Some people walk into dog ownership (or to being a pet parent) without knowing what costs are involved in shareing their lives with a dog. In the first year of a puppy’s life, they spend inordinate amounts of time at the veterinarian’s office for health check-ups and vaccinations.

As your dog ages, as long as she remains healthy you may … [more]

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July is Pet Loss Prevention Month and is a campaign spearheaded by PetHub as a way to raise awareness of the importance of not only microchipping your dog, but to making certain he or she is wearing a collar with your up-to-date contact information.

Many pet parents put a leash and collar on their dogs when they let them outside … [more]

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best breed for your familySpring is in the air and it’s the time of year when many family’s thoughts turn toward, “We should get a puppy!” That’s great and there are so many puppies and older dogs who are looking for their forever homes and forever families!

Before you rush out and get the first dog or puppy that you see, though, please take … [more]

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Did you know: There are close to 90 million dogs living in households in the United States? With that dog bite preventionmany dogs, there is the very real possibility that a dog bite wil happen. Keep in mind that many dogs will never bite anyone, but it is important that every pet parent understand that any dog, of any breed can bite.… [more]

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Is Your Dog Fearful? Here’s How to CopeFearful dogs react to trigger situations in ways that humans view as “bad behavior.” These include but are not limited to barking, aggression, leash reactivity, snapping, and growling. While these are less than ideal for dog owners, it simply means your dog is trying to communicate his or her discomfort in that scenario. Whether your dog is fearful of strangers, … [more]

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Do you Know How to Read Your Dog’s Signals?All too often, well-meaning owners of small or “friendly” breeds of dogs view their dog letting out a short growl or a nip in the direction of someone teasing them as cute or funny. This could be a dangerous mistake to make, though; it’s a signal that your dog is not comfortable with situation they’re in and they are trying … [more]

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Breed Stigma A Look at Canine StereotypesAccording to PetBreeds.com, the #1 friendliest dog breed is the Labrador Retriever. Labs have been called loyal, intelligent, and kind, giving them an excellent reputation and making them the most popular dog breed in America. This must me that all labs are good dogs, right? In the meantime, we see so often in the media stories of other breeds … [more]

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