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Rehoming a Dog: When Is It Time?

When you bring your dog home, you plan to keep him forever. But life situations can change dramatically and without warning. Sometimes – sadly – this leads to a situation where you are unable

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Free Dog Food for Low-Income Families

Financial troubles are difficult for every member of your family – including your dog. In fact, if you really get painted into a financial corner, you may have trouble affording your pet’s food. Fortunately,

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Paint Your Life Review: How I Finally Got a Portrait of My Old Benzy Dog

My dog Benzy passed away five years ago, and ever since I’ve wanted to get a portrait of him. Benzy was actually the reason I decided to start K9 of Mine – after his passing, I found myself

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How to Keep Your Dog Cool in the Car on Cross-Country Adventures!

With summer upon us, many dog owners are excited to get their dogs out and about more. Whether you’re looking forward to afternoons on the water, evening strolls around parks, or Sunday picnics, summer

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DIY Thundershirt: How to Make Your Own Canine Anxiety Wrap

Whether your dog has separation anxiety or is deathly afraid of fireworks, seeing your dog frightened and shaking is no fun for any owner. The miraculous Thundershirt is heralded by many dog owners as

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Best Pools for Dogs: Letting Spot Go for a Splash

Many dogs love to go swimming, but few public pools will welcome your dog-paddling companion. It can also quite the hassle to load up the pup and drive to the local lake or beach on a regular basis. Thankfully,

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The Ultimate Guide to Dog Doors: Going In and Out As They Please!

Dog ownership can be quite a bit of work – plenty of folks would say it’s just a step or two below human parenting! For fur parents, it’s always nice to find helpful hacks that make it easier to

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Best Dog Water Bowls for Sloppy Drinkers: Why So Messy?

Is your dog a huge mess maker in the kitchen? Stick of stepping in wet puddles your dog’s drinking leaves behind? If so, you may be in need of spill-proof dog bowls and mats. Today we’re covering

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How Long Do Chihuahuas Live For?

Like most other small breeds, Chihuahuas typically live pretty long lives. Different authorities cite different average lifespans, but the general consensus seems to be that Chihuahuas live between 15

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How to Get Rid of Skunk Smell on a Dog?

More than one dog owner has smelled the acrid odor of Skunk de Canine. It’s not a pleasant aroma, and you’ll likely want to deal with that situation as quickly as possible. Fortunately, skunk spray

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