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Dog Adoption Tips

April 23rd, 2009 · No Comments

A Few Tips on Dog Adoption Dog adoption is not something to be taken lightly or without forethought, especially if you plan to give a home to a shelter dog. One way you can help fewer dogs be put to sleep is adopting a dog from a shelter. You need to understand that most of […]

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Choosing an Orthopedic Dog Bed

March 20th, 2009 · No Comments

Choosing an orthopedic pet bed for your dog or cat can seem difficult with all the choices you have today. But by following a few simple guidelines you can narrow down which ones will fit your pet’s needs. Orthopedic pet beds have really improved over the last several years. The quality of these beds now […]

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Chihuahua Teacup Puppies

September 25th, 2008 · No Comments

Some basic information provided by Al about Chihuahua Teacup puppies. Chihuahua Teacup Puppies – Getting Started Right Chihuahua teacup puppies are the extra small Chihuahuas. There is no minimum size of breed standard Chihuahuas. So many people like the extra small little version of the Chihuahua. Do always remember that any Chihuahua dog is very […]

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Dog Adoption Centers

September 20th, 2008 · No Comments

Just about every city and town across the nation has animal shelters, where you can choose a loving, caring pet that needs a new home. These dog adoption centers may benefit non-profit pet service organizations like the Humane Society, or they may be private non-profits that rescue specific breeds. All of these centers have one […]

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Pet Fashion and Fluffy Fashionista in the 21st Century

November 12th, 2007 · 1 Comment

Pet apparel is available for the discerning and protection concerned pet owner, an array of fashionable raiment is available for your much loved puppy. Signs of the times are apparent when considering what type of pet apparel your pet needs. There is fashionista apparel that is made for fancy dressing, usually coordinating a pets outfit […]

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Halloween For Dogs

September 10th, 2007 · No Comments

Phil has written an article that provides his top 10 costumes for dogs to wear during the upcoming Halloween. Why not get your dog involved into the spirit of Halloween this year?  Top 10 Dog Halloween Costumes By Phil Sikes At Halloween, kids aren’t the only ones who get to dress up and enjoy treats. […]

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Hunting Dogs

August 25th, 2007 · No Comments

By Marcus Peterson  Hunting is an exciting sport for many people. The hunted animals are called game animals. Hunting dogs are used to assist human beings in hunting. Dogs are trained rather easily, and this trait makes them good companions for a hunter. Some breeds are specially developed and trained for the purpose of hunting. […]

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Tags: Dog General Info · Working Dogs

Names For Dogs

August 19th, 2007 · 1 Comment

By Hillary Kuenn  Naming the family puppy can be a difficult task. There are many resources to help out with ideas and brainstorming, but in the end, a name that really fits your dog is hard to find in a book. The Internet provides a wide variety of searchable databases with thousands of names for […]

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What To Look For Before Buying A Puppy

July 29th, 2007 · No Comments

Puppies look cute, but they should not be bought without doing some basic health checks first. Below is a list of things you should check upon before buying a puppy. You should be able to pick up the puppy without it whimpering or showing signs of distress. Check the ears for lice. The nose of […]

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Know Your Legal Rights When Buying A Show-Quality Dog

February 19th, 2007 · No Comments

When a show-quality dog is purchased, there should always be a written contract between the buyer and seller. The problem in buying your first show dog is that you often do not have enough information to know what must be included in the contract. The following issues must be addressed: 1. Request a health provision […]

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