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5 Serious Signs Your Senior Dog Might Be Sick

11 Steps to Puppy Proofing Your Home

Advice For Puppy Owners

Senior Dog's Need These Care Tips

Stinkin’ Cute Pet Photography

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5 Serious Signs Your Senior Dog Might Be Sick

5 Serious Signs Your Senior Dog Might Be Sick Getting older is no fun. Neither is it for our senior dog I should know about aging because it’s happening to me right now. I like to think that I take good care of myself. After all, I watch what I eat (most of the time); only drink occasionally, and have my annual checkup and physical every year like clockwork. I’m aware of when something isn’t right and I need to see the Doctor right away. But, can you intervene the same thing about your senior dog? Do you know the...

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11 Steps to Puppy Proofing Your Home

  Puppy Proofing Your Home Puppies are so much fun but make sure you are puppy proofing your home. They love to play for hours and have a marvelous amount of curiosity and energy. This, coupled with their never-ending chewing power can lead them into dangerous situations in the home. BEFORE you bring your new puppy home review these 11 quick items to make sure your puppy is safe. In many ways puppy proofing your home is no different than baby proofing.  Puppies explore with their nose, teeth, paws and mouth. Anything that moves will attract your puppy and they don’t know...

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Advice For Puppy Owners

    Advice For Puppy Owners Honestly, some sage advice for puppy owners is fairly simple. Everyone deserves a happy, adjusted dog. Truth be told, it just doesn’t happen by itself. A lot of work goes into socializing your puppy, and for good reason. Is there anything worse than an obnoxious or aggressive dog yapping non-stop, or running wildly out of control? It kind of reminds me of the last restaurant I was at, but it was kids acting out, not dogs. Socialization Why is socialization of your pup so important anyway? This one aspect of development sets the stage...

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Senior Dog's Need These Care Tips

Your Senior Dog Needs These Special Tips We discussed this over delicious lobster rolls and a shared diet coke while visiting Boston last week. “How do you know when your dog is a senior citizen and what can I do to help her”? This topic isn’t an easy one. I don’t like thinking about Keira as a senior dog, but the clock is ticking for all of us. Let's face it. Senior dogs have different care requirements than younger dogs. And, to make matters worse, dogs age different depending on size and breed. That doesn’t seem fair at all but...

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Stinkin’ Cute Pet Photography

Stinkin’ Cute Dog Photography They say a picture is a poem without words (Horace). This is exactly what Deanna Hurt captures in her photos of shelter pets looking for forever homes. It has been proven that great photos increase the chance of being adopted, and inspired by this Deanna Hurt took on her remarkable mission. Just look at this Stinkin' Cute Pet Photography! Photo shoots for PawsCo adoptable pets at Wash Park, Denver, Colorado[/caption]   Putting her astonishing skills to work she takes incredible pictures of animals and sees the extraordinary in the ordinary. Her mission is simple: with the...

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