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There are an incredible number of options when it comes to dog toys. Just like anything that involves a choice, making an educated one is your best bet.An educated choice would ensure that your pup gets a great toy, and derives maximum satisfaction from playing with it. The right toy has a lot of benefits for your pup.Some of these benefits include keeping her active throughout the day, improving bonding between you and your pup (in the case of tug toys and fetch toys), or simply keeping your pup happy.Your local Petland has a wide variety of toys to help …

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Your pup probably tags along when you go to the kitchen and looks longingly while you eat.Our digestive system differs from theirs, and this makes some food that is perfectly safe for us, bad for them. But not all of it is, matter of fact, some human foods would do them a world of good.So, here are 7 food items that are safe for your dog, and they will absolutely love too: Fish Fish is a great source of protein for dogs; Salmon, tuna, and shrimp are perfectly safe.Omega-3 fatty acids, found in tuna and salmon serve to boost the …

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“Man’s best friend.” Does that ring any bells? It probably would, because that’s just how dogs are regarded.And this isn’t off the mark in any way. You would agree that many-a-time, after a long day, the excitement and intense tail-wagging welcome you get takes the edge off.In addition to this, here are 5 other reasons why dogs are such great companions: They Make Us Happy! Yes, we’re starting out with an essential emotional aspect. There’s no being sad or down when you’re around your pup.If he sees that you’ve been sitting around for too long, he’d probably start antics to …

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Communication with your dog is mainly done with your facial expression, your voice/tone, and body language.This isn’t any different when you want to show your pet affection. And you have the tail-wagging and loving slurps to confirm that they love you right back.Now, let’s take a look at 5 ways you can show your pup affection: Gaze Into His Eyes Recall that your pup watches your facial expressions closely. Therefore, he would perfectly understand a gentle, loving gaze.While at it, you could use calm words affirming how much you love him. Raising your left eyebrow is also seen as a …

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Hurrah! Your pup’s gotcha day is just around the corner, and you’re probably looking to do something special.They are a big part of our families, so with all the excitement around, you can be certain that he would enjoy every single moment. Thankfully, there are several ways to give your pup an incredible birthday. So, here are some ideas you can explore in making your pup’s special day super memorable: A Doggo Birthday Party! What better way to celebrate your dog’s special day than by throwing them a party. To make the party more like it, you could invite some …

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So you’re the parent of that preppy new pup? Congratulations! You’ve gotten his crate, a couple of matching leashes, favorite chew toys, and stocked up on the best foods you could find. Great! Now that you’ve found your perfect pup, it’s time to schedule a vet appointment. Because, as cute and energetic as Boomer can be, he can feel less-than-awesome sometimes. Hence, your cute Boomer is going to need a team to keep him healthy.  Say hello to the Vet Clinic! However, the first trip to the vet can be stressful for your little fluff ball if he isn’t prepared …

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Since you absolutely adore your bundle of fluff, you would want to keep her safe by ensuring she learns basic obedience to commands.Dogs easily fall prey to distractions. One moment Betsy is chewing on her favorite toy in the park, the next, she’s running fast ahead, chasing a butterfly.  Teaching your Betsy basic commands will prove useful to keep her away from potential danger and of course, skunk attack!  Another upside is the fact that you can take the leash off of her and have a successful outing. To help you make that dream come true, here are basic tips …

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What’s better than cuddling your dog in your home or walking them in the park? It’s seeing their furry cuteness on the big screen. These movies that depict dogs’ amazing qualities and their connection with humans are sure to make you laugh, cry and tug all your heartstrings. Here are the top five best movies that will guarantee your viewing pleasure.  Old Yeller (1957) Although released in 1957, this movie is sure to tug at your heart with the powerful depiction of a loving relationship between a young boy and a stray dog. The movie displays the fierce loyalty of …

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If you own one of these fluffy angels, it’s only natural for you to want to know what they are thinking. Sometimes, you might catch them doing something weird or comical that makes you go, ‘Why on earth would you do that?’ Now, no two dogs are exactly the same. They each have their own defining personality. But all dogs share similar behavior patterns that give us an inkling of what they are feeling. In this article, we discuss the different behaviors your pup can exhibit, in basic dog language, and what they mean. Head Tilting Cocking their head to …

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You love your pup dearly and want to give her the best in the world; from the best toys to the tastiest treats.As a dog parent, it’s important to feed your pup healthy foods and it is crucial to know what foods NOT to give them. In this article, we’ll be talking about  5 food items that you should never feed your dog.  Avocado Avocado is healthy for humans because of the omega fatty acids it has. But avocado also contains a toxin called persin that is dangerous for your pet. Dogs can develop breathing difficulties, stomach pains, and fluid …

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