offer many solutions to maintain curb appeal while protecting your pooch’s paws. I researched and tested many of Sunday’s pet-safe products and share my experience to help you decide if it’s right for you.

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Best Grass Seed For Dogs: Pet-Friendly & Urine-Resistant

Dogs have done some serious damage to my lawn. In the past, my lawn has been covered in dog urine spots from my dog and my neighbors’ dogs. Plus, dogs love to use their scent to mark their territory by scratching the grass after going potty. Seeing the grass fling up in my yard used to make me cringe. But now, I’ve found the best grass seed for dogs that is urine-resistant.

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Best Deshedding Brush: EquiGroomer vs FURminator vs FurGOpet vs Pet Neat vs Groomi vs Chris Christensen & More

Hair, hair, everywhere! Sound familiar? If you find yourself continually vacuuming because of your dog’s massive amounts of shedding, then you’ve come to the right place to see my picks for the best brush for shedding on the market. I’ve tested many deshedding brushes on different breeds, so you can buy the right one for your pup.

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