Month: June 2019

Have you been debating whether or not you should welcome a Cockapoo puppy into the family? These adorable pups, originally bred as designer dogs, are hard to resist, given their chipper attitude and low amount of shedding. Before you go to your local rescue or shelter to adopt your very own Cockapoo puppy, here’s everything
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(Picture Credit: malamooshi/Getty Images) Many people think of fetch or tug-of-war when it comes to games to play with your dogs. However, there are some pups who might be too old, nervous, or just not thrilled with the prospect of one of these standard dog games. In fact, they might rather go for a long
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(Picture Credit: Tim Graham/Getty Images) As warmer summertime temperatures approach, it’s important to remember that dogs are vulnerable to injuries and illnesses related to hot weather, including heat stroke, dehydration, sunburn, and foot pad burns. The most dangerous condition is heat stroke, which can cause organ failure, seizures, brain damage, hemorrhages, blindness, convulsions, and even
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(Picture Credit: Karen Moskowitz/Getty Images) If you feel like you might be the only one who spoils their lovely pup, don’t worry because you certainly aren’t. Virtually everyone who’s a pet parent spoils their dog one way or another. And I’m sure when we hear the word “spoiled,” there’s some negativity attached to it. But
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(Picture Credit: Peerakit JIrachetthakun/Getty Images) Anyone who has watched a flash flood wash away a house in minutes knows the destructive power of these natural disasters. Flooding can be a very frightening time for people and their dogs, but there are thankfully many ways to prepare for this weather event. The best thing owners can
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With their spunky attitudes and fluffy coats, it’s no wonder that so many people consider getting an Australian Shepherd puppy. This active breed may be adorable, but what do you know about the Australian Shepherd? Are you sure you’re prepared to bring one into your home and family? Before you go to your local rescue
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(Picture Credit: PeopleImages/Getty Images) Heroism can be defined as courage, especially when under duress. A hero someone who selflessly comes in with a helping hand–or paw–for anyone who’s facing peril. And what’s great about heroes is they can come in any shape, form, or species–even a dog! We’ve often seen the heroics of Lassie on
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(Picture Credit: Scott Olson/Getty Images) Tornadoes are one of the most destructive storms that households have to manage. These funnels can sustain extremely high wind speeds that may destroy an entire building in the course of a few minutes. It is not surprising that pets find this type of storm particularly stressful to experience. Fortunately,
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This is Bugaboo, photographed at the 2013 Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show. He’s in there somewhere. Photo: Kristy May/Petful 1. Key Characteristics of Old English Sheepdogs AKC Group: Herding Height: 22–24 inches (male); 20–22 inches (female) Weight: 70–100 pounds (male); 60–80 pounds (female) Life Expectancy: 10–12 years The Old English Sheepdog — a.k.a. OES, bobtail
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(Picture Credit: Getty Images) Business goes to the dogs on Friday, June 21st as workplaces across the country celebrate Take Your Dog To Work Day. The temporary office canines won’t be barking out orders to employees or wagging approval after a presentation, although some might be helping receptionists greet visitors. The day is an opportunity
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(Picture Credit: Getty Images) Can dogs eat watermelon? The short answer is yes, dogs can eat watermelon, but before you feed your dog this tasty fruit, there are some things you should know. This fruit has plenty of vitamins and nutrients that are beneficial for your dog’s health, and they’re made of 92 percent water,
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Are you thinking of getting your very own Alaskan Malamute puppy? It’s awfully hard to resist an Alaskan Malamute’s fluffy coat and active disposition, so it’s easy to see why anyone would want one. There are some things you should know about Alaskan Malamute puppies before you run out to your local rescue and adopt
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