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Who Let The Dogs Out? Not You (With Your Best Dog Gate)

What Are The Best Dog Gates?

Is your dog getting into rooms they’re not supposed to be in? Maybe your pup is stealing socks from the laundry room or destroying the downstairs area after you’ve cleaned it up. You’re not alone! Dogs can be sneaky, and it’s nearly impossible to keep your eyes on them at all times. That’s why retractable pet gates are a great idea for your home…

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Top Dog Interview: Brett Podolsky Founder Of The Farmer’s Dog

Brett and Jada (caption: Top Dog Interview: Brett Podolsky Founder of Farmer's Dog)

The Farmer’s Dog is one of the many fresh dog food products to hit the market. Their dedication and passion for feeding dogs healthy meals come from the founder himself. Brett found himself searching for a solution to help his sick pup and tried just about everything. It wasn’t until he started cooking homemade food for Jada that she began to turn around. Brett knew he was on to something and wanted to share his success story with other dogs, and thus The Farmer’s Dog was born…

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Why Do Dogs Lick Their Wounds?

Dog being licked on the ground (caption: Why Do Dogs Lick Their Wounds?)

We’ve all heard the expression “licking one’s wounds” (meaning to recover after defeat or embarrassment). It’s believed that this saying originated hundreds of years ago from people observing animals licking their injuries after a predator’s attack. Have you ever wondered why dogs and other animals lick wounds in the first place? And is it beneficial or harmful to their healing?…

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AKC Most Popular Dog Breeds

Lab Smiling

The top ten most popular dog breeds per the AKC from the past 17 years show the strength of the Labrador Retriever and the rise of the French Bulldog and German Shorthaired Pointers in U.S. households during recent years…

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Preparing Your Dog For A New Baby

Baby laying next to dog (caption: Preparing Your Dog for a New Baby)

Many couples begin their family together with a dog and while this dog is their first child they often become concerned when they decide to add a human child to their family. Understanding how to introduce your dog to the newest member of the family is key…

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How A Venomous Snake Bite Nearly Killed My Dog

Lily playing in dirt: How a Poisonous Snake Bite Nearly Killed My Dog

It was one of the scariest moments of my life when my dog Lily was bit by a venomous Copperhead snake. All I could do was rush to the vet and pray for the best. But this very frightening experience has made me a huge pet insurance advocate and I hope my story helps you know what to do if you are faced with the difficult life and death pet decision…

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