Halloween is fast approaching. It’s a day that is great fun for children in costumes who are going door-to-door with the cries of “Trick or Treat!” They’re always hoping for the treat, of course, usually in the prevent dog bites form of a candy bar!

Halloween, though can be a scary time for your dog and a scared dog is one who is [more]

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dog bite insurance coverageIt’s Pit Bull Awareness Month and for many homeowners who live with and love a Pit Bull, they want to raise awareness of the breed whom they love.

What we want to focus on, today is whether your homeowner’s insurance will be enough to cover and protect you if you have a breed that many insurance companies consider “excluded” from … [more]

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October is Adopt a Shelter Dog Month, so designated by the American Humane Association and the ASPCA. Adopting a shelter dog is an ideal situation for many families any time of the year, but October is adopt a shelter doga month to highlight both the plight of shelter dogs and the joy a shelter dog will bring to your life.

If you and … [more]

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The reason many children get bitten by dogs is sheer proximity. Children are typically face level with dogs and that can lead to a bite. In America, close to five million people get bitten by dogs annually — more than half of those are children, this is according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

Even the friendliest of [more]

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Is there a way to adopt the “best” dog for your family? Yes, there is. It involves knowing your family’sget best dog for your family unique lifestyle and finding a dog who can match that. For example, if you and your family love to run and bike and hike you won’t want to adopt a dog who can’t keep up. If, however, you and … [more]

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Have you ever thought about having to write your dog’s “resume”? More and more landlords and commercial property rental agents are requesting a pet resume as part of the application process. If you’ve never heard of this you’re probably not alone.

Once you understand the need for a dog or pet resume, its benefits will become clear and you will … [more]

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It’s hard to believe that August is coming to and end and that soon we will be in autumn and then responsible dog owner winter! Before September hits, though we wanted to share information on Responsible Dog Ownership Month which is what September has been designated by the American Kennel Club.

Pet parents want to be responsible and many do their best to … [more]

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