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Video: Dog gets distracted chasing shadows (but this habit can be dangerous)

So, what happens when you mix a dog’s fascination of their own tail with their habit of chasing shadows? The dog behavior in this video.
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Why black Labrador retrievers are the perfect family dogs

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The pros and cons of parenting a Frenchie if you wonder ‘are French bulldogs good pets?’

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How much exercise does a German Shepherd need? 4 warning signs they want more activity

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Are tennis balls bad for dogs? Here’s what you want to know before your next game of fetch

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6 effective tips to stop dogs from leash pulling

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Video: Dog drinking water proves it’s the most polite pup in the world

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How many hours a day do dogs sleep? It depends on age and breed

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Ranked: These pet apps actually work (and pet parents love them)

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Understanding husky language: Posture, tail wagging, ears, and other body clues

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6 totally adorable, TikTok-approved ways to include dogs in a wedding

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The 5 biggest myths about Chihuahuas, debunked once and for all

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Learn how to stop a dog from digging up the yard once and for all

Dogs dig for a variety of reasons. These tips will stop your dog from digging up your yard but still keep him entertained.
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How to train an aggressive dog to stop acting so ferocious

Follow these tips to successfully train an aggressive dog.
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How to leash train your puppy so he doesn’t pull and walks calmly

Learn how to leash train your new puppy effectively, so they no longer pull on walks.
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Dog vs. cars: This video shows how a pup keeps a pack of schoolchildren safe

This friendly dog walks to school with the kids, ensuring their safety as they cross a dangerous street.
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How to stop puppy biting: Tips you need to nix this annoying habit

Need to know how to stop a puppy from biting? These tips are absolutely fantastic.
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This is the ultimate week-by-week puppy training schedule every new pet parent needs to see

Bringing home a new puppy? Here's the week-by-week puppy training schedule you need to follow if you want to find success.
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Teaching your dog respect training is easy – here’s how

Respect training isn't easy, but it can be done. Your dog will feel happy and safe with you, and you'll have a best friend who behaves.
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Why is my dog whining? 6 common reasons and what you can do to stop it

These are the reasons why your dog is whining and what you can do to stop her from doing it.
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Viral video: Is this ‘howling’ puppy super cute or a nightmare in training?

A howling dog can be a major headache, but a howling puppy? Adorable.
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Wondering how to go about crate training your 8-week-old puppy? Here’s what you need to know

Crate training your puppy has many long-term benefits. Here's how to crate train your 8-week-old puppy with ease.
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Golden retriever training 101: How to leash-train a golden retriever puppy

Walking your golden retriever can be some of the best fun you’ll have. We list proper leash-training techniques where you'll both learn greatly.
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Stop toy aggression in dogs immediately with this simple guide

These strategies will curb your dog's toy aggression easily.
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Viral video: Puppy piñata party goes adorably right

Viral video: Puppy piñata party goes adorably right

The viral video shows a cleverly rigged dog piñata that asks the dog to use its instincts, and it’s rewarded with more of what it really wants.
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Viral video: One hilarious way to keep dogs from running away

Viral video: One hilarious way to keep dogs from running away

Dogs running away is a real problem and even if you’ve got a fenced in yard for dogs, your pup still might not be safe. This video offers one genius hack.
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Can toy dog breeds go hiking and camping? Read this before leaving yours at home

Can toy dog breeds go hiking and camping? Read this before leaving yours at home

Toy dog breeds love the outdoors like all others. Here’s how to keep toy breeds safe outdoors.
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These are the 6 most loyal small dog breeds for you & your family, ranked

These are the 6 most loyal small dog breeds for you & your family, ranked

If you're looking for a loving and loyal small dog breed, search no further. These dogs are pint-sized, playful, and packed with love.
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This viral video of a sheep who thinks it’s one of the dogs will warm your heart

This viral video of a sheep who thinks it’s one of the dogs will warm your heart

We’ve all heard of dogs herding sheep, but what about dogs playing fetch with sheep? This video is absolutely a must-see.
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You might be hurting your dog by indulging in endless games of fetch

You might be hurting your dog by indulging in endless games of fetch

If your dog enjoys endless games of fetch, follow these health warnings from vets.
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Obedience 101: How to stop a puppy from whining using gentle methods

Obedience 101: How to stop a puppy from whining using gentle methods

Puppies are basically little babies that need care, attention, and just a little bit of firm guidance. Let’s go over how to get a puppy to stop whining.
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Cats can’t stop watching Stray, but this dog is less enthused

Cats can’t stop watching Stray, but this dog is less enthused

You’ve probably seen some videos of real-life cats reacting to the Stray video game (and its realistic meows). Dogs, on the other hand? They’re not as happy.
A shaggy brown and white dog wearing goggles and a white helmet sits in a bicycle basket.

Going on a bike ride with your dog? 5 must-do safety tips

Going on a bike ride with your dog? 5 must-do safety tips

Do you envision a bicycle built for two...for you and your dog? Read our safety tips first.
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How to manage an overprotective dog before the worst case scenario occurs

How to manage an overprotective dog before the worst case scenario occurs

Is your dog overprotective? Why this seemingly positive trait could put your precious pup in jeopardy.
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The 8 smartest dog breeds, ranked

The 8 smartest dog breeds, ranked

These smartest dog breeds will impress with their intelligence
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5 game-changing facts about Siberian Huskies we bet you didn’t know

5 game-changing facts about Siberian Huskies we bet you didn’t know

There's so much to know about Siberian Huskies beyond their abilities in the snow. Here's what you've been missing.
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Viral video of a deaf dog that thinks she’s barking is the cutest thing ever

Viral video of a deaf dog that thinks she’s barking is the cutest thing ever

This video of a deaf dog features a super-cute pet attempting to bark — but while the action looks right, no sound actually comes out of the pooch’s mouth.
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5 telltale signs of dog joint pain you should never ignore

5 telltale signs of dog joint pain you should never ignore

If your dog suffers from joint pain, there are many treatments available. Here’s what to look for.
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6 essential trail riding rules to know before you saddle up your horse

6 essential trail riding rules to know before you saddle up your horse

Before you horseback trail ride in the wilderness, know these National Forest rules.
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Can you RV with dogs? Not without installing these 3 safety essentials first

Can you RV with dogs? Not without installing these 3 safety essentials first

Yes, you can RV with your dog, but you’ll want to ensure safety comes first with these essentials.
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Puppy potty training your Bichon Frise–why is it so difficult?

Puppy potty training your Bichon Frise–why is it so difficult?

Let's look deeper into the history of the Bichon Frise and what makes this particular breed so hard to potty train. Plus, let's find the solutions you need!
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Don’t have a Roomba? Think twice before adopting an Australian Shepherd

Don’t have a Roomba? Think twice before adopting an Australian Shepherd

Before adopting an Australian Shepherd, this one fact may surprise you.
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How to take care of your pit bull puppy

How to take care of your pit bull puppy

Pit bull puppies are adorable, and fun — but have special needs like any other dog. Here's how to care for yours.
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Sick of playing fetch? What to do if your dog is obsessed with ball toys

Sick of playing fetch? What to do if your dog is obsessed with ball toys

Learn why dogs are obsessed with ball toys and what you can do.
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How to make your dog’s crate escape-proof

How to make your dog’s crate escape-proof

Making your dog’s crate escape-proof doesn’t have to be expensive. Our guide shows how almost any crate can be made secure
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How to calm down a dog scared of fireworks this 4th of July

How to calm down a dog scared of fireworks this 4th of July

While there’s no one way to keep your dog calm during the 4th of July, there are countless ideas to help ease anxieties for dogs scared of fireworks.
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Do I qualify for a service dog? These are the requirements you should know about

Do I qualify for a service dog? These are the requirements you should know about

Find out if you qualify for a service dog or comfort animal. Your doctor can recommend what’s best.
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Outdoor dangers for dogs: 5 seemingly safe things that can harm your furry friend

Outdoor dangers for dogs: 5 seemingly safe things that can harm your furry friend

Outdoor dangers can be hard to spot for your dog. Here's what you need to be wary of.
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8 essential questions to ask to find the best obedience class for your dog

8 essential questions to ask to find the best obedience class for your dog

Before enrolling in any obedience class with your pup, ask these questions to ensure it's a good fit.
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5 essential off-leash rules every good pet parent should know

5 essential off-leash rules every good pet parent should know

If you have a dog who can be off-leash, congrats! Now learn where you should never let your pup have full rein.