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As a dog owner, you've likely seen your canine companion do a lot of things that make you go, "Huh?" Caring for a dog is like raising a small child: You never know

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It's not uncommon to see dog owners treating their canine companions as if they were their first-born kin! As owners, we like to assume parental roles. The extend of that will vary from

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Raising a dog is a lot like raising a kid! Sure, children have more complex needs, but dogs require love and attention all the same. As the saying goes, "It takes a village!"

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We've all seen what canines can do as far as tricks go. From viral social media videos to world-class dog shows, frisbee tricks are everywhere! Flying discs are one of the most iconic

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Rottweilers are a misunderstood breed. These lovable canines have a reputation for being violent and aggressive. While they do make excellent guard dogs, owners will tell you that Rotties are nothing more than

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Training collars are nothing new in the canine world. They've been around since the 1960s! Back then, they were a tool to keep hunting dogs in line. The collars were electrically powered and

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Ever blow in your dog's face? Chances are, you witnessed a strong reaction! Almost all dogs are going to have an over-the-top response. They might have a minor fit complete with grumbling and

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Pomeranians are loyal lap dogs with a penchant for vocalization. Just ask any Pom parent, and they'll probably have some horror stories about incessant barking fits. These dogs are notorious for barking, earning

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You would think that a tall fence would be enough to stop a dog from getting through to the other side. However, some dogs are determined escape artists! Many breeds are fully capable

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Ever walk into a room to find your dog aimlessly staring at a wall? Of all the interesting things in your home, they choose the wall to stare at! Believe it or not,

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Golden Retrievers are the quintessential family dog. Loyal, loving, and intelligent, these dogs are a joy to raise. They're also pretty easy to train. When you look at all of their traits combined,

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The Rottweiler is a breed with a bit of a sordid reputation. These dogs are one of the best guard dogs in the world. Thus, the only real experience many have with them

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Most of us would love nothing more than to spend the entire day with our pups! Unfortunately, it's not exactly practical to skip work every day or bring your pooch with you wherever

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Have you ever been sitting and minding your own business only to feel that warm and furry touch of a dog paw on your leg? Join the club! This behavior is very common

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Through thousands of years of domestication, humans have learned a lot about canines. Sure, we can't read their minds or decipher their barks just yet. But, we have other ways to figure out

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It's no surprise when a dog digs in the backyard. Digging is one of the most signature dog behaviors that's engrained into your canine's brain. But what about when they start attempting to

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Any type of aggressive behavior in dogs should be dealt with swiftly. Allowing your dog to exhibit threatening behavior is not safe. Not only does it put you in danger of a bite,

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Finally getting across that huge housebreaking hurdle and watching your pup doing their business outside can be a very proud moment. But there's no denying that it can sometimes be a nightmare to

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Digging is a fairly common behavior for dogs. Some breeds are more prone to turning your backyard into a potted mess than others, but all dogs are capable of doing some damage. It's

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Dogs might not be able to communicate with words like we humans do, but they can certainly use other methods to get their feelings across. There's no doubt that you've heard your dog

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There's no better way to play with your pup than a good old-fashioned game of fetch. It's a fun way to strengthen your bond with your dog while also giving them an outlet

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For most dogs, going outside to potty and play is the best part of their day! It's something they look forward to constantly. They'll jump at any opportunity they can to enjoy the

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To those who own Rottweilers, these dogs are nothing more than just another member of the family. Unfortunately, the image of a Rottweiler has a more negative connotation to the rest of the

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When female dogs give birth to a litter of pups, it's usually a wonderful experience. Mothers are quite keen to the needs of their pups and will exhibit maternal behavior from the very

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Many people have a love/hate relationship with tickling. Some folks love to be tickled by loved ones while others absolutely despise the sensation. Yet, many dog owners find themselves trying to tickle their

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Much like humans, dogs experience a wide range of emotions. While most people think of dogs as fun-loving and free-spirited creatures who only want to play, dogs are much more complex than that. 

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If your dog urinates on your bed, you're not alone. This behavior, while rather alarming, is not all that uncommon. Many dog owners have successfully dealt with the problem at hand, so there's

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If you're looking for something that can keep your dog entertained for hours on end, a squeaky toy is the way to go. While these toys can definitely get annoying after a while,

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Dogs are natural carnivores that have no issues gobbling down large chunks of meat. So, it might come as a surprise when you see your pup chowing down on grass whenever you let

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You’ve probably stumbled across a video of a Husky that’s howling like it’s back in the icy climate with his pack. Maybe also a video of a small puppy learning his first ‘awoo’

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You’re probably here seeking help because you were standing in utter disbelief as your ‘cute’ younger hound was barking their lungs out at your older dog initiating a doggo version of ‘World War

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Training is a crucial part of raising a well-behaved dog. While many people think that the training process stops once dogs start to get the hang of things, it should continue throughout your

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It's no doubt that dogs and humans have developed ways to communicate without saying a word. Sure, we may use vocal commands and hand gestures during the training process. However, physical behaviors and

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Howling is something that just comes naturally to many dogs. This behavior can be traced all the way back to their ancestors. Wild canines use howling as a form of communication. It comes

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In the wild, dogs operate on a social hierarchy. It's been that way since the dawn of time and continues today in wolves and wild canines. The hierarchy is pretty simple. There is

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Is there anything cuter than watching a dog flash their pearly white smile with joy? It's a unique sight to behold. While dogs don't smile for the same reasons that we humans do,

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Mailmen and dogs don't have the best of relationships. We've all seen the common TV trope of canines going crazy the second they even hear the mailman approaching.If you have an excitable pup

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To us humans, a small kiss on the cheek or head is just a simple sign of affection. It's instantly recognizable and is often used instinctively amongst members of the same family.As a

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Proper training is the key to have a well-rounded dog that's happy and safe. Many new dog owners make the mistake of not establishing a strict training regime right off the bat. Unfortunately,

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When it comes to the sense of smell, dogs have us humans beat by a longshot. Canines can have upwards of 300 million olfactory cells that help them navigate the world around them.

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Sneezing is not an act that's exclusive to humans. Dogs can sneeze just like us. In fact, some dogs seem to sneeze more than humans do. You have probably watched your dog let

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Whether you have stopped your walk to take a quick break on a park bench or you're lounging around watching television on your favorite couch, your dog is probably right there with you.

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Dogs often exhibit behaviors that we, as humans, don't understand. It's one of the things that make owning a dog so much fun.While dogs certainly do weird things on their own, things can

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[lmt-post-modified-info] Having a place for your dog to do his or her business is one of the simplest things that you need to provide as an owner. Ideally, you can simply open up

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Dealing with poop is one of the most unpleasant parts of dog ownership. It comes with the territory of having a canine companion and is something that owners just have to get used

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While modern dogs are domesticated creatures that can be trained to behave in a civil manner, their instincts can always come out. All dogs have prey drive. It's that need to stalk, chase,

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Lying down is something that is second nature to dogs. Most canines have no problem getting comfortable for a night of sleep or just to lounge around when they're feeling lazy. When dogs

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Training a dog can be a difficult process for any new owner. It requires a lot of time, energy, and patience. For a lot of people, dedicating hours to teaching a dog how

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When you think about a dog or young puppy, what types of images come up? In most cases, people associate canine companions with playful attitudes, loyalty, and adorable social interactions.These creatures are known

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While nail-biting in humans is often deemed a simple bad habit, the same behavior in dogs can mean something a bit more significant.Dogs are intelligent creatures that will perform a bit of self-grooming

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Whether you have a new dog that's still getting used to his surroundings or an overly-protective pup that responds to every noise they hear, it's good to get your dog's barking under control.

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Despite their somewhat menacing appearance, French Bulldogs are lovable creatures that thrive on constant love and attention. They're known for their playful attitudes and loyalty to their families. They're one of the most

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When you own a dog, safety and security should be one of your biggest priorities.Dogs are curious and rebellious creatures that will take every chance they get to explore the world around them.

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Taking a leisurely jog around the neighborhood each day is a great way for you and your pup to stay in shape. Dogs are naturally energetic creatures that need regular exercise to thrive,

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Every dog needs their own space to feel secure and comfortable. Throughout their lives, crates will become a place of protection.Crates are a versatile piece of gear that can be used for transportation, as

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While leisurely walks are a time of fun and excitement for canine companions, they can be a huge headache for owners that aren't prepared. Dogs are notorious for pulling on their leash.They often

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When a young pup is brought home, they're being exposed to a new and scary world. They've just been separated from their mother and have to navigate a new environment while maturing and

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Adopting a new puppy is an exciting time for every member of the family, including the new pup. However, it's also an incredibly stressful time for the newly born puppy.They have been whisked

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For most owners, a beloved dog is another part of the family. While their lives are fairly simple, dogs are fully capable of having the same complex emotions as humans.Though they can't speak

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It's a known fact that dogs sleep more than humans do. While a number of factors go into a particular dog's napping needs, they generally require much more downtime than their owners.With puppies,

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Young puppies, while adorable and fun, require a lot of care and attention. They're thrust into a new environment and must adapt while learning the basics of growing up. New owners must train

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