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This review contains affiliate links. Read more here. Mabel Amber via Pixabay Having a dog who pulls on leash can be a real drag. But don’t worry, help is available! Anti-pull or no-pull dog harnesses can greatly reduce or even eliminate pulling behaviors. Harnesses, in general, are a great choice for dog walking because they
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This review contains affiliate links. Read more here. Disney fans unite! Chewy’s new exclusive Disney Collection—a line of Disney-themed pet accessories and Disney pet toys—is now available and features super-cute products inspired by the iconic characters of classic Disney, Pixar, Star Wars and Marvel movies. From pet beds to toys, Chewy rolled out over 400
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This review contains affiliate links. Read more here. MightyPics/iStock Some dogs need more than a plain old collar. Whether your dog pulls on the leash, has mobility constraints, or is easily distracted, a harness may be your new best friend. It’s less stressful on your dog’s neck and provides you with more control on walks. Harnesses
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This review contains affiliate links. Read more here. We love puzzle toys, and your dog will too. Often recommended by dog behaviorists, these interactive dog toys are designed to help keep your dog busy while you’re away, stave off boredom, and stimulate their natural curiosity. While these toys offer much-needed mental stimulation for your pup,
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Let’s talk about…cat barf. After all, it’s a regular thing when you share your life with a cat and pretty much every cat owner is intimately familiar with “that sound” when one is on the way…hork, hork, hork. But when should you worry about your cat vomiting? When a Cat Vomiting Is Serious, And When
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Where’s the strangest place you’ve ever found your cat hiding? From the smallest nook in a closet to the most unlikely places of comfort (like, inside the refrigerator–true story!), cats are masters of concealment. Usually, cats hide simply because they’ve found a safe, warm, and comfortable place to snooze away the day. But if you
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This review contains affiliate links. Read more here. Even if your dog looks nothing like a wolf, his body still works like one (to some degree, anyway). Raw dog food is claimed to mimic the natural, ancestral diet wild wolves have evolved to follow. Some canine experts agree that it’s a healthy diet for dogs,
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This review contains affiliate links. Read more here. via Earth Rated If you’re anything like me, you pick up your dog’s waste in a green poop bag, toss it in the trash bin, and feel pretty good. After all, you’re helping the environment while cleaning up after your pooch. Unfortunately, according to the Federal Trade Commission, there’s something
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Let’s talk about…cat barf. After all, it’s a regular thing when you share your life with a cat and pretty much every cat owner is intimately familiar with “that sound” when one is on the way…hork, hork, hork. But when should you worry about your cat vomiting? When to Worry About a Cat Vomiting First
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Assuming you know about the, um, “birds and the bees”, there are two major indicators that a cat will get pregnant and these are 1) if your female kitty is not spayed and 2) if your unspayed kitty is around unneutered male cats (either in the home or outdoors). When it comes to an unspayed
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Evidence found everywhere from ancient Egypt to Rome and China shows that mastiffs have been around for thousands of years. The more modern day Mastiff hails from England where the breed almost went extinct after World War II, before it was built back up with the help of breeders in the United States. Once used
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Thought to have been introduced by Italian or Spanish travelers, the Havanese is considered the National Dog of Cuba, and has a long been a popular lap companion in the country. According to the American Kennel Club (AKC), when the Communist takeover of Cuba happened in 1959, those fleeing the country brought their pups to
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What’s better than the upcoming Super Bowl? The Puppy Bowl, of course! Maybe not for everyone but most can agree that watching puppies play as a prelude to the big game makes Super Bowl Sunday even better. Puppy Bowl XVII this February 7 will prove to be off the doggone charts. Last year may have
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This review contains affiliate links. Read more here. Sam Lion/Pexels Dog training—it can be the best of times and the worst of times. But if the price of hiring a personal dog trainer makes you want to lay down and roll over, don’t despair! A good dog training app or two can help pet parents
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Considered one of the world’s oldest breeds, the Chow Chow has a long and fascinating history. They’ve served as hunters and guardians, companions to royalty, and even sporting dogs in ancient China. According to the American Kennel Club (AKC), their image has even been spotted in a bas-relief dating back to the Han Dynasty (150-200
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The Silky Terrier originated in Australia when breeders crossed their native Australian terriers with Yorkshire terriers that they imported in the late 1800’s. An actual breed standard wasn’t really established until 1926, but these pint-sized pups quickly became popular with terrier-adoring crowd. According to the American Kennel Club (AKC), this breed is quick and energetic,
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Hailing from Germany, Schnauzers are actually broken up into three different breeds: the Standard, the Giant, and the Miniature. Known for their distinct (and adorable beards), their name is German for “whiskered snout”, which shouldn’t come as a surprise. According to the American Kennel Club (AKC), Schnauzers make excellent family dogs because they are sociable,
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According to the American Kennel Club (AKC), Lhasa Apsos have been around for over a thousand years. Often found at palaces and Buddhist monasteries in the mountains, this breed is associated with the Dalai Lama, and became established in America when they were given as gifts by the Fourteenth Dalai Lama in the 1940s. Known
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Developed in England nearly 200 years ago by Parson John Russell, the Jack Russell Terriers is small, but powerful and determined—making him the ideal partner for hunting foxes and other small game. Despite their diminutive stature, this breed is known for the their big personalities, intelligence, and boundless energy, which makes them perfect for more
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With an ancestry that dates back to the ancient Greeks and the height of the Roman Empire, the modern Cane Corso descends from the molossoid dogs of Ancient Rome that were brought back to Italy. Though excellent at hunting and guarding farmsteads, Corsi numbers dwindled and they were nearly extinct until a group of devoted
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Shih Tzus are happiest when they’re cuddled up and cozy with their favorite person—which isn’t a surprise considering that they were initially bred to warm the laps of Chinese emperors. The rest of the world didn’t discover this adorable breed until the 1930s, but they quickly became one of the most popular toy dogs in
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