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best dog crates for car travel

Best Dog Crates & Carriers For Car Travel: Staying Safe & Secure

Dogs love the open road as much as we do! While humans always remember to buckle up before leaving the driveway, dogs don’t really have a say in the matter. Many owners let their dog roam free in

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dog lift harness

Best Dog Lift Harnesses: Help For Mobility-Impaired Canines

I’m just going to go ahead and say that this topic makes me a bit sad, and I’m not exactly stoked to write about sick and injured pups. But unfortunately, many dogs suffer physical ailments that prevent

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Heating Dog House

How to Heat a Dog House Without Electricity

Most compassionate owners want to ensure that their dog remains warm and comfortable, even when temperatures plummet. But while this is easy to accomplish for dogs that hang out indoors, it can be tricky

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Escape-Proof Harness

The Five Best Escape-Proof Dog Harnesses

Have you ever been walking with your dog and notice that the leash suddenly became much lighter? I have. It wasn’t even my dog – I was walking him for a friend. I’d never experienced this phenomenon

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car harness for dogs

Best Dog Harnesses for Car Travel: Crash-Tested & Safety Certified!

Many dogs love riding in cars, as it gives them a chance to check out the scenery, enjoy novel odors, and bark at the motorists in adjacent lanes! Owners often love having a canine co-pilot too, so you’ll

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snake-bit-my-dog

A Snake Just Bit My Dog: What Do I Do?

Snakebite is undoubtedly one of the most frightening things that can happen to your dog during an otherwise-routine outing. The combination of your fear and your dog’s discomfort will cause even the

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dog-cooling-vest

Best Dog Cooling Vests: Keeping Spot Cool in the Heat!

Many dogs require copious amounts of exercise to remain healthy, happy and reasonably well behaved. But this can be difficult to accomplish during the peak of the summer, when temperatures soar. Some owners

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dog-ate-bee

Help! My Dog Ate a Bee! What Do I Do?

Dogs have amazing reflexes, particularly when it comes to their mouths. Many can pluck a thrown treat from the air with the grace and skill of a Gold Glove shortstop. But unfortunately for our furry friends,

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dogs lick wounds

Why Do Dogs Lick Wounds? Is Saliva the Ultimate Salve?

If your dog has ever suffered an injury, particularly one that involves some type of cut, you probably noticed that your dog began licking it repeatedly. This stereotypical behavior – called wound-licking

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dog-proof-raccoon-traps

Dog-Proof Raccoon Traps: Catching Critters While Keeping Pups Safe

Whether you are trying to catch coons for their fur or hoping to get rid of nuisance animals, traps are a great way of dealing with raccoons. However, while many old-school traps are effective at catching

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