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Pack Leader? Simple Everyday Actions to Establish Alpha Position

Pack Leader? Simple Everyday Actions to Establish Alpha Position | Pets | Scoop.it

One of the most important things to do when training your dog is to establish yourself as the pack leader. Dogs are pack animals and the alpha dog is the leader and all other dogs behave according to the leader

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Preventing and Reversing Small Dog Syndrome

Preventing and Reversing Small Dog Syndrome | Pets | Scoop.it
These days, it seems that small dogs are the pets to have, whether you are a celebrity that is looking for a photo opportunity with a small dog in you...
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Pupsicles! Easy Breezy Summer Treats to Keep Your Dogs Cool and Happy

Pupsicles! Easy Breezy Summer Treats to Keep Your Dogs Cool and Happy | Pets | Scoop.it
Who doesn't love a cold, creamy treat on a hot summer day? As a general rule, dogs of all size and shape can't resist the allure of frozen treats. But...
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Dogs: More Than Friends For Life

Dogs: More Than Friends For Life | Pets | Scoop.it
There are several health reasons why you need to consider owning a dog and one of these is improved resistance against stress. Read other pros here.
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dogs, dog lovers

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Fear Biting in Dogs

Fear Biting in Dogs | Pets | Scoop.it

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Dogs that haven’t been trained properly often exhibit a wide range of unacceptable behaviors that range from jumping up on people to fear biting. Alth...

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Dog Allergies – Managing An Ongoing Medical Problem

Dog Allergies – Managing An Ongoing Medical Problem | Pets | Scoop.it
Allergies can make your dog miserable with itching, eye discharge, ear infections and stomach distress. Finding the allergen at fault can take some ti...
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Understanding the Social Behavior of Dogs

Understanding the Social Behavior of Dogs | Pets | Scoop.it
The social behavior of dogs originates from several different areas. Their environment and experiences play a role in their actions, but the major par...
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Tips for Stopping Your Dog’s Destructive Chewing

Tips for Stopping Your Dog’s Destructive Chewing | Pets | Scoop.it
There's nothing worse than coming home to find that your dog has destroyed your furniture, shoes, or valuables, especially if this has become a chroni...
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7 Ways to Have More Fun With Your Dog

7 Ways to Have More Fun With Your Dog | Pets | Scoop.it
Would you like to have more fun with your dog? Dogs are social creatures and are appreciative of the time you spend together. There are a variety of f...
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Five Unique Dog Birthday Gift Ideas

Five Unique Dog Birthday Gift Ideas | Pets | Scoop.it
Why should humans be the only ones to celebrate birthdays? When your dog’s birthday rolls around, why not remember him also? After all he gives you un...
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Reward Your Dog With Massage

Reward Your Dog With Massage | Pets | Scoop.it
Locating dog massagers is not as difficult as you may think; many are employed at pet sitting companies or “doggie spas.” For motivated self-starters, there are also DIY pet massage courses that you can purchase online; many of these courses have ...
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Tulsa Veterinary Hospital's comment, August 18, 2013 6:42 PM
This is indeed soothing for a dog.
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Massage has been a very important in helping a female husky-mix we adopted who is a powerhouse of energy, even for a husky.
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Caring for a Foster Dog

Caring for a Foster Dog | Pets | Scoop.it
The decision to open your family’s doors and hearts to a foster dog is indeed noble and rewarding. Animal shelters and rescue groups depend on the kindness of individuals to welcome unfortunate and homeless pets into their care and comfort.
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Natura Pet Products Issues Another Recall Over Salmonella - CBS Local

Natura Pet Products Issues Another Recall Over Salmonella - CBS Local | Pets | Scoop.it
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DETROIT (WWJ) - Natura Pet Products is issuing another recall on certain brands of dry food and treats that could potentially be contaminated with Salmonella.

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This is the third time since Innova has been recalled since it was added to my store's sellection. Check to make sure your food isn't on the list here, and if it is you might consider switching over to something new. Salmonella is serious business.

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Dogs and Boredom

Dogs and Boredom | Pets | Scoop.it
Dogs who exhibit destructive behavior often end up in animal shelters when their families have reached their limit of chewed shoes and shredded furniture.
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Lyme Disease in Dogs

Lyme Disease in Dogs | Pets | Scoop.it

Lyme, disease, dogs, hiking,What is Lyme Disease? Lyme disease is a bacterial infection that can cause health problems that are as simple as flu-like symptoms and can lead to com...

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Training Your Dog With Kindness

Training Your Dog With Kindness | Pets | Scoop.it
In the past, force and punishment were widely accepted as necessary to dog training. These methods were based on studies which modern behavioral resea...
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Natural Ways to Calm Your Dog

Natural Ways to Calm Your Dog | Pets | Scoop.it
It can be distressing to see our dogs acting anxious, stressed-out and fearful. Their behavior when under such duress can be a source of aggravation f...
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Ways to Stop Excessive Scratching in Dogs

Ways to Stop Excessive Scratching in Dogs | Pets | Scoop.it
Excessive scratching in dogs is an indication that there is a problem that needs dealing with. Dogs, just like humans, enjoy the odd scratch here and...
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Twenty-one Fun Things to Do With a Dog

Twenty-one Fun Things to Do With a Dog | Pets | Scoop.it
It’s easy to settle into a rut. Here are some nifty ideas of things you can do with your dog to spice up both of your lives. If you haven’t tried it b...
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Proper Etiquette for Taking Your Dog Out and About

Proper Etiquette for Taking Your Dog Out and About | Pets | Scoop.it
Many pet owners love to take their dogs with them when they attend local festivals, art exhibits and other community events. A number of communities t...
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Dog Care in Winter: Keeping Your Best Friend Cozy and Healthy

Dog Care in Winter: Keeping Your Best Friend Cozy and Healthy | Pets | Scoop.it
Although dogs descended from hardy, outdoor wolves, they no longer have the survival ability that their wild cousins possess. Most dogs live indoors w...
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Is Your Dog Depressed? How to Recognize the Symptoms & Some Simple Solutions

Is Your Dog Depressed? How to Recognize the Symptoms & Some Simple Solutions | Pets | Scoop.it
It may surprise you to learn that dogs, like humans, can experience the signs and symptoms of depression. Canine depression tends to be less common th...
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Most Common Ways In Which People Fail Their Dogs

Most Common Ways In Which People Fail Their Dogs | Pets | Scoop.it
Do people actually buy the pets that they will live with and take care of for years on an impulse? Unfortunately, this is only one of the several kinds of mistakes that people often make with pets.
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Benefits of a Raw Food Diet for Your Dog

Benefits of a Raw Food Diet for Your Dog | Pets | Scoop.it
For the pet owner who really wants to provide the very best dog food out there to their canine companions, a raw food diet is going to be the closest thing to a dog’s natural diet that can be provided.
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What is your experience with feeding raw food? Canned? Dry? A combination? What's your preference? Your pets?

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How to Check Your Dog for Signs of Sickness

How to Check Your Dog for Signs of Sickness | Pets | Scoop.it
They are our best friends and most reliable companions. Having a dog in your life can significantly reduce stress, which will ultimately help you to live longer and healthier. Doesn’t it seem fair that we should return the favor?
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sweet doggies :)
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5 Simple Ways to Help Stop Separation Anxiety in Dogs

5 Simple Ways to Help Stop Separation Anxiety in Dogs | Pets | Scoop.it
Does your dog exhibit bad behavior when you leave the house? Do you come home to find that your dog has ripped up all the toilet paper or chewed up your favorite pair of shoes? Does your dog have accidents in the house only when you’re not there?
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