How To Find The Perfect Dog Park For Your Dog

Whether you're looking for a quiet place to give your pup a break or an area with plenty of other doggos to romp around with, there's a dog park out there that fits the bill! Here are some helpful tips on what to look for when choosing the right dog park for you and your furry friend.

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Top Tips For Taking Care of Your Goldendoodle Dog

If you have a Goldendoodle, you know that they are an amazing breed with lots of love and fun to offer. To ensure your pup is healthy and happy, there are some key things to keep in mind when caring for your pup. Here are our top tips for properly caring for your Goldendoodle!

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The Guide to Finding a Reputable Cat Breeder

Choosing a cat breeder is an important decision, as you want to make sure you find the right match for you and your adopted pet. This guide will provide helpful tips on how to identify reputable breeders, ask essential questions, and do research on potential candidates before deciding.

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Why Won't My Dog Eat? Understanding and Managing Refusal to Eat in Dogs

I. Introduction

As a dog owner, it can be concerning when your furry friend refuses to eat. Not only can it be frustrating, but it can also be a sign of an underlying health issue. In this article, we'll explore the common reasons why dogs refuse to eat, what to do when your dog won't eat and provide tips and advice for managing this behavior.

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German Shepherd Mix: How to Choose the Best Crossbreed Dog for Your Lifestyle

German shepherd mixes are dogs that have one parent that is a purebred German shepherd and another parent that is a different breed. They are also known as German shepherd crossbreeds or designer dogs. German shepherd mixes are popular because they combine the best traits of their parents, such as intelligence, loyalty, courage, and versatility.

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Search and rescue dogs do their jobs despite travel stress

URBANA, Ill. – When disaster strikes, you want the very best tools, functioning at their peak. In the case of catastrophic earthquakes, tornadoes, or even bombings in war zones, those tools are search and rescue dogs. But researchers have found that getting dogs to disaster sites can add to the animals’ stress.

“We’ve spent $16 billion in this country trying to come up with a machine that can sniff better than dogs, and we haven’t done it yet. Search and rescue animals can save lives, protect our soldiers in the field, and locate survivors after a disaster. We want to know how we can manage them so we can protect their performance, because their performance impacts human lives. That’s the reason behind what we do,” says Erin Perry, an assistant professor in the Department of Animal Science, Food and Nutrition at Southern Illinois University.

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