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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 & Reasons Your Dog May Need One

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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How To Trim Dog Nails At Home: How Often, Clipping, Grinding & More

Are you forking out a small fortune paying a groomer to trim your dog’s nails? It’s a necessary part of having a healthy and happy dog, but many pet owners dread doing it themselves. Nail trimming doesn’t have to be a negative experience for you and your dog. We run you through the steps to positively approach the process and to trim dog nails safely.

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Dog Ownership Laws: Covering Custody Disputes & Stolen Dogs

Most dog owners consider pets part of our families. So what happens if a dispute arises over who owns a dog? Who gets to retain custody of your family dog when a couple divorces or if you die? Or how do you prove ownership if someone steals your dog? Understanding dog ownership laws can help you keep your furry best friend for good during a trying time…

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How Cold Is Too Cold For A Dog?

Many people think that dogs and cats are better protected from the cold because of their fur, but that’s not the case. Our furry companions are just as susceptible to hypothermia and frostbite as we are, so you need to keep them safe inside once temperatures drop. But what temperature is too cold for dogs? And when you inevitably have to take them out to potty (and for exercise), what’s the best way to protect them?

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Am I Ready For A Dog? How To Be A Responsible Dog Owner

If you didn’t grow up with a dog or take part much in its upbringing, you might not know how much care they truly need. We encourage you to consider all the costs and time commitment involved seriously, so you can give your pet a loving home they deserve. So, are you ready for a dog? Find out what to consider before you jump in…

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