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Deter Loose Dogs | Whole Dog Journal

If you are approached by a strange and unleashed dog while on a walk with your own dog, there are ways to protect your dog if things get aggressive.

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The 2017 Best Dog Harnesses Review | Whole Dog Journal

This Whole Dog Journal review of harnesses does all of the trial and error work of finding a quality harness for you!

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Why It’s Important To Keep Your Dog's Teeth Clean

80% of dogs have dental disease by age 3. Diet is a huge component, but it’s not the only component genetics, inflammation, infections, medications. How do you prevent it?

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4 Dog Facial Expressions and What They Mean

Learn what those "puppy dog eyes" are really saying. We take a look at 4 dog facial expressions to help you decipher your dog's expressions.

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Study Finds Dogs Are More Expressive When Someone is Looking at Them

A new study found that domesticated dogs show more facial expressions when a human is giving them attention, as opposed to, say, food.

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[UPDATED] Recreational Bones For Dogs

As much as we love our dogs and try to provide a loving environment for them, most dogs suffer from boredom. This often makes meal time the highlight of the dog's day, but with many dogs, meals last only seconds then it's back to looking for something to

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Majority of Dogs Who Undergo Surgery for Bloat Survive

A recent study revealed the vast majority of dogs who undergo surgery for gastric dilatation volvulus, also called bloat, survive this life-threatening event.

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9 Surprisingly Dangerous Foods for Dogs (Starting with Popcorn)

Before you sneak your pet a bite of something under the table, find out about these surprisingly dangerous foods for dogs.

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Dogs Are More Expressive When We're Looking At Them

We're constantly learning more and more about dog behavior and dog-human relationships. While we know quite a bit about these topics, there’s also a lot to learn and it’s good that researchers are paying attention to what we don’t know.

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National Pet Obesity Awareness Day

The APOP 2016 clinical survey recently reported that nearly 54 percent of dogs and 59 percent of cats are clinically overweight or obese.

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California Is the First State to Ban Retail Sales of Puppy Mill Pets

California became the first state to ban the sale of commercially bred dogs, cats and rabbits from pet stores. This law, introduced in February by Assemblyperson Patrick O’Donnell (D-Long Beach), was signed by Governor Jerry Brown on Friday, Oct. 13 and

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10 Reasons Why Dogs Can Make Life 100% More Awesome

Dogs are amazing creatures simply because of their compatibility with humans. We’ve compiled a list of 10 reasons why owning a dog is truly a blessing.

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Must Have Apps for Dog Lovers

As the saying goes ‘there’s an app for everything these days’, and that is now true for dog lovers. Check out these apps to give your pooch an easier life.

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Adopt-A-Pet Helps Owners Rehome Pets

When I ran a German Shepherd rescue more than 15 years ago, one of the biggest challenges was emotional blackmail. A dog owner would call me out of desperation or exasperation or they were just done. If I didn’t take the dog right now, he’d end up in

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6 Ways Being a Cat Person Makes You Healthier

Cat people stand apart from others in terms of heart health, happiness and connectedness, sensitivity and even intelligence and open-mindedness.

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What Are the 3 Most Critical Things Hurricane Harvey Teaches Us?

What are the known facts about Hurricane Harvey?  Harvey dumped 11 trillion gallons of rain on Houston, a city of 2.3 million people.  At least 31 people died and 100,000 homes were damaged or destroyed.  What don’t we know?  How many…Read more �

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7 Secrets to Training Your Dog to Come When Called - EVERY TIME!

Dogs and puppies NOT coming when called can be one of the most frustrating things! Doggy Dan shows you how to train your dog to come when called every time!

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Secrets You Never Knew About Your Cat

You love your cat. But a feline can be difficult to understand. Discover all the things you never knew about your cat's body language, health, and secrets.

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Why Do Cats Purr? Some of the Reasons Might Surprise You

Cats purr because they’re content, right? Yes, but that’s not always the case. Discover some of the incredible reasons why cats purr.

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What Normal, Healthy Dog Play Looks Like

Knowing where dogs draw the line between playing and fighting can tip you off to telltale signs something ugly is in the air.

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Do Dogs Know Themselves? | The Bark

Dogs know individuals. Your dog knows I am not you and you are not me. Your dog knows that Rudy down the block is exceptional at playing, but Spot is not. If dogs can recognize individuals, and your dog is an individual, might your dog know himself? As an

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Oral Flea Control Medication for Dogs | Whole Dog Journal

Veterinarians will almost always prescribe either an oral or topical flea-killing medications to dogs. Learn about the oral flea prevention options here.

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New Study Finds Key to Faster, More Effective Dog Training

Most owners focus on the training session itself, but researchers are now realizing that good training methods may not be enough for success.

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6 Essential Things to Teach to Have a Good Dog.

6 Essential Things to Teach to Have a Good Dog. Want a well-mannered pooch? Teach these things first! If you were asked to define what it means to have a trained dog what would you say? If we asked that question to 10 different people, I'm willing to bet

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10 Cat Posts On Tumblr That Are Impossible Not To Laugh At

Imagine, if you will, a world without cats. Can you picture it? YouTube probably wouldn't exist because there'd be no cat videos to watch, dogs would have

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10 Times Cats Said “If It Fits, I Sits” And Proved Themselves Right

Everyone knows that if a cat fits, it sits. No matter how tight or, to our eye, uncomfortable the space is, cats must and will find a way to fit there. Does

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The Biggest Myths About Baths - Do You Still Believe Them?

Many pet parents believe that too frequent baths can dry out their pet's skin and coat, and that's just one of the myths about baths that still persist today.

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Does "Tough Love" Produce Better Working Dogs?

Puppies with overly attentive mothers have poorer problem-solving abilities and are less likely to succeed as service dogs.

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Worst Places You Can Take Your Young Dog

Half of all dogs are relinquished to shelters due to behavior problems directly related to improper or incomplete socialization.

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Why 70 Percent of Dogs Flunk Service Dog Training

Scientists are honing in on what it takes to make a good service dog, following failure rates of up to 70 percent of dogs entering the program.

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2017 Best Toy Balls for Dogs | Whole Dog Journal

The toy balls at the top of our review survived months of aggressive chewing without much damage and which the dogs themselves chose to play with over and over.

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Seniors and Dogs: Why It's a Win-Win

Find out what researchers discovered when they compared two groups of adults aged 65 to 81: One group who owned dogs and the other group who didn't.

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Transitioning Your Cat to Raw Food Diet Part 2

Learn the step-by-step process for moving your finicky feline from canned food to an optimally healthy raw food diet.

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5 Ways to Help Your Cat Live to 20 and Beyond

Find out how old your kitty is in adult years and the 5 best ways to help your cat stay healthy and happy for many, many years.

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Chemicals in Dogs: 5 Red-Flag Warning Signs We Can't Ignore

Chemicals in dogs is on the rise. Is your favorite canine testing positive for some of the most common (and concerning) threats?

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The CDC Weighs in on Raw Food - Should You Believe Them?

Despite clear evidence that contamination issues with processed pet food are the real problem, the CDC has produced an infographic warning against raw diets.

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Canine Hormone Support for Spayed or Neutered Dogs

Use Canine Hormone Support to help counter the hormonal effects of spaying and neutering and to give your dog the gift of balance.

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Pet Seasonal Support | Pet Allergy Supplement

Mercola Pet Seasonal Support is a supplement that brings comfort to pets during allergy season.

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5 Surprising Ways to Give Dogs The Joint Support They Need

Dog joint pain is common, especially in older animals. Here are 4 telltale signs of joint pain and stiffness and 5 natural ways to help relieve it.

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Major Dog Chew Recall - Do You Give Your Dog Any of These Brands?

A pet food manufacturer has voluntarily recalled 5 types of dog chews for possible chemical contamination that could cause diarrhea and vomiting.

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Cat Feeding - Science Says 'Small, Frequent Meals'

Cat feeding studies have been done that prove scientifically that domestic cats will be healthier if fed at least 5 small meals per day.

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[UPDATED] Ear Infections In Dogs - Dogs Naturally Magazine

Does your dog suffer from chronic ear infections? Get to the root of your dog's ear problems plus the ways you can solve them ... naturally!

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Why Your Pet May Be Constipated - It May Not Be What You Think

Cats and dogs occasionally get constipated. It's important to find out what's causing the problem and the best way to resolve it.

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It's All in Your Dog's Eyes | Whole Dog Journal

Teaching our dogs to look at us is important for training; if we have their attention, we can get them to work with us. If we can keep their attention, we can keep them working with us even in the face of distractions. These things are big accomplishments

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Boise dog returned home after missing in mountains near Garden Valley

Cheri Glankler has been rescuing dogs for 20 years — the last five of those spent in Garden Valley — so the elderly retriever that ended up in her care in late June was nothing out of the ordinary. At least initially.

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Dog Adoption: When Is the Best Time to Adopt a Dog?

The best time to adopt a dog is different for everyone. Find out what’s right for you. Read more...

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If You're Highly Active, Look to These Breeds to Work Out With

While some dogs are by nature poor exercise partners, it turns out 12 others are just what the doctor ordered for fit and active exercisers looking for a buddy.

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Looking For Natural Dog Dental Care? Probiotics Can HELP!

Periodontal disease is the #1 health issue plaguing dogs today. It’s estimated to affect more than 80% of adult dogs. Because periodontal disease is so prevalent, chances are your dog is affected too … even if he’s raw fed. In today’s post, we’l

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How Often Should You Wash Your Pet’s Food Bowl?

Your pet's food bowl should be washed in hot, soapy water after every meal; there's no need to use bleach or other chemicals.

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Can Dogs Eat Seafood? -

Foods from the sea can be a healthy addition to your dog's diet, but there are some seafoods you should avoid. Find out here ...

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How Cats Used Humans to Conquer the World

Ancient DNA from 209 cats over 9,000 years tell the story of their dispersal.

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5 Commonly Diagnosed Tick-Borne Infections in Dogs

Here are five of the most prevalent tick-borne diseases in dogs, as well as tips on how to keep your own pet dog safe and healthy during tick season.

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Top Five Genetic Diseases in Cats

Diabetes, FLUTD, lymphocytic or plasmacytic inflammatory disease, PKD and hypertrophic cardiomyopathy are the top five genetic diseases in cats.

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10 Signs Your Dog Is Happy

Do you know if your dogs are happy? Here are 10 signs your dog is a happy camper.

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Canine Body Language Danger Signs

Dogs almost always give clear signals though the signs may be subtle before they bite. A bite without warning is truly a rare occurrence.

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Green Tea Can Be a Godsend for Your Pet

You may have never dreamed of giving green tea to your pet, but just like its many benefits for humans, it inhibits several types of cancer in animals too.

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9 Cat Breeds Who Crave Affection

If you believe kitties are stand-offish and unemotional, chances are you haven't met these cuddle affectionate cat breeds.

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10 Best People Foods to Share With Your Beloved Pet

You may be surprised at some of these foods on this list, but they all make powerhouse additions to your dog's regular food, no matter what type you're feeding.

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Toxic Mold and Your Pet: Don't Ignore This Deadly Threat

Pet can easily come into contact with molds and show signs of toxicity that include nasal discharge, sneezing, GI issues, itchiness and fur loss.

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How to Have a Yard That's Both Beautiful and Dog-Friendly

Believe it or not, it is possible to have both a dog and a lush, beautiful yard. It just takes some planning and effort.

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An Avoidable Horror

Whole Dog Journal offers in-depth, well-researched articles on all aspects of dog care and training. We test new and existing products, give dog food reviews and equip our readers with the tools necessary to better understand their dog.

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How to walk a dog

How to walk a dog is a crucial step in managing dog behavior, says Doggy Dan, expert dog trainer and behaviorist.

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Known Triggers of Feline Hepatic Lipidosis

Feline hepatic lipidosis, or fatty liver syndrome, is a very serious condition that occurs exclusively in cats, typically middle-aged, overweight kitties.

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Pet Joint Supplements | Healthy Joint Support

Joint Support for Pets contains six active ingredients that will help ensure your furry friend's optimal joint health.

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Independent Investigative Report on “A Dog’s Purpose” Finds Edited Video Mischaracterized What Happened on the Set

Founded in 1877, American Humane is committed to ensuring the safety, welfare and well-being of animals.

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Your Dog and Marijuana

As medical marijuana is becoming increasingly popular and more success stories are being publicized, people are asking whether it can also help man’s best friend. Dogs, like humans and all other mammals, have an endocannabinoid system, that is made up o

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Dogs can talk to humans, study suggests

Dogs have a surprising ability to make humans understand what their barks and growls mean, a study has shown.

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Your Dog's Tongue as a Measure of Her Health

Your dog's tongue is a long, muscled, versatile organ that has many important functions.

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Does Your Vet Follow the New Vaccination Protocol?

The AAHA canine vaccination task force has updated their previous annual protocol for core vaccines to an every 3-year protocol.

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Pet Probiotics | Probiotics for Dogs & Cats

Probiotics for dogs and cats boost pets' immunity, support digestion, aid metabolism, improve nutrient production and absorption, and promote oral health.

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    Experience: my dog rescues cats

    We needed a quick learner; one small enough to fit into the nooks and crannies cats hide in. Mostly, we needed a dog with no desire whatsoever to chase cats

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    Top 10 Allergy Fixes For Dogs - Dogs Naturally Magazine

    Is your dog suffering from allergies? Here are top ten remedies that tackle your dog's internal and external allergy symptoms.

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    Top 10 Mistakes People Make When Raising A Puppy

    Bringing home a puppy can be rewarding. When it comes to raising one there are some things to consider. Here are 10 common mistakes and how to avoid them ...

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    Early Neutering Poses Health Risks for German Shepherd Dogs, Study Finds | UC Davis

    Neutering German shepherd dogs before age one increases risks of joint disorders, according to a newly published study out of the UC Davis School of Veterinary Medicine.

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    Respect Your Cat (Not That It Cares)

    Don’t patronize them, fear them. And for God’s sake don’t eat them.

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    Cat Games – Playing with your feline friends

    If your cat is an indoor cat, it is even more important for you to find cat games to play with them as these felines need regular exercise to stay fit

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    Hemorrhagic Gastroenteritis in Dogs

    Detect the symptoms of Hemorrhagic Gastroenteritis in dogs. Hemorrhagic gastroenteritis is scary, but fast treatment can cure.

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    Ears Held Back | The Bark

    The eyes may be the mirror to the soul, and careful observations of both the mouth and the tail can yield all sorts of information about a dog’s intentions and emotional state, but the ears are a different matter altogether. The ears are more challengin

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    Loose Leash Walking

    How do you stop a dog from pulling on his leash? Teach your dog loose leash walking with simple positive reinforcement techniques! These loose leash walking tips will get your dog to stop pulling on his leash and strengthen your connection with him.

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    Longevity Researchers Launching World’s Largest Dog Aging Study

    The Dog Aging Project will study 10,000 companion dogs, looking at the animals’ genetics, biome, epigenetics and more.

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    Your dog could live years longer thanks to a new drug

    They say every dog has its day, but your dog could have a lot more of them thanks to a drug already approved by the FDA for people that’s now being tested on dogs. NBC’s Catie Beck reports for TODAY from Los Angeles.

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    Why DO dogs react to cats | The Bark

    “Fighting like cats and dogs” is an expression that succinctly describes the worst case scenario of dog and cat interactions. Not all dogs and cats have to get along with each other to live full and happy lives, but it sure is important to know which

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    Hemp For Dogs - Should You Use It?

    Hemp for dogs? Why not? This superfood is making a huge comeback and is showing promise in the treatment of cancer, joint disease, allergies and more!

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    De-Bunking the "Alpha Dog" Theory

    Whole Dog Journal helps dispel the myth of alpha dog behavior and explains why its very mention is dangerous to all dogs.

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    10 Tips To Help Prevent And Treat Dental Disease In Dogs

    Here are ten home remedies from Patricia Gordon DVM to help prevent and treat dental disease in your dog. Includes her all natural dog toothpaste recipe!

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    The 2017 Best Dog Harnesses Review | Whole Dog Journal

    Using a harness for dogs instead of a collar has huge benefits. There are many types of dog harnesses out there, and finding the best adult dog or puppy harness might seem like a daunting task. This Whole Dog Journal review of harnesses does all of the tr

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    Training Aggressive Dogs: Understanding Dominant and Fearful Aggression

    Training aggressive dogs sounds like a daunting task, but it’s not as bad as is seems. Read more...

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    5 Steps to Deal With Dog Growling | Whole Dog Journal

    Whole Dog Journal contributor Pat Miller explains dog growling and dog language; growling is a valuable means of communication for a dog.

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    Does My Cat Love Me? 8 Signs to Look For

    If you're wondering if your cat loves you, there are some telltale feline signs that demonstrate cat affection. Learn what cat behaviors to look for.

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    Cats may be as intelligent as dogs, say scientists

    Cats are as good as dogs at certain memory skills and may be just as smart, say scientists.

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    CAT – Protects You And Your Home From Ghosts And Negative Spirits!

    by Conscious Reminder Cat – one of the most magical animals on earth. The aura of the cat is so big, that includes not only the individual, but also his family, home, and territory that the cat is committed to. Therefore, we must understand that when a

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    Food Sharing in Dogs | The Bark

    Dogs will give food to other dogs. Okay, maybe your dogs don’t show this tendency at home enough for you to believe it, but in laboratory settings, it happens. (It happens in other species, too, especially in various primates and in rats.) A recent stud

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    Our Best Home Remedies For Fleas

    You don't have to expose your dog to toxic flea and tick meds. Here are our best home remedies for fleas that are safe for you, your dog and your home.

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    Studying Human Relationship with Dogs Through “The Walk”

    A recent research paper “(Just) a walk with the dog? Animal geographies and negotiating walking spaces” is based on the premise that the walk is an interesting event for studying the human-canine bond. The general conclusions of the study were that th

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    Dog Allergies...Or Is It Something In The Water?

    Dr Maria Ringo discusses the difference between dog allergies and food sensitivities and what can be done to alleviate the symptoms.

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    Communication Between Humans and Dogs: Building Consciousness

    Delve into Beyond Human Design for self-discovery. Learn about the multidimensional universe and recognize the truth of your Self

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    Flea and Tick Medication

    Most dogs and cats will pick up fleas at least once in their lifetime. Here are some instructions on how to check your pet thoroughly for fleas.

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    How to Stop These Bad Habits in Pets |

    Learn causes and solutions for cat and dog bad habits such as stealing food, begging, jumping, leash pulling and indoor urination.

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    Pet Health Care Monopoly | The Bark

    An explosive, must-read article in Bloomberg Business Week looks at what happens when big business monopolizes the pet health business and how this corporatization might not be in the best interests for our dogs. 

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    Titer Tests for Dogs | Whole Dog Journal

    It s always been interesting to me that few people know why young puppies have to be vaccinated several times, a few weeks apart and yet, few question the practice. There s a term for it: puppy shots! The concept is widely accepted and rarely explained. I

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    Stray Cat with Unique Face Begs Her Rescuer to Keep Her, Then and Now

    A tiny stray kitten with unique markings was found at a construction site. When she begged her rescuer to keep her, the woman didn't stand a chance.Meet Lily The Rorschach Cat!Photo: @littleladylily_Lily was found at a construction site along with her sis

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    Pet Obesity - Let's End This Epidemic

    Pet obesity is, by far, the biggest health issue facing our loved cats and dogs. Overweight and obese pets are much more likely to develop a chronic disease

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    Our Best Home Remedies For Fleas

    You don't have to expose your dog to toxic flea and tick meds. Here are our best home remedies for keeping fleas out of your home and off your dog.

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    2016 Approved Dry Dog Foods: Whole Dog Journal's Annual Ratings

    Many people are under the impression that all dog food labeled as complete and balanced contains an ideal, uniform amount of nutrients just enough of what dogs need, but not too much. Meats like chicken, venison, and beef provide a good amount of protein,

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    Thankful for Dog Vaccines | Whole Dog Journal

    My husband and I were talking about childhood dogs for some reason, and he said, We got a dog when I was little and it died of distemper, and my parents said, That s it, no more dogs. When he said that, I suddenly remembered that my family, too, had lost

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    Training a Dog to Make Choices | Whole Dog Journal

    One would expect that the rise of force-free training methods and the increased awareness of and respect for dogs as sentient creatures would make life easier for them. We should expect to see a corresponding rise in the number of calm, stable, well-adjus

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    Coconut Oil For Dogs: Our 3 Favorite Recipes!

    Yes! You can use coconut oil for dogs! Try our 3 favorite ways to use coconut oil and make your own skin cream, antibacterial cream and more.

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    Top 10 Herbs For Natural Canine Pain Relief

    How can you relieve your dog's pain safely? NSAIDs are risky and can even damage cartilage. Check out these options for natural pain relief for dogs.

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    20 Unbelievably Cute Dogs Who Stole Their Owners’ Beds

    Having a bad day? Having a bad week? Having a bad month? Boy, do I have the cure for you. There’s nothing more cute than puppies. There’s nothing more relaxing than sleep. What happens, then, when you put them together? Perfection. Check out these 2

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    Litter Box Options - From Basic to Automatic

    Cat owners everywhere inevitably have to face the litter box dilemma. The litter box market is filled with products that range from a simple $10 plastic box

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    6 Thanksgiving Foods Pets Shouldn't Have

    Learn six Thanksgiving foods that are dangerous for dogs and cats, from veterinarian Dr. Evans; for Pets Best, a pet health insurance agency.

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    Dog Training - Achieving Greatness Takes Hard Work

    To be great at anything in life requires some genetic talent and hard work. As a dog trainer I see these same dynamics with dogs and dog training every day.

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    5 Tips for Pet Safety this Fall

    As a pet owner, pet safety should be one of your top priorities when looking out for your cats and dogs. Be diligent and keep an eye on the environment

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    Are You Showing Your Cat Enough Affection?

    Your cat's behavior may signal independence, but that doesn't mean your cat doesn't want affection. Are you showing your cat enough love?

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    Why Cat And Dog People Have Different Personality Types

    Turns out, there really are some rather telling differences between a cat personality type, and a dog personality type.

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    WHAT YOU CAN & CANNOT FEED YOUR DOG

    Be the best cat owner you can be this year by following a few simple rules.

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    Pets on Pot: The Newest Customer Base for Medical Marijuana

    Some animal lovers have turned to cannabis-based products to treat their ailing dogs and cats.

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    Cannabis For Your Dog: How It Can Help - Dogs Naturally Magazine

    There's a big difference between the cannabis in hemp and the cannabis in marijuana, and that's good news for your dog.

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    Study on Dogs’ Preferences for Praise Versus Treats

    Dogs are well known to be chowhounds. The idea that they love food more than anything else is practically (excuse the expression) dogma in the fields of canine behavior and dog training. The trouble is, recent research suggests that it is not true for all

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    Your dog really does know what you’re saying, and a brain scan shows how

    Dogs understand both the meaning of words and the tone used to speak them, a new study finds.

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    How to Switch Your Dog to a Better Diet | Heart MD Institute - Dr. Stephen Sinatra's Informational Site

    You love your dog. You want him or her to eat as well as possible but budget and time may hamper your effort. Here are some steps you can take.

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    International Cat Day 2016: 4 Health Benefits And Risks Of Having A Feline Friend

    This is International Cat Day — let's celebrate the health benefits of having these furry feline friends.

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    The Itch Fix - Heal Your Dog's Itchy Allergy Symptoms

    Dog itching (skin and paws) isn't always just allergies. They're often the sign of a bigger problem in your dog's immune system.

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    Science Looks at Why and How Wet Dogs Shake

    New data shows that dogs evolved mechanisms that allow them to shake nearly 70 percent of the water from their fur in about 4 seconds. It is a matter of survival, but it also depends on the size of the dog.

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    Dog-proofing Your Backyard | Dog Safety Advice

    A how-to guide for dog-proofing your backyard and preventing your pet from getting loose—from fences to electric collars.

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    What should I look for in a product to help my dog with arthritis?

    We are not veterinarians and cannot make any health claims about cannabinoids or any of the other ingredients in our products. The results noticed by pet owners using our treats are anecdotal. We have collected data from over 2000 customers and find that

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    How Sleepypod Protected My Dog in an Accident | The Bark

    “I haven’t even allowed myself to imagine the loss I would have suered had I decided not to purchase the Clickit that day”   For a while I was contemplating purchasing the Clickit harness from Sleepypod. My dog and I go everywhere together and so s

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    How Often Should I Bathe My Pet?

    Learn how often you should bathe your dog and if/when you should bathe your cat. From veterinarian Dr. Fiona, for Pets Best pet health insurance.

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    Vomiting Cat. Normal or Something to Worry About?

    While this can be a ‘clean-up’ hassle, a vomiting cat is usually related something minor like your cat eating too quickly, eating too much, or eating

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    Why Most Dogs' Allergy Treatments Fail

    If your dog has allergy symptoms, it might be his food! Here's how to check your dog for enzyme deficiency and how to correct this common condition.

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    2 Hot Weather Risks for Pets

    Learn two hot weather risks for dogs and cats. From Pets Best a pet health insurance agency.

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    Hug Your Cat Day, Boost Their Health

    Today is hug your cat day. More than that, it is important to make sure you do everything you can to keep them healthy. We can help.

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    5 Dangerous Bugs No Dog Owner Wants Brought Indoors

    Dogs love the outdoors, but it isn't without its dangers. The following are some of the worst bugs your dog can bring indoors.

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    4 Hazards of Foxtails for Pets

    Learn how foxtails, also known as cheat grass, can cause health issues in dogs and even cats. By veterinarian Dr. Fiona for Pets Best pet insurance.

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    Dogs are so great that humans domesticated them not once, but twice

    The domestication of dogs by humans was so inevitable, it may have happened more than once, according to a new study.

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    Dogs' Ability to Identify Liars

    Most dog owners believed their dogs were socially intelligent and possessed the ability to learn general cognitive skills.

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    Preventing Kennel Cough - Dogs Naturally Magazine

    The bordetella vaccine protects against only 2 of the 40+ agents that cause kennel cough. Protect against kennel cough with this simple recipe instead!

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    Preventing Heat Stroke | The Bark

    We have been experiencing idyllic temperatures in Berkeley, Calif., these past couple of weeks—mostly sunny days and mid-70s bliss. Perfect weather for a fun-filled outing with our pets, right? For the most part, the answer is “yes” but these are th

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    4 Hazards of Foxtails for Pets

    Learn how foxtails, also known as cheat grass, can cause health issues in dogs and even cats. By veterinarian Dr. Fiona for Pets Best pet insurance.

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    Guy Takes His Cat To Prom, And It Was The Most Purrfect Date Ever

    Finding a date for Prom can be a stressful experience for many. Just ask Sam Steingard. Instead of going alone or refusing to go at all, he did what any

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    Ear Infections In Dogs - Dogs Naturally Magazine

    Does your dog have itchy, gunky, smelly or even painful ears that don’t seem to get better? Dr Dym gives his top 6 easy home remedies for ear infections.

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    Home Exercises for Dogs With Painful Conditions

    Not all exercises are appropriate for every condition, so it is important that your dog receive an accurate diagnosis prior to starting any of these rehabilitation exercises. It is equally important to make sure that your veterinarian gives the okay for y

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    Dogs Who Fail At Being Dogs - YouTube

    Even dogs fail. A funny compilation video of dogs failing. Thank you for subscribing! Unless you haven't yet, then what are you waiting for? :) If you'd like...

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    The Fat Feline | Tips for Overweight Cats

    Exercise and regular meals can keep your cat from gaining weight.

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    Victory! Los Angeles Permanently Bans The Sale of Non-Rescue Cats, Dogs, And Rabbits | True Activist

    The city of LA has banned the commercial sale of dogs, cats, and rabbits to reduce the number of strays and euthanized animals.

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    6 Benefits of Positive Reinforcement Dog Training

    Some people believe that positive reinforcement dog training does not work as well as aversive or punishment training. There are a lot of dog training

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    In-Sync™ Newsletter - April 2016

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    22 Surprising Health Benefits of Owning A Dog

    An apple a day may or may not actually keep the doctor away, but what about an animal a day? A pet is certainly a great friend. After a difficult day, pet owners quite literally feel the love. As dog lovers, we’re all aware of how dogs enrich our liv

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    Science Explains How It Feels To Be A Cat

    Cats can be independent, aloof and mysterious. Learn science-backed information that explains what it really feels like to be a domestic cat.

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    Preventing Liver Disease In Dogs - Dogs Naturally Magazine

    Our toxic environment can cause liver disease in dogs. We'll show you how to know when your dog's liver is out of balance and how to safely intervene.

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    Life-Saving Carabiners | The Bark

    Equipment can and does fail from time to time. Collars break, leashes slip out of hands and gates fly open. I’m a very responsible person prone to excessive checking and re-checking, yet I have had every one of these things happen to me at some point. I

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    8 Great Backyard Ideas to Delight Your Dog | The Bark

    A dog or dogs happily romping in the backyard is a classic dog-owner dream. Achieving this, though, takes more thought than just sending your dog out in the yard and hoping for the best. Take the time to make sure your yard provides your dog with the amen

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    America's First Adoptable Dog Cafe Has Found A Permanent Home In L.A.

    Snuggle with pups and sip a latte during their soft opening and attend the grand opening on April 7.

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    Fluoride: An Unknown Cause Of Disease In Dogs - Dogs Naturally Magazine

    Fluoride can be found in your tap water and your dog's food. Find out how to minimize your dog's risk of fluoride exposure.

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    Getting Cats & Dogs to Get Along

    Adding a pet? Know what type is most compatible with your current pet. And keep in mind that with pets as with people, it takes time to make a friend.

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    Dog-Dog Greetings Research

    I recently attended one of my favorite annual events—the Interdisciplinary Forum on Applied Animal Behavior (IFAAB) conference. This is a small gathering of 30 Certified Applied Animal Behaviorists, Veterinary Behaviorists, Academics and Trainers who ge

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    The Dangers Of Undiluted Essential Oils For Dog

    ... and you might be doing it, unknowingly. Good intentions, marketing and misinformation have been fuelling the improper use of essential oils among pet owners. Because of that - we're sharing one of our most important features with you... read this blog

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    [The Ultimate Guide] How To Treat Hotspots On Dogs

    Hotspots HURT! They're stressful for your dog and for you too. Here is the Ultimate Guide on how to treat hotspots on dogs safely and naturally.

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    20 Ingredients You Don’t Want In Your Dog’s Shampoo - Dogs Naturally Magazine

    Your dog’s skin is her largest organ and anything you use on her skin and coat can be absorbed into the body. So you want to avoid bathing your dog with anything that might be toxic.

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    Harry Houdini of cats escapes chasing dog

    This cat is clearly one of the greatest escape artists of our time.

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    Cats Are Good For Your Health

    Did you know that owning a cat is beneficial for your health?

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    Medical Cannabis: Is it good for our dogs?

    A Bulldog who spent two years either lying down or throwing up plays like a puppy thanks to a daily dose of medical marijuana. A Boxer’s skin cancer begins to disappear following topical applications of cannabis oil. A 12-year-old Lab mix diagnosed with

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    February is National Pet Dental Health Month

    Don't turn your nose to your pet's bad breath! That odor might signify a serious health risk, with the potential to damage your pet's teeth and overall health.

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    How to Brush Your Pet's Teeth

    Learn how to brush your dog or cat's teeth, from veterinarian Dr. Fiona.