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The Benefits of Playing with Your Dog

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Taking care of your dog entails much more than buying pet food and taking your dog to the vet’s. Of course, if you are doing any of that, you are on the right path. Congratulations to you. However, there may be some critical component of your dog’s development missing: play. Playing with your dog is quite essential for the ultimate …

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How do dogs sleep?

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Dogs are loyal friends of humans and having a pet as your friend relieves stress. But knowing ins and outs of having pets is equally significant. If you are a canine lover and have a dog, then you might have observed that dogs sleep in varying postures and moan during sleep. You might have thought about it and maybe you …

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Training My Dog to Become My Emotional Support Animal: 5 Easy Steps to Take

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Emotional support pets are one of the best solutions for people with anxiety, depression, or mental disability. Emotional support animals (ESAs) are often dogs or cats and they provide companionship and comfort to their owner. Many people get emotional support animals to help them cope with mental and emotional issues, especially if they live alone or are unable to get …

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What if Your Dog Comes Back Wounded: 6 Things to Take Care of

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Being positive and optimistic regarding the future is important, as you increase your life satisfaction. And if you also have a pet, your life is more pleasant, funny and full of adventures. Dogs are the most popular pets around the world because they have energy and they can give you good vibes. They jump, play, run, bring you the ball …

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Tips for Better Communication with Your Canine

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For a long time, humans and canines have had an amicable relationship. The bond between canines and humans builds up more due to humans’ ability to communicate with the dogs. According to studies in the last few decades, dogs communicate well with humans better than any other species. However, communication can sometimes be misunderstood or confused. There are strategies to …

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Tenant’s Rights for You and Your Pet

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There are few downsides to having a dog (or any other pet for that matter). However, moving with a pet can prove difficult, especially if you have multiple or a larger-than-average breed. But don’t let that discourage you from searching for the perfect place to live.  Whether you’ve had a life-long family pet or you have recently adopted a new pet to …

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Should neutering cats and dogs be compulsory?

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Although rates of pet ownership have reportedly increased during the COVID-19 pandemic, there are still many unwanted cats and dogs out there. The painful and often short lives of these unloved animals has given rise to a debate over whether neutering cats and dogs should be compulsory, with the aim of keeping population levels low enough to ensure that each animal …

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How To Take Care Of Your Pet When You Have Arthritis?

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Having a pet, an emotional support animal or a service dog is beneficial for your health, especially when you have arthritis. They can help reduce the stress and loneliness that comes with having a chronic illness, as well as improve your mood and keep you active.  Bharat Kumar, MD, MME, RhMSUS, FACP, assistant professor of internal medicine, Division of Immunology, …

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Understanding Separation Anxiety in Dogs and Ways to Help Them Cope

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Pet owners are often surprised to learn that dogs, not unlike humans, experience anxiety when confronted by certain situations. Since dogs aren’t always able to correctly analyze events, they may experience varying stress levels when separated from their owners.  Separation anxiety in dogs is far more common than many people realize. A North American study revealed that between 20% – 40% of …

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5 Things To Consider When Traveling To Asia With A Dog

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Want to travel to Asia, but not sure if you should take your dog? With fears of dog kidnappings and high levels of rabies cases, travelling with your pooch can seem daunting. Luckily, not only is it possible to do, but you can do so safely, whilst enjoying your trip. My husband and I were fortunate enough to travel through Cambodia, Malaysia, …

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How Much Space Does Your Dog Really Need?

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They’re energetic and usually have a big grin on their face, so it’s hard not to feel happy with a four-legged friend around. But, how do we ensure they feel happy too?  Dogs need enough space to be able to roam around freely and be comfortable. Each breed has diverse space demands which shouldn’t be compromised upon. Pet owners often …